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News : Feb 2021

Paul Shapiro of the Better Meat Co
In this exclusive NewProtein.net interview Paul Shapiro of The Better Meat Co. tells us about their innovative plant protein formulations and why they are the perfect choice for addition to ground meat. more...
Starch supplier
Meade Farm has entered the starch commodity market by extracting starch from surplus potatoes and potato processing by-products. This type of starch is appealing to manufacturers because it is gluten-free, has a higher viscosity than corn starch and is odourless and flavourless. more...
Collagen Peptides for Immune Health
GELITA’s new Bioactive Collagen Peptides® product IMMUPEPT™ is for food developers in the immune health category.  IMMUPEPT™ 50 stimulates the specific bone-remodeling cells that maintain healthy bones, important for the bone-immune system interplay. more...
Future Food Tech Virtual Summit
At Future Food-Tech’s flagship summit on March 11-12, nineteen start-ups will showcase their breakthrough technologies, their transformative solutions and, above all, their passion to drive forward change across the most pressing topics in the industry. more...
Using Artificial Intelligence tools to Find Perfect Ingredients
Givaudan's new ATOM service for food developers uses artificial intelligence tools to identify positive and negative flavour drivers, explore ingredient synergies and generate new options and insights aligned with consumer preferences. more...
GMO GMM probiotics
ZBiotics, maker of genetically engineered probiotics has announced the issuance of its first patent. The patent will cover its groundbreaking flagship product and lays the groundwork for future products.  more...
Turtle Tree
Dyadic International and TurtleTree Scientific will develop several recombinant proteins growth factors to be manufactured at high yields and low cost in bioreactors for the cell-based meat and dairy industry.  more...
Ginger extract ingredient
DolCas Biotech, Ltd. has launched a highly concentrated all-natural ginger root extract (Zingiber officinale roscoe), branded as Ginfort™. The patented bioactive, formulated by Olene Life Sciences, Pvt. Ltd. in India, carries an approved digestive support claim. more...
Chickpeas
ChickP's 90% chickpea protein isolate is allergen free and non GMO making it an ideal choice for inclusion in baked good, dairy analogues and gluten free foods. more...
Insect protein food-grade manufacturing
Aspire has begun construction of a state-of-the-art high-density cricket production and demonstration facility in Canada on foot of governement funding.  more...
Enzyme for baking
AB Enzymes has announced the launch of a new product in its range of enzymes for rye applications. VERON® RYEO will help bread improver manufacturers to create superior rye-based products with optimized rheological properties. more...
updates and suppliers of novel proteins
newprotein.net, is an on-line resource for food processors, being completely focused on delivering information for NPD (New Product Development) teams to quickly and easily research potential products and directly connect to suppliers. more...
Algae for cattle feed
Tasmanian-based environmental start-up Sea Forest has been awarded a share in over $4 million of grant funding to commercialise their innovative seaweed farming project under the Entrepreneurs’ Programme. more...
3-D Printed Meat
Israeli Alt-Meat Company Redefined Meat has received investment to enable its portfolio expansion and commercial launch this year.  more...
Microalgae protein
Smallfoods announce a new microalgae protein it has discovered that can be produced in 7 days with minimal impact on the planet. more...
Glycerine replacement for dog and cat treats
Biomega Group's 100% pure Norwegian hydrolysed salmon peptides can substitute for glycerine (which has an artificially high sugar content) in semi-moist pet treats. more...

Support Gained in EU for New Protein Fund

16 Feb 2021 | PBICAD&EASI

New protein fund from Big Idea Ventures
Big Idea Ventures' New Protein Fund, dedicated to seed and early-stage investments in plant-based and cell-based food, ingredient and technology companies, is on target for opening an accelerator in Paris in 2021.  more...
Solein Protein
The commercialization of Solein®, the novel protein made from electricity and air, has received a significant boost from Business Finland.  more...
milk made from yeast
Professor Tuller of Imagindairy and Tel Aviv University says in a fairly short time his team will be making yeast produce milk proteins in an efficient way that will enable affordable, high-quality industrial-scale, production. more...
Xylanase in poultry feed
EW Nutrition has launched Axxess® XY; thermostable xylanase that breaks down soluble and insoluble fibre in feed and consequently improves animal gut health.  more...
Swiss biotech company Evolva has launched its L-arabinose product (previously known as EVE-X157/Z4), a natural sugar blocker used in food and beverages and reducing sugar applied in food processing. more...
Novel Food Feed and Nutraceuticals Manufacturing
CPI plans to establish a Novel Food, Feed and Nutraceuticals Innovation Centre of Excellence, catalysed by £4 million in funding from the Tees Valley Mayor and Combined Authority Cabinet. more...
Cultured Meat growth media
CPI has announced the commencement of a project in collaboration with 3D Bio-Tissues Ltd (3DBT) to develop an improved growth media for culturing meat cells in a lab environment. more...
Future Food Asia
The 5th edition of Future Food Asia in June 2021 will be supporting two of its partners – Cargill and Thai Wah – who have decided to award their own prize. Early bird registration is now available.  more...
High-quality Plant based protein
Protein industries Canada have invested in a new project that will focus on meeting the rising demand for high-quality plant-based protein options within the clinical and athletic markets. more...
Black soldier fly for broiler chickens
An EU research project to partially replace conventional protein sources from the US with the black-soldier fly for broiler chicken feed has won an international tender.  more...
Foodtech Studio
Scrum Ventures has announced the list of startups chosen to participate in its Food Tech Studio - Bites!, a global program aimed to solve the key challenges plaguing the food supply chain; safety, waste reduction, health etc.  more...
Proveg Incubator
ProVeg Incubator is partnering with the newly-formed Association of Alternative Food products Producers (AAFPP) which is preparing to launch Russia’s first plant-based startup incubator. more...
non-GM cultivated meat
MIRAI FOODS has announced a successful first round of financing for its non-genetically modified cultivated meat, made from animal stem-cells. more...
Solution Finder
This interactive, web-based tool allows users to quickly search and instantly access solutions to plant-based product formulation challenges. more...
Shellfish Allergens in Insect Protein
Recent study indicates that allergenic proteins found in cricket food products are similar to those found in shellfish like crabs and prawns, therefore insect-based foods need to be tested and correctly labelled for allergens. more...
Beverages
Roquette and BRAIN, having further developed Brazzein by fermentation, see very good commercial opportunities for this compound, primarily in the beverage industry. more...
shelf life testing insects mealworms novel proteins
In this podcast, Linda Everis (Principal Research Officer at Campden BRI) gives guidance for food manufacturers & processors in determining shelf-life and how the same principles apply to both traditional and novel foods. more...
Special focus will be on developing extrusion technology to produce plant-based meat substitute with same taste and texture of animal protein more...
The International Food Information Council published the results of a consumer survey about the What, When, and Why of their protein choices. For cell-based meat, the glass is a quarter full more...