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Food Companies Compete For US$16 Billion Asian Plant-Based Meat Market

4 Mins Read Plant-based meat substitutes are becoming a hot commodity in Asia, with companies all over the region gearing up to get a share of the booming market. From food tech startups and established manufacturers racing to develop new vegan-friendly meat analogues to F&B industry players gearing up to introduce the tastiest meatless menus, it’s clear that […]

Cali-Mex Launches Standalone Vegan Menu As Diners Demand More Plant-Based

3 Mins Read Cali-Mex, the fast-casual Mexican chain concept has just started the new year off by showcasing a new, entirely separate vegan and vegetarian Menu Verde. The Californian-style Mexican eatery will now be dishing out plant-based offerings with meat analogues made by the Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods alongside their old classic veggie-loaded options. Already amongst one […]

BREAKING: Impossible Foods Debuts 2 New Plant Pork Products At CES Vegas, Hungry For Asia Market Share

4 Mins Read Impossible Foods, maker of the world famous “bleeding” plant-based burger, is debuting two new meat-free products at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas: Impossible Pork and Impossible Sausage. The Silicon Valley-based startup, which has raised over US$ 700 million to date, will be giving away thousands of samples of their new product line […]

New Plant-Based Labelling Standards To Fight Attacks From Big Meat

3 Mins Read From Beyond Meat’s smashing IPO to record-breaking funding for Impossible Foods and the plethora of new vegan alternative products rolling out on the market, there is no denying that the plant-based meat industry has experienced skyrocketing growth over the past year. However, the pushback by Big Meat & Big Dairy has been swift, with the […]

INTERVIEW: GFI’s Bruce Friedrich On Working To End Industrial Animal Agriculture “Let’s Give Consumers What They Want”

16 Mins Read Bruce Friedrich, the executive director and co-founder of the Good Food Institute (GFI) is responsible for some of the most iconic plant-based startups that have disrupted the global understanding and perception of vegan meat. A former animal activist who has been at the helm of show-stopping animal welfare campaigns with PETA, Bruce is now at […]

US Plant-Based FoodTech Giants Impossible & Beyond Look To Conquer China

5 Mins Read It’s the perfect storm of market factors for a China protein revolution- a pork shortage crisis spurred on by the African Swine Fever epidemic, a trade war that has driven up meat prices, a younger generation motivated by environmental and health incentives and a growing demand for quality protein- and Silicon Valley #foodtech mainstays Impossible […]

Impossible Burger Lands In Mainland China, Impossible Pork On Its Way

5 Mins Read The Impossible Burger by Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods has just made its formal launch in mainland China this week at Shanghai’s China International Import Exposition. Throughout the expo event from 5th November – 10th November, Impossible Foods will be serving almost 50,000 samples of its plant-based burgers to visitors. What with the sheer size […]

African Swine Fever Predicted To Wipe Out 1/4 Global Pig Population

3 Mins Read According to intergovernmental agency World Organisation for Animal Health, the spread of the African swine fever (ASF) epidemic will wipe out a quarter of the world’s pig population. Since last year, Asia has experienced mass escalation of ASF, with the world’s largest pig producer – China – bearing the brunt of the deaths while the […]

Zhenmeat: China ‘Impossible Foods’ Launches Meat Alternative Products Made From Plant Protein & Fungus

3 Mins Read Zhenmeat, a new Chinese food-tech startup, brings plant-based meat analogs tailored to Chinese cuisines, from dimsum to stuffed peppers to mooncakes. The Beijing-based company launches their plant-protein and fungus based meat alternative on the market today, and hopes to not only target vegans and vegetarians, but meat eaters too.  Dubbed the “Chinese version of Impossible […]

Global Race For Plant Food Innovation As Consumer Demand Continues To Skyrocket

3 Mins Read Consumer demand for plant-based proteins has accelerated, and manufacturers are now racing to compete in what is quickly becoming a highly competitive market. There is little sign of slowdown: companies are focused on innovating quality plant-based ingredients to keep up with increasingly healthy and environmentally conscious consumers, backed by the latest scientific research on the […]

K11 Art Install x Free Burgers: Butchers Club Debuts Impossible Burger

3 Mins Read Another noteworthy addition to Hong Kong’s plant-based burger scene, the Butchers Club has launched a new Impossible burger in all its Hong Kong locations. To celebrate the launch of this collaboration, Impossible Foods and The Butchers Club have commissioned local artist Terena Wong to create a piece of 3D artwork on sustainability to be showcased […]

Meal Delivery Startup NOSH Launches New Plant-Based Brand With Impossible Foods

2 Mins Read Hong Kong meal delivery startup NOSH has recently announced the launch of a rebranded corporate-focused delivery brand called Spoonful available now in their home territory and launching in Singapore next month. In exciting news for those looking to reduce their meat consumption, NOSH shared details of their new partnership with Silicon Valley plant-based meat juggernaut Impossible Foods. Plant-based […]

Hong Kong’s Greenest Food Truck: Impossible Foods x Invisible Kitchen Limited Edition Vegan-Friendly Collab

3 Mins Read Don’t miss out on Hong Kong’s greenest food truck experience: grab your Revolv reusable lunchbox and stuff your face with Buddha Bowls & Subs featuring plant-based Impossible meat! Invisible Kitchen, hailed as Hong Kong’s most eco-friendly caterer, will be partnering up with Impossible Foods to launch the city’s greenest food truck for a limited time […]

The Best (Vegan) Things I Ate in 2018

12 Mins Read If one more person tells me Hong Kong is not vegan-friendly, I may actually scream! No, but seriously. 2018 is the year that vegan diets went mainstream worldwide. It is also the year that Hong Kong’s vegan dining offerings got seriously awesome. I want more people to know about them, hence this piece. Part of […]

Macau’s Iconic Pork Chop Bun Gets A 21st Century Upgrade With Green Monday’s Omnipork

5 Mins Read Leading the charge to promote more plant-based meals in the former Portuguese colony, Macau’s largest casino operator Sands China has launched their Green Cuisine Campaign in collaboration with Green Monday. It’s the biggest environmental educational program the Special Administrative Region has ever seen, introducing new vegan dishes at over 10 of its restaurants, including a meatless interpretation […]