2 Sisters Food Group appoints Richard Pennycook as new Chairman

UK – Boparan Holdings, the parent company of British food manufacturer, 2 Sisters Food Group, has appointed retail industry heavyweight, Richard Pennycook as the new Chairman of the business. Richard will succeed Lord Charles Allen […]

Reprive to food and agriculture sectors as US and China sign phase one of trade agreement

USA – The United States and Republic of China have reached a consensus on the first phase of the trade agreement in a deal that is expected to significantly benefit the American Agricultural sector. The […]

Beyond Meat and Roquette sign a multi-year pea protein supply agreement

USA – Beyond Meat has announced a multi-year pea protein supply agreement with Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a pioneer of plant proteins. The supply agreement builds on a previous partnership between […]

Mosa Meat partners with Nutreco and Lowercarbon to accelerate market introduction

NETHERLANDS – The Dutch startup behind the world’s first cultivated hamburger, Mosa Meat has entered a strategic partnership with Nutreco and Lowercarbon Capital to accelerate the commercial launch of its labgrown meat. The partnership with […]

JBS’ beef division Fribio opens US$17m processing facility in Brazil

BRAZIL – Friboi, the beef business unit operated by meat processing giant JBS, has opened its 37th beef processing plant in Mato Grosso state, Brasnorte city, Brazil after investing R$70 million (US$17.18 million) in the […]

Meat alternative startup New Age Meats raises US$2.7m in seed funding round

USA – New Age Meats, a Berkeley-based cultivated meat company, has closed a US$2.7 million in seed round funding led by ff Venture Capital, New York-based venture firm focused on early stage investments. Other investors who […]

Kroger launches new meat alternative product, plans 50 additional plant-based foods this year

USA – The Kroger Co. has launched Simple Truth Emerge: Plant Based Fresh Meats, an expansion of Simple Truth line that offers burger patties, and plans to introduce 50 additional plant-based foods this year. Available […]

Impossible Foods expands its plant-based offering with new meat free pork and sausage

USA – The Silicon Valley-based foodtech start-up, Impossible foods is introducing plant based Impossible Pork and Impossible Sausage, its first all-new products since the launch of Impossible Burger in 2016. According to the start-up, Impossible […]