All news articles for August 2022

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Study finds link between ultra-processed foods and mental health

By Mary Ellen Shoup

A study exploring the connection between ultra-processed foods (UPF) consumption and reported adverse mental health symptoms found that participants who had a diet high in UPF were more likely to report instances of 'mentally unhealthy' and...

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Vetting suppliers becomes ever more crucial as US-China tensions rise

By Hank Schultz

Heightened US-China tensions have caused planners in all industrial sectors to reevaluate their sourcing arrangements. Stakeholders in the dietary supplement industry say having firm relationships with well-vetted suppliers is the best way to manage...

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Laird Superfood receives takeover offer

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Health and wellness company Laird Superfood has confirmed its receipt of an unsolicited offer from EF Hutton SPV I LLC to acquire the company's outstanding common stock for $3.00 per share in cash.

Matt Gibson with the New Culture team: 'This partnership gives our team the chance to accelerate our path to commercialization and expand what’s possible for our product portfolio...' Image credit: New Culture

ADM teams up with New Culture to scale up animal-free dairy platform

By Elaine Watson

New Culture, a startup producing casein proteins (minus the cows) via microbial fermentation to make mozzarella and other dairy products has announced a strategic partnership with global ingredients giant ADM to scale up its animal-free dairy operation.

Joe Ennen: 'The encouraging thing about our quarter was it was both pricing-driven growth and volume-driven growth...' Image credit: SunOpta

SunOpta CEO: ‘We’re selling every drop of oatmilk we can make’

By Elaine Watson

The “huge bet” SunOpta has placed on oatmilk through an aggressive series of investments in production capacity “has absolutely paid off,” says CEO Joe Ennen as the firm gears up to open a new aseptic production facility in Midlothian, Texas and expand...

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