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Coop Service Inc and Cenex Partner to award $25,000 Hometown Pride Grant to local Backus Community Café

Coop Service, Inc. and Cenex, the energy brand of CHS, have awarded a $25,000 Hometown Pride grant to the Backus Community Café. Backus Community Café was nominated by Coop Service for its dedication to providing an accessible solution to local food insecurity while bringing neighbours together and strengthening community connections. “Being rewarded this grant means …

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New industry challenge launched to support scale up of food tech start-ups

In a collective effort to accelerate the production and commercialisation of sustainable foods in Asia, Nurasa, A*STAR’s Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI) and Trendlines Agrifood Innovation Centre (AFIC) have launched an Open Call for submissions to the inaugural Food Tech Start-Up Challenge. Open to start-ups in the global agrifood technology sector, the …

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Scotland’s only Scotch cream liqueur scores drinks brand deal with Olympic team

The Scottish men’s Olympic curling team has kick-started the winter competition series in Canada by unveiling its new official kit and sponsorship deal with Scotland’s only Scotch malt whisky cream liqueurbrand, Magnum. Led by Edinburgh-born skipper, Bruce Mouat (28), the team of four men from Edinburgh, Stranraer and Dumfries, took home the silver medal at …

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‘Collecteroo’ – Deliveroo launches food donation system in partnership with Trussell Trust to help households facing hunger this Christmas

Ahead of Christmas, Deliveroo is launching ‘Collecteroo’, a mobile food collection service in partnership with the Trussell Trust and backed by Olympic boxing champion, Nicola Adams, who is acting as an ambassador for this campaign. The initiative comes after research commissioned by Deliveroo reveals that over 7 in 10 (74%) Brits have unopened food items …

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PDO Halloumi Cheese Organic by Charalambides Christis Ltd, wins Silver at World Cheese Awards 2022

Charalambides Christis Ltd., from Cyprus has been named among the winners at the World Cheese Awards, which was held at the International Convention Centre Wales in Newport, on Wednesday 2nd of November. Standing out from the 4,434 entries, the PDO Halloumi Cheese Organic a Halloumi Cheese made by Charalambides Christis Ltd, won the coveted Silver …

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Valeo launches new snacking brand Seven Continents

Valeo Snackfoods has announced the launch of a travel inspired new snack brand, Seven Continents®, offering flavours from across the world.Seven Continents will be available in sharing packs, offering four different products inspired by cuisines and travel across the world. These flavours include, British Inspired Salt and Vinegar Ridge Crisps, Thai Inspired Sweet Chilli Hand-Cooked …

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Cambridge pub, The Tollemache Arms, launching ‘Dining in the Dark’ to battle rising energy bills

Wells & Co’s Cambridge based neighbourhood pub The Tollemache Arms, also known as The Tolly, is launching a special ‘Dining in the Dark’ event this winter as a nod to the battle the hospitality industry is currently facing in dealing with energy bill price hikes.  Each Thursday throughout November the pub will shut off its …

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The new Selfridges Fish Counter by Eversfield Organic

A family-run organic grocery service has opened a fish counter in Selfridges Food Hall, London. Eversfield Organic will now purvey a selection of sustainably-sourced wild fish in addition to its Butchery Counter which has provided organic meat to Selfridges customers for over two years. This was first undertaken as part of the department stores’ Project …

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Forsea attracts $5.2M to expand Cultivated Seafood, without harming sea life

Forsea Foods Ltd, a FoodTech start-up, is the first company to use organoid technology for culturing seafood products. With a goal of redressing the destruction of marine life due to overfishing, Forsea embarked on a mission to cultivate seafood—initially eel meat—without harming sea life. The eel has become an endangered species, while the demand for …

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