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...

Dean Foods partners with Good Karma to expand distribution of flaxseed-based milk and yogurt

In Texas and Colorado, Dean Foods Company announced a minority investment and a distribution deal with Good Karma Foods, the leading producer of flaxseed-based...

Soylent receives $50 million in Series B funding

In California, Soylent announced the completion of a $50 million Series B financing round led by GV with participation from Tao Capital Partners, as...

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...

UC Davis chooses Healbe to validate fitness trackers for personalized nutrition

In California, the University of California, Davis, Foods for Health Institute, signed a five-year agreement with health and wellness start-up Healbe Corp. to validate...

The Beyond Burger goes to Yale

In California, Beyond Meat, announced that its Beyond Burger will be available at Yale University’s thirteen on-campus dining halls; making the 315-year-old Ivy League...

Drinking sugary beverages every day nearly triples the risk of stroke and dementia

In Massachusetts, researchers reported that Framingham Heart Study data has shown that frequent consumption of sugary beverages such as sodas and fruit juices is...

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