Today's consumer recognizes that Asian Cuisine is made of a complex web of interrelated relationships of molecular compounds, ingredients, cooking methods and techniques within cultural contexts that are at the same time unique and similar in resulting flavor experiences.
CPP Investments leads funding expansion after breakthroughs in animal-free dairy production capabilities
July 8, 2020
Pioneering animal-free dairy maker, Perfect Day, announced the expansion of its Series C to $300 million through a new tranche led by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments). This follows an initial $140 million C round shared late last year, which was met with excitement and additional inbound interest after production breakthroughs in the company's proprietary flora-made dairy proteins.
Cleveland Kitchen, a culinary brand focused on healthy fermented foods, launched a line of fermented dressings and marinades. Cleveland Kitchen is the same fermentation-forward brand that found an audience for being the creator of fresh, crunchy, unpasteurized and probiotic sauerkraut, Cleveland Kraut.
Fermented Sciences Inc. partners with zümXR to create a shelf-stable hard kombucha
January 30, 2020
Fermented Sciences Inc. (FSI) was founded in 2017 by Bill Moses, a well-known expert in the art and science of fermentation, co-founder and former CEO of KeVita, which he sold to PepsiCo. Flying Embers handcrafted hard kombucha is the first product line developed and launched by FSI.
Specialty Food Association Trendspotter Panel identifies forces influencing food in the new year
November 25, 2019
“As the specialty food industry hits a record year of growth with $148.7 billion in sales, we’re seeing that health benefits and sustainability concerns will continue to drive more food and beverage trends in 2020,” said Denise Purcell, head of content for the SFA.
Scientific research continues to encourage the use of fibers, prebiotics and probiotics for digestive health
October 1, 2019
Interest in fermented foods has risen, not only because of their perceived digestive health benefits, but also because of their naturally processed image fitting well into current clean label and authenticity concerns.