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 […]

McDonald’s UK Finally Announces Nationwide Availability Of The Vegan McPlant Burger

3 Mins Read Following a limited release, McDonald’s has confirmed that the McPlant Burger will now be available in all outlets in the U.K. and Ireland. Locations will include restaurants and smaller subsidiaries, including retail park and service station stores. The McPlant has created enough interest, appreciation and demand for a full commercial rollout. The burger, made using […]

Burger King Launches First Fast-Food Chain Vegan Chicken Nuggets In UK

3 Mins Read With Veganuary in full swing, Burger King becomes the latest food giant to announce a new plant-based menu addition. Vegan chicken nuggets, developed by The Vegetarian Butcher, are available now. The crispy nuggets come served with sweet chili dipping sauces. Customers can choose from a six, nine, or 20-piece box. Unilever-owned Dutch brandThe Vegetarian Butcher, […]

60% Of Millenials and Gen-Z Expect Plant-Based Chocolate Options From All Brands, Study Finds

3 Mins Read A new report has revealed that Millenial and Gen Z consumers are demanding more plant-based foods—specifically, dairy-free chocolate. The study was carried out by Swiss chocolatier Barry Callebaut, assessing changing buyer attitudes across Europe, the U.S., and Australia. The study polled in excess of 3,200 participants, aged between 18 and 75. 42 percent of respondents […]

“Vegan Food Near Me”: Breakthrough Google Search Spikes 5,000 Percent in 2021

3 Mins Read Google has revealed that searches for “vegan food near me” have dramatically increased in 2021. The term reached “breakthrough status”, meaning it increased by 5,000 percent or more. The finding was released as part of the annual “Year in Search” report, published by the search engine. Other pertinent figures contained in the report show that […]

Leading Cream Cheese Brand Philadelphia Launches Its First Dairy-Free Spread

3 Mins Read Popular U.S.-based cream cheese brand Philadelphia has launched its first dairy-free offering, Philadelphia Plant Based. The new cheese is coming to Tesco stores across the U.K. After a late holiday season effort to convince its customers not to make cheesecakes in the wake of a cream cheese shortage, the Philadelphia brand now has a viable […]

Beyond Vegan Chicken Is Coming to Every U.S. KFC Location: ‘It’s Time’

3 Mins Read Popular U.S. fried chicken chain KFC is launching vegan chicken in all U.S. locations beginning January 10th, for a limited time. The announcement overlaps with the popular month-long Veganuary campaign. KFC operates nearly 4,000 locations across the U.S. In an extended partnership with Beyond Meat, which produced KFC’s first vegan U.S. offering in 2019, the […]

Sustainable Texting? Green Queen’s Climate Conscious Emoji Guide

4 Mins Read Emojispeak totally count as a language on its own nowadays. But using the laughing face or the red heart emoji is so 2016. It’s 2022, time to upgrade your emojis the sustainable way. Whether Veganuary or climate change or both are top of mind for you, it’s now officially cool to be sustainable! So start […]

In the Race to Fix Our Food System, Vegan Chicken Is Poised for Victory

8 Mins Read From nuggets to sandwiches to vegan chicken restaurants, a plant-based chicken revolution is coming, and it could have big implications for our complicated protein industry. Chicken is now a top priority for vegan meat producers. And it all started in the most unlikely, but most fitting, of places: KFC. In 2019, fast-food chicken giant KFC […]

Vegan Chicken That Tastes Identical To The Real Thing? NotCo Artificial Intelligence Has Cracked It

3 Mins Read Chile’s NotCo claims that Giuseppe, its patented AI technology platform, has perfectly mimicked the taste of real chicken in a vegan format. The pea protein-based development will be used to create a range of products. NotChickenNuggets, NotChickenBurger, NotChickenBurgerCrispy, and NotChickenFillet lines have been confirmed.  Initial chicken launches will take place in Chile, Argentina, and Brazil. […]

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, […]

Plant Based World Expo NYC: The 11 Best Vegan Foods We Tried

11 Mins Read What was it like attending the Plant Based World Expo in New York City? Green Queen tried it all and there were so many great vegan foods it was hard to pinpoint the best, but we narrowed it down to these. After spending the few months drooling over the products we report on all year […]

Australia’s WOA, the ‘World’s Lowest Carbon Milk’, Raises $20 Million

3 Mins Read Australia’s Wide Open Agriculture (WOA) announced it has raised $20 million to support a move to domestic plant-based production for its low carbon oat milk. Funding was raised through share purchases, both institutional and individual, and will be used to construct a new manufacturing facility focussed on oat milk. Additional funds will be diverted to […]