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New Culture raises $25m as 'animal-free dairy' space heats up

By Elaine Watson

New Culture – one of a cluster of startups in the emerging ‘animal-free’ dairy space genetically engineering microbes to produce dairy milk proteins, without cows – has raised $25m in an oversubscribed series A round led by Ahren Innovation Capital and...

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Eat Beyond to acquire non-dairy milk brand Banana Wave

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Eat Beyond has entered an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding share capital of Mylk Brands Inc., and in the process will acquire non-dairy milk brand Banana Wave, produced by Mylk's wholly-owned subsidiary Fresh Start Beverage Company.

REGISTER TODAY: Food For Kids Part II – What are kids snacking on?

REGISTER TODAY: Food For Kids Part II – What are kids snacking on?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Parents are constantly looking for snacks that meet both the nutritional needs, and oftentimes, the picky palates of their child. Brands that can effectively meet both these fundamental demands are best positioned to win in the competitive landscape of...

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Impossible Foods confirms plans for UK launch

By Oliver Morrison

The US brand, infamous for its meat-free burger that appears to ‘bleed’ like real meat, has confirmed plans to launch in Britain after applying for regulatory approval.

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Study: Is ultra-processed food taking over the US diet?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

'Ultra-processed' food comprises the majority of the average US adult diet, according to a new study by researchers at NYU School of Global Public Health, who suspect the pandemic has further fueled the trend.

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Whole Foods reveals top 10 food trends to watch next year

By Mary Ellen Shoup

What will be trending in 2022? According to Whole Foods' annual food trends report, consumers are seeking products that contribute to their personal definition of wellbeing, whether it be less-boozy beverages, leafy greens grown locally, or ice cream...

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