THE INNOVATIVE PLANT HEROES LINE IS BORN

23 May 2022

In May, Plant Heroes’ Belli Freschi range – a highly innovative assortment of fifth-generation products ­– will arrive to the shelves of Esselunga. Our aim was to offer the market a fresh meat-free range that fully satisfies consumers looking for […]

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SPECIAL PRECISION FERMENTATION

23 May 2022

Precision fermentation enables the production of purified proteins using genetically modified microorganisms (yeasts, bacteria, algae). •Fermentation is a widely tested production process (e.g. in the production of antibiotics). Microorganisms, when placed under suitable conditions and modified with the introduction of […]

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THE HISTORY OF MEAT ALTERNATIVES

23 May 2022

Meat alternatives have ancient origins: Tofu originated in China around 2000 years ago, under the Han dynasty. Soy milk was curdled with salt or acid to form curds, which were then pressed into white blocks. As the recipe spread to […]

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MEAT ALTERNATIVES: A TREND OR A LIFESTYLE?

31 March 2022

On the occasion of MARCA 2022, the Italian fair dedicated to Private Label that is going to be held in Bologna on 12th and 13th April 2022, Atlante with the participation of Nielsen is pleased to invite you to the […]

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Another hard blow to agri-food exports to the United Kingdom

29 March 2022

Atlante highlights the latest crisis that is impacting the shipping routes from Italy to the UK. For months, Italian exporting companies have been forced to undergo increases of up to +600% in tariffs for sea routes.  After having denounced the […]

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THE ITALIAN MEAT ALTERNATIVES MARKET IS ON THE RISE

17 March 2022

NIELSEN YEAR-END RELEASE Thanks to the increasing number of flexitarians, vegetarians and vegans, and the push of the country’s distribution, meat alternatives performed exceptionally in Italy in 2021. The fresh segment (main meals, tofu and seitan) grew by +29%, for […]

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Sunflower oil crisis: if the March planting season is missed, food companies could suffer incalculable damages

8 March 2022

Atlante shines a light on the sunflower oil crisis that is occurring at the stock and food production level in Italy and Europe. Sunflower oil is used in a wide variety of food products, from fried foods, cookies, mayonnaise and […]

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STEPS TOWARDS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

17 March 2022

On February 8, 2022, the Chamber of Deputies approved a constitutional reform for the protection of the environment. Dario Lavagna, Atlante’s Plant Based Business Unit Manager, commented on this very important result. «The Republic of Italy now has a green […]

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BEYOND SOY: THE TREND OF ALTERNATIVE PROTEINS

17 March 2022

The link between soybean crops and deforestation has changed consumer perceptions of soy-based products. Attention to the environment is, in fact, one of the main drivers behind the purchase of plant-based products. Though soy plantations are one of the main […]

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THE NUMBER OF FLEXITARIAN CONSUMERS IS ON THE RISE

17 March 2022

The number of flexitarians around the world is growing. As many as 40% of global consumers say they are actively reducing their meat intake. Who are these consumers? Many of them are very young (gen Z) and passionate about sustainability […]

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