Seitan wraps, image from AGRANA

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Fairs & Events

AGRANA to Showcase Vegan Ice Cream & Wheat-Based Alt Meat at BIOFACH Fair

Fruit, starch, and sugar group AGRANA is set to attend the BIOFACH fair, the world’s largest trade fair for organic foods. AGRANA will exhibit a range of organic products at the event in Nuremberg, Germany. These will include some plant-based options, such as a new coconut-based ice cream with red berries and chai spices. The company will also display grain proteins such as vital wheat gluten, which can be used to make meat alternatives. Gluten is said to be an excellent protein source, with remarkable water absorption and viscosity properties that can improve the texture of plant-based meats. Available to sample BIOFACH visitors will be able to sample AGRANA’s meat alternatives in the form of a BBQ wrap with spicy pepper-onion sauce and a chicken-style …


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Agriculture / Agribusiness

Suppliers of Biocyclic Vegan Certified Products to Present at BIOFACH 2023

For the first time since the Biocyclic Vegan Standard was included in the IFOAM Family of Standards in 2017, biocyclic vegan agriculture will be presented at its own international joint stand at BIOFACH in Nuremberg (14-17 February 2023, stand 8-413). The stand, organised by BNS Biocyclic Network Services and the German association Förderkreis Biozyklisch-Veganer Anbau e. V., responsible for the German-speaking countries, will give visitors the opportunity to find out more about the current international dissemination and potential of this new cultivation standard. Globally applicable cultivation principles In biocyclic vegan agriculture, new paths are being taken that help to solve the significant challenges facing agriculture worldwide in a sustainable and, at the same time, amazingly efficient way. Here, it is not a matter of new …