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Indian Plant-Based Milk Industry Dealt Blow After Petitions Against Dairy Giant Amul Dismissed

4 Mins Read Plant-based milk brands in India have been dealt a blow, after the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) struck down three petitions filed against the Indian dairy giant Amul. The complaints regarded an advertisement launched by Amul that claimed plant-based beverages “are not milk”.  The Indian plant-based milk sector has experienced a setback, after the […]

Pea Protein Milk Startup Vly Raises US$7.4M Series A To Drive Growth Across Europe

3 Mins Read Alternative dairy foodtech startup Vly, which creates milk from pea protein, has raised EUR€6.1M(approx. US$7.4M) in a Series A round led by Five Seasons Ventures. The capital raised will help the company scale its R&D and drive growth across the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) and into new European markets, including the United Kingdom. […]

Milkman 2.0: Milkadamia Launches Plant-Based Drink Delivery Service Across U.S.

3 Mins Read Milkadamia has launched a new “Milkman 2.0” service to deliver its plant-based macadamia milks to customers’ doorsteps. Available in the U.S. nationwide, the service replicates old-school dairy deliveries to make it convenient for consumers to choose plant-based, and will also offer a subscription program.  Chicago-headquartered Milkadamia has introduced its new e-commerce milkman concept to bring […]

Nestlé Launches ‘Wunda’ Pea-Based Milk To Join Plant-Based Dairy Race

4 Mins Read Swiss food conglomerate Nestlé has launched a new pea-based milk, as the plant-based dairy alternative scene continues to heat up. The new brand, Wunda, is set to launch in several European countries before rolling out across the continent, where existing labels like Alpro and Oatly are currently dominating the market. Nestlé has introduced Wunda, a […]

Berlin-Based Blue Farm Is Making Oat Milk Even More Sustainable

4 Mins Read Blue Farm, a Berlin-based food tech, has set its sights on stirring up the oat milk market with its even more sustainable product. Its first product, an Oat Base, allows consumers and foodservice to mix their own oat milk right before they consume it, cutting out extra packaging and the carbon emissions from transporting heavy […]

Sophie’s Bionutrients Unveils World’s First Microalgae-Based Allergen-Free Milk Alternative

5 Mins Read Singapore-based Sophie’s Bionutrients has debuted what it claims to be the world’s first plant-based milk alternative made out of microalgae. Made from a neutral microalgae flour derived from the food tech’s proprietary strain using its patent-pending technology, the novel product stands out from existing vegan alternatives that tend to be nut-based or soy-based, and therefore […]

Coca-Cola Launches ‘Simply Oat’ As Oat Milk Records Triple-Digit Sales Growth

3 Mins Read The Coca-Cola Company is expanding its plant-based portfolio with a new oat milk product launched under its Simply brand. The move comes as the entire oat milk category surges to become the second most popular plant-based dairy alternative within just years of its inception, and is now recording triple-digit sales growth.  Coca-Cola is entering the […]

India’s First Single Origin Vegan Chocolate Bars: Homegrown MilkinOats Is #VocalForLocal

4 Mins Read MilkinOats, the first homegrown oat milk brand in India, has launched vegan milk chocolate bars made with their high-fibre dairy alternative. Rolling out in two flavours, the new 100% plant-based, cruelty-free bars are crafted in small batches, replicating the creamy taste that consumers love about traditional milk chocolate using the brand’s oat milk base squeezed […]

Scotland: Plant-Based Milk Option To Be Added To Free Nursery Milk Scheme

4 Mins Read In a recent announcement, the Scottish government has agreed to include plant-based milk alternatives in government-funded nurseries and early learning milk schemes, following a campaign led by The Vegan Society called Play Fair with Plant Milk. The Play Fair with Plant Milk campaign was launched in 2019 by The Vegan Society, the oldest vegan society […]

Oatly: Starbucks To Offer Plant-Based Alternative At All Outlets Across India

2 Mins Read Global coffee chain Starbucks recently announced that it will be introducing Swedish food tech Oatly’s dairy milk alternative made from oats at all its outlets across India, in order to offer consumers more plant-based options. Oatly joins existing plant-based options which include soy and almond milk. India’s first Sustainability Venture Studio, White Lotus, is responsible for […]

Swiss Cheese: Scientist Marité Cárdenas Is Developing A Plant-Based Protein That Mimics Milk Casein

3 Mins Read Scientist Marité Cárdenas is currently developing a plant-based protein that will mimic casein in milk in an effort to create dairy-free milk that is suitable for vegan cheesemaking. Sweden-based Marité Cárdenas, a professor at Biofilms Research Center for Biointerfaces of Malmö University is working on a project, ‘Nanocapsules and recombinant proteins for nutritious vegan cheese […]

Asia Expansion: Oatly Launches In Singapore Where 1/3 Consumers Don’t Know About Plant-Based Milk

4 Mins Read Oatly, the world’s most famous oat milk brand, has recently landed in Singapore as part of its ambitions to grow its presence across Asia, a region where the dairy market is ripe for disruption. Now available across the city-state’s largest supermarket chains and e-commerce platforms, as well as all Starbucks locations island-wide, the Blackstone-backed plant-based […]

Food Footprint Explainer Series: Should You Quit Almond Milk?

4 Mins Read With climate crisis climbing to the top of the global agenda, more people are beginning to take notice of the connection between our consumption choices and the carbon footprint it leaves behind. While some questions about the footprint of food can appear to be relatively straightforward, the reality may not always be as simple as […]

Plant-Based Milk & Yogurt Company Califia Farms Secures US$225M In Funding

3 Mins Read Plant-based milk brand Califia Farms has just announced that it has completed a landmark US$225 million financing in their latest Series D funding round. The investment was led by the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) alongside other big institutional names including Temasek and Claridge, as well as Hong Kong-based Green Monday Ventures. With the latest financing, […]

America’s Dairy Giants Are Going Bankrupt As Plant-Based Milk Takes Over

3 Mins Read Borden Dairy, one of America’s largest milk producers and distributors, has just filed for bankruptcy, the second major dairy company in the United States to fall in less than two months. The company, which was founded in 1856, cited the rising costs of raw dairy milk and the industry’s market challenges from the plant-based industry […]

Health Foods Of The Future At The World’s Largest Natural Products Expo

6 Mins Read Thanks to our other jobs as co-founders of Ekowarehouse, a global B2B trade platform for certified organic and ecolabel products, we get to attend awesome natural and organic product trade shows all over the world. Since we are total health & wellness geeks (not to mention Hong Kong’s Green Queens), this is one of the […]