Cargill-Bflike collaboration promises alt-meat and fish “virtually indistinguishable” from animal-based counterparts

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23 Apr 2021 — Cargill has entered a joint venture (JV) in Bflike, a Dutch start-up poised to be a new technology leader in the rapidly evolving meat and fish alternatives categories. This move illustrates how Cargill collaborates with the start-up world to speed up the process of bringing innovation to consumers amid rising flexitarian and meat-reducing trends. Cargill’s 50 percent investment in Bflike is realized through a JV with Blue Ocean Xlerator NV (BOX), a Dutch private incubator focused on sustainable innovations in the food sector.

Speaking to FoodIngredientsFirst, both companies spell out the synergies of

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New celebrity menu collaboration launches May 26

The latest superstars to team up with McDonald’s on a new celebrity meal: BTS.

On Monday, the fast food giant announced it will launch the BTS Meal starting May 26 in the U.S. and 11 other countries. The meal will  be offered in nearly 50 countries during May and June.

The chain had successfully launched similar limited-edition celebrity meals featuring musicians Travis Scott and J Balvin.

The meal includes a 10-piece Chicken McNuggets, medium fries, a medium Coke – and, for the first time in the U.S. – Sweet Chili and Cajun dipping sauces. McDonald’s says the sauces

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