Researchers have found great preservation results for highly perishable fruit by coating them in a nanocomposite “egg wash”.
Forty percent of “leading” food firms, including Kroger, Tesco, Nestle and Unilever, now have dedicated teams focused on plant-based products, according to new research from collaborative investor network the FAIRR Initiative.
Hunter’s has launched its first new variant in three years, and this time it’s looking to shake up the non-alcoholic cider category with Hunter’s Chilled Non-alcoholic.
From bioprinting lab-grown meat in Russia to Beyond Meat in the US, KFC is embracing the future of food
From a partnership with the Russian company 3D Bioprinting Solutions to make chicken meat replacement using plant material and lab-cultured chicken cells to an expansion of its Beyond Fried Chicken pilots to Southern California, KFC is aggressively pushing forward with its experiments around the future of food.
Some views from SA beverage and food businesses on how the Covid-19 pandemic has forced mindset changes and innovation to improve operations, and could even catalyse innovation and growth in future.
One of the most commonly used food preservatives in the world, it should keep local bread fresher for longer.
While the department of health approved the use of sorbic acid in all types of bread in February, it was finally gazetted last month:
South Africa was already in an economic recession prior to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic due to structurally weak government finances, ongoing electricity shortages, lacklustre industry growth and diminishing business and consumer confidence. As a result of the lockdown imposed, the consumer goods industry in South Africa is facing severe disruption.
It’s been around in one form or another since as early as 1750BC and over the centuries has become one of the most popular food flavours in the world.
Plant-based food will “completely replace” animal products within 15 years, – so goes the ambitious forecast from the founder and CEO of US meat-alternatives group, Impossible Foods.
We had the opportunity to interview with the voice of the restaurant industry, the Restaurant Association of South Africa (RASA).
A number of businesses would be able to reopen under an ‘advanced’ level 3 lockdown, including sit-down restaurants, says small business development minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni.
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