Proteins, non-dairy

Taylor: 'Over 80% of our ingredients are grown in the EU and the majority from right here in the UK'

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Keeping it real at Purition

By Ellie Woollven

Purition founder Edward Taylor explains how the company is taking a different tack to other protein powder companies and is not afraid to stand by its principles.

Are insects the future of protein, or will they coexist with meat?

Home-grown insects: the end of meat?

By James Ridler

Insect farm start-up BeoBia Is hoping to empower consumers to produce their own sustainable sources of protein, but will this home-grown solution see the end of meat production as we know it?

The Rebel Whopper has launched in the UK, but it's not suitable for vegans

Rebel Burger launches in the UK

By James Ridler

Burger King’s plant-based Rebel Whopper has landed in the UK, offering consumers a meat-free alternative to one of its most popular products.

New labelling guidelines for insects have been launched by the IPIFF

Insect-based food labelling guide launched

By Rod Addy

A guide on EU labelling standards for insect-based foods has been published by the International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed (IPIFF) on its website.

Investment into R&D dented Quorn Foods’ 2018 profits

Quorn Foods’ R&D investment dents profits

By James Ridler

Investment into research and development (R&D) saw meat alternatives manufacturer Quorn Foods take a £5m hit to its profits in its financial results for the year ending 31 December 2018.

Lucy Wager's Pudology is one of the brands taking advantage of the free-from desserts sector

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The pull of free-from puddings

By Ellie Woollven

As vegan, vegetarian, and flexitarian trends take hold, start-up firms are capitalising on the free-from puddings sector.

Investors are looking to put their money into meat-alternatives producers

Time is right for meat alternative start-ups

By James Ridler

Now is the perfect time for start-ups in the alternative meat sector, as a growing number of investors look to fund businesses within the market, according to the head of investment at CPT Capital.

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