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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…

From Nestle to Coca-Cola, the plant-based and cultured-food sectors continue to rise

As the plant-based and cultured-food sectors continue their relentless rise, they are attracting a rich diversity of actors, from multinationals such as Nestle, Starbucks, and Coca-Cola to a slate of startups from…

Sessions on food security and plant-based innovation attract high attendance at pre-Food Systems Summit

The Food Systems Pre-Summit which took place this week is a pre-event of the UN Food Systems Summit, which takes place at the UN headquarters in September this year. Together with the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation…

ProVeg calls on the EU to include plant-based milk in the EU’s school scheme

The EU is reviewing their School Scheme in line with the Farm to Fork Strategy, which aims to shift towards more plant-based diets. ProVeg International welcomed the opportunity to provide feedback for the review…

Help to shape EU policy and support the transition towards a sustainable plant-based future

EU policy level playing field An increasing number of people, including a significant number of flexitarians, are turning to plant-based foods – products made from vegetables, grains, and pulses, including soya…

ProVeg kicks off its ‘This Makes No Sense’ crowdvertising campaign

Since the EU is meeting next week (on 12 and 13 July) to discuss the promotion of meat and dairy at its agri-food policy review, we have launched a European billboard campaign encouraging policy makers to take urgently…

June highlights from the plant-based and cultured-food sector

A recent, widely circulated prediction by Credit Suisse suggests that the plant-based sector is set to grow 100-fold over the next three decades. While that might seem like a rather bold claim, it’s supported by…

From the UN Food Systems Summit to COP26

ProVeg International is not only a big player in the food industry sector, but is also increasingly making its mark in the political arena. In the first half of 2021, we participated in numerous political processes…

Winners of the South East Asian Food Innovation Challenge announced

In mid-June, ProVeg Asia announced the winners of its 2021 South East Asian Food Innovation Challenge. Out of 125 proposals from 13 different countries, six proposals were selected and awarded in an online ceremony…

Cracking the cheese code – the potential of precision fermentation

Cellular agriculture enables the production of real dairy proteins through precision fermentation, thus removing animals from the production process. In this insightful interview, Raffael Wohlgensinger, CEO and…

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