08-Apr-2013 - Our approach to food is ripe for reinvention – and the food industry is just at the beginning of what it can achieve through innovation, according to Microsoft mogul and co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates.
18-Feb-2013 - Cycling between a normal diet and 'protein restricted' foods that contain modified levels of certain proteins could help improve memory and slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research in mice.
22-Jan-2013 - The Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS) and Netherlands-based certification agency GMP+ International have signed a cooperation agreement in order to speed uptake of certified responsible soy and simplify the certification process.
15-Jan-2013 - The Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS) has reached a milestone of one million tonnes certified under the scheme during its second year of certification.
15-Jan-2013 - It’s not enough to have a great-tasting product – manufacturers of meat alternatives must tell a positive production story, according to the maker of an award-winning product taking the Dutch meat-free market by storm.
09-Jan-2013 - Dairy alternative drinks are moving out of the specialist health food sector and into the mainstream – and it’s not all about soy anymore, according to market research firm Innova Market Insights.
04-Jan-2013 - Advances in protein co-precipitation technology offer powerful ways to improve the use of protein rich raw materials, oil seed meals and byproducts, according to a study in Food and Bioproducts Processing.
11-Dec-2012 - Tate & Lyle has signed an agreement with Nandi Proteins Ltd to develop an early-stage protein ingredient technology for use in food texturants.
05-Dec-2012 - Dutch food companies and trade organisations have signed agreements with Brazilian growers to double the supply of RTRS-certified soy to the Netherlands from 2011 levels, according to the Foundation for Responsible Soy Transition.
26-Nov-2012 - Many meat analogues derived from plant proteins may have environmental impacts comparable to animal protein because of inefficient water and energy use in their production, according to associate professor of Food Process Engineering at Wageningen University Atze van der Goot.
19-Nov-2012 - Europe's population is getting older, bringing a range of nutrition-related health concerns to the fore, including how to maintain muscle mass as we age - an issue thought to be closely related to protein consumption.
08-Oct-2012 - French ingredients giant Roquette has launched a pea protein research programme dedicated to, “the next generation of plant-based proteins”.
03-Oct-2012 - In this Career Insider, product manager for Beneo’s non-dairy alternatives and BeNeLux country manager Stefanie De Roover lifts the lid on a varied and challenging role, and offers advice for those seeking a similar position. “Never stop being curious,” she says…
14-Aug-2012 - Nutritionist Dr Carrie Ruxton has challenged the latest study vilifying egg yolk as a contributor to coronary artery disease.
13-Aug-2012 - Scotland has stepped up plans to target Germany and the Nordic countries with beef and lamb exports, setting up focused export managers specifically to promote them.
07-Aug-2012 - Focusing on indulgence, health and convenience trends would pay dividends for meat substitute manufacturers, according to market analyst Mintel Group.
06-Aug-2012 - The total market for analogs and meat free products is set to rise by 4.4%, from €2.85bn to €3.54bn, in the next five years, according to exclusive data from market analyst RTS Resource.
01-Aug-2012 - Upward pressure on UK food prices is around the corner, driven by global forces such as rocketing corn prices and the knock-on effect on animal feed, according to Clive Black, analyst at Shore Capital.
01-Aug-2012 - UK meat processor Cranswick would benefit from millions of pounds worth of investment and the potential closure of Vion’s pig processing unit in Scotland in the coming year, according to analysts.
31-Jul-2012 - Devro has reported rising edible collagen volumes in Europe, especially eastern Europe, Scandinavia and Germany, in its results for the first half of its financial year.