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The future of farming: from eating insects to urban agriculture

In this special Insight article, we look at how the Entrepreneurship Centre and Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School are supporting new ventures to improve sustainability in agriculture to meet the demands of a growing global…

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Insects such as crickets are a good source of protein.

Forbes Brasil: What is the true cost of the food that goes to the plate?

Chris Marquis, Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, meets Truce Price, which with its method attracts institutions such as Rabobank and the United Nations Food Systems Summit. The increase in prices in the supermarket has made us…

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ConSalud: Are healthy food messages and labels really effective?

A recent study co-authored by Cambridge Judge Business School has highlighted the limited impact that food messages that seek to improve our health have on consumers' purchasing decisions, article says. "The practical impacts of our findings are twofold: the results…

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Competition winner uses microalgae to produce vegan nutraceuticals and biostimulants

Co-founded by an Executive MBA graduate of Cambridge Judge Business School, Emeralga Biotech wins the First edition of the Coller Alternative Protein Competition organised by CPT Capital and the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge.  Alternative protein technologies – creating meat,…

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Coller competition winner uses microalgae to produce vegan nutraceuticals biostimulants.

Messaging on healthy foods may not prompt healthier purchases finds Cambridge study

Healthy food cues standing alone don’t prompt healthier buying decisions, but they may counter advertising for sugary and fatty foods, says study co-authored by Lucia Reisch of Cambridge Judge Business School. People making food-buying choices are often faced with adverts…

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Messaging on healthy foods may not prompt healthier purchases.

Scratching the surface

Meal kit company Gousto, founded by Cambridge Judge Business School alumnus, reaches 'unicorn' $1bn valuation and says the boom in online food will continue after the pandemic. Timo Boldt Founded by Timo Boldt, an alumus of the Executive MBA programme…

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A kitchen counter with a freshly opened Gousto meal box on top.

The Times: Fundraising is a picnic for meal-box service Gousto

Gousto, the UK meal-box subscription service, has raised $100 million from SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2 and $50 million in new debt capital from HSBC and Barclays, reports The Times. The startup was co-founded in 2012 by Timo Boldt, Cambridge Executive…

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Not half baked

Social startup Homebaked, a neighbourhood bakery which won the Cambridge Social Innovation Prize, inspired a 'brick by brick and loaf by loaf' musical at the Royal Court theatre in Liverpool. Homebaked, a social enterprise startup that won the Cambridge Social…

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A selection of freshly baked loaves.

Bloomberg: Tomorrow Foods, Argentinian foodtech startup, raises $3M

Tomorrow Foods startup that creates plant-based food and proteins that can be used by other businesses to make their own recipes, has raised $3M. CEO and Co-founder Augustin Belloso, who’s Cambridge MBA alumnus (MBA 2015), said: “We focused on the…

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Cambridge Independent: Cambridge startup’s bio-reactor means cultured meat will be made anywhere

A feature about Animal Alternative Technologies startup that is engineering a scalable, end-to-end ecosystem for cultured meat production. The startup is currently on the Accelerate Cambridge programme run by Cambridge Judge’s Entrepreneurship Centre. "We are the world’s first cultured meat…

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