Plant-Based Burger Firm Receives Investment

A sustainable food start-up that specialises in making plant-based burgers has attracted USD 75 million in investment. Bill Gates is one of those backing Impossible Foods, which announced the closing of the investment led by Singaporean investment firm Temasek Holdings. The company’s flagship product, the Impossible Burger, is made with plant-based ingredients, the most important is soy leghemoglobin, which contains heme […]

Sprouts Extends Partnership with Amazon

  Despite news that Amazon is acquiring its biggest competitor, natural and organic food retailer Sprouts Farmers Market is finding its partnership with the Seattle-based e-commerce giant’s Prime Now super-fast delivery service lucrative, and has revealed plans to expand the collaboration beyond the initial 10 stores. “Our partnership with Amazon Prime Now continues to grow, as […]

Canadian Study Shows Limited Access to Ethical Foods

The benefits of buying “ethical” food at farmer’s markets and organic grocers often comes at the expense of equal access, according to a new report. The study, by University of Guelph researcher Kelly Hodgins and professor Evan Fraser, highlights a paradox within the “ethical eating” movement. While eating local or organic food is often touted […]