The Beyond Burger is coming to Safeway stores in Northern California, Nevada and Hawaii

In California, Beyond Meat announced that the Beyond Burger will be available in the meat section of Safeway grocery stores, beginning Memorial Day weekend...

New Flexi diet includes intermittent fasting to lose weight and stay healthy

In Australia, based on research that fasting can be an effective way to lose weight and stay healthy, CSIRO introduced a diet that includes...

Eating beans instead of beef could reduce U.S. GHG emissions by 75 percent

In California, researchers suggest that the U.S. could realize approximately 50 to 75 percent of its GHG reduction targets for the year 2020, if...

HGGC to acquire Nutraceutical International for $446 million

In Utah, HGGC, LLC, a middle-market private equity firm, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nutraceutical International Corporation, an integrated manufacturer, marketer, distributor...

Ginkgo Bioworks and Robertet produce cultured flavor and fragrance ingredients at scale

In Massachusetts, Ginkgo Bioworks and Robertet USA announced the successful commercial-scale fermentation of a key flavor and fragrance ingredient. Ginkgo and Robertet are driving...

Lots of nutrition information meets lots of confusion

In Washington, D.C., the International Food Information Council Foundation’s 12th Annual Food and Health Survey found that 96 percent of consumers seek health benefits...

Sun Basket organic meal kits scale nationally with funding led by Unilever Ventures

In California, Unilever Ventures, Baseline Ventures and Founders Circle Capital invested $9.2 million in Sun Basket, a home-delivery organic meal kit service, increasing Sun...

Dannon meets or exceeds Partnership for a Healthier America commitments

In Washington, D.C., The Dannon Company has met and in some cases surpassed its commitment to the Partnership for a Healthier America. Dannon exceeded the...

Human milk oligosaccharides added to formula improve immune response of formula-fed babies

In the Czech Republic, Abbott researchers presented data that further supports the importance of human milk oligosaccharides in supporting the immune system of formula-fed...

DSM invests $25 million in Amyris for sustainably-sourced vitamins and nutritional ingredients

In the Netherlands, Koninklijke DSM N.V., the global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, agreed to make a $25 million equity investment...

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