French agri-food group Avril and Dutch nutrition company DSM have announced they will be collaborating to produce plant protein for the food industry. The collaboration, producing rapeseed-based protein, will begin in 2022.
Business Finland is funding a project to the tune of EUR 2.1M with VTT Research and the University of Helsinki to support the Finnish food industry to develop plant protein products for the international market.
Equinom Takes Lessons From Great Irish Famine of 1845, Asserts That Biodiversity is Key to Food Security
Seed breeding specialist Equinom Ltd. is leveraging advanced breeding techniques to promote agricultural biodiversity. The company is inducing better crop resilience and increased yield and asserts that stimulating natural genetic seed variability must be recognized […]
Oatly Speaks Out About Transfarmation — “To be a Catalyst, You Have to Dare to Try New Ways of Working”
Here, Sustainability Manager Carina Tollmar from Swedish Oat drink pioneer Oatly speaks to vegconomist about their transfarmation campaign helping farmers transition to the cultivation of plant crops, as farmers around the world increasingly have to […]
Meat lobbyists globally have been fighting vegan companies using names traditionally associated with animal products, ie meat, dairy and seafood. Now, Sydney-based food company JAT Oppenheimer, has produced a tofu-based Wagyu ‘beef’ that beef farmers […]
Marine ingredient startup Yemoja, Ltd has announced the opening of its new plant dedicated to the production of sustainable microalgae. The facility dedicated to microalgae cultivation, located within the historic mountains of the scenic Upper […]
Sabra Dipping Company, a joint venture between PepsiCo and Strauss Group, one of Israel’s largest food production manufacturers, announced plans to grow a non-GMO, first-of-its-kind sesame seed varietal in the US. The seeds were developed […]
Sizeable dairy group Meadow Foods has invested £4 million ($USD 5,020,560) in a new facility for manufacturing plant-based products in Chester, UK. Building work commenced this January with the manufacture of products including milk, cream, […]
Australia’s leading regenerative food and agriculture company, Wide Open Agriculture, has secured an exclusive global licence from Curtin University to develop plant-based protein from the lupin bean. Lupin has super high protein rivalling the protein […]
The European Commission has released its Farm to Fork Strategy, the flagship initiative under the new European Green Deal, outlining financial support of at least €100 billion over the period 2021-2027 for the green transition, […]
Two giant agriculture businesses have agreed that the shape of the food industry has dramatically changed since the global pandemic began and that the transformation is being led by customer demand. ADM and Cargill are […]
Hälsa, the maker of the first and only 100% clean, organic oat milk yogurts, today celebrates the first seeds planted in US soil at its pilot farm with dairy farmers, using Scandinavian organic oat seeds […]
Israel’s cultured meat pioneer Aleph Farms today announces plans to reach net-zero emissions across its supply chain. Its sustainability strategy is to eliminate emissions associated with its meat production by 2025 and reach the same […]
Benson Hill today announced plans to release Ultra-High Protein soybean varieties in the 2021 crop year. These varieties are the first commercially available soybeans that can effectively replace soy protein concentrate via typical soybean crushing.
The University of Copenhagen has found a method for making protein powder from broad (also known as fava) beans. Researchers tested different crops in relation to which had the greatest potential as a protein powder […]