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Swiss Food Giant Nestlé Launches Plant-Based Egg And Shrimp Alternatives

3 Mins Read After making a public commitment to regenerative agriculture food supply chains last month, Switzerland-based food giant Nestlé has launched egg and shrimp alternatives, further expanding its portfolio of plant-based foods available to consumers. The new products will first be available in select markets in Europe as a limited test run. Nestlé will launch its egg […]

Rebranded HEROTEIN Debuts Ready Meal Range, Partners with Mission Barns to Develop China’s First Hybrid Meat Products

3 Mins Read Shanghai, China-based HEROTEIN has entered into a strategic partnership with Mission Barns, a US-based cellular agriculture company currently developing cultivated animal fat. Through the partnership, the companies will work together to jointly develop hybrid plant- and cultivated meat products for China. HEROTEIN, which was founded in 2020 and officially entered the Chinese market this year […]

Aleph Farms Partners With 2 of Asia’s Largest Food Companies to Bring Cultivated Meat To Market

3 Mins Read Rehovot, Israel-based cultivated meat company Aleph Farms has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with two of Asia’s largest food companies. Thai Union, the Thailand-based seafood-product company, and Korea-based food and bio company CJ CheilJedang, will help Aleph with its scale-up and go-to-market efforts in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, according to an announcement shared with Green […]

Alternative Protein Still Underfunded To Meet Climate Goals, Experts Say

5 Mins Read Despite the record levels of private investment pouring into the alternative protein industry, experts say that a huge public funding gap still exists in order for the world to meet its climate goals. Two separate reports emerging from the Good Food Institute (GFI) and PwC, Rabobank and Temasek call for greater support for an industry […]

Vegan Fried Chick*n Maker VFC Makes US Debut At Foodservice Outlets

3 Mins Read UK-based alt-protein brand VFC Foods hit a major milestone this week when it announced it had launched across the US via the foodservice industry. The company’s vegan fried chick*n product will be available at participating restaurants. VFC (short for Vegan Fried Chick*n) was co-founded by UK businessman Matthew Glover, who along with his wife is […]

The UK’s PizzaExpress Opens An All-Vegan Location In London

3 Mins Read Many pizza companies these days are adding vegan options to their menus to keep up with the growing demand worldwide for plant-based proteins. UK chain PizzaExpress took that idea one step further recently when it opened the doors on its very first Vegan PizzaExpress. As the name suggests, the pizzeria, located in the Aldwych area […]

GHGs From Meat Production Are Double Those From Plant-Based Foods, Study Finds

4 Mins Read Global greenhouse gas emissions from from animal-based foods such as beef and dairy are twice as high as those of plant-based foods, according to a new study published this week on Nature Food. The entire food production system, which includes crop cultivation, livestock production, irrigation, the use of fertilizers and pesticides, and transporting food, produces […]