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International Food

Fortune International buys Meat Processors | 2021-09-07

BENSENVILLE, ILL. — Fortune International LLC, a processor of seafood, meats and gourmet products, branded as Fortune Fish & Gourmet, announced on Sept. 3 that it acquired Green Bay, Wis.-based Meat Processors Inc. (MPI). The companies did not disclose the terms of the transaction.

Fortune said that adding MPI will expand its distribution capabilities and reach in Wisconsin and Michigan. Meat Processors is currently run by owners Jim and Doug Farah.

“We are excited to have this opportunity to join an organization with strength and depth of Fortune,” Jim and Doug Farah said. “This relationship will give our customers and

Japanese Food

Japan Considers Cell-Based Meat Food Option

The Japanese food authorities have been actively deliberating food regulatory matters regarding how to better use new technologies to diversify protein sources for consumers. 

The Japanese food authorities have been actively deliberating food regulatory matters regarding how to better use new technologies to diversify protein sources for consumers. 

Alternative protein products, such as cell-based meat, are gaining attention given their unique advantages of offering additional sources of protein in the diet and their ability to promote a more sustainable food system. Supported by the Japanese Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), a public-private partnership known as Food

Trending Food

Meat counter prices rising to ‘spook zone’ levels: food expert – Winnipeg

As barbecue season simmers down, the cost of meat is still rising across Canada, even as year-to-year demand wanes.

Several culprits are pushing the upward-trending price tags, food distribution professor Sylvain Charlebois told Global News on Friday.

“We’re slowly reaching the spook zone at the meat counter,” said Charlebois, who also serves as the director of Dalhousie University’s Agri-Food Analytics Lab.

“In fact, we’re starting to see numbers that suggest that Canadians are absolutely walking away from the meat counter,” he said.

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Fat Free Food

Cell-Cultured Meat Meets Animal-Free Fermented Fat In First-Of-A-Kind Collaboration To Find More Sustainable Alt-Proteins For The Consumers Of Tomorrow

Recognizing the thriving demand for proteins and the need to provide sustainable food sources for a growing population, food tech startups and food scientists continue to explore the potential of new technologies to make alt-protein, the food of the future. 

 Sydney cell-cultured meat company Vow is pioneering the alt-meat space by building up an archive of cell ingredients across the reptilian, mammalian and avian realm: ”We have over a dozen species that we’ve grown and stored in our cell library.”  said

Fat Free Food

Vow and Nourish team up to make cell-based meat with animal-free fat

Dive Brief:

  • Cell-based meat company Vow is partnering with Nourish Ingredients, a company that makes animal fats through precision fermentation. The two Australian companies will blend their products together, adding fats to cell-based meat so the end product more accurately reflects the taste and mouthfeel of meat from an animal.
  • Vow co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer Tim Noakesmith said in a written statement that fat is “part of what makes meat irresistible,” and it has been missing from many alternative proteins. “We’re committed to including a fat profile in our food that outperforms even the best animal fats we eat