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Investment in green meat initiatives could circumvent the need for alternative proteins as a replacement, claimed the BMPA

Alternative proteins not the answer to meat climate change issues

By James Ridler

UK Government should invest more time and money into proven ways to help reduce meat’s carbon footprint than focus on alternative proteins as a solution to climate change issues, according to the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA)

The new vegan friendly additions to the Baxters Plant Based Soups range

Baxters adds vegan lines to plant-based soups range

By Rod Addy

Baxters Food Group has introduced three vegan friendly flavours to its Plant Based Soups range into Asda and Sainsbury's stores nationwide: Spiced Red Lentil; Sundried Tomato & Thyme and Thai Yellow Vegetable Curry.

Euronext maize costs dipped in July

Ingredients for Success

Ingredients for success: grain costs and coating trends

By Rod Addy

European maize prices dip, while wheat costs stay high - plus savoury coating trends, innovation for healthier protein bars and plant-based solutions for hybrid products all feature in our August Ingredients for success.

Moo Free has secured £900k in funding to help expand and rebrand

Moo Free secures £900k funding package

By James Ridler

Devon-based plant-based chocolate manufacturer Moo Free has secured a £900,000 funding package from Santander UK, to support its expansion plans.

Winterbotham Darby has invested £5m in a new plant-based production plant

Winterbotham Darby invests in £5m production plant

By James Ridler

Winterbotham Darby is to open a second plant-based manufacturing facility at its Milton Keynes production site, as part of a £5m investment into its meat alternative brand Squeaky Bean.

Brecks recently invested in Plant & Bean, a dedicated plant-based meat business

Brecks secures seven-figure funding package

By James Ridler

Plant-based ingredients firm Brecks has secured a seven-figure funding package from HSBC UK to help support its international expansion and meet demand in 2021.

Glebe Farm has won its legal battle with Oatly

Glebe Farm wins legal battle with Oatly

By James Ridler

Glebe Farm has won its legal battle with Swedish oat drinks manufacturer Oatly, after the judged dismissed all claims of copyright infringement.

SeaFuel in silver prize win at Ecotrophelia UK 2021

Ecotrophelia UK 2021

SeaFuel in silver prize win at Ecotrophelia UK 2021

By James Ridler

Team SeaFuel from the University of Reading secured the silver prize and £1,000 at this year’s Ecotrophelia UK student innovation competition with its protein seaweed cracker crisps.

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