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5 Delicious Vegan Asian Sausage Recipes From Lap Cheong To Cha Lua Chay

3 Mins Read Asia is a magical place for vegan food lovers. We have such a richness of variety and range when it comes to delicious vegan dishes. From colourful tangy pickles to delightful pancakes to noodle and rice dishes to dream about, there is much to celebrate across the many Asian cuisines. However, we’re not yet world-famous […]

Beyond Meat Targets Global Expansion With New R&D Facility In Shanghai

3 Mins Read Los Angeles-based Beyond Meat has finalised details of a new R&D centre in Shanghai, China. It marks the first location of its kind for the company, outside of the United States. The facility will house scientists and researchers charged with developing plant-based meats for the Asia-Pacific market. The move comes as part of a wider […]

Chinese Netizens Attack Vegetarianism Film, Cite ‘Blind Worship Of The West’ As Appetite For Beef Grows

4 Mins Read A 45-minute documentary in mainland China promoting vegetarianism has been heavily criticised across the country’s social media channels. Well-known Chinese actresses Zhang Jingchu and Tao Hong both appeared in the film, in which meat-eating was linked to carbon emissions and cruelty, while vegetarianism was projected as a healthy choice. Viewers took to the comments to […]

Canadian Vegan Brand Noble Jerky Expands Into China

3 Mins Read Once a meat-based brand, Canadian vegan brand Noble Jerky has officially launched in mainland China. The news follows recent expansion into Walmart Canada. The company believes China’s vegan scene is growing and the move is designed to offer more choice to plant-based snackers. Earlier this year it was reported that Canadian company Noble Jerky saw […]

Oatly Opens Its First China Factory To Double Down On Asian Market

3 Mins Read Oatly has opened its first factory in China to accelerate growth across Asia.  Oatly has just opened its first factory in China, just months after it established its first Asian production site in Singapore. The Swedish oat milk giant described the new factory in the Eastern Chinese city of Ma’anshan as part of its “wider […]

Vegan Dog Food Brand V-Planet Enters Chinese Market

2 Mins Read V-Planet, the San Francisco-based dog food brand, has just entered the Chinese market. It has partnered with Hong Kong vegan pioneer Green Monday to launch its plant-based dog food range in its Shanghai Green Common stores. V-Planet has made significant inroads into Asia recently, with its China expansion marking its fifteenth international market.  V-Planet will […]

Chinese Diners Can Now Grab v2food Vegan Meat Steamed Buns

4 Mins Read Australian vegan meat leader v2food has forged a number of new partnerships with local food companies in China to expand its reach in the country. Collaborating with two brands as well as a major food content and recipe platform, diners in the country will now be able to get their hands on steamed buns, noodles […]

Impossible Pork is Here: Global Launch for Vegan Meat Giant

5 Mins Read Impossible Foods has announced that it is launching its plant-based Impossible Pork product globally. After its initial debut in New York at famed Chef David Chang’s Momofuku bar in New York, Impossible Pork is set to roll out across restaurants in Hong Kong and in the city’s largest supermarket chain ParknShop in October, before landing […]

GHGs From Meat Production Are Double Those From Plant-Based Foods, Study Finds

4 Mins Read Global greenhouse gas emissions from from animal-based foods such as beef and dairy are twice as high as those of plant-based foods, according to a new study published this week on Nature Food. The entire food production system, which includes crop cultivation, livestock production, irrigation, the use of fertilizers and pesticides, and transporting food, produces […]

90% of Chinese Shoppers Prefer Animal-Free Leather: Survey

4 Mins Read Shoppers in China are turning away from traditional leather and are instead eyeing novel “next-gen” animal-free leather alternatives. In a new consumer poll, 90% of urban Chinese consumers said they prefer leather alternatives over their conventional counterparts, an indication of the lucrative business opportunities that lie ahead for material innovators in the world’s fastest-growing major […]