Bühler and Alfa Laval target booming insect sector

Scaling edible insect industry requires deeper ecological understanding, say scientists

Swedish scientists say capitalising on insect farming first requires a deeper understanding of the emerging industry’s ecological sustainability. Writing the journal Trends in Ecology &...
UK claims top spot for number of vegan food launches

UK claims top spot for number of vegan food launches

2018 was a turning point for the the UK's burgeoning vegan industry with Mintel revealing that the UK claimed the highest number of new...
New barley discovery has potential for healthier food

New barley discovery has potential for healthier food

A new complex carbohydrate has been discovered in barley with researchers from university of Adelaide claim has potential for food, medicine and cosmetics. The research,...
Nestlé open infant nutrition R&D centre in Ireland

Arla launches comfort optimised concept for infant formula

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a new whey protein-based concept for infant formula which promises “optimised comfort”. Unlike human milk, infant formula contains significantly more...
Bran could preserve healthy food longer naturally

Bran could preserve healthy food longer naturally

Researchers at Penn State claim that a natural antioxidant found in grain bran could preserve food longer and replace synthetic antioxidants currently used by...
Seafood mislabelling ‘persists’ throughout Canada’s supply chain, study reveals

Edible biodegradable film kills pathogens on seafood

A group of international researchers claim that a biodegradable edible film made with plant starch and antibacterial compounds may kill pathogens on seafood. "We have...
Israeli start-up produces cell-grown slaughter-free steak

Israeli start-up produces cell-grown slaughter-free steak

An Israeli food tech start-up has replicated the shape, taste and texture of a conventional beef minute steak with a facsimile grown in a...
Europe 'must set binding limits' to tackle acrylamide, BEUC says

Kerry to supply acrylamide reducing yeast to food makers

A new license agreement will see Kerry supply Renaissance BioScience Corp’s to supply Renaissance’s acrylamide-reducing yeast enzyme to food and beverage manufacturers from early...
Cargill opens new $70m protein headquarters

Cargill opens new $70m protein headquarters

Cargill has officially opened its new $70 million protein headquarters in Wichita, Kansas which, it says, is “focussed on inspiring the future of protein”. The...
Scot Bio raises £2m to advance natural blue food colourant

Scot Bio raises £2m to advance natural blue food colourant

Scottish biotech Scot Bio has closed a second, oversubscribed funding round raising over £2 million to scale up production of its blue food colourant. Based...

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