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Turkey’s Vegan Cheese Ban Is Unconstitutional, Says Lawsuit

3 Mins Read Following a crackdown on the labeling of vegan cheese, Turkey has decided to ban the production and sale of dairy-free cheese entirely across the country. Now, activists are suing. Despite Turkey’s longstanding history with a predominantly plant-based Mediterranean diet, it’s not embracing the recent surge in popularity of vegan cheese. According to a petition, […]

Bel Group and Superbrewed Food to Bring Biomass Fermentation Cheese to Market Next Year

3 Mins Read French cheese giant Bel, known for its global cheese brands Babybel, Laughing Cow, and Boursin, has entered into a partnership with U.S.-based Superbrewed Food in an exclusive arrangement to develop dairy-free cheese made through biomass fermentation. “Pursuing our mission to offer healthy snacks for all, Bel innovates to support the changes in nutritional needs and […]

The 9 Best Dairy-Free Cheese Shops to Try In the U.S.

5 Mins Read For many herbivores out there, cheese tops the list for the hardest things to give up. But thanks to these artisanal fromage makers out there, there’s no shortage of 100% plant-based cheeses out there to satisfy even the wildest of our dairy cravings. From sharp cheddars to creamy spreadables and melty mozzarella, it’s truly tough […]

Animal-Free Dairy Startup Change Foods Closes Record $12 Million Seed Extension To Disrupt Cheese

5 Mins Read Australian-Californian animal-free dairy startup Change Foods has secured $12 million in a seed extension fundraising round, bringing the company’s total company seed funding to more than $15.3 million. This represents a first for the precision fermentation sector and will support continued R&D ahead of commercial launch. The oversubscribed was led by Route 66 Ventures. Upfield, […]

Leading Cream Cheese Brand Philadelphia Launches Its First Dairy-Free Spread

3 Mins Read Popular U.S.-based cream cheese brand Philadelphia has launched its first dairy-free offering, Philadelphia Plant Based. The new cheese is coming to Tesco stores across the U.K. After a late holiday season effort to convince its customers not to make cheesecakes in the wake of a cream cheese shortage, the Philadelphia brand now has a viable […]

General Mills Brand Bold Cultr Debuts As First Major U.S. Precision Fermentation Cheese Launch

4 Mins Read General Mills has become the first major food brand to dive into precision fermentation dairy. This week, it announced the launch of Bold Cultr—animal-free cheese made from Perfect Day’s whey. “Bold Cultr is one of the world’s first next generation cheese alternatives, made with proteins created through precision fermentation – instead of animals,” Amanda Best, Corporate Communications […]

Formo Eyes Animal-Free Mozzarella and Ricotta After Record $50M Series A

4 Mins Read Formo, the precision fermentation cheese company based in Berlin, has just closed a record-breaking $50 million Series A round, representing the largest to date within the European food tech industry. The startup says that the funds will boost R&D to expand its product portfolio, with animal-free mozzarella and ricotta the first on its list.  Formo […]

Vegan Cheese Makers Stockeld Dreamery Announce $20M Series A

4 Mins Read Stockeld Dreamery, the Swedish food tech behind the fermented pea and fava bean-based Stockeld Chunk, has just raised €16.5 million (US$20 million) in what it says is the largest-ever Series A round secured by a plant-based startup in Europe. Proceeds from the round will go towards expanding its team, scaling up and rolling out new […]

These Vegan Cheese Wedges by Good Planet Foods Are What Snacks Dreams Are Made Of

3 Mins Read American plant-based dairy startup Good Planet Foods has just expanded its range with snack-sized vegan cheese wedges. The new Plant-Based Cheese Wedges come in three flavours, and are designed to be a convenient cruelty-free alternative to classic dairy cheese snacks. Good Planet Foods has just released its newest vegan cheese range, Plant-Based Cheese Wedges. The […]

Formo To Make ‘Best Of European Cheese’ With Animal-Free Dairy After Rebranding From Legendairy

4 Mins Read Legendairy Foods, the Berlin-based food tech using precision fermentation to develop animal-free dairy proteins, has announced its rebrand to Formo. The new name is designed as a consumer-facing brand as the biotech’s team continues to grow and accelerate its mission to bring real dairy cheeses with its fermentation-cultivated animal-free dairy proteins to cheese-lovers all over […]