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Chinova Bioworks Bags $6 Million For Mushroom-Based Clean Label Preservatives

4 Mins Read Canadian ingredients startup Chinova Bioworks has closed a $6 million Series A funding round. DSM Venturing and Rhapsody Venture Partners co-led the raise, with participation from Rich Products Ventures. The investment will support team expansion, new product development and extension of existing production facilities on Prince Edward Island (PEI).  The startup’s PEI manufacturing plant will […]

Actual Veggies: First WFPB Veggie Burger To Launch In The Meat Case Next To Real Meat Burgers

4 Mins Read Actual Veggies, which makes vegetable-only burger patties, has announced a distribution partnership with Plum Market. In a bid to tempt meat-eaters away from conventional burgers, its products are being merchandised next to meat items. Actual Veggies does not attempt to recreate meat flavours or textures. Its burgers are a clean label alternative to animal products, […]

This New Vegan Meat Brand Is Organic, Pea-Based and Shelf-Stable

3 Mins Read The latest vegan meat brand to hit supermarkets isn’t made from soy and doesn’t need refrigeration. Launched by Frontier Co-op, the American wholesaler behind the Simply Organic brand, Plant Boss offers a line of meatless crumbles made from organic yellow peas and is shelf-stable.  Plant Boss has just launched its range of meatless crumbles in […]

Chinova Bioworks Expands Production Of Upcycled Mushroom Ingredient To Meet Clean Label Food Demand

4 Mins Read Canadian firm Chinova Bioworks has ramped up their production capabilities to meet the fast-growing demand for clean-label food products. The company’s flagship ingredient, Chiber, is derived from the upcycled stems of white button mushrooms and functions as a natural, synthetic-free preservative. Chinova Bioworks is rapidly expanding its manufacturing capacity with a newly constructed 20,000 square […]

Vegan Deli Meat Startup Plantcraft Launches Clean Label Plant-Based Pâté Line

3 Mins Read Plantcraft, a newly launched plant-based clean label deli meat startup, has debuted their first pâté products. Coming in two flavour varieties, the new vegan-friendly pâté alternatives made nutritious and unique plant-based protein ingredients are slated to hit U.S. retail shelves in May as the company gears up to expand their range in the coming months.  […]