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Domino’s Indonesia Just Dropped 2 New Asian-Inspired ‘Beefless’ Pizzas

3 Mins Read Domino’s Indonesia has just added two new meatless items to its menu, developed in partnership with homegrown startup Green Rebel Foods. The two new Asian-inspired pies will be topped with Green Rebel’s vegan-friendly beefless shreds, and are now available across all Domino’s 162 outlets in the country.  World-famous pizza chain Domino’s has expanded its plant-based […]

Jakarta Opens World’s First Brick-and-Mortar Vegan Dining and Cloud Kitchen Collaborative Space

4 Mins Read Jakarta has just welcomed a new dedicated plant-based collaborative space with vegan cloud kitchens. Opened by local startup Mad Grass, the new space in the Indonesian capital claims to be the first-of-its-kind in the world, featuring a wide range of homegrown plant-based brands and curating their offerings under one roof.  Mad Grass, Jakarta’s first vegan […]

Earth Day 2021: Green School Bali To Launch Young Green Leaders Awards To Celebrate Global Youth Changemakers

3 Mins Read Internationally acclaimed Green School announced today on Earth Day (April 22) that it will launch its inaugural Young Green Leaders awards to acknowledge and celebrate young leaders between the ages of 12-16 that are raising awareness about climate change and pushing the world to be more sustainable. The Green School, which today has campuses in […]

Exclusive: Melati Wijsen Of Bye Bye Plastic Bags & Youthtopia ‘Systemic Change Is Key, We Need To Hold Those In Power Accountable’

12 Mins Read In 2013, when she was just twelve years old, Melati Wijsen and her sister Isabel started Bye Bye Plastic Bags, the Bali-based movement that became a global youth-driven sensation to eliminate the use of plastic bags in Bali and elsewhere. Since then, youths all over the world have been refusing single-use plastics in order to […]

Starbucks Indonesia Chooses Local Alt Protein Startup Green Rebel Foods For Plant-Based Menu Collab Across 50 Locations

5 Mins Read Indonesian homegrown plant-based startup Green Rebel Foods (formerly known as Green Butcher) has announced that it will be debuting its vegan-friendly beef across Starbucks Indonesia this month. The startup, which was founded by the creators of Burgreens, the country’s largest plant-based chain, also revealed the closing of its seed round to expand its range of […]

Konjac, Millet & Chickpea: 7 Asian Nations Ideally Positioned To Supply Diverse Plant Crops For Global Food Tech Industry

4 Mins Read In a new report, the Good Food Institute Asia Pacific (GFI APAC) has highlighted 14 alternative protein ingredients that could help not only diversify the range crops used in novel plant-based meat products, but also help bolster the appeal of alternative protein products to a larger consumer base. The report also spotlights the seven Asian […]

Experts Call For Sustainable Development In Indonesia’s Coronavirus Recovery

3 Mins Read In a virtual meeting on Thursday (May 28), a number of government and legislative figures in Indonesia said that the country must rebuild from the coronavirus using the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework.  During the conference, Agustaviano Sofjan, a director at the Foreign Ministry, detailed how sustainable development had been set […]

Indonesia Wants To Make Seaweed The New Sustainable Plastic

3 Mins Read From edible coffee cups to food containers and bags, Indonesia wants to replace plastic with bioplastic alternatives made from seaweed. Currently, the country is the world’s second largest producer of seaweed behind China, making about 8 million tonnes a year. But faced with overwhelming amounts of plastic pollution on its shorelines and the global climate […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat The Best Vegan Food In Bali

7 Mins Read Indonesia is incredibly vegan and vegetarian-friendly, but it’s Bali that really stands out as the ultimate plant-based heaven in the country. The island is now well-known for its abundant plant-based food scene, with vegan options available at almost every corner store and restaurant. While you’ll certainly need no help searching for vegan and vegetarian eats […]

Deutsche Bank & Ashoka Launch Asia-Based Female Social Entrepreneur Accelerator

3 Mins Read A partnership between global social enterprise facilitator Ashoka and Deutsche Bank will see the creation of a new accelerator programme specifically for women social entrepreneurs in Asia. Called the Made for Good Accelerator for Women, it is the region’s first bootcamp aiming to boost female social entrepreneurship, and will involve mentorship, access to financial resources […]