Meatless Farm Launches Crowdfunding Campaign So Customers Can Back The Plant-Based Meat Brand

4 Mins Read Plant-based meat brand Meatless Farm is providing consumers an opportunity to “grab a share of the M…F… pie” by debuting its retail investor funding round on the crowdfunding platform Crowdcube with hopes to raise GBP£5 million(approx. US$7M) in capital that will go towards product innovation and brand expansion. British-based Meatless Farm is looking to raise GBP£5 million […]

Global Food System Carbon Footprint Will Worsen, Transition To ‘Plant-Based Food Inevitable’ Says Credit Suisse Report

5 Mins Read In a new report on the investment case for a sustainable food system, analysts say that the plant-based food transition is “inevitable” and will bring about new opportunities for investors and businesses across the food supply chain. Released by the Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI), the report also identified the wider alternative protein industry, sustainable […]

Burger King U.K. Launches 100% Vegan Royale & Plant-Based Whopper

4 Mins Read Fast food giant Burger King U.K. has launched a brand new chicken-free Vegan Royale burger and re-introduced the Plant-Based Whopper to its menus in the country. Teaming up with The Vegetarian Butcher to roll out the new items, Burger King says the move is part of its push to cater to its growing flexitarian and […]

Sylven New York Launches Apple & Coconut Vegan Leather Earth Day Sneakers

3 Mins Read Sylven New York, the Brooklyn, New York-based female-founded sustainable luxury footwear brand, is launching its first-ever plant-based leather sneaker. Made from vegan apple and coconut leather, The Mel makes its debut on Earth Day, coinciding with the brand’s founder Casey Dworkin’s birthday and her personal journey to veganism after participating in the famous Veganuary movement […]

TheVeganKind: U.K.’s Largest Vegan Online Retailer & Subscription Platform Raises US$4.8M Seed

3 Mins Read TheVeganKind raised £3.5M (approx. US$4.8M) in its latest Series A funding round that will help the company further upscale its retail business as well as facilitate better plant-based shopping experiences for their consumers. Literacy Capital, a closed-end investment firm looking to support small businesses, funded the U.K.-based TheVeganKind(TVK) in its latest series A round. TheVeganKind […]

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 […]

Project Pollo: This Vegan Chicken Chain Founder’s Business Plan? Take Over 100 Fast Food Locations By 2024

4 Mins Read Through Project Pollo, a plant-based chicken fast casual dining chain featuring an entirely vegan menu, entrepreneur and founder Lucas Bradbury aims to make animal-free meat alternatives mainstream by opening 100 shops all across the United States within four years. The catch? He only takes over fast food chain store locations. Kansas-based Bradbury had worked as […]

OmniPork Debuts On Leading U.K. Plant-Based E-Commerce Player TheVeganKind

3 Mins Read OmniPork, the vegan pork analogue developed by Hong Kong-based Green Monday’s food tech arm OmniFoods, has secured a listing with the U.K.’s leading plant-based e-commerce player TheVeganKind. It follows the brand’s soft launch into the country earlier this year via foodservice channels and via the e-tailer Longdan Oriental Supermarket, and continuing Green Monday’s international expansion […]

Alt Protein Sector Heats Up In The Gulf As Arab Consumers Embrace Plant-Based

6 Mins Read Alternative protein is taking off all over the world, with consumer demand reaching all-time highs and investor enthusiasm in the food tech space greater than ever before. The Arabian Gulf region is no exception to this trend, where the ecosystem is heating up big-time, with young startups racing to develop novel sustainable proteins, venture capitalists […]

A New Program Is Looking To Help Farmers Pivot To The Alt Protein Economy

4 Mins Read Given the enormous role agriculture plays in driving global emissions, the expert scientific consensus is that our food system must change if we are to stand a chance against climate change. But doing so will require seismic shifts across the entire food supply chain, from retailers to manufacturers, and crucially, farmers and ranchers, who are […]

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 […]

Vegan Doctors Debut Online Healthcare Service With Focus On Plant-Based Diets

5 Mins Read Recently, vegan doctors from the UK launched an online lifestyle medicine service based on plant-based nutrition that will offer patients access to nutritionists and registered dietitians along with helping them transition to a sustainable and healthier lifestyle. Vegan medical doctors Shireen Kassam and Laura Freeman recently launched a healthcare service, Plant Based Health Online (PBHO), […]

FoodForage: Mobile App Aims To Make Vegan Purchases Simpler With Find & Share Features

4 Mins Read March 3 2021 Update: This article has been updated to reflect the additional features and new changes available on the revamped FoodForage app. Technology software company Bionix Technologies recently launched its new mobile app FoodForage, created to help an increasing number of vegans and individuals looking to buy plant-based alternative products and share their findings […]

Climate-Friendly Cooking: New Tool Helps Food Blogs Carbon Label Their Recipes

4 Mins Read A new online tool has been created so that food blogs and websites can add carbon labels to their recipes. Partnering with WP Recipe Maker, a recipe plug-in for web publishing software WordPress, My Emissions automatically calculates the carbon footprint of recipes using its ingredients, and can even make more specific estimates if the life […]