Agricultural ministers of France and Austria are urging the Commission to develop an EU-wide plant-based protein strategy, which they say would contribute to more sustainable and diversified agriculture.
Roquette - a key supplier of protein to Beyond Meat – has opened what it claims is the world’s largest pea protein plant in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada, becoming the first player to operate major pea protein facilities on both sides of the Atlantic....
The news that Nuritas has raised €40m ($45m) in funding brings into focus industry’s drive to not only add greater benefits to already functional foods but also achieve this in an environmentally friendly manner.
Taste and nutrition company Kerry said new global research shows most protein consumers are motivated by health and wellness, with 50% of respondents associating protein with “healthy diet” and 46% with “healthy lifestyle.”
Nuritas has raised €40m ($45m) in the Irish biotech firm’s latest round of funding intended to finance global expansion efforts and potential new additions to its portfolio of plant-based bioactive peptides.