New Report Details How China’s Dietary Guidelines Could Improve Health and Sustainability

A new report looks at China's current Dietary Guidelines and how they could benefit from a pivot to foods better for people and the planet. According to the new report from the World Resources Institute (WRI) widespread adoption of healthier food across China could yield a "triple win" improving metrics across health, food security, and

Hong Kong’s First Sustainable School Food Summit Calls for a Wholesale Dietary Shift

Last month, a groundbreaking summit dedicated to the sustainability of school meals took place in Hong Kong, led by school students and The Alliance for Sustainable Schools (TASS). The event, which coincided with Earth Day, was organized by Drop In The Ocean (DITO), a student environmental group at Chinese International School, TASS, and Grassroots Initiatives,

ADM and Air Protein Will Co-Produce Sustainable Protein Made From CO2

American multinational food processing and commodities company Archer-Daniels-Midland has entered into a pivotal partnership with Air Protein, the innovator in air-based nutritional protein production that negates the need for agriculture or farmland and creates a revenue stream for captured C02. Under the newly announced Strategic Development Agreement (SDA) Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM) and Air Protein aim to

Del Monte’s Net-Zero By 2050 Commitment Now Include Vegan Cheese

With a new strategic partnership with vegan cheese brand Vertage, Del Monte forges ahead with its sustainability commitments. Last year, Del Monte Foods announced its commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 in line with the Science Based Targets Initiative's (SBTi) Net-Zero Standard. "As Growers of Good, creating a healthy and more hopeful tomorrow has been

Move Over, Burgers, These 5 Bean Companies Are Rethinking Sustainable Protein

They don't exactly work on the grill, but anything else meat can do — vegan meat included — beans can do healthier, cheaper, and oftentimes, tastier, as these five brands prove. Beans have long been a staple in diets worldwide, offering a budget-friendly and versatile source of protein, fiber, and essential nutrients. The benefits of

As Demand for Sustainable Protein Soars In China, Zrou’s Plant-Based Meat Expands

Youkuai Group International and Beijing-based food distributor Usource are joining forces to increase North China's access to plant-based meat products. China, like the rest of Asia, continues to show strong interest in plant-based food options, and the new partnership between Youkuai and Usource is aimed at creating a distribution channel for Youkuai's plant-based Zrou brand.

2 New Food Tech Projects Come to the UAE

As food sovereignty becomes an increasingly urgent priority around the globe, the UAE is seeing an uptick in sustainable food production efforts. The UAE is aiming to become a global leader in sustainable food management systems with the launch of Dubai's Food Tech Valley project ahead of COP28 and Abu Dhabi's new plant-based meat production

‘Chocolate Siblings’ Launch Nocoa Cocoa-Free Sustainable Chocolate Line in Germany

In a partnership with German online retailer Confiserie Seidl, Planet A Foods has launched Nocoa, its first sustainable chocolate line. Nocoa is tapping into the chocolate successor market, made without cacao and instead from natural, local ingredients, including fermented oats. Nocoa chocolate Despite the absence of any chocolate, the product offers the same taste experience

Precision Fermentation Leaders In Europe Form a Coalition to Advance Regulatory Approval

European precision fermentation companies form the Food Fermentation Europe (FFE) alliance and call for speedy regulatory approval.

Mung Beans Bring a Sustainable Solution To The Struggling Food Industry: Report

Mung beans are a versatile and nutritious legume staple and a new GFI APAC report highlights their value in an evolving food industry.