Sustainability

Krill oil supplier says the 'million dollar question' now is whether its Antarctic fishing patches will be next on the protection list. Photo credit Aker Biomarine

Krill fishery unaffected (for now)

Fishing banned in world’s largest Marine Protected Area in Antarctica

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Fishing will be banned in a newly protected area of the Southern Ocean in Antarctica the size of the UK and France combined following an agreement at a Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) meeting.

Eight food industry players have already signed up to the project. © iStock

Just how nutritious are sustainable proteins?

By Niamh Michail

The need for sustainable proteins is on the rise, but are they as healthy and nutritious as their mainstream equivalents? A public-private partnership (PPP) coordinated by Wageningen University aims to determine just that, and is on the lookout for more...

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Nutra futures

Top 10 nutrition start-ups

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Venture Scanner says 2016 is on pace to be one of the best years ever for health and nutrition start-up investment. We scan the most promising Venture Scanner ventures...

Younger consumers actively seek food innovation, says Mintel. © iStock

Pedon pulse pasta rides Europe's protein wave

By Niamh Michail

Dutch consumers' first impression of Pedon's red lentil pasta may have been lacklustre but the Italian pulse processor is unworried as it rides Europe's triple trend wave for healthy protein, flavoured pasta and sustainable pulses.

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