Kerry Group launches ‘Radicle’ plant-based food solutions

IRELAND – Kerry Taste & Nutrition has launched the ‘Radicle by Kerry’ range of taste, nutrition and functional solutions as the company seeks to offer customers an integrated solution of plant based foods. The Radicle […]

Beyond Meat names former Amzon executive as chief operating officer

USA – Los Angeles-based meat-alternative producer, Beyond Meat has appointed Sanjay Shah as the company’s new chief operating officer, effective September 18, 2019. Shah, who had earlier on served as an executive in Amazon and […]

Impossible Foods rolls out plant-based burger in select US stores

USA – Impossible Foods has launched its plant-based Impossible Burger in 27 outlets of California-based Gelson Markets grocer, marking the first time consumers will be able to purchase the product from grocery stores. The Impossible […]

Evonik introduces new solution to enhance food safety in poultry sector

THAILAND – Leading chemical specialty company, Evonik has introduced a new solution that enables poultry producers to make smarter decisions to ensure animal well-being and food safety. The service product, ScreenFloX®, is a platform comprising […]

Cargill to close fresh and turkey production operations at Texas plant

USA – Cargill has unveiled plans of shutting down fresh and frozen whole turkey production at the company’s turkey and cooked meats facility in Waco, Texas, in November this year. Established in 1965, the plant […]

Rhodes Food reports single digit growth in turnover amid challenging environment

SOUTH AFRICA – Rhodes Food Group, a South Africa-based producer of fresh, frozen and long-life convenience meal solutions reported 8.8% growth in turnover for its African operations during the 10 months ended July 2019. The […]

Redefine Meat raises US$6m in funding for 3D alternative meat printer

ISRAEL – Redefine Meat, an Israel-based plant-based meat company has raised US$6 million in a seed funding round led by CPT Capital, Hanaco Ventures and German poultry company, The PHW Group. Founded in 2018, Redefine […]

Kroger partners with PBFA in piloting plant-based meat retail concept

USA – The American retailing company, Kroger has teamed up with Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) to test a plant-based meat concept within its conventional meat department in 60 stores. The retail concept will run […]

BRF offloads stake in Singapore-based joint venture for $12.3m

SINGAPORE – Brazilian meat packing company, BRF has sold its 49% stake in the SATS BRF Food joint venture in Singapore to SATS Food Services for SGD 17 million (US$12.3 million). SATS, a ground handler […]

Tyson Ventures invests in plant-based seafood producer New Wave Foods

USA – Tyson Ventures, the venture capital arm of Tyson Foods has invested in San Francisco-based producer of plant-based seafood alternatives, New Wave Foods. Founded by marine biologist Dominique Barnes and chief technology officer Michelle […]