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Hello Tempayy: Bengaluru-Based Startup Vegolution Debuts Plant-Based Protein Food By Fermenting Soybeans

4 Mins Read Bengaluru-based food startup Vegolution launches ready-to-eat tempeh products with the brand ‘Hello Tempayy’, developed from fermenting soybeans thus offering healthy and tasteful plant-based protein food for Indian consumers. Vegolution was founded by Siddharth Ramasubramanian, who has a background in hospitality and foodservice, and Los Angeles-based Rajit Malhotra, a food and and wellness investor and entrepreneur, […]

Oatly: Starbucks To Offer Plant-Based Alternative At All Outlets Across India

2 Mins Read Global coffee chain Starbucks recently announced that it will be introducing Swedish food tech Oatly’s dairy milk alternative made from oats at all its outlets across India, in order to offer consumers more plant-based options. Oatly joins existing plant-based options which include soy and almond milk. India’s first Sustainability Venture Studio, White Lotus, is responsible for […]

Plastic-Neutral FMCG: Hindustan Unilever To Achieve 100% Plastic Waste Collection In 2021

4 Mins Read In a recent announcement, Hindustan Unilever (HUL) plans to achieve 100% plastic waste collection this calendar year meaning that it will collect and process more plastic packaging waste than the company’s own plastic usage. Mumbai-based Hindustan Unilever, the leading Indian FMCG company that is a subsidiary of the British-Dutch multinational consumer goods giant Unilever, with […]

Pre-Loved Fashion: A Guide To Shopping Second Hand In India

10 Mins Read According to a recent report, the second-hand clothing market will reach US$51 billion within 5 years and will overtake the fashion market by 2028 as used clothing is increasingly finding value in the hearts of consumers, particularly with millennials and Gen Zs shoppers, who are rejecting the idea that fashion relies on having the latest […]

Diverse Crop Indian Plant-Based Protein Startup Proeon Lands Spot On Global Food Tech Accelerator

4 Mins Read Proeon, an Indian startup focused on plant-based protein ingredients, has been selected to join Scrum Ventures’ sustainable food global accelerator program. As part of the Food Tech Studio – Bites! program, Proeon will be connected with food industry leaders in the U.S. and Japan, including big players like Nissin, Nichirei and Ito En, which the startup […]

Mumbai-Based Startup Blue Tribe Foods Debuts Plant-Based Chicken Nuggets

4 Mins Read Mumbai based startup Blue Tribe Foods recently launched plant-based ‘chicken’ nuggets that claim to replicate the taste, texture, and look of real chicken nuggets in an effort to provide Indian consumers with guilt-free foods while decreasing the environmental damage caused due to animal agriculture products. Founded in November 2020 by Nikki Arora Singh and Sandeep […]

Greenest Expands Retail Offering, Aims To Be India’s Largest Plant-Based Meat Brand

4 Mins Read After launching India’s first homegrown brand of “hyper-realistic” plant-based meats late last year, Upstablish Food Technologies is now ramping up its presence across the country with new product launches and retail expansion plans in the pipeline for 2021. In the long run, the brand, Greenest, wants to become the “largest and most comprehensive portfolio of […]

After Algae Energy Bars, Naka Foods Develops Plant-Based Chicken To Change The Way Indians Consume Meat

4 Mins Read Indian foodtech company Naka Foods, is known amongst health-conscious Indians for their 4pm spirulina snack bars. Today, the young startup is on a mission to address the limitations of the existing food system by providing sustainable and plant-based meat alternatives for the Indian and Asian consumers made from native crops. Founded by Kushal Aradhya, the […]

Q&A With Supplant Foods: “We Can Get Delicious, Nutritious & Cost-Effective Protein Without Slaughter”

8 Mins Read Chirag Sabunani of Supplant Foods is deploying material science expertise to create unique plant ingredients, and taking a deeper look at food formulation with novel products like chickpea flour, and understanding how texture plays a key role in making meat ‘meaty’. Supplant’s mission is to supply these ingredients to plant-based companies across the world, and […]

India’s Plant-Based Pioneer GoodDot Is Going Global, From South Africa To Canada

4 Mins Read Indian plant-based startup GoodDot is taking its line of animal-free alternative meat products and vegan meals global, forging distribution partnerships across the Middle East, North America, Asia and Africa. GoodDot is set to launch in multiple international markets in the coming months amidst the surging demand for plant-based products.  Founded in 2016, GoodDot quickly rose […]

Greenest: India’s First ‘Hyper-Realistic’ Plant-Based Shami Kebabs Launch In Delhi

3 Mins Read Indian plant-based startup Upstablish Food Technologies has just launched the country’s first line of “hyper-realistic” plant-based meats under its brand Greenest. The range consists of high-protein plant-based alternatives to kebabs and is now available in Delhi. Looking ahead, the company will be launching its new line in more cities and has set its sights on […]

Madagascar: First Ever Indian Embassy To Go 100% Solar

4 Mins Read By: Malavika Vyawahare The Indian embassy in Madagascar went solar to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, becoming the first Indian embassy to embrace renewable energy. An 8 KW solar power plant was inaugurated at the embassy premises in the capital Antananarivo in the presence of the Malagasy Prime Minister […]

Billion Dollar Opportunity: Smart Protein Summit Highlights India’s Growing Alt Protein Industry

6 Mins Read The Good Food Institute India (GFI India), a nonprofit organisation supporting India’s burgeoning alternative protein ecosystem, recently hosted its Smart Protein Summit to great fanfare. Several key announcements were made during the course of the packed five-day virtual summit, including a dedicated investment and advisory platform for Asian food techs, the launch of an India-focused […]