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OLIO raises $43 million series B to take a bite out of global food waste

OLIO raises $43 million series B to take a bite out of global food waste

OLIO, the community sustainability app, has announced a $43million Series B round to fund its fight against the $1.3trillion of food waste created globally each year. Founded in 2015 by Tessa Clarke and Saasha Celestial-One, OLIO has amassed a user base of five million people. The app is used to give away unwanted food and …

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Schalk Mühle strengthens its organic philosophy

The southern Austrian state of Styria (AKA Steiermark) hosts a scenic landscape of mountains, forests and castles. Styria is also home to Schalk Mühle: a provider of organic seed, kernel, grain and pulse products. The three key factors have kept Schalk Mühle relevant and successful in present times: its passion for sustainability; its investment in …

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New product range for vegan baked goods closes market gap

The plant-based community is growing steadily. More and more consumers want more choices in plant-based foods. According to a Europe-wide consumer survey by ProVeg International, there is still great potential for plant-based foods in many categories. These include baked goods. In addition to bread and rolls, plant-based alternatives for cakes, tortes and baked goods are …

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Nestlé expands R&D facilities in Singapore

Nestlé expands R&D facilities in Singapore

The R&D centre in Singapore has been playing a key role in developing innovative products and technologies for South East Asia and beyond for both Nestlé’s retail and out-of-home business. Based on in-house expertise, Nestlé scientists ensure that products are tailored to local consumer preferences, taste and nutritional requirements. The R&D centre sits in the …

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Over 200 restaurants are joining Action Against Hunger campaign

Over 200 restaurants are joining Action Against Hunger campaign

This September and October, Action Against Hunger is inviting restaurants across the UK, to partake in the Love Food Give Food campaign. By foodies adding just £1 to their bill at the end of the meal, they are raising vital funds to support communities in the UK and across the world who are facing life-threatening hunger.   The £1’s from this year’s donations will go towards those suffering from hunger …

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Eurostar Commodities expands its range of clean label gluten free flours

Eurostar Commodities expands its range of clean label gluten free flours

Eurostar Commodities, UK ingredient supplier, is to launch a new range of gluten-free clean label tortilla flours for manufacturing, retail, and home use for the creation of tortillas, tacos and wraps. The flour contains no additives or preservatives and is high in fibre and vegan. The clean label range of gluten free flours are made …

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