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Saramsam: New York City’s First Vegan Filipino Restaurant Opens Its Doors

3 Mins Read Overthrow Hospitality has just opened the doors of Saramsam – the first vegan Filipino restaurant in the Big Apple. With Philippine-born chef Raj Abat leading the kitchen, Saramsam will celebrate traditional Filipino classics and authentic dishes, giving the often overshadowed cuisine the limelight it has long deserved with a plant-based twist.  Translating to “casual dining” […]

McDonald’s x OmniLuncheon: Here’s The 411 On The New #PlantBased Menu

4 Mins Read Green Monday has made headlines yet again, now with a groundbreaking partnership between its food tech arm OmniFoods and McDonald’s Hong Kong, making it the first plant-based startup in the world to land a major long-term collab with the holy grail of the fast food giants. It saw an all-new completely vegetarian menu land across […]

7-11: Vegan Ready Meals Are Now Available All 800 Hong Kong Stores

3 Mins Read Just a day after Green Monday made headlines for its long-term collaboration with McDonald’s Hong Kong, launching an industry-first vegetarian menu across locations in the city and in Macau, the plant-based group is expanding its presence yet again. This time, Green Monday is rolling out its OmniEat vegan ready meals across all 800 locations of […]

Ovolo Hotels: First Hospitality Group To Go 100% Vegetarian For A Year

3 Mins Read Ovolo Hotels has just announced that it is going to go completely vegetarian across all its restaurants, bars and room service for a whole year, making it the first hotel group to do so. The pledge is part of the company’s wider sustainability commitment to focus on plant-based cuisine in order to reduce its carbon […]

Shake Shack Launches First-Ever Vegan Burger For Limited Time In U.K.

2 Mins Read Shake Shack, the New York City-based cult favourite burger chain, has just launched its first-ever 100% vegan-friendly burger. Of course, there’s a catch – it’ll only be available for a limited time in selected branches in London.  After years of only offering a cheese-laden vegetarian mushroom burger for meatless folk, Shake Shack is finally debuting […]

Plant-Based Review App abillionveg Announces US$3 Million Pre-Series A Round & Partnership With Impossible Foods

2 Mins Read Singapore based plant-based review and discovery app abillionveg has closed a pre-Series A funding round totalling US$3 million with injections by Hong Kong’s Nan Fung Group, CloudKitchens and York Capital. In addition, Twitter’s head of Asia-Pacific, Maya Hari, has joined as an investor and advisor to the company. The startup also announced new partnerships with […]

Thailand: Homegrown Food Tech Startups Race To Meet Plant-Based Demand Surge

3 Mins Read Much like the rest of the world, Thailand’s plant-based movement is picking up pace. From the number of restaurants rolling out meatless dishes to the emergence of homegrown food techs developing accessible and affordable plant-based proteins, the country’s food scene is racing to respond to the growing demand from consumers, particularly in the wake of […]

Rise In Vegan Menu Offering Globally, Plus More Data From New abillionveg Report

3 Mins Read From the number of vegan-friendly restaurants to new product launches on supermarket shelves, there is no doubt that the plant-based trend is taking the world by storm. But there are differences between regional markets, with some cities and countries showing faster growth, or certain food segments experiencing greater consumer interest than others.  A new report […]

5 Signs That Japan’s Vegan Food Scene Is Having A Moment

3 Mins Read While the plant-based trend seems to have experienced a slower uptick in Japan, it looks like it’s now hitting the country in a major way. From vegan bakeries serving up dairy-free Japanese-style milk buns to 100% plant-based burger joints and an all-vegan konbini setting up shop, there’s no doubt that the movement is heating up […]

Omnipork: Shanghai Wonton Chain Launches Plant-Based Dumplings At 500 Locations

3 Mins Read August 12 2020 Update: The Omnipork Shanghai launch has been so successful, with some branches reportedly selling out the first week that Gll Wonton has announced they will go ahead with a China nationwide launch of the plant-based menu items. Gll Wonton (吉祥馄饨), a Shanghainese wonton and noodle chain, has partnered with Green Monday to […]