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Deliveroo Hong Kong Records 160% Increase In Plant-Based Food Orders

3 Mins Read Food delivery giant Deliveroo has reported surging demand for plant-based food in Hong Kong, with vegan and vegetarian orders growing by 160% over a 12-month period in its latest figures. In response, partner restaurants have been ramping up their vegan offerings, with the number of available options increasing triple-digits to reach more than 1,000 and […]

Green Monday Unveils Plant-Based Pork OmniMeat In Stores Across Australia

3 Mins Read Green Monday’s food tech arm OmniFoods debuted its plant-based pork mince analogue OmniMeat in Australia last week and the vegan-friendly product will be available in various local supermarkets as well as in major Asian supermarkets across Sydney this month (April) with plans to be on more shelves across Asian grocery and independent stores very soon. […]

Dutch Alt Protein Player Schouten Unveils Plant-Based Chicken & Beef To Promote Food Systems That Rely Only On Plants

3 Mins Read Dutch family business and plant-based producer Schouten Europe recently debuted its plant-based chicken and beef to provide sustainable and healthy alternatives to the conventional meats that the company says brutally exploit animals and leave a high carbon footprint on the environment. Since the 1990s, Schouten has been working on developing plant-based proteins and supplies its […]

South Korean Tofu Giant Pulmuone Makes First Foray Into Plant-Based Meat

3 Mins Read Pulmuone, a South Korean food corporation best known for soybean products, has announced the launch of a new plant-based meat line, marking its first entry into the category. The company plans to introduce more than 20 types of plant-based products, from soy-based meat mince and chicken tenders to vegan meal kits and coconut-based yogurt.  Seoul-based […]

Royal China Club In London Rolls Out New 100% Plant-Based OmniPork Menu

3 Mins Read In collaboration with Hong Kong-based Green Monday’s food tech arm OmniFoods, the Royal China Club in London has launched a brand new standalone plant-based menu. Featuring the startup’s range of OmniPork plant-based analogues, the menu showcases vegan versions of classic dim sum and Cantonese dishes, from siu mai to poached chilli dumplings and grilled lotus […]

Aussie Shelf-Stable Plant-Based Meat Startup Deliciou Bags Seed Funding To Fuel Global Expansion

4 Mins Read Deliciou has raised seed funding to continue expanding global distribution of its line of shelf-stable plant-based meat alternatives to Europe, the U.S. and Asia. The round, which makes Deliciou the first Australia-based startup to join U.S. alternative protein venture capital Stray Dog Capital’s portfolio, will also allow Deliciou to ramp up R&D to grow its […]

Plant-Based Diets Are Better For Our Hearts, New Study Finds

4 Mins Read According to a recent study conducted by researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine, eating high amounts of plant-based food like berries and green leafy vegetables can help slow down heart failure and boost cardiac function and cognitive health. Published in the peer-reviewed British Journal of Nutrition, a new study found that maintaining a plant-based […]

Livekindly Collective Bags US$335M For Global Plant-Based Expansion To U.S. & China

3 Mins Read Livekindly Collective has raised US$335 million in its latest financing round, making the company one of the top three highest-funded plant-based firms globally. The new proceeds will go towards the company’s plant-based acquisitions and investments, as well as its global expansion plans, with the U.S. and Chinese markets as its key targets.  Plant-based food group […]

Australian Plant-Based Meat Industry ‘Grew Exponentially’ In 2020, New Report Reveals

4 Mins Read Australia’s plant-based meat industry thrived despite the economic downturn amid the pandemic, according to data published in a new report from regional alternative protein think tank Food Frontier. From surging retail sales to impressive three-digit growth rates observed in manufacturing revenues and job numbers, the report details the “exponential” rise of the sector and the […]

M&S Hong Kong Expands Plant Kitchen Range With Vegan Feta & Fishcakes

3 Mins Read Marks & Spencer (M&S) has expanded its own-brand vegan Plant Kitchen range across its Hong Kong stores. Some of the new products that shoppers will find on shelves include a dairy-free feta cheese alternative, plant-based chicken tenders and melty vegan fishcakes. The expanded vegan offerings at M&S comes as plant-based eating and flexitarianism in Hong […]

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 […]

Plantega Vegan Fridges: Meet The Food Blogger Making Plant-Based Eating Accessible In Brooklyn

4 Mins Read In collaboration with other mission-driven food advocates, food blogger Erick Castro has launched ‘Plantega’, a company that installs vegan fridges in Brooklyn bodegsas in order to bring plant-based options to communities where there is a often a lack of healthy food choices. Plantega was founded by Minneapolis-based social change incubator EFFECT Partners, plant-based food blogger […]

Sweetgreen To Expand Plant-Powered Salad Menu To Meet Net-Zero Pledge By 2027

4 Mins Read Sweetgreen, the American fast casual salad chain, is the latest food establishment to hop on the sustainability bandwagon, pledging to become carbon neutral within the next six years. Describing the commitment as the “right thing to do”, the popular healthy go-to salad spot says that it will be increasing its range of plant-powered options and […]

U.S. Chocolate Giant Hershey To Launch Low GI, Plant-Based Chocolates

3 Mins Read Hershey recently announced that it will be launching its plant-based sugar chocolates as a part of the ‘Better-for-you’ category with an investment in a company that is developing sugars that have fewer calories than conventional chocolates and a negligible glycemic index impact. The U.S. chocolate giant, Hershey that also sells other confectionary items, has partnered […]