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Plantega Vegan Fridges: Meet The Food Blogger Making Plant-Based Eating Accessible In Brooklyn

4 Mins Read In collaboration with other mission-driven food advocates, food blogger Erick Castro has launched ‘Plantega’, a company that installs vegan fridges in Brooklyn bodegsas in order to bring plant-based options to communities where there is a often a lack of healthy food choices. Plantega was founded by Minneapolis-based social change incubator EFFECT Partners, plant-based food blogger […]

Project Well: Food-As-Medicine Platform Raises US$2M For Healthy Meal Plans

3 Mins Read U.S.- based food-as-medicine nutrition platform, Project Well recently raised US$2M in a seed funding round that saw the support of food systems, healthcare and technology investors in an effort to design nutritious food plans for those people with poor lifestyles and dietary choices. Headquartered in Connecticut, Project Well raised US$2M in a seed funding round […]

Tabitha Brown: Vegan TikTok Star & Actress To Publish Her First Vegan Cookbook

5 Mins Read Vegan Tiktok star Tabitha Brown, who gained popularity after featuring her plant-based recipes on social media platforms, will be releasing her first vegan cookbook along with an inspiration-filled book designed around her iconic catchphrases that will discuss her story and provide self-care tips and advice for her readers. As part of a double-book deal, Brown […]

Pairwise: Food-Gene Editing Company Closes US$90M Series B Round To Scale Its Food Innovation Tech

4 Mins Read North Carolina-based biotech company, Pairwise recently secured US$90M funding in its Series B round which will boost its gene-editing creation of new fruit and vegetable varieties and break down barriers to increase consumption of fresh produce among American consumers. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Pairwise successfully closed its round of funding that was led by […]

Cory Booker: Vegan Senator Joins Committee For Agriculture & Nutrition

3 Mins Read With a past history in supporting small-scale farmers as well as taking steps to ban factory farming, Vegan Democrat Cory Booker has become the newest member to join the Senate Committee For Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, in an effort to restore balance in the broken food chain. Becoming the first vegan senator to join the […]

Healthy Food Subsidies & Processed Meat Levies: New Survey Shows Consumers Want More From Government & Retailers

3 Mins Read Consumers are calling for healthy foods to be cheaper and more available in grocery shops, a new poll finds. The survey, which explored public attitudes about healthy eating, finds that the current food market poses barriers for shoppers to pursue healthy diets. Researchers concluded that government policies to subsidise healthy foods, ensure that retailers stock […]