DuPont Nutrition and Health sells DuPont Diagnostics to Hygiena

In California, Hygiena bought the DuPont Diagnostics food safety diagnostics business from DuPont Nutrition and Health. The acquisition includes all of DuPont Diagnostics business assets,...

Maple Leaf enters U.S. plant-based protein market with Lightlife acquisition

In Canada, Maple Leaf Foods, a consumer protein company, agreed to acquire Lightlife Foods, Inc., a manufacturer and brand of refrigerated plant-based protein foods...

Third Wave Bioactives taps Biorigin for natural alternatives to synthetic food ingredients

In Wisconsin, Third Wave Bioactives, a research company specializing in microbial technology, formed a strategic alliance with Biorigin, an ingredient company specializing in yeast,...

TerraVia burns the boats and sets off for the Land of Übernutrition

At the outset of his historic Conquest, Cortés gathered the men and burned the boats. As TerraVia jettisons its break-out industrial product line and...

Kraft Heinz launches Springboard to support emergent brands

In Chicago, The Kraft Heinz Company launched Springboard, a platform dedicated to nurturing, scaling and accelerating the growth of disruptive US brands within the...

Purple Carrot and Fresh Del Monte Produce expand plant-based meal kit availability

In Massachusetts, Purple Carrot, the first and only 100 percent plant-based meal kit company, announced that Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. made a $4...

i-Health acquires UP4 Probiotics to drive probiotic category leadership

In Connecticut, i-Health Inc. announced the purchase of the UP4 Probiotic brand from UAS Laboratories, LLC. The UP4 consumer brand incorporates state of the...

Turkeys lead food supply chain transparency with block-chain traceability

In Kansas, Cargill enabled a first-to-market blockchain-based solution for traceable Honeysuckle White brand turkeys. Beginning this Thanksgiving, consumers will be able to trace Honeysuckle...

Lose weight by eating only between 8 am and 2 pm, according to UAB...

In Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers released findings that seem to indicate early time-restricted feeding may lead to more efficient fat burning...

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...

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