Month: June 2020

Building a more resilient ecosystem: farming as the new foodtech revolution

In just a few years a renowned low-tech, simple industry such as farming could open us up to new innovations in the global food supply chain. Its impossible to ignore the effects that the pandemic has had on the food industry. Bloomberg reported that “France expects some 200,000 workers will fail to show up this year. …

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Webinar: riding the plant-based wave

The context of traditional protein production is no longer sustainable. For 2050 alt protein production is going to be double of what it is today. Startups are fulfilling new consumer needs across three main areas: taste, nutrition and sustainability by offering new, innovative solutions and now larger companies want to be a part of it …

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Immunity boosters: the rise of immunity boosting startups during covid

Immunity is now top-of-mind for consumers due to covid, as they now seek out products which offer added health benefits. AI-powered food intelligence startup Tastewise reported that shoppers are now looking for ways to stay healthy and lower stress through their food choices. The Israeli-based company found that “immunity” in relation to food searches rose …

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Immune boosters: the rise of immunity-boosting startups during covid

Covid has placed immunity top-of-mind for consumers as they increasingly seek products with added health benefits. According to AI-powered Israeli food intelligence startup Tastewise shoppers are now looking for ways to boost immunity and lower stress through their food choices during COVID and found that “immunity” in relation to food searches rose 27% between February …

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Tips for plant-based startups & entrepreneurs amid COVID

Covid19 has undoubtedly put a strain on the plant-based and vegan food ecosystem. Anne Marie Butler, EU R&D Applications Manager at Edlong, says the number of new product lines is at a standstill as the pandemic has shifted focus onto more well-known products. She told FoodIngredientsFirst that protein remains one of the most important ingredients …

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Plant power: the rise of the protein revolution

What is the protein revolution? Plant protein has been identified as a major source of future foods that could help prevent the complete collapse of the food system amid covid. By changing the way we produce food and offering consumers more sustainable options, we could save the crisis from buckling our food supply chains completely. …

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