Company furthers its commitment to farming practices that help mitigate climate change
December 22, 2020
Danone North America, the purpose-driven food & beverage leader with a diverse portfolio of dairy and plant-based brands, continues to expand its regenerative farming program, currently the most comprehensive regenerative agriculture dairy program in the US The company unveiled today its year three results from its multi-year, multi-million-dollar soil health research program.
Leaders from ADM, Cargill, Bel Brands USA, and KIND Snacks join the Nature’s Fynd team with the mission to nourish people and nurture the planet
December 9, 2020
Nature’s Fynd, a food-tech company producing a nutritional fungi protein called Fy™ from a microbe originally discovered in the geothermal springs of Yellowstone, continues to grow its team of veterans from the food industry. These leaders bring their combined 60+ years of experience at some of the world’s most notable food companies to help lead the launch of highly nutritious and sustainable foods from Nature’s Fynd in 2021.
Kalsec has met rigorous social and environmental standards that represent its commitment to making ethical and sustainable decisions
November 17, 2020
In using its business as a force for good, Kalsec has proven its commitment to socially and environmentally responsible practices relating to energy supplies, waste and water use, worker compensation, diversity, and corporate transparency.
New offering meets certification standards for Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil
November 11, 2020
As part of ongoing efforts to increase the availability of sustainably sourced ingredients, Cargill will become one of North America’s first large-scale suppliers of segregated palm oil certified by the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). Beginning December 2020, all palm oil production from the company’s Charlotte, North Carolina refinery will be solely dedicated to providing the sustainably sourced product.
De Villiers Chocolate crafts its chocolate in a small artisan factory in Cape Town, South Africa
November 10, 2020
The range of plant-based chocolate does not cause any negative reactions, such as blood sugar or insulin spikes and gastrointestinal side effects, and is also Rainforest Alliance and KETO certified, as well as registered with the Vegan Society.
ADM identifies five global trends impacting new foods and beverages
October 29, 2020
ADM, a global leader in nutrition and partner to the world’s leading consumer brands, today released its view on the five food and beverage trends that will impact the way consumers eat and drink in the new year.
Retailer’s Trends Council predicts emerging flavors, culinary influences and products poised for the spotlight in the coming year
October 22, 2020
Whole Foods Market global buyers and experts unveiled their top 10 anticipated food trends for 2021 in the retailer’s sixth annual trends predictions. Hard kombucha, upcycled foods, leveled-up breakfasts and jerky made from produce are among the food influences expected to take off in the next year.
New report examines emerging data-based trends, opportunities for innovation and the consequences of maintaining the status quo
October 15, 2020
For the last half century, US animal agriculture has focused primarily on improving productivity, efficiency and throughput, resulting in increasing supplies of commodities that have helped assure a safe, abundant US food supply and growing export markets. However, a new report from The Center for Food Integrity (CFI) shows a pivotal shift in cultural and market expectations for animal protein, and four emerging trends where the industry can innovate.
Conagra expands use of bowls made from plant-based fibers through collaborative partnerships
September 30, 2020
Conagra Brands announced new products featuring bowls made from plant-based fibers for Healthy Choice Power Bowls, new Hungry-Man Double Meat Bowls and P.F. Chang's Ramen single-serve meals. By using plant-based fibers instead of plastic, the carbon footprint of manufacturing the bowls is reduced by 50 to 70% across select product lines.