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The United Nations and ProVeg International

For the past few years, ProVeg has been developing key relationships with the United Nations bodies and its agencies. From receiving the UN Momentum for Change award to gaining permanent observer status, ProVeg…

Former pioneers in goat milk powder now drive plant-based proteins for specialty nutrition

Twenty years ago, Arnauld van Hees and Geannys Gonzalez were pioneers in the production of  organic goat’s-milk and sheep’s-milk powders for baby food. Last year, they switched to a business model that only makes…

September highlights from the plant-based and cultured-food sector: the plant-based sector continues to explode into the mainstream and more

As the plant-based sector continues its relentless rise, it is exploding into the mainstream. While supermarkets’ plant-based sections are expanding on an almost monthly basis, mainstream fast-food chains such as…

Bluu Biosciences: “Cultured fish is the alternative to overfishing our oceans”

According to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, 90% of the global fish population is fully fished, overfished, or in crisis. At the New Food Conference, which takes place on 10-11 October in Cologne, Dr…

New Food Conference 2021 at Anuga: taking a look at the future of protein

Proteins are one of the basic building blocks of the human body. But what are the alternatives to the animal protein that currently dominates dietary habits in many parts of the world? Mushrooms, algae, and cultured…

“Algae are the plants of the future” – Dr Jean-Paul Cadoret on algae’s untapped potential

Can algae help to fix our broken food system? Dr Jean-Paul Cadoret is Chief Scientific Officer at Algama and President of the European Algae Biomass Association. At the New Food Conference, which takes place on…

ProVeg calls on the EU to include plant-rich diets in education

According to the EU biodiversity strategy and the Communication on the European Education Area, the Commission should propose in 2021 a recommendation on education for environmental sustainability for learners of…

ProVeg accredited to the UN Economic and Social Council

We are very happy to announce that ProVeg has gained accreditation to the United Nations Economic and Social Council, also called ECOSOC. ECOSOC is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, responsible…

Flexitarianism on the rise in the Czech Republic

The Czech Vegan Society becomes ProVeg Czechia We are excited to announce that the Czech Vegan Society (CVS) has joined ProVeg and become ProVeg Czechia. Their work from the past few years is already having a substantial…

August highlights from the plant-based and cultured-food sectors: the market for alt-animal products continues to expand

As the market for animal-free food products continues to expand at an accelerated pace, the space for cultured meat, fish, and dairy products is growing exponentially. In this month’s Highlights, we explore the…

Building a synergy between traditional agriculture and cellular agriculture

Ilttud Dunsford, who previously established a speciality meat-processing business and is now the CEO and Co-founder of Cellular Agriculture Ltd, talks to ProVeg about his journey to cellular agriculture and the…

Call to end EU promotion of meat and dairy receives noncommittal response

A  letter from 67 scientists, including Jane Goodall, calling on the European Commission to stop EU-funded promotion of meat and dairy products, has received an unsatisfactory response from European Commissioner…

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