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    Kellanova unveils 5 tech strategies to drive growth

    The snacking giant plans to utilize AI and enhance its data analytics to boost its biggest brands such as Cheez-It and Pringles.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    ‘Completely misguided’: How the cultivated meat industry is responding to legislative backlash

    Legislators across states have introduced laws to prohibit the sale of the alternative protein, but proponents of the namesake product say their tactics are unconstitutional.

    By Feb. 15, 2024
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    Trendline

    Top 5 stories from Food Dive

    The food and beverage industry is changing rapidly and the actions companies take this year are likely to play a major role in defining their future. 

    By Food Dive staff
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    Upside Foods cultivated chicken no longer served at US restaurants

    Bar Crenn was the last place in the nation to purchase the alternative protein. The company says it’s working with the Michelin-starred chef to serve the product at other locations.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
  • Meati launched the Meati Steak Filet, made from mycelium produced through fermentation.
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    Small CPGs take the upper hand in better-for-you market

    As consumers become hyper aware of ingredient quality, experts say smaller companies are in a good position to capitalize.

    By S.L Fuller • Feb. 14, 2024
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    What El Niño means for farms and global food prices

    The U.S. could see the wettest conditions since 2019, easing some drought concerns. But too much rain could bring other problems for growers.

    By David Silverberg • Feb. 13, 2024
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    Phytolon, Ginkgo Bioworks reach milestone with natural colors

    The biotech companies developed a range of yellow to purple hues using yeast fermentation, with the intent of bringing the products to market soon.

    By Feb. 1, 2024
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    Opinion

    Bridging the divide between the wants of food companies and the needs of farmers

    Driven by the urgency to be more environmentally responsible, businesses sometimes fail to fully grasp the multifaceted challenges faced by their suppliers. Here’s how to get everyone on the same page.

    By Ofir Ardon • Jan. 30, 2024
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    Deep Dive

    Plant-based meat needs to beef up its messaging in 2024

    Between slumping sales and shifting consumer mindsets, 2023 proved difficult for the sector. Here’s what analysts and experts say the category can do to recalibrate.

    By Jan. 30, 2024
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    Plant-based casein maker lands first commercial partner

    Pureture’s partnership with South Korean dairy manufacturer Namyang “validates the functionality” of its product.

    By Jan. 25, 2024
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    Impossible Foods makes executive changes for a ‘decisive year,’ CEO says

    The plant-based pioneer appointed Colgate-Palmolive veteran Elaine Paik as its new CFO, while former Heaven Hills Brands exec Emma Hutchens takes over as chief people officer.

    By Jan. 23, 2024
  • Overhead view of six glasses of fruit juice garnished with fruit and mint and with a straw. Clockwise from top left: kiwi, pineapple, apple, raspberry, peach, strawberry
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    Ingredion partners, invests in startup reducing sugar in juice

    The deal allows the startup to accelerate the use of its technology in the U.S. while giving the ingredients giant another tool it can offer its customers looking to cut the sweetener.

    By Jan. 18, 2024
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    Modern Plant Based Foods taps into caviar craze

    The Canadian company’s Vegan Kaviar line aims to fill a gap in the market with a more affordable, plant-based option.

    By Jan. 18, 2024
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    Aleph Farms receives green light from Israel for cultured beef

    This is the first time a company has received approval globally to sell a non-chicken cultivated meat product.

    By Jan. 17, 2024
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    Arizona could join states in stand against cultivated meat

    The Grand Canyon state joins Florida, Texas, and others in exploring or imposing additional requirements that would prohibit the sale in their states.

    By Jan. 11, 2024
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    New Zealand food tech startup innovates with freeze dried avocado powder

    Using its vacuum technology, Ovāvo is able to maintain the nutritional properties of an avocado while turning it into a shelf stable product.

    By Jan. 11, 2024
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    Oatly launches new product variations for the first time in 5 years

    The Swedish company’s Unsweetened and Super Basic Oatmilks are part of its efforts to reach a wider consumer base.

    By Jan. 11, 2024
  • Meati launched the Meati Steak Filet, made from mycelium produced through fermentation.
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    Meati Foods at Target? It’s part of the plant-based company’s growth strategy

    The mushroom meat maker opens the new year with a major retail distribution deal and more lofty goals.

    By Jan. 10, 2024
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    Beyond Meat CFO takes on chief accounting officer responsibilities

    Following Henry Dieu’s departure from the plant-based pioneer, Lubi Kutua is adding to his already full plate.

    By Jan. 10, 2024
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    6 food trends to watch in 2024

    Artificial intelligence will play a more prominent role in the new year as plant-based, traditional meat and breakfast cereal manufacturers face challenges in their sectors.

    By Food Dive Staff • Jan. 9, 2024
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    Nutritional quality and affordability drive ingredients trends for 2024: report

    T. Hasegawa has dubbed 2024 "the year of the return to comfort.”

    By Jan. 4, 2024
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    Food in space? Why University of Nebraska-Lincoln wants to grow corn on Mars

    Researchers are looking to the great beyond in their search to revolutionize agricultural science and develop more climate-resilient crops.  

    By Lydia Noyes • Jan. 4, 2024
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    Steakholder Foods crafts 3-D printed eel

    The Israeli cultivated meat company touts this as the “world’s first” product of its kind that accurately replicates the “complex texture” of the fish.

    By Jan. 4, 2024
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    Opinion

    Don’t fall for the meat industry’s COP out

    Meat and dairy industry representatives made a big show at COP28 claiming that they want to be a part of the solution to combat climate change, but Farm Sanctuary president Gene Baur sees it as mere greenwashing.

    By Gene Baur • Dec. 20, 2023
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    Tindle Foods makes executive moves after rebranding

    Timo Recker, who was previously the chief executive in 2020, is taking the helm over from his business partner.

    By Dec. 18, 2023
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    Fresh approaches: Adapting to new e-invoicing standards in the food business

    E-invoicing is becoming a global standard. Even if companies aren’t required to adopt e-invoicing they can still benefit from implementing it, to streamline business processes now and to prepare for the future.

    Dec. 18, 2023