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Jackfruit and hybrid meat: Making alternative protein attractive

The future of alternative protein is swaying toward hybrid formulations with plant-based products, writes RAJESWARI RAMANEE. In recent years, alternative proteins incorporating jackfruit have gained...

Mycelium a big contender as global food security source

Mycelium, the roots of mushrooms/fungi, is a promising alternative protein source that supports regenerative agriculture. US-based Meati Foods conducted an AI-led study, published in the...

Affordable growth mediums for cultivated protein

Japan’s IntegriCulture has created CulNet, a cellular agriculture infrastructure platform for producing affordable growth mediums and other solutions for cultivated proteins. The startup plans...

The untapped potential of mung beans as an alternative protein

When a new industry emerges, previously overlooked raw materials become more valuable, writes MIRTE GOSKER. To satisfy the growing demand for clean energy, for example,...

Local preferences and price hamper plant-protein growth

Sales of plant-based alternative proteins continue to fall, especially in key markets, Rabobank observed in its Animal Protein Outlook for 2024. This supports earlier findings...

Many ways to add ‘Wow’ to alternative seafood

The alternative proteins space, while challenged with disinterest by consumers, still has hope. The industry remains viable and important as an alternative during supply disruptions....

Top 10 on Meat Insider from Q1-Q3

Animal protein industry stakeholders are interested in technology and product innovation, as well as new product launches and expansion in the alternative protein sector,...

Food security trumps trade wars as weather gods play havoc

In a surprising move this week, China chose to lift the import tariff on Australian barley- which has stood at 80% since 2020. In...

Chinese alt meat products struggling for sales

Alternative proteins are failing to capture consumers in China. Shanghai’s plant-based meat brand Hey Maet has ceased operations after its business license was revoked...

Key drivers of alternative protein markets

Four factors could drive the expansion of protein choices to feed the world’s growing population. These are anticipating the next wave of advancements by...

Plant-based chicken dry mix offers customized flavors

A plant-based chicken dry mix received positive consumer feedback at Healthy Food Asia Bangkok 2023. Arada Vinaiphat, co-founder of Green Spoons, said the gluten-free...

Green Rebel eyes expansion to Philippines, Vietnam

With meat consumption growing in the Philippines and Vietnam, Indonesia’s alternative protein firm Green Rebel plans to expand to these two markets. To support...

Malaysia needs alternative proteins as food security

With Malaysia’s population growing and the lack of focus on agriculture development, it needs to look at cultivated meat as a protein option. Jason...

Investments up 43% for alternative protein in Apac

Total investments into alternative proteins in Asia Pacific increased by 43% yoy in 2022, said the Good Food Institute (GFI) Apac. GFI, an alternative protein...

Technology can push alternative proteins to new levels

Under the technology segment of Asian Agribiz’s Alternative Proteins Conference, topics discussed covered available technology that can help develop the industry. FoodPlant in Singapore...

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