Wide Open Agriculture revealed development of its lupin-based protein product is advancing with the CSIRO to produce a food-grade, and commercial quantity of protein isolate for use in a variety of plant-based products.
Protein Industries Canada today announced a new project to supply meat and other food processors with plant-based ingredients for the growing flexitarian market. Together, Griffith Foods, Persall Fine Foods, and k2MILLING will focus on researching and developing new plant-based protein ingredients such as flours and texturized protein blends.
The alternative-protein pioneer Beyond Meat reported another blowout quarter, with sales 14.5% higher than analysts expected, yet sales were down by 6.4% in morning trading. The move underscores two points: Wall Street is an expectations game in the short run, and investors have come expect big numbers from the startup.
With the COVID-19 pandemic and associated public health crisis on the verge of its fifth month in the U.S., consumers continue to load their pantries and fridges with items from their grocery stores. And in August, they will be able to purchase those plant-based products at more retailers.
Plant-based cheese company Good Planet has added Bart Adlam as its second CEO. He will work alongside company founder and co-CEO David Israel, according to a press release sent to Food Dive. The new CEO comes with a 30-year career history that includes holding CEO positions at Chef’s Cut Jerky and Siggi’s, as well as experience working at large CPG firms such as Post Cereal.
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Berkeley-based startup Mission Barns – which is carving a niche in the nascent cell-cultured meat industry by focusing on animal fat – is in talks with leading food companies about incorporating animal fat grown in bioreactors into a range of hybrid meats combining animal- and plant-based components.
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Unilever has partnered with biotech firm Algenuity to produce new plant-based foods from microalgae. The partners are currently developing new products within Unilever’s Foods and Refreshment division intended to meet the rising demand for sustainable nutrition as the world’s population increases to a projected 10 billion people by 2050.
Netherlands-based Royal DSM and the Avril Group, France's fourth-largest agro-industrial group, have announced the launch of their joint venture, Olatein, to produce canola (rapeseed) proteins for the global food market.