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Investors Pour $52M Into Vegan Dairy Leader Miyoko’s Ahead of Liquid Mozzarella Launch

4 Mins Read Artisan plant-based dairy leader Miyoko’s Creamery has secured $52 million in a Series C funding round. It comes ahead of the brand’s upcoming plant-based liquid mozzarella launch, which pours out like a sauce for pizzas. The funds will be used to expand distribution, accelerate innovation and revamp its “fan-favourite” vegan cheese and butter products.  Miyoko’s […]

Next Meats To Build Solar-Powered Vegan Protein Factory and R&D Hub

2 Mins Read Japanese food tech Next Meats is set to build a new solar-powered factory and R&D hub dedicated to alt-protein production. The new plant, to be constructed in the hometown of one of the co-founders of the brand, will boost its production capacity to meet demand. Next Meats says it will also help lower retail costs […]

New Zealand’s Berkano Foods To Develop Own Vegan Meat Range After Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

3 Mins Read Berkano Foods, the New Zealand plant-based ready meal startup, is now gearing up to launch an alt-meat range. The company recently closed a crowdfunding campaign with more than NZ$30,800, which will fuel its product portfolio expansion, which also includes new frozen vegan pizzas, sauces and desserts.  Berkano Foods is set to join New Zealand’s homegrown […]

Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown Supports Meat Tax: It ‘Does Appeal To Me’

4 Mins Read Beyond Meat founder and CEO Ethan Brown believes that taxing items that have high negative impacts, such as meat, is an “appealing” idea. Brown’s comments were made in a recent BBC interview, where he also shared more about Beyond’s plans to slash the price of its plant-based beef and the growing public awareness about the […]

This Startup’s AI Will Help Develop Danone’s Healthy Vegan Food Range

4 Mins Read Could the healthy plant-based products you’ll be buying at supermarkets be developed with AI technology? In the not-so-soon future, most probably. Danone, one of the world’s biggest food corporations, is working with Brightseed to discover new “hidden” phytonutrients and compounds in plant crops. And Danone will use insights from this tech to expand its vegan […]

Alpha Makes Vegan Nuggets Cheaper As Chicken Prices Spike

4 Mins Read With several plant-based chicken companies popping up in the market and traditional chicken wing prices going up in the U.S., alternative protein company Alpha Foods has decided to slash its chicken nugget prices to increasingly be favoured by consumers. Chicken inflation Last week, the prices of traditional chicken wings increased considerably, soaring from an average […]