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CBD Market Likely to Expand Under Biden Administration

More consumers are trying hemp-derived CBD products, inspiring supermarket chains like Fresh Thyme Farmers Market…

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Restaurants Receive Boost from Stimulus, But Can it Last?

Restaurant chains are getting a sales bump from the latest round of stimulus money, but…

How Healthy Are Plant-Based Diets as They Grow in Popularity?

A record 54% of Americans between the ages of 24-39 are incorporating more plant-based foods…

BlueNalu Raises $60M, Pushing Cell-Based Seafood Closer to Mainstream

First came plant-based seafood. Now, cell-based seafood is riding a wave of momentum. Cell-based, or…

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Carbon Footprint Labeling for Food Manufacturers and the Foodservice Industry

Editor’s Note: This article was excerpted from the January 2021 edition of the Food Institute…

Gene Editing for Hogs Just Around the Corner

At least five other nations are moving toward gene editing hogs, which could put them…

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Citrus Market Seeing Surge in Demand

The citrus market is on the rise, as consumers look to get their vitamin C…

Food Companies Incentivizing Workers to Get COVID-19 Vaccinations

Though not requiring workers to get COVID-19 vaccinations, some food retailers are incentivizing them to…

Major C-Store Operators Look to Expand

During the COVID-19 pandemic, gas stations emerged as key, profitable parts of oil companies’ operations…

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FI Tech Trends: The Latest in Lab-Grown Meat, Food-Allergen Detection

Editor’s note: Leah Zitter is a longtime Food Tech/Agri Tech writer with a PhD in…