Proteins

Sugar-free quinoa breakfast cereal finds success as creative consumers blur categories

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A breakfast cereal made from French popped quinoa with a one-word ingredient list (quinoa - and that's it) is finding success as consumers use it for croutons and salad toppings thanks to the lack of sugar. "We're targetting intelligent consumers who want to take control of what they eat,” says Quinoa Crack founder.

Under current consumption patterns Europe imports 70% of its protein. There is also an increasing demand for plant protein which can help tackle poor diets and health problems. ©iStock

Project TRUE gets bean counting to boost EU pulse cultivation

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Barilla says Yes! to sustainable food research with €20k grant

Powerful protein: Edible insects packing a punch

Powerful protein: Edible insects packing a punch

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Roquette to invest €40m in French pea protein plant

Cargill's novel process matches cultivated carrageenan functionality with wild

Cargill's novel process matches cultivated carrageenan functionality with wild

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Clash of the Seitans: Lobbies locked in plant-based stalemate but near EU definition of vegetarian

Does a high-fibre claim on premium ice cream still sound indulgent? Absolutely, says Koupe

Does a high-fibre claim on premium ice cream still sound indulgent? Absolutely, says Koupe

Even the most technologically possible GHG reductions of 32% are outpaced by an increasing demand for meat, the study said. ©iStock/marilyna

Meat-analogue switch could meet greenhouse gas targets, study suggests

The consumption of insects has been heralded as an environmentally-sustainable solution to current and future food crises. ©iStock

Cricket farming is sustainable but food source must be focus, study notes

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