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Your Chocolate Bar Probably Contains Cockroach Parts

2 Mins Read Did you know that your average chocolate bar probably contains insect parts? According to the United States Food and Drug Administration, anything less than 60 insect pieces per 100 grams of chocolate – around two typical bars of store-bought chocolate – is deemed safe for public consumption.  Bugs are constantly present during the food manufacturing […]

Moon Magic Takes on Big Chocolate With Low-Sugar, Dairy-Free ‘World’s First’

3 Mins Read Claiming the title of the “world’s first” vegan, no-sugar-added, low-calorie, milk chocolate, Canada’s Moon Magic has announced the launch of six chocolate bars. According to Moon Magic, while the good-for-you chocolate market has increased recently, many of those offerings are still high in sugar and calories, which can negate the benefits of chocolate. Moon Magic […]

Microbial Fermentation Comes to the Alt Sugar Market In Oobli Chocolate Bars

2 Mins Read Oobli, the California-based food tech company focused on sweet protein via microbial fermentation, has launched its first product. Following its rebrand from Joywell Foods, Oobli’s first product is a sweet-protein-powered line of chocolate in three styles: 70% Silky Cacao, Sea Salt Flakes, and Raspberry Bits. Oobli says its new chocolate is gut-healthy, diabetic-friendly, and contains […]

6 Natural Vegan Egg Substitutes For Easy Plant-Based Baking

4 Mins Read Like other intensive industrial farming practices, producing eggs generates greenhouse gas emissions and also contributes to contaminating soil and water, not to mention it’s ethically problematic—most egg-laying hens live in pretty horrific conditions. You may also be avoiding eggs for health reasons such as an allergy. Whatever your reason for avoiding them, there are many […]

Fudgy No-Flour Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (DF, RSF, GF)

3 Mins Read We created these outrageously delicious no-flour cookies somewhat by accident. We had a couple of jars of almond butter lying around and we wanted to create a yummy treat that was also fairly healthy. After some research and a look around our pantry, we found some inspiration online and voila! The cookies are also really […]

Coolhaus Brings Its Perfect Day Whey Ice Cream to Singapore

3 Mins Read California’s cult ice cream brand and celebrity favorite Coolhaus has made its debut in Singapore with six flavors. Coolhaus, now a subsidiary of the Urgent Company, uses Perfect Day’s precision fermentation whey as its base. The result is creamy ice cream with the taste and mouthfeel of conventional dairy. For its launch in Singapore, this […]

How to Make Raw Vegan Caramel Coconut Goji Truffles

3 Mins Read Raw vegan desserts are nutritious, 100% natural and made without artificial sugar. This is better for your health, your waistline and the planet. And the incredible part is, the desserts can taste as good as, if not better, than conventional desserts which are loaded with artificial sugar and animal products. My vegan caramel coconut goji […]

FairFlavor Launches World’s First Kenari Nut-Based Vegan Gelato Brand

3 Mins Read Founded by Italian food scientists, Indonesian food tech company FairFlavor Foods has tapped into an underused food source. Using kenari nuts, which hail from one specific part of the Indonesian rainforest, the two have developed a gelato with their heritage in mind. Called ‘Nth Wonder’,  the new gelato brand launch follows previous fermentation success. Last […]

Dairy-Free Ice Cream Is So Hot Right Now: 5 News Stories That Prove it

4 Mins Read The dairy-free ice cream sector looks set to witness a lot of competition in 2022. In recent weeks, numerous new launches have been announced, alongside innovations within the field. Big brands and independent startups alike are vying for market share. Tapping into unique markets is seemingly on the rise as well, with new bases and […]

Hemp-Based Vegan Gelato? Wonderlab Now At 400 U.S. Stores

3 Mins Read Wonderlab’s vegan gelato Doozy Pots can now be found in more than 400 stores across the U.S. It launched into Cleveland grocer Heinen’s in 2019. The expansion includes Sprout’s market, Erewhon, and Jimbo’s Naturally.  Founded by food scientist Kirsten Sutaria, Wonderlab produces frozen desserts that are organic, fair and direct trade aligned, and regenerative. Sutaria […]

Dairy-Free Kit-Kat & Twix: Trupo Treats Unveils Vegan Milk Alternatives To Iconic Chocolate Bars

3 Mins Read Colorado-based Trupo Treats unveiled a range of vegan milk chocolate alternatives of childhood favourite bar including Kit-Kat’s, Twix, Nestle Crunch and Hershey’s with the focus to not only help people transition to plant-based sweets with familiar tastes but with a mission to end to animal cruelty through the consumption of these products. Founded by 22-year-old […]

Forager Project Unveils New Organic Vegan Ice Cream Line Made From Cashew Milk

2 Mins Read Organic plant-based creamery Forager Project, which is backed by French-headquartered CPG giant Danone, has launched a new line of dairy-free ice cream made without lactose, soy or gluten and available in five different flavours. Family-operated U.S.-based Forager Project’s new line is an effort by the brand to further expand into the plant-based category in the […]

Dunkin Donuts Adds Over 40 Vegan Donuts In Belgium

2 Mins Read Multinational doughnut company, Dunkin’, also known as Dunkin’ Donuts, recently announced that it has launched more than 40 vegan versions of its popular donuts in Belgium with plans to be available in stores across the country from mid-May. In an effort to expand its plant-based offerings, U.S.-headquartered Dunkin’ unveiled its new vegan doughnuts on the […]