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Chinese KFC-Rival Dicos Rolls Out Starfield’s Plant-Based Chicken Nationwide

3 Mins Read Chinese fast food giant Dicos, famous for its fried chicken, has just announced a new partnership with homegrown plant-based food tech Starfield to add plant-based chicken burgers to its menu nationwide. Boasting over 2,500 locations in the country, putting it on the same ranks as QSR majors like McDonald’s, the move by the KFC-rival is […]

Cargill Launches AltProtein Meat-Free Brand PlantEver For Chinese Consumers

2 Mins Read Following its partnership with fast food giant KFC to launch chicken-free plant-based nuggets in China earlier this year, Cargill will now be debuting its own consumer facing plant-based meat brand. Called PlantEver, the new brand will offer Chinese consumers a range of plant-based alternatives, with its first two products slated to launch this July.  Controversial […]

Beyond Meat Launches In Select China KFC, Pizza Hut & Taco Bell

4 Mins Read Beyond Meat is making headlines yet again, this time announcing that they are partnering with Chinese nationwide fast food operator Yum China to offer plant-based Beyond Burgers across select KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell locations across the country starting from June 3. “We see great potential for the plant-based meat market in China,” said CEO of […]

74% Of Elite Chinese Consumers Prioritise Making A Positive Impact Over Materialism

2 Mins Read According to a new report by HSBC Jade, the bank’s most elite membership level, Chinese consumers say that their personal growth and making a positive impact on earth is more important than wealth. This adds to the growing analyses indicating that the consumer market, especially in Asia, is increasingly wellness oriented and eco-conscious. For companies, […]

Zhenmeat: China ‘Impossible Foods’ Launches Meat Alternative Products Made From Plant Protein & Fungus

3 Mins Read Zhenmeat, a new Chinese food-tech startup, brings plant-based meat analogs tailored to Chinese cuisines, from dimsum to stuffed peppers to mooncakes. The Beijing-based company launches their plant-protein and fungus based meat alternative on the market today, and hopes to not only target vegans and vegetarians, but meat eaters too.  Dubbed the “Chinese version of Impossible […]

Plant-Based Milk Company Oatly Tackles China’s Growing Demand for Dairy

2 Mins Read Oatly, the Swedish plant-based milk alternative made from milled oats that has taken Hong Kong by storm – it is now regularly served up in the city’s two largest coffee chains Starbucks and Pacific Coffee – is expanding into mainland China. Equipped their new office in Shanghai and an original Chinese character symbolising plant-based milk, […]

Plant-Based JUST Egg Launches Soon In China, Continues Work on Cell-Cultured Chicken Nugget

2 Mins Read Silicon Valley foodtech startup, JUST, has announced plans to roll out their innovative vegan egg product in mainland China through a multi-channel approach in the coming months. JUST Egg, made from mung beans and free of antibiotics and cholesterol, will make its way onto retail shelves, e-commerce and foodservice. Specialty supermarket retailers City Super, Alibaba-owned […]

Sharp Decline In China Meat Consumption Paves Way For Big Asian Vegan F&B Push

2 Mins Read Coinciding with China’s lifestyle shift from wealth and luxury to health and fitness comes the growing demand of more plant-based options in a country that houses the largest market for beef, pork, and poultry. Vegetarian restaurants in metropolitan cities like Shanghai have doubled in five years and shows no signs of abating. According to Financial Express, […]