Pantone Color of the Year: Viva Magent

December 30, 2022 Ball Floraplant

With its primordial red hue, it is a color that “welcomes anyone and everyone with the same verve for life and rebellious spirit. It is a color that is audacious, full of wit and inclusive of all.” Viva Magenta has been chosen as the 2023 PANTONE® Color of the Year.  

Climax Takes on the $800B Dairy Market, Launching with “Moonshot” Products

December 30, 2022 Climax

After two years of rigorous research and development, Climax ( is introducing its first “zero-compromise” plant-based products to select audiences in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco, while simultaneously building out production facilities for an early 2023 launch date with select distribution partners who will be announced soon.

New Culture Believes Its Animal-Free Casein Will Help Grow the Alt.Cheese Market

December 30, 2022 Allen Weiner, The Spoon

What alt.cheesemakers know is that one of the keys to producing animal-free cheese is the production of animal-free casein. Casein, which predominantly comes from cow’s milk, is a protein that is a critical ingredient in cheese-making. California-based New Culture has a solution that can make casein at scale without animal milk using precision fermentation. The company says its mozzarella will debut at pizzerias around the United States in 2023.

Chobani Announces $250,000 Gift to the Magic Valley Community for Pole Line Eastland Trailhead Park

December 30, 2022 Chobani

Chobani announced a $250,000 gift to the Magic Valley community in support of the development of the Pole Line Eastland Trailhead Park. The donation is in celebration of the 10-year anniversary of Chobani’s manufacturing facility in Twin Falls, Idaho. Chobani’s Twin Falls employees picked the community investment project. The robust support for the park reflects their and Chobani’s shared commitment to the health and wellness of the Twin Falls community.  

Egg Prices Have Doubled Over the Last Year

December 30, 2022 Justin Ho, Marketplace

Anyone who did any baking this holiday weekend might have noticed that eggs have become more expensive. The price of a dozen grade A eggs jumped from $1.82 at this time last year to almost $3.60 now, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.