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Food Pioneers Sophie’s Bionutrients And NewFish Join Forces To Develop Dairy Alternatives From Microalgae

Sophie’s Bionutrients and NewFish®, two pioneers in the field of microalgae protein fermentation, with the support of New Zealand-based marine research powerhouse, Cawthron Institute, and Netherlands-based leading food university, Wageningen University & Research, have decided to collaborate internationally to unlock…

Shiok Meats and Minh Phu Seafood Sign MOU to Establish an R&D facility, Advancing Development and Capabilities of Cultivated Seafood

Shiok Meats Pte. Ltd. (Shiok Meats) and Minh Phu Seafood Joint Stock Company (Minh Phu Seafood) announced today that they had signed an MOU to cooperatively carry out research and development (R&D) in the production of sustainable seafood, which includes…

Ÿnsect Poised to Ramp Up Production of Lesser Mealworm for Human Consumption

Human insect consumption – as a nutrient-rich and efficient means to support sustainability and meet climate change targets – has received another boost today as the lesser mealworm (Alphitobius diaperinus) becomes the fourth insect to receive a positive assessment by…

Sustainability Platform abillion Announces the World’s 10 Best Vegan Ice Creams for 2022

abillion, the digital platform promoting sustainability and plant-based food, has released its awards for the World’s 10 Best Vegan Ice Creams for 2022. abillion’s awards are based on consumer ratings, the number of reviews, and consumer sentiment scores. The 10…

New Alternative Protein Asia Offers B2B Platform for Maturing Industry

FHA-Food & Beverage, happening from 5-8 September 2022 at Singapore EXPO & MAX Atria, today announced the launch of a brand new 1,300sqm feature area – Alternative Protein Asia, to satisfy the region’s fast-rising demand for sources of protein and…

Big Idea Ventures Announces Investments In 15 Alternative Protein Startups

Big Idea Ventures, global leader in early-stage investments in the alternative protein sector, revealed its latest accelerator cohort today. Fifteen early-stage startups were selected for pre-seed investment as part of Big Idea Ventures’ bi-annual new protein accelerator program. Investments were…

Cargill Expands RadiPure Pea Protein into the META & India Markets

As more consumers aim to add plant-based foods to their diets, Cargill is expanding RadiPure® pea protein in Middle East, Turkey, Africa (META) & India, a move that will help food and beverage manufacturers in the region respond to evolving…

Evonik and Nutrition Technologies Collaborates to Secure Future Food Supply Through Insect Protein

Evonik and Nutrition Technologies, a Singapore-based manufacturer of insect-derived products, have agreed to jointly conduct a research and development project on the amino acid requirements of Black Soldier Flies (BSF) in Southeast Asia. Insects have great potential as a sustainable…

KARANA’s Meat Made From Jackfruit Launches in the U.S. Starting with Multiple San Francisco Restaurant Locations

KARANA, a leading Singapore based food tech startup, which in the last year has expanded into two countries, Singapore and Hong Kong, today announced it has partnered with San Francisco restaurants to launch its shockingly realistic meat made from jackfruit….

Miruku, A New Zealand Animal-Free Dairy Start-Up Emerges from Stealth on Foodtech VC Investment

Miruku, a New Zealand based future food company developing advanced dairy proteins in plants has emerged from stealth to announce an oversubscribed $2.4m USD seed investment round. New Zealand is the world’s biggest exporter of dairy and has a strong…