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Novolutions Moves Into India’s Plant-Based Protein Sector With New ‘Just Dig In!’ Brand

3 Mins Read Indian foodtech startup Novolutions has announced its focus is expanding from mocktail drinks to include plant-based protein products. Marketed under the moniker Just Dig In!, a range of alternative meat snacks are currently debuting across New Delhi. Items currently centre around chicken analogues with meatballs, nuggets, kebabs and spicy fingers confirmed as being available. Just […]

Cultivated Meat Might Seem Alien But It’s Better Than Animal Agriculture

6 Mins Read By Matti Wilks. The world is in the grips of a food-tech revolution. One of the most compelling new developments is cultured meat, also known as clean, cell-based or slaughter-free meat. It’s grown from stem cells taken from a live animal without the need for slaughter. Proponents hail cultured meat as the long-awaited solution to the […]

Gen Z Americans: 60% Approve Of Meat Tax And More Are Open To Meat Alternatives

4 Mins Read A new study, conducted by Veylinx, has revealed consumer insights critical to the growth of the alternative protein sector. A key takeaway for brands looking to entice new customers is confirmation that price and taste are bigger drivers than animal welfare or the environment. It was also identified that certain foods, namely burgers and hot […]

GOOD Meat and ADM Confirm Strategic Partnership To Ramp Up Cultivated Meat Output

4 Mins Read Californian-food tech Eat Just has announced that its GOOD Meat cultivated chicken brand is now partnering with food processing giant ADM to help accelerate commercial rollout of GOOD Meat products. The collaboration marks the first cultivated meat partnership for ADM, which recently pledged to invest $300 million towards better protein production. How two food pioneers […]

Alternative Seafood Is Set To Benefit From This New Whole Food Ingredient

3 Mins Read Smallfood, a Canadian microbial fermentation ingredients startup, claims that it’s about to change the alternative seafood sector thanks to a whole food ingredient it has developed. When added to seafood analogues, the company’s algae-based innovation improves taste and nutrition and helps match conventional seafood in terms of flavour, benefits, and, critically for consumers, price—all while […]

ADM To Increase Alt-Protein Production Capacity With Through Expansion And New Facility Construction

4 Mins Read Chicago’s nutrition giant, ADM, has announced plans to invest $300 million in itself in order to increase production capacity at its Illinois plant. Alongside, its new state-of-the-art ‘Protein Innovation Center’ will be opened, also in Decatur, Illinois.  ADM reports that it has been steadily increasing its capabilities, in line with consumer demand for alternative proteins. […]

‘Meat Techno-Fixes’ Are Not The Solution to Unsustainable Food Systems, New IPES-Food Report Claims

5 Mins Read A report from IPES-Food has laid bare what it considers an oversimplification of sustainable food issues. It focuses on the conventional trope of comparing intensive animal agriculture and its resulting products, to plant-based alternatives. Revealing that the move to a viable system is not as simple as adopting alternative proteins, the report claims that zoning […]

As Regulations Gets Closer, Upside Foods Acquires Cultivated Seafood Company Cultured Decadence

4 Mins Read California’s cultivated meat trailblazer Upside Foods has announced its acquisition of cultivated seafood Cultured Decadence. The Wisconsin-based cultivated seafood company will bring high-impact seafood products to the Upside portfolio. Combined capabilities and technical specificity will speed production. Cultured Decadence will adopt Upside’s brand name but remain in the Midwest as a production hub. Cultured Decadence […]

Budweiser’s Parent Company Invests In Belief That Beer Waste Is The Future of The Alternative Protein Sector

3 Mins Read Belgium’s Anheuser-Busch InBev is developing alternative proteins made from spent brewing grains that constitute beer waste. The world’s largest brewer, best known for its Budweiser brand, has partnered with EverGrain throughout 2021. Recent investment into the sustainable ingredient company is hoped to progress production of protein products. Funding amounts are undisclosed. EverGrain has already produced […]

Orbillion Bio Joins AMPS Coalition Bringing Cell-Cultured Proteins To U.S. Market

4 Mins Read Orbillion Bio, the Silicon Valley food tech dedicated to culturing premium heritage meats, has joined the Alliance for Meat, Poultry & Seafood Innovation (AMPS Innovation). The coalition is made up of seven other U.S.-based members, including players like cell-cultured seafood maker BlueNalu and cultivated chicken startup Upside Foods, who are working together to educate consumers […]

Cultivated Tech: Geltor Unveils ‘PrimaColl’, Animal-Free Collagen For F&B Industry

3 Mins Read Biodesign startup Geltor has unveiled PrimaColl, which the company claims is the world’s first real vegan collagen for the food and beverage industry, an exact match for the bioactive amino acid core of Type 21 collagen. Founded by Alexander Lorestani and Nick Ouzounov in 2015, the San Leandro, California-based Geltor has created a computational biology platform that […]