New data released today by the Good Food Institute reveals sustainable protein companies across Europe raised more than €2.2 billion throughout 2021.
GFI Europe has joined other food sustainability NGOs to call on the Belgian government to drop plans to ban “meaty” names for plant-based products.
2021 was a breakthrough year for plant-based foods, cultivated meat and fermentation.
Nearly half of European consumers who want to eat less meat by switching to plant-based products think not enough options are available.
Horizon Europe has announced €32 million in funding, in its biggest-ever package of support covering plant-based, cultivated meat and fermentation.
EU leaders have dropped Amendment 171 plans to impose new restrictions on plant-based dairy products, which could have banned them from displaying allergen information, being sold in cartons and using images of their own products.
Unprecedented restrictions on plant-based dairy threaten EU sustainability plans, environmentalists warn
A coalition of 21 environmental, consumer and animal welfare groups has called on the European Commission and EU member states to reject Amendment 171 – an “unprecedented” ban on plant-based dairy products displaying allergen information, being sold in cartons and using images of their own products.
A coalition of 13 international environmental, animal welfare and food safety groups has called on MEPs to reject a proposed ban on companies using terms like burger, sausage or steak to describe plant-based products.