New Technologies Spur Innovation in Plant- and Cell-Based Meat, Poultry and Seafood

Plant-based meat hit $1.4 billion in 2020, with sales growing 45%, up from $962 million in 2019

Trying to capture the fast-moving plant- and cell-based meat industry is something akin to taking a picture with an old Polaroid instant film camera. It’s only a very quick, momentary snapshot in time while the subject continues to change. Read more.


Garrison, Robert. “New Technologies Spur Innovation in Plant- and Cell-Based Meat, Poultry and Seafood.” Prepared Foods RSS, Prepared Foods, 22 Feb. 2022, https://www.preparedfoods.com/articles/126622-new-technologies-spur-innovation-in-plant–and-cell-based-meat-poultry-and-seafood.

The Top 2 Challenges of Pet Food Automation

Finances and figuring out what you need are two of the significant barriers to automation success

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While automation in pet food production is growing increasingly appealing at all stages of the process, there are still some challenges to both adaptation and implementation. Read More.


Beaton, Lindsay. “The Top 2 Challenges of Pet Food Automation.” PetfoodIndustrycom RSS, PetfoodIndustry.com, 23 Dec. 2021, https://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/10784-the-top-2-challenges-of-pet-food-automation.

Developers, Manufacturers Expect Continued Demand for Natural Color Additives

Developers leverage color-carrying raw ingredients to create cleaner lines and an improved perception of health

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In the world of food colorants, the anti-artificial trend governs the space today, with natural colors appearing in about 75% of new food product launches. Consumers still use their eyes to choose foods, but they want the ingredients, including (and sometimes especially) any colors, to be derived from biological sources, such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, and other botanicals. Learn More


Conrad, Olivia. “Developers, Manufacturers Expect Continued Demand for Natural Color Additives.” Prepared Foods RSS, Prepared Foods, 16 Dec. 2021, https://www.preparedfoods.com/articles/126381-developers-manufacturers-expect-continued-demand-for-natural-color-additives.