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5 Food Industry Disruptors to Watch

Memphis Meats, Impossible Foods, Canopy Growth, Cali'Flour and ReGrained are scripting the food and beverage industry's future.

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Disruption is a favorite word in business these days; maybe especially in the food and beverage industry. Consumers are forcing seismic change on our business, with many of the biggest companies struggling to counter three or four straight years of declining sales.With what's on the horizon, it's no wonder. Cannabis as an ingredient? Meat grown in petri dishes? That is, if the animal protein isn't first replaced by an increasingly fine crop of plant-based "meats." Wholesome vegetables are even edging out starches and flours in applications they've ruled since Biblical times.And there's rising concern over food waste against a backdrop of how to feed another billion…

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