The ketogenic diet, a high-fat, low-carbohydrate, and protein-restricted diet, has been recognized as an effective treatment for intractable epilepsy.
Seattle-based Picnic, an innovator of food production technology, recently introduced a compact robotic system that can produce customized pizzas at rates up 180 units/hour for 18-inch pies or 300 units/hour for 12-inch pies.
Research from the University of Buffalo indicates that multiple sclerosis-related fatigue could be improved with a diet that raises high-density lipoprotein, or good cholesterol, and lowers total cholesterol.
An international collaboration between 3D Bioprinting Solutions in Russia, Israeli-based Aleph Farms, and U.S.-based Meal Source Technology and Finless Foods has successfully produced cell-based meat aboard the International Space Station.
The United Nations has announced its Global Climate Action Awards for 2019. The award-winning projects range from an initiative to train sub-Saharan African women sustainable agriculture practices to a “climate positive” burger.
Food and beverage startups in the United States procured about $1.45 billion in investments on 200 disclosed deals in 2018. The categories of alternative dairy (14% of total funding) and alternative protein (13%) captured more than one-quarter of all investment dollars to food and beverage startups.
More plant-based foods in the next decade, cultured meat and underutilized seafood species at mid-century, and customized nutrient patches and pills 150 years from now, according to a “Future of Food Report” from British supermarket chain Sainsbury’s as part of its 150th anniversary celebration.
European agri-food startups attracted investments of about $1.6 billion last year—a figure comparable to 2017, according to a report from AgFunder.