The cultured meat industry passed a key milestone in June 2023 – two companies, GOOD Meat and UPSIDE Foods, received approval to begin the commercialization of their cultivated chicken products in the USA. Cultivated meat, or cultured meat, refers to meat products produced from lab-grown animal cells and is proposed as a solution for some of the environmental and ethical issues associated with meat consumption. IDTechEx have been following the cultured meat industry for the past four years, and in its most recent report, Cultured Meat 2023–2043, forecasts the market to exceed US$13 billion by the year 2043. So, with this key milestone of US regulatory approval achieved, what is next for the industry over the next few years? Continue reading
An intimate group of leading chefs, culinary influencers and media gathered at Pizzeria Mozza in Los Angeles last night to taste the world’s first animal-free, dairy mozzarella. Hosted by renowned chef Nancy Silverton, the debut event showcased the revolutionary first product from New Culture, a Bay Area food company dedicated to creating sustainable, animal-free dairy. Continue reading
What makes for the ultimate beer drinking experience? Some like theirs in a frosty glass, others with a wedge of lime. But when it comes to froth – or the head as it’s commonly known – what’s the best amount and how can it be achieved?
Too much froth and you’re left with a smear of bubbles across your face and hanging from your nose as you desperately try to get at the beer beneath. But too little will cause problems in your stomach.
PepsiCo, in partnership with UEFA (Union of European Football Association), is finding innovative ways to achieve the goal of making UEFA Champions League Finals zero waste to landfill by 2026, through the power of its brands, Pepsi, Lay’s, Doritos and Gatorade. At the Women’s UCL Final at PSV Stadium in Eindhoven on June 3, and the UCL Final at Istanbul’s Atatürk Olympic Stadium on June 10, PepsiCo and UEFA are implementing circular economy practices centered around the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), to minimize the impact of football on the environment and drive resource efficiencies. Continue reading
Musical Youth is sharing hunger issues and that food banks are trending. It is important to raise awareness about hunger and to help those who are struggling to get the food they need.
Here are some ways that you can help:
Donate to a food bank.
Volunteer at a food bank or soup kitchen.
Contact your elected officials and urge them to support policies that help to reduce hunger.
Educate yourself about hunger and share what you learn with others.
Together, we can make a difference and ensure that no one goes hungry.
Welcome to this special report on the food industry, the fourth instalment in our series on where the global economy is heading in 2023. It follows recent articles on inflation, energy and the cost of living.
Kahlúa, the world’s leading coffee liqueur brand, has reached a significant milestone in its ambition to gain transparency and traceability in its supply chain. To achieve this, the brand has mapped all steps of its supply chain to identify any potential risk areas. Today, 100% of its key ingredient, Arabica coffee, has full traceability and is solely sourced from the remote Mexican farming communities participating in its ‘Coffee for Good’ initiative, launched in 2016. Continue reading
This year, restaurants became much more than just a place to grab a meal – but instead, the perfect backdrop for socializing, a way to connect with the local community and an escape from too much time spent at home. OpenTable is revealing diners’ most beloved spots to do just that via the Top 100 Restaurants in America for 2022, curated for diners, by diners, from over 13 million reviews. Continue reading