Hema Prado to take on role as director of sustainability to lead expansive new industry program
July 15, 2021
The American Egg Board (AEB) named Hema Prado to the newly created role of director of sustainability. Reporting to Dr. Mickey Rubin, executive director of the AEB’s Egg Nutrition Center, Prado will oversee development and administration of a comprehensive new sustainability program encompassing critical industry-level research and education initiatives with significant potential value to US egg producers and their food industry customers.
After launching in 2020, Seemore Meats & Veggies now ships products to more than 200 Whole Foods Market locations nationwide
July 9, 2021
The newest Chicken Parm sausage from Seemore Meats & Veggies contains chicken, roasted tomatoes, basil, cheese, and toasted breadcrumbs. Seemore Meats & Veggies La Dolce Beeta earned the “Best New Retail Food” honors in Prepared Foods’ annual Spirit of Innovation (SOI) awards. Hear more of Seemore Meats & Veggies’ story when Prepared Foods hosts its SOI Awards ceremony on Wed., July 28 from 11 am to 1 pm EDT.
Research suggests that levels of interest in sustainability are highest in the emerging markets of Asia and Latin America
June 16, 2021
The report demonstrates that overall interest in the environment is intensifying. In 2020, an average 21% of consumers globally said that environmental factors had become more important to them. Going into 2021, as many as one-third of respondents intend to improve their environmental impact over the year. Generally, consumers are becoming much more aware of the food they eat, where it comes from and its overall impact on the planet as well as carbon footprint.
The products are made with a proprietary six-legume blend
June 16, 2021
Fillets and Plant-Based Breaded Crab Cakes. Developed to recreate classic nostalgic comfort foods, the new lineup — crafted from Good Catch's proprietary six-legume blend (peas, chickpeas, lentils, soy, fava beans and navy beans) — offers a plant-based solution to bycatch, mercury contamination and overfishing.
Blue California achieves GRAS status for dihydroquercetin (DHQ)
May 26, 2021
Blue California’s Taxifolin BC-DHQ® with super antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties is now Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) in a range of foods and beverages following a letter of no objection from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The third-party-verified LCA study found EverSweet offers significant environmental advantages
May 24, 2021
Transparency is at the heart of two new initiatives from Cargill, a comprehensive Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of EverSweet® stevia sweetener by Avansya and a first-of-its-kind look inside the company’s leaf-based stevia sustainability efforts.
Stefan Kozak, former Red Bull North America CEO, added to team in order to further drive company's growth and sustainable operations
April 30, 2021
Guayakí, a maker of yerba mate beverages, announced that Stefan Kozak will be its new CEO, taking over for one of the company's founders Chris Mann, who will move to its board of directors. Kozak is the former CEO of Red Bull North America. Under his leadership, it grew to become the second-largest non-alcoholic beverage brand in the United States.
Move will accelerate market development strategy for cell-cultured seafood in Asia
April 29, 2021
BlueNalu, an innovative food company developing a variety of seafood products directly from fish cells, announced the signing of Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with two leading seafood providers in Asia — Thai Union, a global seafood producer with branded products sold worldwide and a dedication to sustainability and innovation, headquartered in Thailand, and Mitsubishi Corporation, a globally integrated business enterprise, headquartered in Japan, with a network of around 1,700 group companies across 90 countries.