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The Live Green Co Vows To Put Chile At The Forefront Of Sustainable Food Production With Five-Company Merger

4 Mins Read Chile’s The Live Green Co (TLGC) has announced its acquisition of five individual Chilean food companies, a move designed to leverage TLGC’s widespread market presence while proving out its AI technology across a spectrum of product categories. All acquired companies specialise in sustainable food or packaging development and are fully plant-based, aligning with TLGC’s values. […]

Barilla ‘Co-Development’ Global Accelerator To Focus On Circular Solutions, Digital Nutrition & Better Food Delivery

3 Mins Read Pasta maker Barilla is seeking start-ups to join the fourth cohort of Good Food Makers, its global accelerator that aims to address sustainability, technology and consumer-related challenges, with a focus on founders working on Through its venture group BLU1877, Italian food company Barilla has announced its call for start-ups to participate in its global accelerator, […]

Bühler & Givaudan Open Plant-Based Protein Innovation Center In Singapore

3 Mins Read Bühler, the food processing solutions giant joined forces with Givaudan, the world’s largest flavour and fragrance manufacturer to open an Asia Pacific (APAC) plant-based protein innovation centre in Singapore that will be managed by experts from both firms to increase the production and simultaneous consumption of sustainable plant-based products on a global scale.   The protein innovation […]

Earth Day 2021: Green Monday Launches ESG Coalition To Bring Together Businesses For A Sustainable Future

3 Mins Read In celebration of their 9th anniversary, Asia’s leading alternative protein company and social movement Green Monday recently launched an alliance called the ‘Green Monday ESG Coalition’ to unify businesses with plant-based solutions in order to achieve net-zero targets and build a stronger and resilient food ecosystem. Hong Kong-based Green Monday, which started as a movement […]

A New Program Is Looking To Help Farmers Pivot To The Alt Protein Economy

4 Mins Read Given the enormous role agriculture plays in driving global emissions, the expert scientific consensus is that our food system must change if we are to stand a chance against climate change. But doing so will require seismic shifts across the entire food supply chain, from retailers to manufacturers, and crucially, farmers and ranchers, who are […]

The Interview – Anna Lappé of Diet for A Hot Planet: “The Real Power Comes From Collectivising Our Voice”

16 Mins Read Anna Lappé and her mother Francis Moore Lappé were decades ahead of their time with their activism, research, books, grant funds and education-giving about sustainable food systems. Lappé (daughter)’s book Diet for a Hot Planet set the stage for the conversation about the link between the industrial livestock industry and global carbon emissions, the raison d’être of […]

Impossible Foods CFO David Lee Takes On Indoor Farming In New AppHarvest Role

3 Mins Read David Lee, former chief financial officer at plant-based giant Impossible Foods, has left his position to take on his new role at agri-tech startup AppHarvest. Joining AppHarvest as president, Lee will lead strategy development and operations, marketing and sales to drive the company’s ambitions to become an “iconic brand and sustainable foods company”.  David Lee, […]

GFI Named Top Charity 5th Year In A Row For Leading Sustainable Alt Protein Growth

3 Mins Read The Good Food Institute (GFI) has been named a Top Charity by the Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE) for the fifth consecutive year. The award evaluates the track record of success, impact and scope of nonprofit organisations, with the GFI specifically recognised for its research, policy advocacy and funding success in supporting the alternative protein industry.  […]

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit To Spotlight Sustainable Food Solutions Amid Covid-19 Crisis

4 Mins Read Returning for its third edition amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit will take place November 18-20 this year, focusing on the crucial collective response to food security threats and the need to build up the food system’s resilience to crises in the post-pandemic world. Connecting together regional and global leaders across […]

Study: Switching To Plant Protein Could Remove More Than A Decade Of Emissions

4 Mins Read New research has shown that swapping out meat for plant-based protein sources such as lentils, beans and nuts could dramatically reduce the effect of more than a decade of carbon emissions on the climate. The paper also found that vegetation regrowth as a result of a plant-based shift would effectively double the Earth’s carbon budget, […]

Plant-Based Diet Shift Could Bring 19 Million Jobs To Latin America

3 Mins Read Research has found that a net zero emissions future in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) will be primarily driven by a transition towards plant-based diets, which in turn will open up as many as 19 million new jobs in the region by 2030. Altogether, the researchers predict that if a carbon neutral economy is […]

Meat-Free Future? Sustainable Farms See Jump In Business Amid Covid-19

5 Mins Read By: Amanda Holpuch Supply chain problems and workplace infection risks mean experts are urging US producers to focus on sustainability. Americans are nearing a future where the nation’s beloved steak dinners, cheeseburgers and barbecue are under threat, if the world’s second largest meat processor is to be believed. Tyson Foods warned “the food supply chain […]

#Bye2019 – What We Learned This Year About Food & Nutrition

2 Mins Read A whole load of studies this year revealed the power of food and debunked some of the myths we might have had about nutrition. Here are the 7 breaking studies you might have missed: 1. A Planetary Health Diet Could Feed 10 Billion & Solve Climate Change Scientists at the EAT-Lancet Commission recommended a slash […]