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 […]

Dairy Farmers Ditch Cows To Make Oat Milk Delivered In Reusable Bottles

3 Mins Read Jay and Katja Wilde of Bradley Nook Farm in the U.K. have recently launched a new oat milk subscription service, ditching their traditional dairy farm operations to produce the ethical and sustainable plant-based alternative. Working with Refarm’d, a London-based startup that helps farmers transition into the plant-based dairy business, their fresh oat milk is now […]

ProVeg International & Veg Capital Team Up To Accelerate Food Tech Funding

3 Mins Read ProVeg International and Veg Capital have partnered up to invest in food techs who are developing alternative proteins and sustainable food solutions. Together, the two organisations have already invested in two ProVeg Incubator alumni firms, and have announced yet another funding package to plant-based desserts startup Zveetz.  Sustainable food nonprofit ProVeg International and venture capital […]

The Pack: Celebrities & Influencers Back London-Based Plant-Based Startup Looking To Disrupt Dog Food

4 Mins Read The Pack has recently announced that it has successfully closed a pre-seed investment round for its new range of plant-based dog food. While the funding total is undisclosed, the round received support from high profile celebrities such as international footballer Chris Smalling and UK’s famous vegan celebrity chef duo Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, also […]

Beauty & Haircare Brand Aveda Removes Beeswax From Products, Goes 100% Vegan

4 Mins Read Aveda, the globally present cruelty-free haircare brand, has announced that it is removing beeswax from its products, and in doing so, reformulated more than 500 products, strengthening the brands’ commitment to offering only 100% vegan products.  Founded in 1978 and owned by The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC), the brand has been cruelty-free and mostly vegan […]

Organic Meat Causes Just As Much Climate Damage As Conventional Version, Scientists Warn

4 Mins Read A new scientific analysis has found that organically produced meat is just as climate-damaging than its conventionally farmed counterparts, contrary to the claims made by a recent viral Regenuary campaign lodged against the popular Veganuary movement. The study also reveals that the lowest impact meats still fare much worse on multiple environmental indices compared to […]

OmniPork Lands Across U.K. Restaurants Ahead Of Retail Expansion

3 Mins Read OmniPork, the plant-based pork mince analogue developed by Hong Kong-based Green Monday’s food tech arm OmniFoods, has landed in restaurants across the U.K. for the first time. As part of the Veganuary movement, a handful of restaurants have created OmniPork menus for the month, ahead of the Hong Kong startup’s official roll-out across British supermarkets […]

Eating Vegan Costs 40% Less Than Meat & Seafood Meals, Study Reveals

3 Mins Read Eating vegan doesn’t just save the animals and the planet, it can help you save money too. According to new data, plant-based meals cost on average 40% less than those containing meat and fish – and also reduces cooking time by a third as well. While existing studies have typically underlined the nutritional and sustainability […]