Posts tagged "plant-based"

Redefine Meat Serves 3D Printed “Beef” made of Plants to Unknowing Diners

[11 April/The Spoon] Diners at a restaurant in Israel were unknowingly served a kebab made not from meat but was a 3D-printed plant-based creation from food technology company Redefine Meat. 85 percent of the diners reported the meat being ‘’meat-like’’. Redefine Meat’s “meat” is made with relatively simple ingredients: three plant protein sources, fat, and...

New plant-based beverage targets older consumers

[04 April/FoodDive] Perennial, a California-based startup, debuted its inaugural product; a plant-based, non-dairy beverage for consumers 50 years and older. The product is intended to help healthy aging by containing a combination of fibre, vitamins and plant protein which emphasizing gut, bone and brain health. The product has no lactose or cholesterol, the company stated,...

Fonterra takes stake in alternative protein start-up

[27 February/Rural News Group] Fonterra Co-operative Group has invested in a minority stake in Motif Ingredients, a US-based food ingredients company developing plant-based or cell-grown animal products including milk. Motif has been established by Ginkgo Bioworks, one of the world’s leading organism companies. Motif will use biotech experts to combine genetic science and fermentation technology...

New report recommends reduced dairy intake

[17 January/Dairy Reporter] The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, and Health has published a report, Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems. The report delivers the first full scientific review of what constitutes a healthy diet from a sustainable food system, and which actions can support and speed...

Plant-based meat alternatives could save lives

[7 January/FoodDive] The World Economic Forum has released a report detailing the need to integrate more plant-based protein alternatives into the world’s diet. This is reported to significantly improve human health and environmental sustainability. The report notes meat consumption growth is steady, especially in developing countries. If the trend continues to 2050, when the world...

Veganuary sees record numbers of people sign up to leave animal products off their plate for a whole month

[5 January/ABC] Plant-based meats and cheeses are now a staple in most supermarkets, as vegan diets become increasingly mainstream. More than 190,000 people around the world have registered to take part in Veganuary, a movement started by a UK non-profit organisation that encourages people to ditch animal products from their plates for the 31 days...

Can plant-based and lab-grown meat change the world?

[10 September/Food Dive] Impossible Foods CEO, Pat Brown, described to the Good Food Institute Conference how his company planned to save the world. He noted the reason he founded the company was to save the world from the biggest environmental catastrophe facing the planet, the destructive use of animals in food production. Scientists said if...