Today, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted to drop the notorious proposal for a ‘veggie burger ban’ but, unfortunately, voted in favour of a proposed of EU farm reforms – essentially a vote to […]
Vegan organic farming, a niche of the food system that has so far received relatively little attention, is increasingly gaining momentum. A recent study by the German Federal Environment Agency lists it among the niche […]
Protein Industries Canada Invests in the Development of High-Protein Pea Varieties to “Revolutionize the Plant-Based Ecosystem”
Protein Industries Canada is an industry-led supercluster founded to position Canada as a global leader for high-quality plant protein. The mission of the not-for-profit organization is to invest collaboratively in plant-based projects to ensure the […]
“We are at the very early stages of the explosion of plant-based foods,” says Helena Lumme, President and co-founder of Hälsa Foods. “At this first stage ‘anything goes’, meaning that even highly processed products filled […]
At the end of July, the first German algae cooperative (DAG) was founded. With 14 production companies located in Northern Germany, it has the largest spirulina production and marketing in Europe.
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.
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 […]
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, […]