Growers investing in high-value crops such as saffron and vanilla, and in varieties bred for sustainability, are fuelling diversity in indoor cropping, found a panel of experts at the recent Indoor AgTech NYC Innovation Summit.
A May 2021 survey commissioned by Bloomberg News revealed that more than a third – 35 per cent – of Americans are now “making a conscious effort to eat less meat”, citing health concerns as the motivator.
Vegan oat milk company Oatly, its brand boosted by high-profile investors including Oprah Winfrey, is set to cash in on booming demand for plant-based milks with an initial public offering in the US.
According to a new report from AMR, the global market for health-promoting Reishi mushrooms will grow at a CAGR of 8.1% between now and 2027 to more than $6.5 billion.
A new brand of nut milk, lower in calories, oil and sugar than oat milk and using less water to produce than almond milk, has gone gangbusters in the hip cafes of America’s metropolises.
A new model of grocery shopping is emerging in the US, similar to the door-dashery that’s been happening in Chinese cities now for some time.
Hot-water immersion improves nutrient content and shelf life in tomatoes, finds University of Florida study
Florida researchers have found that a brief dunking in hot water prior to storage improves antioxidant and lycopene content and curbs chilling injuries, prolonging shelf life, in fresh tomatoes.
AgFunder’s mid-year investment report has found that ‘innovative food’ start-ups, notably those in the alt-protein space, attracted more investment capital in the first half of 2020 than in the entire previous year.
UCLA researchers have found that mice prone to obesity and diabetes metabolise fructose better after receiving faecal matter transplants from mice with more useful gut microbes.