Compostable packaging firm Genera secures US$118m in funding

USA – US-based sustainable packaging firm, Genera has raised US$118 million to expand production of compostable packaging products. The financing round involved backing from WindSail Capital Group, a growth capital investor specialising in sustainability and […]

DSM launches young cheddar and barrel cheese culture

NETHERLANDS – The Dutch bio-science company, Royal DSM has launched a new culture range for young cheddar and barrel cheese. Called DelvoCheese CH-120, the new range is said to be resistant to phage – viruses […]

SIG Group develops aseptic cartons with ASI-certified aluminium foil

SWITZERLAND – Aseptic packaging solutions provider, SIG Combibloc Group has developed aseptic cartons with ASI-certified aluminium foil to meet consumer demand for sustainable packaging. The new cartons were developed in partnership with B-Better®, a start-up […]

DSM and Avril join forces to develop plant-based proteins

NETHERLANDS – Global health and nutrition company, Royal DSM has partnered with the French agro-industrial group, Avril to meet growing consumer demand for plant-based proteins. The companies will collaboratively produce a new protein based on […]

DuPont launches new Gellan VEG solution for plant-based beverages

DENMARK – DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has launched new Grindsted® Gellan Veg 200 natural stabilizer for development of innovative vegan and plant-based beverage products. The new solution meets demand for plant-based and vegan diets due […]

Nestle and Tsinghua x-lab partner to develop sustainable packaging

CHINA – Nestle China has partnered with China’s innovative and entrepreneurship platform, Tsinghua x-lab to foster innovation and development of sustainable packaging solutions. The innovation challenge is expected to drive impact by leveraging China’s extensive […]

GNT launches spirulina Exberry coloring for an intense blue hue

NETHERLANDS – The Netherlands-based food colors are food ingredients provider, GNT Group has expanded its popular EXBERRY® natural colors range with new blue powders derived from spirulina, providing significantly intense color. The new Exberry powders […]

Neogen unveils portable version of its mycotoxin testing solution Raptor® Solo

SCOTLAND – American-based food safety and biotechnology company, Neogen has introduced a portable version of its innovative Raptor® Integrated Analysis Platform, allowing customers to carry out mycotoxin testing in the laboratory or anywhere they choose. […]

Givaudan, UC Berkeley collaborates to identify most promising plant-based proteins

USA – Swiss flavors and fragrances company, Givaudan and researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have identified the six ‘most promising plant-based proteins’ for the food industry. The research project held in collaboration with […]

Protix inaugurates US$51m insect facility in the Netherlands

NETHERLANDS – Protix, insect protein company has opened a new insect processing facility in Bergen op Zoom, the Netherland to reinforce its leadership in sustainable insect-based protein and nutrition. The new insect farm, said to […]