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Evo Foods Announces New Partnership With Ginkgo Bioworks For Next-Gen Egg Products

4 Mins Read Indian plant-based egg startup Evo Foods has announced it is partnering with Ginkgo Bioworks to create new ingredients for its products. The latter offers an established cell programming platform which will be leveraged to develop animal-free egg proteins. These will be included in Evo’s product portfolio in a bid to create the most realistic plant-based […]

Unlimeat Crowdfunds To Launch Sold-Out Plant-Based Jerky In The US

3 Mins Read Korea’s leading plant-based meat company is leveraging the power of crowdfunding to launch its jerky line in the U.S. A pre-launch campaign on Kickstarter allows global backers to participate. The official launch is scheduled for May 31.  The jerky sold out in South Korea shortly after its initial debut in April. Unlimeat first began with […]

Cargill And Cubiq Team Up To Take On The U.S. Alternative Fats Market

4 Mins Read Barcelona’s Cubiq Foods has been developing its omega-3-rich smart fats since 2020 and now, the startup has announced a $5.75 million funding round from Moira Capital Partners, SGEIC and Newtree Impact to help it bring its developments to market by 2023. A key part of the news is Cargill’s participation, who invested and committed to […]

Haofood Partners With Lawson To Bring Plant-Based Chicken To 2,300 Stores

4 Mins Read Shanghai’s Haofood has announced distribution partnership with Chinese convenience store giant Lawson that will see its new satay nugget stick product being stocked in 2,300 stores across the country, to give consumers easy access to alternative protein products. Shops in the Shanghai, Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces will be the first cities to get the satay […]

Jems Launches Vegan Condoms To Take The Toxicity Out Of Sex

3 Mins Read Canadian vegan condom maker Jems says it is advocating for safer, more informed sex by renouncing toxicity in all forms across its vegan condom range. The female-founded condom company, launched in 2021, remove animal products, gluten, and misinformation from the intercourse sector. The ultimate aim is to create a framework that gives everybody access to […]

Coles Pledges To Cater To Flexitarians Across Australia With Get Plant’d

3 Mins Read Coles has debuted a new-to-it plant-based meat brand. The grocery giant has more than 800 locations throughout Australia, all of which will be stocking the Get Plant’d range. Products have been developed to mimic the full experience of eating meat, with focus placed on texture, taste and aroma. Get Plant’d products feature wheat and soy […]

‘It Flakes Like The Real Thing’: Irish Startup Debuts Whole-Cut Vegan Cod

3 Mins Read Irish startup Sea & Believe recently unveiled its newest development: a vegan whole-cut cod fillet. The company considers the breakthrough to be its biggest to date. It follows the commercial release of seaweed goujons and seaweed burgers. Both are sold in 50 locations across Ireland presently. The cod fillet was shown at IndieBio’s demo day […]

The Price Gap Between Plant-Based And Conventional Meat Is Shrinking, New Analysis Finds

4 Mins Read A new report published suggests that the gap between meat and alternative protein pricing is shrinking. ProVeg Netherlands commissioned supermarket researcher Questionmark to undertake a pricing analysis in Dutch grocery stores. Overall findings reveal that the price gap has narrowed by a significant margin. Price comparisons were compiled over a five-year period, with later years […]

More Than 30 D.C. Restaurants Join the First Veg Week In Washington

3 Mins Read The nation’s capital will celebrate its first Veg Restaurant Week from May 7-14th. If you’re looking for a last-minute treat for Mom this Mother’s Day, try booking a table at one of more than 30 restaurants participating in Washington D.C.’s first Veg Restaurant Week. The event was announced last week by Mayor Muriel Bowser and […]

Happy Ocean Foods Nets New Investors for Its Vegan Seafood During ‘Lion’s Den’ Appearance

3 Mins Read Munich-based Happy Ocean Foods, which makes plant-based alternatives to shrimp, has secured two investors following an appearance on Lion’s Den. The programme is the German version of the U.S.’s Shark Tank and the U.K’s Dragon’s Den. The alt-seafood startup welcomed backing from former Formula 1 racing champion Nico Rosberg and Dagmar Wöhr. As part of […]

Revo Foods Has Launched Its Vegan Smoked Salmon In The UK

3 Mins Read Austria’s Revo Foods has debuted its plant-based smoked salmon analogue in the U.K. It will be sold by GreenBay, a popular online vegan supermarket. The launch follows a successful domestic unveiling back in October last year and subsequent European rollout into more than 15 countries.  Revo says that it has developed its recipe to appeal […]

Mooji Meats Nets $3 Million for 3D-Printed Vegan Meat Acceleration

4 Mins Read Y Combinator alumnus Mooji Meats, which specialises in whole cut plant-based meats, has raised £3 million in a seed funding round. The Good Startup, Collaborative Fund, Lever VC and AgFunder all participated in the round. Mooji says the funding will allow it to move away from the ground and sausage analogues common in the space. […]

Is Sugar Vegan? Bone Char Filtration, The Industry’s Dirty Secret

3 Mins Read Is sugar vegan? Why wouldn’t it be, right? How’s this for a shocking fact: not all sugars on the supermarket shelf are vegan. Even while sugar comes from the sugarcane plant and does not contain animal products, the process used to manufacture some refined sugars can involve bone char—cow bones. At this point, you might […]

Lindt Brings Its Creamy Vegan Oat Milk Chocolate To the U.S.

3 Mins Read At the start of the year, Swiss chocolatier Lindt released two vegan chocolate bars in the U.K, to coincide with Veganuary. Canada followed in February and now, the U.S. is getting a taste of the original and salted caramel incarnations. It’s not clear whether the hazelnut variety, launched in the U.K., will be part of […]