Impossible Foods expands to Asia with $114 million in new financing

In California, Impossible Foods closed about $114 million in convertible note financing. The food technology startup has raised approximately $214 million in the past 18...

Vegetarian diets double weight loss and improve the metabolism of Type 2 diabetics

In England, seventy-four subjects with type 2 diabetes were randomly assigned to follow either a vegetarian diet or a conventional anti-diabetic diet. The vegetarian...

Nestlé USA teams with three new plant-based food innovators

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TerraVia partners with Compass to expand algae food oil distribution

In California, TerraVia signed a multi-year food oils supply agreement with Compass, and, Bon Appétit Management Company, a unit of Compass, adopted Thrive Culinary...

The Beyond Burger goes to Hong Kong

In California, Beyond Meat announced the international launch of The Beyond Burger at the in-store bistro of Hong Kong’s Green Common’s Harbour City and...

Red meat has no effect on blood pressure and cholesterol according to Purdue study

In Indiana, Purdue University researchers found that consuming more than the daily recommended intake of red meat does not affect short-term cardiovascular disease risk...

Remote-controlled biodegradable nanorobots are here

In the United Kingdom, scientists created remote-controlled nanorobots made from biodegradable spirulina algae that can be remotely controlled within complex biological fluids with high...

Eating a fresh avocado every day helps your eyes and your brain

In California, consuming one fresh avocado per day may lead to improved cognitive function in healthy older adults due to increased lutein levels in...

DSM buys BioCare Copenhagen to expand probiotic gut healthcare

In the Netherlands and Denmark, Royal DSM acquired BioCare Copenhagen A/S to expand DSM’s offering in gut health ingredients with probiotics. BioCare Copenhagen is...

The Impossible Burger now available in every White Castle

In Ohio, White Castle became the first national fast-food chain to offer the Impossible Burger at all White Castle restaurants nationwide. After a successful...

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