U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc (TSN.N) will launch its plant-based food in select Asia-Pacific markets starting this month, as it looks to cash in on the burgeoning demand for meat substitutes in the region its rivals have set out to capture.

Impossible Foods Inc, Nestle SA (NESN.S), Beyond Meat Inc (BYND.O) have already entered Asia with their plant-based meat products, expecting rising demand for the protein from consumers conscious about health, animal welfare and the environment.

Retail sales of meat substitutes in Asia-Pacific reached $16.3 billion in 2020 and are expected to exceed $20 billion by 2025, according to

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General Mills is pumping up its pet foods business by acquiring Tyson Foods’ pet segment to capitalize on Americans’ rapid adoption of pets and cats during the pandemic, which has seen millions isolating at home.

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General Mills said the deal, expected to close in the first quarter of

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Food trends come and go, once aided by magazines and celebrity chefs on the telly, then Instagram. But TikTok has been blowing Instagram out of the water when it comes to its fun, fast-paced and aesthetic food content. TikTok’s ability to pick up a video and send it completely viral via the platform’s “For You” page, combined with its attractive video edits and catchy music, has created the perfect environment for a slew of foods to trend worldwide.

Sexy slow-mo shots of oozy cheese and loaded desserts are being eaten up (figuratively and literally) by TikTokers. But here are the

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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EMMAC Life Sciences Group, Europe’s largest vertically integrated cannabis company, is pleased to announce it has received validation from the European Commission (“EC”), and European Food Safety Authority (“EFSA”) for the dossier on synthetic CBD as a Novel Food. Validation is the first step in receiving Novel Food authorisation, which is now required for CBD products placed on the market in the European Union in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2015/2283.

EMMAC made the strategic decision to pursue research in synthetic CBD as an alternative route to natural CBD isolate for CBD products meant for non-pharmaceutical use, in

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–cbdMD, Inc. (NYSE American: YCBD, YCBDpA) (the “Company”), one of the leading, and most highly trusted and recognized cannabidiol (CBD) brands, announced today that on March 26th, it officially filed its Novel Food Application (“Application”) with the United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (“FSA”). The Application included all of the requisite data to allow for a validated submission and thorough scientific assessment. A similar submission was simultaneously made to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to ensure compliance for the European markets. The Company’s products have been offered for sale in the UK since mid

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Street Food Guru’s menu includes the Mangonada ($5.49) specialty tea and special fried rice ($7.99). (Adriana Rezal/Community Impact Newspaper)

According to business owner Sean Hoang, Street Food Guru customers can skip the drive to Houston’s Asian district and instead get authentic dishes such as pho, banh mi sandwiches and Singapore noodles right in Tomball.

“If you like Asian food, instead of going to Bellaire … to get the food, what we try to do is bring a lot of those foods here at one place,” Hoang said.

Hoang and his wife, Huyen Le, opened Street Food Guru in Tomball in

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