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Australian Consumers Not Confused By Plant-Based Foods, New Study Concludes

4 Mins Read A new study from the Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) has determined that Australians know exactly what they are eating when they buy plant-based foods. The research is a first for the University of Technology Sydney offshoot. It follows a recent inquiry into plant-based food labelling, headed by Senator Susan McDonald.  Senator McDonald’s investigation was […]

One-Stop Vegan Food Platform VEats Pilots In Sydney Ahead of Australia-Wide Launch

4 Mins Read Founded by Australian duo Lara Young and Susan McCarthy, VEats is a new plant-based platform focussed on helping consumers looking for convenient plant-based options in the country. They describe the digital solution as a “first-of-its-kind” for the market, enabling users to explore all businesses with animal-free food options within a designated city. Whilst a user […]

Australian Plant-Based Meat Industry ‘Grew Exponentially’ In 2020, New Report Reveals

4 Mins Read Australia’s plant-based meat industry thrived despite the economic downturn amid the pandemic, according to data published in a new report from regional alternative protein think tank Food Frontier. From surging retail sales to impressive three-digit growth rates observed in manufacturing revenues and job numbers, the report details the “exponential” rise of the sector and the […]

Fable Food Gears Up To Bring Its Mushroom-Based Vegan Braised Beef Across Asia

4 Mins Read Australian plant-based startup Fable Food Co is now setting its sights on expanding in Asia as demand for sustainable vegan meat alternatives continues to grow across the region. The food tech has recently doubled-down its presence in Australia, expanding with a new premium line of vegan-friendly mushroom-based braised beef ready meals across retail giant Woolworths, […]