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BENEO, one of the leading manufacturers of functional ingredients, has announced a multi-million investment programme for the coming years to expand capacity for its prebiotic chicory root fibre production sites in Pemuco, Chile and Oreye, Belgium. The first step will see more than 30 million euros invested. The entire...
Radicle™ by Kerry plant-based solutions can meet India’s rising consumer calls for meat alternatives New research produced by Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has revealed that India is a unique market for plant proteins, where vegetarians comprise one third of the population and the remaining 70% of...
New research, conducted on behalf of BENEO, has revealed that consumers are now even more focused on ‘positive’ ageing. The research, carried out by HealthFocus International, includes an exclusive analysis of the health-conscious 50+ age range. It shows that those aged over 50 want to be able to continue...
Radicle™ by Kerry plant-based solutions can meet Asia’s rising consumer calls for meat alternatives New research produced by Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has revealed over 60% of consumers in the Asia Pacific region are interested in purchasing plant-based meat alternatives. According to the new study conducted with...
After three years of research and development, Nammex – an organic mushroom extract ingredient supplier – has achieved a breakthrough: close to 80 tons of fresh Trametes versicolor, commonly known as turkey tail, have been cultivated and harvested for commercial purposes this year. With that, Nammex is the first and only...
Nutrient Density1 is an emergent trend that will exert a growing influence on marketing and product development over the next five years, and could benefit certain categories in particular. “The concept of foods being ‘nutrient-dense’ has been floating around for more than 20 years in nutrition circles, but it has...
Carbery Group has announced that Steve Morgan, chief executive officer of Synergy Flavours in Europe for the last 14 years, will be leaving the company at the end of 2021 to pursue personal interests. Morgan has worked in the food and beverage industry since 1987, having previously held senior roles...
Fancy eating insects for lunch? Though many people will understandably be sceptical and quite hesitant to eat such food products, the team at SPACE10 succeeded in crafting an alternative to traditional meatballs that is not only delicious but far more environmentally friendly. Simon Caspersen described how during his talk...
Imagindairy surges ahead in solving the bottleneck of animal-free milk protein production. Imagindairy, Ltd., a FoodTech company creating milk proteins identical to those from cows, has announced completion of a $13m seed round. The funding was led by MoreVC, a leading seed stage investor in Israel managing $275m across three...
Rapidly-rising demand for collagen is a reminder that consumers do not want only plant-based products, according to Julian Mellentin, director of food and nutrition consultancy at New Nutrition Business. “People are also very much open to innovation in animal-based products,” said Mellentin. “Collagen is an excellent example, with its image...