UK consumers are causing a spike in demand for green veg such as leeks, cabbage, and spinach, due to a rise in home- cooking, more people reducing meat and becoming interested in plant-based diet, and […]
From January 19 through March 19, the United Soybean Board (USB) is teaming up with partners from Soylent and DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences that will be participating in a pilot program to market their products and ingredients […]
Former dairy farmers Jay and Katja Wilde, from Derbyshire in the UK, made headlines in 2017 after sending their cows to an animal sanctuary and transitioning to growing crops. Their story was told in BAFTA […]
Willicroft has seen enormous success this year with its vegan cheeses in retail in the UK, and throughout the Netherlands and Belgium. Here founder Brad Vanstone discusses his brand’s journey, the crowdfunder which is now […]
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 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 […]