Funny Feasts: Hot Ones Shaq

So this episode of Hot Ones from First We Feast is one of the funniest videos I’ve seen from Shaq. Right after his hot chip challenge fiasco, he is here trying to redeem himself from failure. Since I like Shaq, I thought it would be great to add one of my favorite videos from one […]

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Puris pea protein is getting a $75 million investment from Cargill

Cargill invested $75 million in Puris pea protein and will retrofit its facility for pea production starting late 2020, according to Food Business News. Puris and Cargill’s partnership started January 2018. “This is more than a pea protein facility, ” Tyler Lorenzen, president of Puris said. “This is the future of food. The Dawson facility […]

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Scientists at Cornell University develop butter spread that’s 80% water

Food Dive reported that scientists at Cornell University have created a butter-like spread that’s free from synthetic stabilizers and contains natural ingredients. The work published in the journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces explains that this product is sustainable, containing 80% water and 20% vegetable oil and milk fat. In total, one tablespoon of this […]

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Consumers still prefer meat than plant-based alternatives, research show

Despite the growth in plant-based meat alternatives like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, consumers still prefer beef over alternatives. According to Supermarket News, there is a bit of uncertainty about plant-based options for consumers even with the 20% growth in plant-based sells in 2018. Researchers at the Purdue University surveyed 1,800 United States consumers. They […]

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