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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 […]

Free4DairyFree: Non Profit Campaign Seeks To End Surcharge On Plant-Based Milk At U.K. Coffee Shops

4 Mins Read Free4DairyFree has started a campaign to sustainably end the extra charges applied on plant-based milk alternatives at cafés, coffee shops, and other U.K. retailers. Launched by Manchester-based Nicole McCulloch and George Bloor, Free4DairyFree is a not-for-profit that calls on coffee shops and retailers in the U.K. to remove surcharges on plant based milk alternatives like […]

Slutty Vegan Founder Pinky Cole Featured On Forbes ‘Women Of The Next 1,000’ List

4 Mins Read Pinky Cole, founder and CEO of Slutty Vegan, a vegan burger chain based in Atlanta, Georgia recently made it to Forbes ‘Women Of The Next 1,000’ List. This year’s list highlights ‘small-scale super-achievers defying the odds’ – presenting ‘self-funded shops and pre-revenue startups’ with under US$10 million in revenue or funding. Featured amongst other women […]

Veecoco: German Twins Launch Global Online Classes To Promote Plant-Based Cooking

5 Mins Read Founded by ‘vegan twins’ brothers Samuel and Lukas Schanderl, Veecoco aims to raise awareness about plant-based cooking through online vegan cooking classes. Based in Berlin, Germany, Veecoco will give users an opportunity to learn plant-based cooking across international cuisines such as Japanese, Italian, Thai, and more taught by renowned world chefs. In an exclusive interview […]

Zouz: California Food-Tech Launches Plant-Based Frozen Meals Featuring Beyond Meat

4 Mins Read Tarik Batal, founder of Zouz, a food tech company that prepares flavourful plant-based versions of meat-based international dishes, recently launched a new line of ready-made, plant-based frozen foods featuring Beyond Meat. Zouz’s aim is to provide people with hectic schedules, sustainable food options in the freezer, such as fresh vegetables and Beyond Meat’s 100% plant-based […]

Tabitha Brown: Vegan TikTok Star & Actress To Publish Her First Vegan Cookbook

5 Mins Read Vegan Tiktok star Tabitha Brown, who gained popularity after featuring her plant-based recipes on social media platforms, will be releasing her first vegan cookbook along with an inspiration-filled book designed around her iconic catchphrases that will discuss her story and provide self-care tips and advice for her readers. As part of a double-book deal, Brown […]

Pairwise: Food-Gene Editing Company Closes US$90M Series B Round To Scale Its Food Innovation Tech

4 Mins Read North Carolina-based biotech company, Pairwise recently secured US$90M funding in its Series B round which will boost its gene-editing creation of new fruit and vegetable varieties and break down barriers to increase consumption of fresh produce among American consumers. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Pairwise successfully closed its round of funding that was led by […]

Nick’s: Swedish Sugar-Free Ice Cream Feat. Perfect Day Tech Raises US$30M To Fuel U.S & Germany Expansion

4 Mins Read Sweden-based brand Nick’s, parent company, LUB Foods recently secured US$30M in funding that will execute its plans for international expansion of its sugar-free ice cream products, mainly in the U.S. and Germany, along with building a production facility in Europe, including three flavours featuring Perfect Day’s animal-free whey protein. Looking to reinvent the ice cream […]

California’s New Age Meats Announces US$2M Seed Extension For Hybrid Cultivated & Plant-Based Meat

3 Mins Read California-based New Age Meats (NAM) recently raised US$2 million in a seed extension round to scale the production of the brand’s hybrid cultivated and plant-based meat. Located in Berkley, California, the cell-based startup, New Age Meats (NAM) secured US$2 million in a round that saw participation from Litani Ventures’ Peter Rahal, ff VC, SOSV, and […]

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 […]

Mary McCartney Debuts Vegetarian Cooking Show To Promote Plant-Based Recipes

3 Mins Read Animal activist, cookbook author, photographer and co-founder of the nonprofit Meat Free Monday, Mary McCartney has begun hosting her new vegetarian cooking show in partnership with the Food Network, a platform that shares cooking tips and recipes. Named ‘Mary McCartney Serves It Up’, the six part series aims to promote plant-based cooking and recipes among […]

Pret A Manger Swaps Meatball Wraps For Vegan Alternative Due To Consumer Demand

3 Mins Read Following increasing consumer demands for sustainable and animal-free foods during the U.K. based movement, Veganuary, British fast-food chain, Pret A Manger replaces meatball wraps with vegan alternatives. Since the Veganuary campaign, increasing consumer demand for plant-based foods has led Pret A Manger to eliminate meatball wraps from its menu permanently and feature the vegan substitute […]

Vegan Doctors Debut Online Healthcare Service With Focus On Plant-Based Diets

5 Mins Read Recently, vegan doctors from the UK launched an online lifestyle medicine service based on plant-based nutrition that will offer patients access to nutritionists and registered dietitians along with helping them transition to a sustainable and healthier lifestyle. Vegan medical doctors Shireen Kassam and Laura Freeman recently launched a healthcare service, Plant Based Health Online (PBHO), […]

Through Fellow Creatures, Body Positive Chocolate Is A Thing (P.S. It’s Vegan Too!)

4 Mins Read Founded in 2019 by Zsolt Stefkovics, Fellow Creatures is a U.K. plant-based chocolate company working to make chocolate made from milk alternatives mainstream. The company is also looking to broaden offerings when it comes to diversity. Apart from its products, the designs on the brand’s packaging are created to encourage body-positive talk among consumers. Stefkovics, […]