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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 […]

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 […]

South Korea’s Viomix Tech Closes Series A For Global Plant-Based Meat Launch

3 Mins Read Viomix Tech, a Seoul-based company who recently entered the plant-based alternative space, has closed its Series A investment to grow its vegan product portfolio and launch in international markets, with the U.S. and Middle East as the first in its global expansion plan. Viomix also plans to double down in its domestic market, where its […]

Alternative Proteins Could Capture 22% Overall Global Market By 2035, New Report Says

6 Mins Read With advancements in technological innovation and full regulatory support, alternative proteins could take up as much as 22% of the entire global protein market by 2035, a new report reveals. While this “best-case scenario” will require all three pillars in the sector – plant-based, cell-based and fermentation – to reach price parity, researchers’ conservative estimates […]

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 […]

GFI Unveils First India Good Food Startup Manual To Scale The Country’s Alt Protein Industry

3 Mins Read The Good Food Institute India (GFI India), a nonprofit organization supporting India’s growing alternative protein ecosystem, recently unveiled the first India Good Food Startup Manual in an effort to scale the country’s innovation ecosystem for the alternative protein sector. Back in 2018, at the inaugural Good Food Conference in the U.S., GFI U.S. launched its […]

ProVeg Asia Food Innovation Challenge To Tap Into ‘Enormous’ Regional Plant-Based Opportunity

4 Mins Read ProVeg, the international nonprofit dedicated to building a sustainable food system, recently launched its Southeast Asia Food Innovation Challenge aimed at finding and nurturing university talent in the region to into plant-based innovation. Since opening the contest in January this year, the challenge has drawn in more than 120 new submissions across ten countries in […]

Prime Roots Launches Vegan Ravioli Range With Koji-Based Bacon & Lobster

4 Mins Read Berkeley, California-based food tech Prime Roots, whose unique plant-based meat alternatives range uses the Japanese fungus koji as its “super-protein” ingredient, has debuted a new line of vegan-friendly ravioli. The new fresh plant-based meat and seafood pasta will feature its koji-based proteins, including 100% animal-free bacon, chicken, sausage and lobster analogues, with a goal of […]

Singapore’s Next Gen Launches ‘Tindle’ Plant-Based Chicken At Restaurants Islandwide

4 Mins Read Singapore-based startup Next Gen Foods has officially launched its plant-based chicken brand Tindle, debuting at 11 restaurants across the city. The foodservice roll out will include establishments run by Michelin-starred chefs, with dishes inspired from cuisines all over the world, from Mediterranean to Japanese, as well as American-style food truck takeout classics.  Next Gen Foods […]

Canadian Startup Nabati Raises US$6.2M Private Placement Ahead Of IPO

3 Mins Read Nabati Foods, a Canadian plant-based food tech, has announced that it has raised CA$7.7 million (approx. US$6.2 million) in a private placement financing. The funds will be used to expand the brand’s range, launch into international markets and fuel its go-public plans after a record year of sales driven by mainstream demand for plant-based offerings.  […]

OmniPork Debuts On Leading U.K. Plant-Based E-Commerce Player TheVeganKind

3 Mins Read OmniPork, the vegan pork analogue developed by Hong Kong-based Green Monday’s food tech arm OmniFoods, has secured a listing with the U.K.’s leading plant-based e-commerce player TheVeganKind. It follows the brand’s soft launch into the country earlier this year via foodservice channels and via the e-tailer Longdan Oriental Supermarket, and continuing Green Monday’s international expansion […]

Juicy Marbles Debuts World’s First Plant-Based Marbled Filet Mignon Steak

4 Mins Read Slovenian food tech Juicy Marbles has unveiled what it claims is the world’s first 100% plant-based, whole cut filet mignon that bears the fatty marbling found in a real cut of animal-based steak. Developed using their patent-pending “reverse grinder” technology, the startup has been able to recreate the texture, look and taste of filet mignon […]

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 […]

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 […]