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Plant-Based Review App abillionveg Announces US$3 Million Pre-Series A Round & Partnership With Impossible Foods

2 Mins Read Singapore based plant-based review and discovery app abillionveg has closed a pre-Series A funding round totalling US$3 million with injections by Hong Kong’s Nan Fung Group, CloudKitchens and York Capital. In addition, Twitter’s head of Asia-Pacific, Maya Hari, has joined as an investor and advisor to the company. The startup also announced new partnerships with […]

Impossible Sausage Makes Its First International Debut At All Stores In Hong Kong

8 Mins Read During an invite-only virtual media conference featuring the company’s most senior executives attended by Green Queen, Impossible Foods has officially announced today (September 10) the launch of its Impossible Sausage Made From Plants in Hong Kong, marking the product’s first international debut outside of the United States. First exclusively available across over all Starbucks locations […]

Starbucks Hong Kong Introduces New Plant-Based Menu With Impossible Sausage

3 Mins Read Starbucks Hong Kong has just announced the launch of its plant-based menu, which features three vegan-friendly plant-based coffees and two new vegetarian meal options made with Impossible Foods’ plant-based breakfast sausage. The expansion of the chain’s menu items comes as plant-based demand in the city reaches an all time high.  Coffee chain giant Starbucks Hong […]

Hong Kong Consumers Can Now Buy Impossible Foods To Cook At Home

3 Mins Read Impossible Foods, the Silicon Valley-based food tech famous for its plant-based “bleeding” burgers, has just launched a new initiative in Hong Kong to allow its restaurant partners to resell its plant-based meat to consumers. It comes amid the city’s third wave of coronavirus infections, which has led to weeks of dine-in restrictions, and marks the […]

Impossible Foods Raises US$ 200M Series G To Accelerate Scale-Up

3 Mins Read Adding to its impressive funding war chest, Impossible Foods, the Redwood City, California-based foodtech startup and maker of the now world famous plant-based Impossible burger patty, has announced today that it has secured another US$200 million investment from NYC-based hedge fund Coatue Management LLC. The sizeable injection brings Impossible’s total funds raised to almost US$ […]

Walmart: Impossible Foods Launches Nationwide At Largest U.S. Retailer

3 Mins Read On the heels of multiple milestone launches in the U.S., Impossible Foods is now rolling out its products at the country’s largest retailer Walmart. The move will expand the number of locations selling the Silicon Valley food tech’s plant-based analogues from just 150 at the beginning of this year to a whopping 8,000 across all […]

Singapore: New Impossible Dishes Launched At Starbucks, MOS Burger & BreadTalk

3 Mins Read A line of new foodservice partnerships with Impossible Foods will see multiple dishes made with the famous “bleeding” plant-based meat rolled out across Singapore. From coffee giant Starbucks to fast food chain MOS Burger and bakery shop BreadTalk, residents of the Lion’s City can now enjoy new plant-based Impossible meat creations across nearly 200 in-store […]

Beyond Meat Launches Retail Products In Mainland China In Collaboration With Alibaba Group

3 Mins Read Beyond Meat, the El Segundo, California-based food tech at the forefront of the plant-based industry, has just entered consumer retail in mainland China. Following its recent high-profile foodservice partnerships with Starbucks China and fast food operator Yum China, the food tech will now be collaborating with Alibaba Group’s retail platform Freshippo to roll out Beyond […]

Pandemic Meat Crisis Pushes Consumers Towards Plant-Based Alternatives From HK To US

3 Mins Read The meat industry is in crisis, with the coronavirus outbreak seeing slaughterhouses and meat plants staying shut, propped up prices and supermarket shortages. Now, mainstream consumers are turning their attention to plant-based alternatives. New research from Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and the United States suggests that grocery shoppers are ready to shift to plant-based […]

Impossible Delivered: Alt Meat Giant Launches New Direct-To-Consumer Website

3 Mins Read Impossible Foods has launched a new direct-to-consumer e-commerce service for its plant-based burger patties and ground beef products. Currently available for consumers in the United States, the move comes at a time when foodservice is shifting online and supermarket retail as a result of the coronavirus. The past few months has seen plant-based sales skyrocket […]

Nestlé Loses “Incredible Burger” Name After Legal Battle With Impossible Foods

3 Mins Read Swiss food giant Nestlé has just lost a legal challenge from Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods, the makers of the “bleeding” heme-filled plant-based burger patties. The ruling means that Nestlé will have to rename its existing plant-based “Incredible Burger” sold across the European Union under its brand Garden Gourmet. Following a court ruling in favour […]

Beyond Meat CEO: “We Will Establish Production Footprint In China By End 2020”

3 Mins Read Beyond Meat, the meat alternative food tech company that recently announced a 141% year-on-year revenue growth in its latest first-quarter earnings report shortly after celebrating its one year anniversary of going public, is getting ready for localised production. In the earnings release in which CEO Ethan Brown revealed its trajectory going forward, the company also […]

Singapore Consumers Can Now Buy Impossible Foods To Cook At Home

3 Mins Read The Silicon Valley food tech famous for its heme-filled “bleeding” plant-based burger patty, Impossible Foods, has just green-lighted an initiative in Singapore to allow distributors and restaurants to sell its plant-based meat to consumers. It comes amidst the coronavirus pandemic, which has kept Singapore residents on lockdown for weeks. The initiative hopes to provide a […]

One Year On, How Beyond Meat’s IPO Changed Plant-Based Meat Forever

9 Mins Read On May 2, 2019, Beyond Meat, the California-based plant-based food tech company famous for their meat-free burgers and sausages, went public. The company became the world’s first vegan meat alternative to list on the US stock market. A lot has changed since then for Beyond Meat and the wider plant-based industry, becoming one of the […]