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Functional Mushroom Brand Space Goods Turns Over £1.5M in Nine Months

Space Goods, a functional mushroom brand headquartered in London, UK, has reported a huge turnover just nine months after launching. The company introduced its first product, Rainbow Dust, in May 2022. Since then, Space Goods has achieved a £1.5 million turnover, with revenue projected to rise to £2.4 million by the brand’s one-year anniversary. By the end of 2023, turnover is expected to have tripled to £8 million. Space Goods has now shipped more than 30,000 orders to 70 countries, with its website receiving over 200,000 visitors per month. The company’s flagship product, Rainbow Dust, consists of three types of mushroom — lion’s mane, cordyceps, and chaga — blended with ashwagandha, maca root, rhodiola rosea, coffee extract, and vitamin B5. It is said to provide …


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Merit Launches “Superior Quality” Certified Organic Pea Protein for F&B Manufacturers

Merit Functional Foods, a Canadian company that produces plant-based protein ingredients, recently launched its first USDA Certified Organic pea protein, Organic Peazazz C™ 850. The company claims its new pea protein is the most transparent and sustainable ingredient available to F&B manufacturers to date.  Organic Peazazz is intended for use in various applications, including ready-to-drink (RTD) and ready-to-mix (RTM) protein drinks, dairy alternatives, protein bars, and other food products.  Ryan Bracken, Merit’s co-CEO, commented on the recent launch: “Organic protein is undoubtedly more laborious, as it requires stricter growing processes, stringent regulations, and unique filtration processes to get it right. For that reason, certified organic options are scarce in the market with limited availability. We have worked to make organic pea protein scalable, accessible, and the highest …


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New V-Label Survey Finds Plant-based Ingredients in Sports Nutrition Gaining Popularity in Europe

Data from 18 European countries show that plant-based ingredients are appealing to consumers interested in sports nutrition products. For instance, 18,000 Europeans are interested in: plant protein (71%), rice protein (60%), potato protein (59%), wheat protein (59%), pea protein (58%), soy protein (56%), algae protein (41%), and hemp protein (41%). Interestingly, the most common protein on the market – whey – was second in terms of favorability, chosen by 69% of respondents. Egg protein was even lower with 57%. The survey demonstrates that food producers that want to introduce new products or boost sales should continue educating consumers and focus on communicating the various benefits their ingredients and products may bring to their consumers.      Ingredients and flavours Sports nutrition food and drink producers introducing new …


Silk’s NEW DHA Omega-3 plant-based beverage

Silk’s NEW DHA Omega-3 plant-based beverage


Silk Debuts DHA Omega-3 Plant-Based Beverage for Brain Health

Silk, the biggest plant milk brand in the US, announces the addition of a Silk DHA Omega-3 – a blend of oatmilk, almondmilk and pea protein available in Original and Unsweetened Vanilla flavors which delivers 50% more calcium than dairy milk, 6g of pea protein per serving and 32mg of DHA Omega-3 to help support brain health.