Coca-Cola adds tethered closures to boost PET recycling in Europe

From July 2024, plastic beverage bottles up to three litres in size will be required by…

Children at risk as ‘forever chemicals’ PFAS identified in organic eggs

Defined as fluorinated substances, PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) do not degrade in the environment. Instead,…

Industry Insights from NIZO: Using and optimising membrane filtration for extracting plant proteins

To turn a protein source – such as dairy or plant material – into a viable…

‘This ticks every box worth ticking’: The agri-tech start-up aiming to grow water lentils at scale

Looking to tap the plant-based trend using soy and pea? Some argue these ingredients are old…

Developing plant-based dairy with melon seed milk: ‘Fermentation generates cheese-like aromas’

Dairy alternative categories are fast expanding. Initially dominated by plant-based milk, today dairy-free yoghurt, ice cream,…

‘We want a product that optimizes nutritional benefits and is also delicious’: Behind MOMA’s plan to enhance oatmilk

Plant-based milk alternatives manufacturer MOMA Foods is sponsoring PhD research aimed at optimizing the properties of…

The tech start-up seeking to untap and transform Africa’s agricultural supply chain efficiency

Lagos-based Releaf is aspiring to make it easier for FMCG manufacturers in Africa to access high…

Genetically modified rice could be key to tackling food shortages caused by climate change: scientists

As sea levels rise as a result of climate change, more and more places around the…

Eating freshwater fish equal to a month of drinking water contaminated with ‘forever chemicals’: ‘People who consume freshwater fish are at risk of alarming levels of PFOS’

PFAS are a group of more than 4,700 man-made chemicals (OECD, 2018), the two most well-known…

‘Sacrificing nature and jeopardising health’: ClientEarth lawsuit alleges intensive hazelnut farming poisoning drinking water in Italy

Lake Vico is a protected nature site and a source of drinking water for the local…