"It is quite clear that nutritionally soy milk is the best alternative for cow’s milk in the human diet,” according to McGill researchers who compared the plant-based milk alternative to almond, rice and coconut milks.
The vegetarian and vegan sector continues to be one of the fastest-growing segments in the German food and beverage market, as popular diet choices are supported by an up-tick in product development. What are the best opportunities to grow in the market?
Last year French President Emmanuel Macron said he wanted France to become a start-up nation. FoodNavigator headed to La French FoodTech's incubator in Lyon to meet some of the rising food stars of La French Tech.
Cheap, plentiful and with an amino acid profile similar to eggs, grass could be the next sustainable protein ingredient for food manufacturers, say Danish researchers, who have already created a grass protein bar.
The meat and dairy industries generate more greenhouse gases than other foods – but it doesn’t have to be so. “A low-carbon livestock sector is possible to achieve," FAO director general Graziano da Silva said.
In 2013, Mosa Meat showed the world what clean meat looks like; 'Burger 2.0' will now be ready in under 2 years. But it's not a case of being first, the CEO says. “The global meat market is worth over one trillion dollars. Four companies...
Plant-based proteins may be booming but if sustainable eating is to become mainstream – and companies are to maximise sales – they should avoid vegan or vegetarian labels, says the executive director of the Good Food Institute (GFI).
Kinomi blends exotic flavours like Indian green mango and kombu seaweed with nuts including baru - a nutritious but little-known nut from Brazil. “I season lightly so the hero flavour is always the nut," the company's founder says.