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Rick Mumford from the FSA explores the honey supply chain and the unique issues that can put it at risk of food fraud.
Is Africa Set for a Plant-based Explosion? Nigeria’s First Plant-Based Food Tech Company Closes Pre-Seed
Four vegan venture funds from Europe and North America have announced a pre-seed investment into Nigerian plant-based innovator, VeggieVictory. The move may be a sign of things to come with many investors viewing Africa as the next plant-based frontier.
As 2020 winds down, food and beverage industry observers are forecasting what trends will drive change in 2021. America’s trend-setting Whole Foods Market has released its predictions of ten trends that will matter in 2021.
After an unpredictable and turbulent 2020, many are hoping 2021 will bring more stability. But the pandemic is expected to still hold sway and influence some of the biggest food and beverage trends in the coming months.
Listed food group Libstar has developed more vegan options for South Africans that are adopting a plant-based diet, whether full or part-time. Here, Libstar gives us insight into their food development and how they’re increasing vegan products across the board.
South African shoppers regularly encounter eyebrow-raising food inventions, but Clover has come up with one of the most confounding yet: a polony-flavoured cheese.
Pat Brown, Founder and CEO of Impossible Foods, said that “it’s game over for the meat industry –they just don’t realize it yet,” at Web Summit.
The result: 100 groundbreaking inventions — including a smarter beehive, a greener tube of toothpaste, and technology that could catalyze a COVID-19 vaccine — that are changing the way we live, work, play and think about what’s possible.
Declared a superfood, the purplish fruit has allowed South African producers to sail through the setbacks of the coronavirus pandemic, exporting punnet after punnet of berries all year.
The Fry Family Food Co have joined the global quest to emulate or better the regular plant-based burger with the launch of The Big Fry Burger.