Calbee America – which claims to have pioneered the plant-based snacking category with its Harvest Snaps Baked Veggie Snacks – has given its flagship lineup a brand refresh with a modern packaging design.
The French bakery manufacturer has developed a baguette made from a mix of pulses, commonly used in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisines, as well as in traditional French and Tex-Mex dishes such as cassoulet and chilli con carne.
Outstanding Foods, maker of PigOut Pigless Pork Rinds, has raised $10m in a recent Series A financing round led by existing investor SternAegis Ventures to fuel rapid retail expansion and new production innovation.
Israeli startup Equinom is bringing its non-GMO seed-breeding technology to the US to serve the North American market, where it will connect food and food ingredients companies directly to its plant protein supply chain.
The nut company is collaborating with nutritionist and author Sharon Palmer to host the Plant-Based Nutrition Leadership Symposium, an invite-only series of educational sessions and panels, to be held in Los Angeles, California on April 15-16 2019.
US agribusiness and food company Bunge Limited has added a lentil functional flour to its product portfolio, which bakery and snack producers can use to replace modified starches, while offering a clean label.