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INTERVIEW: Asia’s Plant-Based King David Yeung On Covid-19, 8 Years Of Green Monday & The Plant Revolution

10 Mins Read As part of our special Covering Climate Now partnership, we’re featuring a week of Climate Solutions coverage ahead of Earth Day’s 50th anniversary. Reducing meat and dairy consumption is the most impactful action consumers can take to reduce their carbon footprint and help fight the climate crisis. No one has championed this message more than […]

Alpha Foods Secures US$28M In Funding, Eyes Further Asia Expansion

3 Mins Read Los Angeles-based plant-based startup Alpha Foods has just completed their Series A round with US$28 million in funding, led by early-stage venture investment firm AccelFoods. With the fresh injection of capital, the Californian vegan brand is looking to grow its team, expand their product offerings and launch in new markets internationally.  Alpha Foods has just […]

INTERVIEW: Alpha Foods Founder Cole Orobetz “Think Your Biggest Thoughts To Have The Biggest Impact”

8 Mins Read We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Cole Orobetz, the co-founder and COO of Los Angeles-based startup Alpha Foods that has developed plant-based meat alternatives from “beefy” burrito ready-meals to “chicken” nuggets all made from non-GMO soy and now proudly palm-oil free. Born in 2015, the company has recently partnered up with Green […]

Green Common Announces Mainland China Launch, Debuts Omnipork On T-Mall

3 Mins Read Plant-based grocery, café chain & distribution outfit Green Common, a concept developed by Hong Kong-born vegetarian movement Green Monday, has just debuted in mainland China with a Tmall Global e-commerce store featuring their range of plant-based meat alternatives, including flagship product Omnipork, the minced pork analog. After a series of launches around Asia, including Taiwan, […]

Pizza Express Singapore Launches Verde Vegan Menu With Beyond Meat, Omnipork & Daiya

2 Mins Read Popular pie chain, PizzaExpress, has debuted a brand new vegan menu in the Lion City. All five locations of PizzaExpress Singapore and online food delivery company, Deliveroo, will feature the special edition Verde menu full of vegan and vegetarian offerings. Incorporating savory, protein-rich meat alternatives and gooey, melty vegan cheese from the hottest foodtech companies […]

The 6 Best Places To Eat A Beyond Meat Burger in Hong Kong #PlantForward

4 Mins Read Last year, when social enterprise Green Monday first introduced Hong Kong to Beyond Burger by Beyond Meat – the vegan patty that looks, cooks, and tastes like meat without sacrificing on taste or juicy satisfaction – the 852 welcomed the plant-based product with open arms. Revolutionizing the future of protein, we saw many carnivores, omnivores, and […]

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, […]

5 Plant Proteins To Keep In Your Fridge/Freezer At All Times

4 Mins Read As convenient as it is to eat out in a city like ours (and boy, do Hong Kongers eat out a lot!), there is something to be said about cooking your own meals from time to time. Sometimes we’re just over the foods we have come to know and love, and other times it just […]

Green Queen Guide: Hong Kong’s Best Vegan Grocery Stores

5 Mins Read With more and more people looking to lead a plant-based lifestyle, Hong Kong has progressed leaps and bounds in terms of offering conscious consumers vegan grocery options: green grocery stores have been sprouting up all over our fair city. If you’re tired of reading labels and researching ingredients, these specialty stores have done most of the […]