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Mastercard and World Food Programme target a world beyond cash and hunger

In Germany, Mastercard and the World Food Programme announced the 100 Million Meals global initiative to raise significant funds and provide meals for those in...

NouriTech breaks ground on new plant to produce Calysta’s FeedKind protein at scale

In Tennessee, NouriTech, a venture formed through investments from Cargill, Calysta, Inc. and several third-party institutions, broke ground on a new thirty-seven acre plant...

DuPont receives Gates Foundation grant for protein-based biologic medicine development

In Delaware, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation provided a grant to DuPont Industrial Biosciences to create new production systems to enable affordable, protein-based...

Spanish algae consortium targets food, pigments

In Spain, a consortium has been formed with the aim of developing food compounds and pigments from algae. Dubbed “Algae for a Healthy World,” the...

Innit buys ShopWell for personalized nutrition guidance while planning, shopping and cooking

In California, Innit, a leading food tech innovator, acquired ShopWell Labs, Inc., a personalized food discovery platform with features ranging from meal planning, shopping...

Eating almonds regularly helps remove cholesterol from your body

In Pennsylvania, eating almonds on a regular basis may help boost levels of HDL cholesterol while simultaneously improving the way it removes cholesterol from...

Milk, cheese and yogurt join kale as good sources of vitamin K

In Massachusetts, new research shows that common dairy products could be a good source of dietary vitamin K, which helps the blood to clot,...

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