Product terminology confusion is on the rise as plant-based milks, animal-free eggs and cell-cultured meats of various descriptions proliferate in markets worldwide.
Australian plant-based meat product company v2food, a joint venture between CSIRO, Main Sequence Ventures and Hungry Jack’s franchisee Jack Cowin, has expanded its export reach into China. The company is now valued at more than half a billion dollars.
Innovative ag-tech start-up Air Protein is applying century-old tech and astronauts’ ideas to the challenge of making more (food) from less. In this case, a whole lot less.
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.
The world’s most forbidding deserts could be the best places on Earth for harvesting solar power – the most abundant and clean source of energy we have.
Students from the Netherlands’ Wageningen University & Research entered a video challenge to showcase a science or tech-based solution to a current food challenge – 10 years into the future. Check out the winning videos.
UK scientists have developed a tomato variety that is naturally rich in L-DOPA, the key bioactive ingredient in a synthetic drug commonly used to treat Parkinson’s disease.
FIAL’s recent ‘Capturing the Prize’ report found Australia’s food and ag sector could unlock $200b+ in value and 300,000 new jobs by 2030 if the sector can collaborate to capitalise on 19 identified growth opportunities. Get involved.
There are useful insights aplenty in the public talk sessions and post-Summit blogs from global alt-protein advocate The Good Food Institute’s inaugural APAC-focused summit.
The 2020-2021 Budget has much to offer Australia’s farmers and food producers, providing funds for key infrastructure, regional manufacturing, connectivity and more, says our peak farming body.