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Food Companies Compete For US$16 Billion Asian Plant-Based Meat Market

4 Mins Read Plant-based meat substitutes are becoming a hot commodity in Asia, with companies all over the region gearing up to get a share of the booming market. From food tech startups and established manufacturers racing to develop new vegan-friendly meat analogues to F&B industry players gearing up to introduce the tastiest meatless menus, it’s clear that […]

From Hippie To Mainstream: The History Of World Vegan Day

5 Mins Read Happy World Vegan Day! An annual celebration on November 1st originally created by The Vegan Society to promote the benefits of a plant-based diet and lifestyle, World Vegan Day has become a worldwide phenomenon. With the Economist naming 2019 the “Year of the Vegan” and the plant-based movement becoming a mainstream lifestyle, we thought it […]

The Unstoppable Rise Of Veganism

4 Mins Read The concept of ditching all meat and animal by-products might seem a bit radical to some, but thanks to increased global attention towards the climate crisis, younger generations being more attuned to ethical and environmental concerns, and an overall changing consumer environment driven by shoppers looking for do-good brands, veganism is now on an unstoppable […]

The Amazon Crisis Isn’t Just About Beef, It’s Also About Cheap Soy

4 Mins Read What’s certain is that the growth in both the soy and beef industries have come at the expense of the Amazon rainforest. This past week netizens have been sharing their outrage about the Amazon, where fires are burning at a faster rate than ever before, blackening skies across the region and suffocating the vital organ […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat Vegan Food In Jakarta

4 Mins Read Vegans rejoice! Green Queen has you covered again. Jakarta is home to some delicious plant-based offerings, from veggie nasi goreng to raw vegan burgers. Here is a list that we’ve compiled of some of the best plant-based dining that Jakarta has to offer. SIMPLY Veggie SIMPLY Veggie does meat-free versions on Indonesian classics and delicacies, […]

Global Race For Plant Food Innovation As Consumer Demand Continues To Skyrocket

3 Mins Read Consumer demand for plant-based proteins has accelerated, and manufacturers are now racing to compete in what is quickly becoming a highly competitive market. There is little sign of slowdown: companies are focused on innovating quality plant-based ingredients to keep up with increasingly healthy and environmentally conscious consumers, backed by the latest scientific research on the […]

New Harvard Study Says You Don’t Need Meat, Plant-Based Diet Provides Complete Nutrition

3 Mins Read In a recent study published in Scientific Reports, researchers confirmed that all our nutritional needs can be satisfied without eating meat. In addition to being nutritionally sound, choosing plant-based alternatives would be more environmentally optimal, and conserve more protein and energy than conventional meat. Faced with our global climate breakdown, biodiversity loss and health epidemic, […]

By 2040, Majority Of Meat Will Come From Plants & Labs, With Asia Driving Demand

3 Mins Read The majority of the meat that people will be eating in 2040 will not come from slaughtered animals, but will instead be laboratory-grown “clean” meat or are plant-based meat alternatives, according to a newly published report. Greater acceptance of cultured meat and vegan-friendly meat alternatives in Asia will work to drive this predicted lifestyle shift. The […]