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5 New Multicultural Vegan Cookbooks We Are Obsessed With

4 Mins Read Vegan food is great. Finding new vegan recipes to try is even better. As more cuisines lend themselves to easy plant-based substitutions and reimaginings, global palates are opening up. So, step away from the ready meals and press pause on the same old favourites because we’ve found five new cookbooks that will awaken your inner […]

WADA Issues Warning To 2022 Olympic Athletes About Drug-Contaminated Chinese Meat

3 Mins Read The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has doubled-down on recommending caution for 2022 Olympic athletes when consuming meat in China. It comes after confirmation of contaminated supplies and the German WADA counterpart issuing a mandate to avoid Chinese meat altogether.  Contaminated meat has been found to contain clenbuterol, a performance-enhancing steroid. Levels have been described as […]

7-Eleven Becomes Latest Chain To Partner With Lightlife In Canada

3 Mins Read In a move that will significantly increase the availability of plant protein for mass consumers, 7-Eleven Canada has made Lightlife vegan chicken tenders available in more than 600 locations across the country. They will be served hot from the oven, 24-hours a day as part of 7-Eleven’s commitment to offering more healthy snack options, while […]

Finnish Researchers Develop Fungi-Based Egg White Alternative

3 Mins Read As innovators and scientists race to develop animal-free alternatives to chicken eggs, a research team in Finland has created a new egg white alternative made from fungi; the development could represent the first of its kind. Like The Every Company, precision fermentation was used to create the sustainable, animal-free albumin. The product requires up to […]

UK Vegan Fried Chicken Brand VFC Bags $10.2 Million To Accelerate US Expansion

4 Mins Read Vegan fried chick*n brand VFC Foods has announced the closure of a successful seed round led by impact VC fund Veg Capital. The £7.5 million (approx. $10.2 million) investment brings the young alt meat company’s total funding to date to £10.5 million. Previous pre-seed funding was also led by animal charity-supporting Veg Capital. New funding […]

Startup Creates New Chickpea Strain With 75% More Protein

3 Mins Read San Francisco’s NuCicer has created a strain of chickpeas with 75 percent more protein than regular varieties. The new super legumes are non-GMO and have been created using wild genetic diversity. Traditional breeding cycles were reduced from 10 years to 24 months. The resulting chickpeas are cost-effective and highly nutritious. NuCicer reports that it has […]

THIS Promises To Satisfy Meat-Lovers With Vegan Meat, Or Their Money Back

3 Mins Read In a bid to encourage new customers, the UK’s THIS has made a first-of-its-kind pledge. For people trying its products in January, any not feeling satisfied with the ‘meatiness’ of the plant-based lines can claim a refund. The move comes during Veganuary and is in line with data that claims 46 percent of Brits are […]

Food Footprint: Should You Quit Almond Milk?

4 Mins Read With climate crisis climbing to the top of the global agenda, more people are beginning to take notice of the connection between our consumption choices and the carbon footprint it leaves behind. While some questions about the footprint of food can appear to be relatively straightforward, the reality may not always be as simple as […]

Morrisons Joins The Plant-Based Race With 50 New Vegan Products

3 Mins Read UK supermarket chain Morrisons has launched its Plant Revolution brand. The fully vegan range aims to make plant-based eating simple and interesting. The brand’s debut features 50 products from grab-and-go sandwiches to ready meals and desserts. Plant Revolution was inspired by existing Morrisons’ customers who asked for more began options. The overarching feedback was that […]

Healthy Food Trailblazer Daily Harvest Launches New Harvest Bakes Ready-Meal Line

3 Mins Read Following a successful launch in 2016, US-based Daily Harvest is expanding its range of convenient healthy meal deliveries again. The subscription-based service allows consumers to select plant-based dishes which are delivered to their door, ready to heat and eat. The latest Harvest Bakes range is inspired by globally popular meals and claims to bring gourmet […]

Veganz And Aramark Partner Up To Bring Sustainable Catering To Sporting Events And Corporate Sectors

3 Mins Read Berlin’s Veganz has signed a long-term cooperative agreement with food service provider Aramark. The partnership will see Veganz vegan products used across the whole Aramark business model. Increased vegan options throughout sports, events, and corporate sectors are being targeted by the move.  Neu-Isenburg-headquartered Aramark has committed to a sustainability strategy that includes increasing its vegan […]

Danish Crown Takes Bold Step Into Plant-Based Meat Sector Years After Underplaying Industry Growth

3 Mins Read Denmark’s Danish Crown is finally entering the plant-based scene. Its new brand, Den Grønne Slagter, translates as ‘The Green Butcher’. It will be available throughout Denmark and sold in popular retail stores. Eight products are being launched initially. The new plant-based range will be launched with a selection of ready meals and base components. All […]

Sozyë Unveils Range Of Sustainable Plant-Based Soy-Free Fish And Oyster Sauces

3 Mins Read UK-based sauce manufacturer Sozyë has announced a new range of plant-based sauces. It called them Nish, Noyster, and Noya. Each is allergen and soya-free, while being a sustainable alternative to traditional fish, oyster, and soy products. Sozyë sauces have been developed in response to global deforestation for soy sauce crops. Commercial fishing impact was also […]