The Beyond Burger rolls out in Kroger stores

In California, Beyond Meat announced that The Beyond Burger will be available within the meat case at more than 600 Kroger-owned stores. The Beyond...

Ginkgo Bioworks and Kerry develop specialty enzymes for the food industry

In Massachusetts, Ginkgo Bioworks and Kerry partnered to work on more efficient production of specialty enzymes used in food. This partnership marks Ginkgo's expansion...

Otsuka buys Daiya Foods to expand plant-based food products

In Canada, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. acquired Daiya Foods Inc. a privately held Vancouver-based company specializing in the manufacture of plant-based foods. The 405 million...

Arzeda raises $12 million to rewrite the software of life

In Washington, Arzeda raised $12 million in Series A funding to accelerate the scale-up of Arzeda’s advanced protein design technology that can deliver revolutionary...

Nutritious single-cell protein made from electricity and carbon dioxide

In Finland, using electricity and carbon dioxide, Lappeenranta University of Technology and VTT Technical Research Centre researchers created a batch of single-cell protein that...

Rebound Technologies receives $1.2 million to keep food cold and save electricity at the...

In Colorado, Rebound Technologies, a Denver-based startup developing a novel refrigeration technology, closed a $1.2 million seed round with support from PRIME Coalition, Closed...

Royal DSM partners with Amyris to develop a low cost nutrition molecule

In California, Amyris, Inc. entered into its first product development and production agreement to develop a food and nutrition molecule for Koninklijke DSM N.V. "We...

Enterome and Nestlé Health Science advance microbiome diagnostics in new joint venture

In France, Enterome SA, a pioneer of innovative therapies for microbiome-related diseases, and Nestlé Health Science, announced the joint creation of Microbiome Diagnostics Partners....

Consuming artificial sweeteners may lead to weight gain and heart disease

In Canada, a new study has found that artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high...

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...

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