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Latin America: Plant-Based Meat Startups & Brands To Watch

5 Mins Read The Latin American alt protein market is exploding. We recently did an overview of the space, in which we highlighted that 90% of the population want to eat more plant-based foods, according to an Ingredion survey. We recently spoke to regional expert Emmanuel Besserve (an interview worth reading for anyone keen to learn more about […]

Impossible Foods Slashes Retail Prices In Hong Kong By Over 20%

3 Mins Read Impossible Foods, the maker of the famous plant-based beef alternative, has announced that it is cutting retail prices in Hong Kong grocery stores by more than 20%. The move comes after it lowered prices in the U.S., which marked its third double-digit reduction from the food tech in less than a year, thanks to what […]

Ocean Hugger Relaunches With Nove For Global Plant-Based Seafood Roll Out In 2021

4 Mins Read Plant-based seafood maker Ocean Hugger Foods has announced its return, partnering up with Bangkok-based Nove Foods to roll out its products globally in 2021. The company, which was forced to shut down its operations due to the coronavirus pandemic last year, will work with Nove Foods, whose distribution spans 30 countries, to reenter the alternative […]

Redefine Meat Raises US$29M To Fuel 3D Printed Alt Meat Launch This Year

4 Mins Read Redefine Meat, the Israeli food tech developing 3D printed alternative proteins, has bagged US$29 million in its Series A financing from a group of international investors. Proceeds from the round will go towards expanding the firm’s alternative meat portfolio and fuel its commercial launch in several international markets planned for 2021.  Redefine Meat has raised […]

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 […]

AI-Powered Chilean Startup The Live Green Co Launches Plant-Based Ice Cream With 90-Day R&D

3 Mins Read Chilean food tech The Live Green Co has expanded its plant-based portfolio, adding vegan-friendly clean-label ice creams to its line-up. The new plant-based ice creams have been developed using the firm’s AI-powered technology, which dramatically shortened the R&D process to just 90 days.  Two-year-old Chilean startup The Live Green Co has added dairy-free ice creams […]

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 […]

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 […]