FOOD NEWS

April 12, 2018  -  Hemp advocacy group Vote Hemp has welcomed a new bill - introduced Thursday by Senate leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) - that if passed, will remove federal roadblocks to the cultivation of industrial hemp.

April 12, 2018  -  Plant-based burger maker Impossible Foods has raised a jaw-dropping amount of money for a food company (almost $400m in debt and equity), albeit one supported by a lot of IP. So what gives its bosses the confidence they can generate the kind of returns that justify such a large investment?

April 12, 2018  -  The body needs cholesterol, but too much bad cholesterol can be harmful and is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. In this article, learn about the difference between HDL and LDL — “good” and “bad” — cholesterol, as well as how they are measured. What steps can you take to lower LDL and increase HDL?

April 12, 2018  -  People become vegan for a variety of reasons, from animal welfare and sustainability to improved heart health or weight loss. Learn how a vegan diet may help people lose extra weight and maintain a healthy weight long-term. We also look at the best foods to try and tips to make the transition to a vegan diet easier.

April 12, 2018  -  Boston-based Farmwise â which makes Veggie Fries â has closed a $4.5m financing round led by Cleveland Avenue, the venture capital firm founded by former McDonaldâs president Don Thompson, with participation from meat products maker Home Market Foods.