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GUEST ARTICLE: Microbes all dressed up... with no place to go?

By Mark Warner, founder, Warner Advisors

The draw of industrial biotechnology is compelling: beef without the cow, eggs without the chicken, almost every animal-based product that society has relied on for centuries having a non-animal replacement in the works. Maybe it’s just me, but with...

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MGP invests $16.7m to open new protein extrusion facility

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Specialty proteins and starches supplier MGP Ingredients is investing $16.7m in a new facility specializing in extrusion technology for the production of its ProTerra line to meet growing demand for its texturized proteins.

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Mintel: Are meal kit online marketplaces the future of category?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

While meal kit demand surged during COVID-19, many consumers still aren't sold on the idea of a meal subscription and players in this space should embrace the full potential of e-commerce to become "true online grocery retailers" by providing...

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Study: Turning waste from apples into a compostable packaging solution

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Scientists from Oregon State University have developed a way to turn apple waste into compostable packaging material that could serve as the main ingredient for molded pulp packaging (e.g. egg cartons, beverage cartons, and take-out containers) and as...

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Danone-led research uncovers how certain diets impact the gut microbiome

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Low-carb diets such as keto and paleo have exploded in popularity among consumers and brands that formulated products to fit the nutritional guardrails of each, but how does drastically eliminating carbs impact the diversity of good bacteria in gut microbiome?

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Square Roots opens fourth and largest indoor vertical farm

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Indoor vertical farming company Square Roots and national food distributor Gordon Food Service have opened a new climate-controlled, indoor farm in Kenosha, Wisc., making locally-grown, fresh leafy greens and herbs available to more Midwest consumers...

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