As COP26 continues to debate methane – with the US And EU having pledged to reduce agricultural methane outputs from ruminant livestock by upwards of 30% by 2030 – scientists at the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) at Queen’s University Belfast...
Straus Family Creamery and seaweed-supplement maker Blue Ocean Barns have reduced dairy cows’ enteric methane emissions by an average of 52%, and as much as 90%, by supplementing their diets with seaweed.
Packaging company DS Smith said it is exploring how seaweed fibers can be used as a raw material in paper and packaging products amid increasing demand for sustainable goods from customers and consumers.
Antipodean academics have been breaking through in methane production research
A puffy pink seaweed that can stop flatulent Friesians and gassy Guernseys from burping out methane is being primed for mass farming by Australian researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Cargill has created Satiagel Seabrid, a new carrageenan extract, based on 100% cultivated seaweed, which the company said creates a supply of sustainably-sourced ingredients that delivers a texture preferred by consumers.
The use of hydrocolloids, in particular carrageenans, to provide
texture and viscosity to meat products has grown over decades in
parallel to the needs of food makers. While supply shortages are
currently impacting the price of a...