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Swiggy and GoodDot Partnership Will Bring Plant-Based Meat To Millions Of Indian Doorsteps

3 Mins Read Indian delivery giant Swiggy has announced a partnership with plant-based meat manufacturer GoodDot. The two have joined forces to make animal-free foods easier to source. As the largest ordering and delivery platform in India, Swiggy embracing meat-free options represents significant industry growth. GoodDot will be available via Swiggy’s Instamart, an online essentials ordering platform, deliveries […]

Kerry Study Reveals India Is A Key Driver For The Plant-Based Food And Flexitarian Markets

3 Mins Read Taste and nutrition giant Kerry has undertaken a study into demand for meat alternatives, identifying India as a particularly high-growth market for plant-based foods. Findings demonstrated an overall openness to animal-free foods in the country of more than one billion. Taste, texture, and suitability for regional dishes were identified as significant purchase factors. In India, […]

Chef and Storyteller Priyanka Naik On Tiffins, Vegan South Indian Food, and Why Sustainable Traveling Matters

7 Mins Read South-Indian-American Chef Priyanka Naik is a self-taught vegan cook with a popular cooking blog. Her authenticity in representing Indian culture through food, colour and travel has earned her a glut of fans, celebrity status in the foodie world and a book deal. Her just released cookbook The Modern Tiffin: On-The-Go Vegan Dishes With Global Flair […]

5 Signs That The Vegan Trend Is Hitting India In A Big Way

3 Mins Read While India is a country with a long history of vegetarianism, like many other countries that have undergone rapid urbanisation and population growth, the demand for animal protein has been on the steady rise. However, Indian consumers now seem to be making the shift towards plant-based – and here are some signs indicating that the […]

India’s Convenience Chain 24Seven Just Dropped Vegan Hot Dogs Across 90 Outlets

3 Mins Read 24Seven, India’s first and only 24-hour convenience store chain, has just added plant-based sausages to its menu. Partnering with homegrown food tech BVeg Foods, more than 90 outlets in Delhi-NCR and Chandigarh will be displaying the vegan hot dogs next to their conventional meat counterparts.  India’s round-the-clock convenience chain 24Seven is now keeping up with […]

India To Introduce Its First Vegan Food Safety and Labelling Standards

3 Mins Read India is set to introduce the country’s first vegan food safety standards and labelling regulations. Having formulated its draft report, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) will issue guidelines to define plant-based food products and help consumers identify the products.  The FSSAI has debuted its draft for the Food Safety and Standards […]

Bollywood Stars Launch Vegan Meat Brand On Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

4 Mins Read Imagine Meats, the vegan meat brand created by Bollywood celebrity couple Riteish and Genelia Deshmukh, has just launched in Mumbai. Available online and in retail locations across the city, the range includes plant-based chicken, mutton, kebabs and keemas. Two years in the making, the founders say the anticipated rollout was intended to coincide with the […]

Indian Vegan Protein Startup Eyes US and Europe After $2.4M Seed

4 Mins Read Proeon, an Indian plant protein ingredients startup, has just raised $2.4 million in a seed funding round. The company, which leverages a wide range of crops such as amaranth, hemp seeds and mung beans, say the funds will fuel its global expansion plans, with North America and Europe as its key target markets. Proeon has […]

India’s Vegan Meat Startup Blue Tribe Debuts Chicken and Pork Sausages

3 Mins Read Indian plant-based startup Blue Tribe Foods is expanding its portfolio of meat alternatives with a new line of vegan chicken and pork sausages. The new products, set to launch this month via the Mumbai-based firm’s e-commerce site, will be available to consumers in major Indian cities. It comes just months after Blue Tribe debuted its […]

India’s Goodmylk To Expand Vegan Dairy Range After $1M Round

4 Mins Read Indian startup Goodmylk is now gearing up to expand its plant-based dairy range after bagging $1 million in an extended seed round. Backed by major Indian angels and international funds, the startup will also ramp up distribution as demand for vegan dairy products continues to surge.  Goodmylk has announced today (September 6) the closing of […]