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South African Startup Unveils Continent’s First Cultivated Beef Burger

3 Mins Read Mzansi Meat has debuted Africa’s first-ever cultivated beef burger. It comes one month after the startup announced it would be showcasing the dish at a special event in Cape Town. Both of Mzani’s co-founders attended, alongside the company’s head of taste. The latter served the dish to Alderman James Vos, a mayoral committee member for […]

Mogale Meat Has Big Cultivated Meat Plans for Africa, Starting With Chicken

4 Mins Read South African food tech startup Mogale Meat has unveiled the first cultivated chicken to come out of Africa. The company claims the innovation represents a new dawn for African food security, alongside biodiversity and wildlife conservation. It also comes as Africa’s population is expected to double in the next 30 years and the continent moves […]

4 Staple African Pantry Ingredients to Elevate Your Plant-Based Cooking

6 Mins Read African cuisine is rife with super grains, surprising grasses, and protein-rich snacks that will elevate your palate and support developing economies and sourcing them is as simple as a click online.  The following are some of the most versatile African pantry staples to start cooking with: 1. Teff  What is it: Teff is a tiny […]

Report: Fast Fashion In Western World Is Driving Pollution In Africa’ Rivers

3 Mins Read In a new report on global inequality in water pollution, fast fashion brands in Europe, the U.S., and U.K. were highlighted as major drivers of water pollution across Africa’s rivers. While also a source of revenue and job creation for the continent, analysts at Water Witness say that lax environmental enforcement over the textiles industry […]

Eat Just Teams Up With Infinite Foods To Launch Vegan Egg in African Market

4 Mins Read Eat Just has entered the African market for the first time, launching its mung bean-based JUST Egg Folded in South Africa in partnership with Infinite Foods. The frozen product will be rolling out in both retail and foodservice channels, as well as Infinite Foods’ e-commerce platform.  In partnership with Johannesburg-based Infinite Foods, Eat Just is […]