Nestlé partners with Burcon and Merit on plant-based ingredients

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has entered into a joint development agreement (JDA) with Merit Functional Foods and its technology partner Burcon NutraScience to tailor their plant-based proteins for use in Nestlé food and beverage applications. The […]

HKScan to invest US$6.62m in expanding poultry processing facility in Finland

FINLAND – Meat and food company, HKScan has unveiled plans of investing €6 million (US$6.62m) in the new slaughter process of its poultry unit in Rauma, Finland. HKScan expects the investment to significantly improve raw […]

Keeping the pace: New study highlights plant-based protein trends in 2020

USA – Plant-based proteins dominated the food and beverage landscape in 2019 driving new product introductions and overall industry buzz. As food companies look for ways to keep pace with the rapidly expanding and evolving […]

Memphis Meats lands historic US$161m funding to accelerate commercial launch of cell-based meats

USA – Memphis Meats, a pioneer in the production of cell-based meat, poultry and seafood has raised a landmark US$161 million in its series B funding round, which will enable the company to bring its […]

Tyson Foods initiates global coalition to advance the future of sustainable protein

SWITZERLAND – American food company, Tyson Foods, in collaboration with other stakeholders in the food industry, has launched the Coalition for Global Protein – a multi-stakeholder initiative to advance the future of sustainable protein. The […]

Seychelles and the European Union to sign new fisheries agreement

SEYCHELLES – A new sustainable fisheries partnership agreement and protocol between Seychelles and the European Union (EU) is expected to be signed during the second half of February. The sustainable fisheries partnership agreement is a […]

Plant-based meat brand Z-Rou Meat signs distribution deal with IS Seafood

CHINA – Z-Rou Meat, a Shanghai-based plant-based meat start-up has formed a strategic cooperation with IS Seafood, a B2B seafood supplier, aimed at reinforcing its market efforts on sales and distribution. Z-Rou Meat was founded […]

Nestlé to launch Sweet Earth and Garden Gourmet plant-based sausages in Europe & US

USA – Nestlé is launching plant-based sausages in Europe and the United States through its Sweet Earth and Garden Gourmet brands. Staring March 11, the company will launch in Europe, the soy-based Garden Gourmet Incredible […]