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Shanghai Startup YouKuai Closes US$7.3M Series A To Expand Zrou Plant-Based Pork Brand

3 Mins Read YouKuai Group International, the Chinese plant-based company behind the pork analogue Zrou, has announced today the close of a US$7.3 million Series A funding round led by Singaporean investment firm TRIREC. Proceeds from the fundraise will go towards expanding partnerships with foodservice players across China to bolster Zrou’s “loyal fanbase” as the alternative proteins continue […]

The Vegetarian Butcher Launches Plant-Based Meat Products For Foodservice In China

4 Mins Read The Vegetarian Butcher has rolled out six new plant-based meat alternative products for foodservice businesses in China, after the brand landed in the country for the first time in December. The new products will be available for chefs across the country to “get cooking with our new meat” as flexitarianism and plant-based eating becomes increasingly […]

Eat Just Debuts Plant-Based Egg Jianbing With Street Vendors Across Shanghai

4 Mins Read Eat Just is rolling out a new Shanghai guide showcasing street vendors across the city who are serving 100% vegan versions of jianbing, the most popular street-style breakfast foods in China, made with the food tech’s famous plant-based JUST Egg. It marks the second campaign launched by the startup’s Future Food Studio in Shanghai, the […]

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 […]

Venture Studio Green Planet Foods Launches To Bring ‘Affordable Wellness’ To Mainland China

3 Mins Read Green Planet Foods, a Singapore-based venture studio focused on plant-based food and advanced farming technologies, has just launched its venture studio. It will act as both a product innovator and an incubator that invests in solutions that will promote “affordable wellness” for the mainland Chinese market.  On Monday (September 21), Green Planet Foods officially debuted […]

White Castle China Debuts Omnipork Kimchi Burger As Plant-Based Demand Rises

3 Mins Read White Castle China, the fast food chain famous for its sliders, has just partnered with Green Monday to begin offering a vegetarian Omnipork Kimchi Burger across its outlets in the country. It comes as demand from Chinese consumers for plant-based food continues to grow, prompting a number of the biggest restaurant chains to serve more […]

Cargill Launches AltProtein Meat-Free Brand PlantEver For Chinese Consumers

2 Mins Read Following its partnership with fast food giant KFC to launch chicken-free plant-based nuggets in China earlier this year, Cargill will now be debuting its own consumer facing plant-based meat brand. Called PlantEver, the new brand will offer Chinese consumers a range of plant-based alternatives, with its first two products slated to launch this July.  Controversial […]

Beyond Meat Launches In Select China KFC, Pizza Hut & Taco Bell

4 Mins Read Beyond Meat is making headlines yet again, this time announcing that they are partnering with Chinese nationwide fast food operator Yum China to offer plant-based Beyond Burgers across select KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell locations across the country starting from June 3. “We see great potential for the plant-based meat market in China,” said CEO of […]

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.  […]