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Unilever CEO: Rise Of Plant-Based Food Is An ‘Inexorable’ Trend In ‘Every Single Country’

3 Mins Read Speaking in a recent interview, Unilever CEO Alan Jope revealed the conglomerate’s big plans ahead to tap into the fast-growing plant-based market, as the global appetite shift takes hold around the world. Describing the trend as “inexorable”, Jope outlined the Anglo-Dutch firm’s first steps to ramp up its plant-based sales, starting off by creating vegan-friendly […]

Canadian Plant-Based Food Tech Nabati Offers US$3M Private Placement To Expand Range

4 Mins Read Nabati Foods, a Canadian plant-based food tech, has announced the offering of a private placement financing for up to CA$4 million (US$3.13 million). The proceeds of the private placement will go towards the company’s go-public transaction and continued expansion of its vegan-friendly product range.  Alberta-based food tech Nabati has announced the offering of a private […]

Starbucks Indonesia Chooses Local Alt Protein Startup Green Rebel Foods For Plant-Based Menu Collab Across 50 Locations

5 Mins Read Indonesian homegrown plant-based startup Green Rebel Foods (formerly known as Green Butcher) has announced that it will be debuting its vegan-friendly beef across Starbucks Indonesia this month. The startup, which was founded by the creators of Burgreens, the country’s largest plant-based chain, also revealed the closing of its seed round to expand its range of […]

Trophic Is Using Seaweed To Develop The Planet’s Most Sustainable Protein

4 Mins Read Right now, soy dominates the planet as the most widely available and productive source of protein. Trophic is now on a mission to change that. The Berkeley, California-based startup believes that seaweed holds the key – not just because they think it will help products taste great, but also because it could be the world’s […]

New Plant Protein Brand Longève Debuts Clean Label & Shelf Stable Crumbles

3 Mins Read Longève, a new plant-based brand based in Los Angeles, has debuted its line of shelf stable, clean labelled vegan crumbles made from pea protein. Described as a product “designed for the flexitarian”, the new convenient plant-based substitute can swap out ground beef or minced meats in recipes and is billed as “one of the cleanest […]

Hungry Planet Partners With Post As Food Giants Tap Into Plant-Based Boom

3 Mins Read Plant-based brand Hungry Planet has announced a partnership with CPG major Post Holdings, a move that indicates the strong demand for alternative proteins from mainstream shoppers. The partnership will see Hungry Planet “work closely” with the cereal giant to drastically expand distribution across the U.S. and reach “millions more consumers”.  St. Louis-based plant-based meat brand […]

Dutch Plant-Based Pioneers Schouten Enters Alt Seafood With New Vegan Tuna

3 Mins Read Schouten, the Dutch company that has been specialising in developing plant-based proteins since the 1990s, has recently debuted its latest product: vegan tuna. It marks the first time the firm has entered the plant-based seafood alternatives space, which is expected to undergo major growth as more companies tap into fish-free innovation.  Schouten has recently launched […]

Spain’s Heura Triples Turnover Amid Pandemic Shifts Masses To Plant-Based Meat

3 Mins Read Spanish plant-based meat brand Heura has recorded a threefold increase in its annual turnover, despite the economic turmoil unleashed by the coronavirus pandemic. The startup has also doubled its international presence, as the health crisis continues to drive mainstream demand for more nutritious and sustainable proteins.  Heura has announced in its latest annual report that […]

Aussie Startup v2food Expands Range With New Plant-Based Sausages

3 Mins Read Sydney-based startup v2food has expanded its portfolio of products with its new plant-based sausage. Dubbed v2sausage, the new vegan alternative has launched across Australian retail stores, as demand for plant-based offerings continues to grow in the country and around the world.  Australia’s leading plant-based meat firm v2food has launched its newest product, v2sausage, across the […]

ProVeg International & Veg Capital Team Up To Accelerate Food Tech Funding

3 Mins Read ProVeg International and Veg Capital have partnered up to invest in food techs who are developing alternative proteins and sustainable food solutions. Together, the two organisations have already invested in two ProVeg Incubator alumni firms, and have announced yet another funding package to plant-based desserts startup Zveetz.  Sustainable food nonprofit ProVeg International and venture capital […]

The Very Good Food Company Acquires The Cultured Nut To Tap Plant-Based Dairy

3 Mins Read The Very Good Food Company, the Canadian plant-based group that owns The Very Good Butchers, has acquired Victoria-based vegan cheese startup The Cultured Nut. It marks the company’s first foray into the plant-based dairy market to “complement” its existing product line and to tap into the rapidly growing demand for dairy-free products.  Announced last week, […]

Green Common Singapore: First South East Asian Branch Opens Doors With VivoCity Plant-Based Store & Café

4 Mins Read Hong Kong-based Green Monday has just launched its first Singapore branch of Green Common, its plant-based café and grocery store concept. Located in VivoCity, the shop will offer customers a wide range of international plant-based brands and dine-in dishes, including a 100% vegan version of the beloved local dish Hainanese “chicken” rice. It marks Green […]

New Wave Foods Closes US$18M Series A To Bring Plant-Based Shrimp To Market

4 Mins Read Plant-based seafood maker New Wave Foods has bagged US$18 million in a Series A round as the company gears up to launch its products on the market. Using the funding to accelerate its scale up plans, the company says that it will first introduce its plant-based shrimp to consumers via foodservice channels before expanding its […]

Impossible Foods Slashes Wholesale Prices By Double-Digits Globally To Target Mass Market Consumers

3 Mins Read Impossible Foods has announced that it is dropping wholesale prices in the U.S. and in international markets, in a move aimed squarely at competing with conventional animal meats and reaching mass consumers. As demand for plant-based foods continues to grow, enabling the Silicon Valley startup to reach new production records, prices are projected to continue […]

OmniPork Lands Across U.K. Restaurants Ahead Of Retail Expansion

3 Mins Read OmniPork, the plant-based pork mince analogue developed by Hong Kong-based Green Monday’s food tech arm OmniFoods, has landed in restaurants across the U.K. for the first time. As part of the Veganuary movement, a handful of restaurants have created OmniPork menus for the month, ahead of the Hong Kong startup’s official roll-out across British supermarkets […]