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EU parliament to hear proposals on meat tax this week

The ‘fair meat pricing’ proposals have been devised by campaign group the True Animal Protein Price Coalition


Co-op pledges to cut nitrite use in own label bacon by 60%

The retailer said the cut in the use of nitrites would not affect the preservation, taste and colour characteristics of its bacon

Happy Meat

Startup launches environmentally-friendly traceable meat box

Happy Meat is claiming its meat boxes have a significantly lower carbon footprint compared to standard beef

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3D printed vegan meat a step closer after startup wins $6m investment

Israel-based Redefine Meat aims to create industrial-level 3D printing machines for use across the food sector

Vegetarian Butcher Jaap Korteweg

Unilever to launch major push for The Vegetarian Butcher

The fmcg giant will spend £8m on a major marketing campaign for the brand


The startups racing to rewrite the rules of the meat alternatives sector

From 21st century meat extenders to a new generation of mycoprotein, here are five exciting alternative protein startups to have on your radar


Will new EU regulation bring an end to the ‘veggie sausage’?

EU proposals are calling for veggie brands to stop using meat terminology. But is this necessary? And what would be the impact on meat alternatives?

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Climate emergency makes urgent transition to sustainable food system ‘essential’

The government needs to start taking action now to transition to a sustainable and healthy food system by 2030, warned a report by the RSA 

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Meat alternatives to dominate global market by 2040, claims report

It suggests just 40% of the meat sector will be made up of conventional meat products by 2040

lab meat

Letters: clean meat has no UK regulation

Your article on clean meat makes it clear the pace of commercial growth in this area is rapid

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Lidl trials method of meat production labels on fresh chicken packs

The move is a first by a UK supermarket and could be rolled out across Lidl’s entire meat range if succesful


Call for meat tax 'too simplistic', food experts warn

The proposal would be ’too blunt a policy tool’, and needed a more nuanced approach, according to an event convened by the Food Ethics Council

Beyond Burger - Honest

Beyond Meat to start European production next year

The Beyond Burger owner will start manufacturing at a new vegan factory in the Netherlands next spring

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10 most exciting lab meat startups from around the world

Several startups say they’re close to turning ‘clean meat’ into a commercial reality