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Japan ‘Healthy Junk Food’ 2foods Operator Launches Plant-Based ‘FoodTech Park’ Retail Concept In Tokyo

3 Mins Read Tokyo-headquartered wellness company TWO Inc has just launched its new “healthy junk food” concept to offer Japanese consumers nutritious plant-based offerings. The brand, 2foods, will be opening three new retail outlets in the Japanese capital Tokyo to cater to the rising numbers of plant-forward, ethical and conscious consumers.  The new “healthy junk food” brand 2foods […]

Filipina Vegan Chef Among First In U.S. To Serve OmniPork Ahead Of Retail Launch

4 Mins Read Chef Reina, the plant-based Filipino food concept headed by Filipina-American vegan chef and restaurateur Reina Montenegro, will be among one of eight restaurants in the U.S. to debut OmniPork products for the first time in the country. Partnering with Green Monday, the Hong Kong-based group behind the 100% vegan pork analogues, Chef Reina will be […]

Deliveroo Hong Kong Records 160% Increase In Plant-Based Food Orders

3 Mins Read Food delivery giant Deliveroo has reported surging demand for plant-based food in Hong Kong, with vegan and vegetarian orders growing by 160% over a 12-month period in its latest figures. In response, partner restaurants have been ramping up their vegan offerings, with the number of available options increasing triple-digits to reach more than 1,000 and […]

Climate-Friendly Meal Pairing: Chicken-Free Tindle Joins EcoSpirits & Brass Lion Distillery For Sustainable Dinners Series

3 Mins Read Last month, well-funded food tech startup Next Gen Foods debuted its plant-based chicken brand Tindle to great acclaim. The company is back in the news again, and this time it’s to share details of its upcoming sustainable ‘Proper Dinner’ series, which sees Next Gen join forces with F&B company EcoSpirits and Brass Lion Distillery to […]

Royal China Club In London Rolls Out New 100% Plant-Based OmniPork Menu

3 Mins Read In collaboration with Hong Kong-based Green Monday’s food tech arm OmniFoods, the Royal China Club in London has launched a brand new standalone plant-based menu. Featuring the startup’s range of OmniPork plant-based analogues, the menu showcases vegan versions of classic dim sum and Cantonese dishes, from siu mai to poached chilli dumplings and grilled lotus […]

Veg’d: Chef Matthew Kenney To Open Vegan ‘Fast Food’ Drive-Thru In California

4 Mins Read U.S.-based Michelin-rated celebrity chef, entrepreneur and author Matthew Kenney who specializes in plant-based cuisine, is set to open Veg’d, a fast-food restaurant in Costa Mesa, California with a vegan drive-thru in early May. Founder of Matthew Kenney Cuisine and Matthew Kenney Culinary, a plant-based diet education business, Chef Kenny Kenney has joined forces with entrepreneur […]

Le FroMAge: Hong Kong’s First 100% Vegan Cheese Shop Opens Its Doors At K11 Musea

5 Mins Read While the city is teaming with plant-based meat and milk alternatives, animal-free cheese is still a novetly for most Hong Kongers, so it’s hugely significant that the city will welcome its first-ever 100% plant-based cheese shop, soft-opening this Friday (March 26). Featuring handcrafted dairy-free cheeses crafted by raw vegan Chef Tina Barrat and the best […]

Vegcraver: Berlin-Based Duo Debuts World’s First Vegan-Only Caterer Booking Platform

4 Mins Read Entrepreneur duo Roxy Velez and David Heidrich have launched the world’s first vegan-only caterer booking platform in Berlin, Germany, to bring increased visibility and accessibility to plant-based foods. In an effort to help the catering industry recover from the effects of the pandemic, plant-based founders Roxy Velez and David Heidrich, set up Vegcraver, a vegan-only […]

Singapore’s Next Gen Launches ‘Tindle’ Plant-Based Chicken At Restaurants Islandwide

4 Mins Read Singapore-based startup Next Gen Foods has officially launched its plant-based chicken brand Tindle, debuting at 11 restaurants across the city. The foodservice roll out will include establishments run by Michelin-starred chefs, with dishes inspired from cuisines all over the world, from Mediterranean to Japanese, as well as American-style food truck takeout classics.  Next Gen Foods […]

These 3 Chefs Are Pioneering Vegan-Friendly Cuisine in Siem Reap

5 Mins Read Vegan travel writer & luxury travel specialist Paul Eyers has called Siem Reap home since January 2014. He has personally visited over 130 luxury hotels and resorts throughout Southeast Asia, experiences he chronicles on his Vegan Food Quest blog and as a contributor to A Luxury Travel Blog, a leading online high-end travel publication. Through […]

Slutty Vegan Founder Pinky Cole Featured On Forbes ‘Women Of The Next 1,000’ List

4 Mins Read Pinky Cole, founder and CEO of Slutty Vegan, a vegan burger chain based in Atlanta, Georgia recently made it to Forbes ‘Women Of The Next 1,000’ List. This year’s list highlights ‘small-scale super-achievers defying the odds’ – presenting ‘self-funded shops and pre-revenue startups’ with under US$10 million in revenue or funding. Featured amongst other women […]

Zouz: California Food-Tech Launches Plant-Based Frozen Meals Featuring Beyond Meat

4 Mins Read Tarik Batal, founder of Zouz, a food tech company that prepares flavourful plant-based versions of meat-based international dishes, recently launched a new line of ready-made, plant-based frozen foods featuring Beyond Meat. Zouz’s aim is to provide people with hectic schedules, sustainable food options in the freezer, such as fresh vegetables and Beyond Meat’s 100% plant-based […]

World’s First 100% Vegan Empanada Shop To Open In Chicago This Spring

3 Mins Read Chicago is set to welcome what is billed as the world’s first 100% vegan empanada shop in the coming weeks, in yet another step up when it comes to diversity in plant-based dining. Created by husband and wife duo Daniel Briceno and Daniela Crespo, Fons will soon be opening doors as their first brick-and-mortar concept […]

Pret A Manger Swaps Meatball Wraps For Vegan Alternative Due To Consumer Demand

3 Mins Read Following increasing consumer demands for sustainable and animal-free foods during the U.K. based movement, Veganuary, British fast-food chain, Pret A Manger replaces meatball wraps with vegan alternatives. Since the Veganuary campaign, increasing consumer demand for plant-based foods has led Pret A Manger to eliminate meatball wraps from its menu permanently and feature the vegan substitute […]

Italy’s Flower Burger Is Now Serving Its Vegan Rainbow Burgers In The U.K.

3 Mins Read Flower Burger, the Italian plant-based chain famous for its rainbow coloured burgers, has entered the U.K. market for the first time, opening up a branch in the heart of London. The restaurant will serve the chain’s iconic colourful burgers, as well as sides and desserts that are all 100% vegan and made with natural plant-based […]