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Alt Protein Startup HaoFood Partners With Restaurants Across Shanghai To Launch Its Peanut-Based Chicken

3 Mins Read Female-led food-tech startup HaoFood, which develops peanut-based meats, has recently partnered with five restaurants in Shanghai to offer Chinese consumers a new plant-based experience that will feature authentic dishes from cultures around the world. Founded last year, the Shanghai-based HaoFood is among the world’s first brands to develop meat alternatives using peanuts, unlike other companies […]

Forager Project Unveils New Organic Vegan Ice Cream Line Made From Cashew Milk

2 Mins Read Organic plant-based creamery Forager Project, which is backed by French-headquartered CPG giant Danone, has launched a new line of dairy-free ice cream made without lactose, soy or gluten and available in five different flavours. Family-operated U.S.-based Forager Project’s new line is an effort by the brand to further expand into the plant-based category in the […]

Indian Startup Mister Veg Bags US$570K From Jubilant Ingrevia For Its Plant-Based Meat & Seafood

3 Mins Read After entering the plant-based meat market with its ‘Domino’s Unthinkable Pizza’, the Jubilant Bhartia Group is back in the news with another foray into the sector. Through Jubilant Ingrevia, a global integrated life science products and solutions provider, the group has invested INR₹4.25 crores (approx. US$570,000) into Indian plant-based meat company Mister Veg. This past January, […]

Solar Foods Bags €10M From Finnish Climate Fund To Commercialise Air Protein By 2023

3 Mins Read Finnish startup Solar Foods has announced a €10 million (~US$11.9 million) in fresh capital from the Finnish Climate Fund, becoming the state-owned sustainability-focused fund’s first investment. The new loan will enable Solar Foods to kickstart commercial-scale production of Solein, its proprietary protein made from air, with its industrial facility in Finland set to fully operational […]

Dunkin Donuts Adds Over 40 Vegan Donuts In Belgium

2 Mins Read Multinational doughnut company, Dunkin’, also known as Dunkin’ Donuts, recently announced that it has launched more than 40 vegan versions of its popular donuts in Belgium with plans to be available in stores across the country from mid-May. In an effort to expand its plant-based offerings, U.S.-headquartered Dunkin’ unveiled its new vegan doughnuts on the […]

Impossible Foods Reportedly Preparing For IPO With US$10 Billion Valuation

3 Mins Read Plant-based food tech giant Impossible Foods is said to be in discussions for a public listing that could value the company at US$10 billion or more, according to an exclusive Reuters report. The listing is reportedly taking place within the next twelve months through a SPAC merger deal, a popular vehicle for a number of […]

Stray Dog Capital Invests In Fermentation-Based Alt Protein Company Chunk Foods

3 Mins Read Impact venture capital firm Stray Dog Capital has invested in Chunk Foods, a plant-based food company that is using fermentation technologies to manufacture whole muscle meat-alternative products. U.S.-based Stray Dog Capital, a venture capital that focuses on investing in alternative protein, has backed Israel-based Chunk Foods in its seed funding round that also saw support […]

Beyond Meat: Plant-Based Meat Giant Opens First-Ever Foreign Production Facility In China

3 Mins Read Food tech giant Beyond Meat recently opened a production facility in China located in the Jiaxing Economic & Technological Development Zone (JXEDZ) near Shanghai in an effort to increase production of its plant-based meat products, especially Beyond Pork, and focus on improving costs and bringing sustainability into its operations. Back in September of last year, California-headquartered […]

Climate-Friendly Meal Pairing: Chicken-Free Tindle Joins EcoSpirits & Brass Lion Distillery For Sustainable Dinners Series

3 Mins Read Last month, well-funded food tech startup Next Gen Foods debuted its plant-based chicken brand Tindle to great acclaim. The company is back in the news again, and this time it’s to share details of its upcoming sustainable ‘Proper Dinner’ series, which sees Next Gen join forces with F&B company EcoSpirits and Brass Lion Distillery to […]

Dutch Alt Protein Player Schouten Unveils Plant-Based Chicken & Beef To Promote Food Systems That Rely Only On Plants

3 Mins Read Dutch family business and plant-based producer Schouten Europe recently debuted its plant-based chicken and beef to provide sustainable and healthy alternatives to the conventional meats that the company says brutally exploit animals and leave a high carbon footprint on the environment. Since the 1990s, Schouten has been working on developing plant-based proteins and supplies its […]

Sophie’s Bionutrients: Singapore Food Tech Debuts World’s First Plant-Based Algae Protein Burger Patty

4 Mins Read Singapore-based sustainable urban food production technology company Sophie’s Bionutrients has just unveiled its first 100% plant-based burger patty created from single-cell microalgae, which claims to have more protein than beef or most fish that is commercially sold, with each patty offering 24 grams of protein per serve. Singapore-based Sophie’s Bionutrients works on developing alternative plant-based […]

Cacao Fruit: Swiss-Based Chocolate Company Barry Callebaut Unveils New Ingredient Category That Fights Food Waste

5 Mins Read Barry Callebaut, a leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, has launched a new sustainable brand Cabosse Naturals serving up a new type of chocolate made from one single ingredient, the cacao fruit, thus creating a totally new industry category with the same. With its new brand Cabosse Naturals, Switzerland-based Barry Callebaut aims to […]

Qualitas Health Joins Forces With Grupo Indukern & Gullspång Re:food, Secures US$12.5M To Disrupt Algae Protein Market

3 Mins Read Food and nutrition company, Qualitas Health recently joined forces with Barcelona-based chemicals business Grupo Indukern and Stockholm-based food-tech investor Gullspång Re:food on the back of a successfully completed Series A funding round, both of which will help the company disrupt the algae protein market by developing new and innovative products. U.S.-based Qualitas Health formed partnerships […]

‘Diet Change Not Climate Change’: Chinese King of Pop Wang Leehom Joins Green Monday’s Movement As Ambassador

3 Mins Read Singer, actor, producer & public welfare advocate Wang Leehom has joined Green Monday’s Earth Month campaign 2021, dubbed ‘Diet Change Not Climate Change’, as an official ambassador to promote plant-based cuisines around the world. Apart from this, 1,000 outlets at over 60 restaurants and retailers in Hong Kong have joined Green Monday and will introduce […]

Aussie Shelf-Stable Plant-Based Meat Startup Deliciou Bags Seed Funding To Fuel Global Expansion

4 Mins Read Deliciou has raised seed funding to continue expanding global distribution of its line of shelf-stable plant-based meat alternatives to Europe, the U.S. and Asia. The round, which makes Deliciou the first Australia-based startup to join U.S. alternative protein venture capital Stray Dog Capital’s portfolio, will also allow Deliciou to ramp up R&D to grow its […]

Plant-Based Boxer Claressa Shields Wins Big, Highlights The Benefits Of Animal-Free Diets

4 Mins Read Existing titleholder in the middleweight division of professional boxing, Claressa Shields, who recently won again at the junior middleweight division thus becoming the first woman fighter to win an undisputed championship in two weight classes, made use of the occasion to raise awareness about plant-based diets. On March 5 2021, American professional boxer Claressa Shields […]

Plant-Based Diets Are Better For Our Hearts, New Study Finds

4 Mins Read According to a recent study conducted by researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine, eating high amounts of plant-based food like berries and green leafy vegetables can help slow down heart failure and boost cardiac function and cognitive health. Published in the peer-reviewed British Journal of Nutrition, a new study found that maintaining a plant-based […]