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Kellogg’s New Plant-Based Chicken Tenders Hit U.S. Shelves As Vegan Demand Surges

3 Mins Read American food giant Kellogg has introduced a new plant-based meat alternative, Chick’n Tenders, to U.S. shelves amid surging demand for vegan products. The new vegan chicken analogue is launched under its subsidiary MorningStar Farms’ Incogmeato brand, and will be available across major retailers including Walmart and Kroger.  As U.S. plant-based retail sales over the past […]

Project Pollo: This Vegan Chicken Chain Founder’s Business Plan? Take Over 100 Fast Food Locations By 2024

4 Mins Read Through Project Pollo, a plant-based chicken fast casual dining chain featuring an entirely vegan menu, entrepreneur and founder Lucas Bradbury aims to make animal-free meat alternatives mainstream by opening 100 shops all across the United States within four years. The catch? He only takes over fast food chain store locations. Kansas-based Bradbury had worked as […]

Veganuary Co-Founder’s Vegan Fried Chicken Brand VFC Raises US$3.4M In Seed Funding

4 Mins Read U.K.-based movement Veganuary’s co-founder Mathew Glover unveiled a new vegan fried chicken brand called VFC. Today, a mere 3 months after its launch, the company is in the news again thanks to a GBP£2.5M (approx. US$3.4M) round of seed funding that will help scale the firm’s production of plant-based chicken. Joining forces with famed chef and restaurateur […]

British Vegan Chicken Brand Squeaky Bean Awarded Plant-Based Food Manufacturer Of The Year

3 Mins Read Squeaky Bean, the British ready-to-eat plant-based brand known for its vegan chicken range, has been named the winner of the Plant-Based Food Manufacturer of the Year at the U.K.-based Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2021. The brand, a subsidiary of food distributor and supplier Winterbotham Darby, was recognised as an example of food businesses successfully pivoting […]

Stand-Up Burgers: Veggie Grill To Debut Second Plant-Based Dining Concept Due To Consumer Demand

4 Mins Read Leading plant-based fast-casual eatery Veggie Grill has announced that it will open its second food concept, Stand-Up Burgers, a plant-based burger restaurant owing to increasing consumer demand for animal-free foods. California-based Veggie Grill will open the doors of Stand-Up Burgers in Berkeley to consumers from March 10. Veggie Grill was launched back in 2006 and […]

Rival Foods & LIVEKINDLY Collective To Develop The ‘Perfect’ Plant-Based Whole Cut Chicken

3 Mins Read Dutch food tech Rival Foods and plant-based group LIVEKINDLY Collective have announced a new partnership to develop the “perfect” plant-based chicken. The collaboration between the two firms will see Rival Foods leverage their technology that produces fibrous whole cut vegan-friendly analogues using clean-label ingredients, while LIVEKINDLY Collective will bring their brand and innovation experience to […]

Veganuary Co-Founder Launches New Vegan Fried Chicken Brand VFC

3 Mins Read Co-founder of U.K.-based movement Veganuary, Matthew Glover, has partnered with renowned chef and restaurateur Adam Lyons to launch a new vegan fried chicken brand. Dubbed VFC, the company is described as a “positive rebellion” against the health, environmental and animal welfare impacts of factory farming by offering people a delicious animal-free choice.  Officially launched in […]

‘Tesla Of Chicken’ Food Tech SIMULATE Launches New Plant-Based Discs

3 Mins Read SIMULATE, the New York startup behind the tech-forward plant-based NUGGS, has just launched its newest product – a vegan chicken patty dubbed DISCS. Known as the “Tesla of Chicken”, the food tech describes its operations as similar to a software firm that constantly improves its formula and “updates” its products to bring consumers the best-tasting […]

Chinese KFC-Rival Dicos Rolls Out Starfield’s Plant-Based Chicken Nationwide

3 Mins Read Chinese fast food giant Dicos, famous for its fried chicken, has just announced a new partnership with homegrown plant-based food tech Starfield to add plant-based chicken burgers to its menu nationwide. Boasting over 2,500 locations in the country, putting it on the same ranks as QSR majors like McDonald’s, the move by the KFC-rival is […]

Planet Organic: Spain’s Heura Plant-Based Meat Products Enter UK Retail Market

3 Mins Read Heura, the Barcelona-based vegan meat brand, has just launched in the U.K. at two leading specialty plant-forward retailers. British customers will now be able to purchase three of the startup’s most popular 100% plant-based meat alternatives, further expanding Heura’s already strong presence across the wider European region.  Heura has just launched at The Vegan Kind […]

KFC Partners With Cargill To Launch Plant-Based Fried Chicken In China

3 Mins Read International fast food giant KFC is slated to roll out plant-based fried chicken in locations across China for the first time this month. The chain’s operating group Yum China partnered with global agribusiness corporation Cargill to create the meat-free chicken substitute, which will be tested in Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen for a limited trial period.  […]

Green Common Debuts Animal-Free Chicken Nuggets & We’re Lovin’ It

2 Mins Read Hong Kong’s plant-based grocery and café chain Green Common has rolled out Alpha Nuggets, a vegan take on fast food favourite chicken nuggets, across all its locations in the city. This marks another step forward in the accelerating market for plant-based meat alternatives, which have grown in popularity across the world and particularly in Asia.  […]