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Impossible Burger To Roll Out Across 300+ 7-Eleven Singapore Locations, Marking First Convenience Store Debut In Asia

4 Mins Read From May 26, the award-winning bleeding plant-based Impossible Deluxe Burger will make its convenience store debut in Asia at over 300 locations of 7-Eleven stores in Singapore as a ready-to-eat meal available under S$6 (approx. US$4.50). Working with leading Asian food and retail conglomerate the Dairy Farm Group, which manages 7-Eleven in Singapore, Hong Kong, […]

Kellogg’s New Plant-Based Chicken Tenders Hit U.S. Shelves As Vegan Demand Surges

3 Mins Read American food giant Kellogg has introduced a new plant-based meat alternative, Chick’n Tenders, to U.S. shelves amid surging demand for vegan products. The new vegan chicken analogue is launched under its subsidiary MorningStar Farms’ Incogmeato brand, and will be available across major retailers including Walmart and Kroger.  As U.S. plant-based retail sales over the past […]

Black Woman-Owned Startup Atlas Monroe To Be World’s Largest Vegan Fried Chicken Maker After Turning Down US$1M On Shark Tank

3 Mins Read Atlas Monroe, the Black woman-owned Los Angeles startup that turned down a US$1 million investment on Shark Tank, is now set to become the largest manufacturer of plant-based fried chicken. Acquiring a multimillion dollar facility in San Diego, the firm will be churning out a whopping one million pounds of its vegan fried chicken by […]

Study: European Plant-Based Industry Grows 49%, Propelled By Record Demand

4 Mins Read The European plant-based food industry has grown by 49% within the last two years, driven by record high levels of demand across the region, a new study finds. The research, which represents the most accurate overview of plant-based consumer habits in Europe to date, also highlighted plant-based milk as the fastest-growing category in the majority […]

Biospringer Debuts Yeast Protein For Plant-Based Cheese & Meat That Combats ‘Off-Notes & Off-Tastes’

3 Mins Read Biospringer, a biotech unit under French fermentation giant and the world’s biggest yeast producer Lesaffre, has announced the launch of its new yeast protein that has been specifically developed for plant-based cheese and meat alternatives. The product, called Springer Proteissimo 101, is described as a nutrition-rich, vegan and gluten-free ingredient that is versatile and able […]

OmniPork Luncheon Lands In Singapore Ahead January 2021 Green Common Store Launch

4 Mins Read Hong Kong-based Green Monday has announced that it has launched its famous OmniPork Luncheon, the world’s first plant-based version of Spam, and OmniPork Strips to Singapore. It will be available on menus of partnering restaurants and at several major retail locations across the city-state, ahead of Green Monday’s plans to open its first Singapore café […]

Vegan Yakiniku: Japanese Firm Develops Plant-Based Barbecue Beef Steak

2 Mins Read There’s no doubt that Japan’s vegan scene is heating up, with the emergence of plant-based kombinis and big names like Muji and Mos Burger introducing new all-vegan options. But until now, there hasn’t been a vegan version of yakiniku, a popular Japanese barbecued or grilled beef dish typically served with rice. Japanese plant-based meat firm […]

Planet Organic: Spain’s Heura Plant-Based Meat Products Enter UK Retail Market

3 Mins Read Heura, the Barcelona-based vegan meat brand, has just launched in the U.K. at two leading specialty plant-forward retailers. British customers will now be able to purchase three of the startup’s most popular 100% plant-based meat alternatives, further expanding Heura’s already strong presence across the wider European region.  Heura has just launched at The Vegan Kind […]

92% Of Impossible Burger Sales Are Replacing Animal Meat Purchases

2 Mins Read As Impossible Foods expands its retail distribution to over 11,000 locations nationwide in the U.S., the company reports that the vast majority of its sales are now coming at the expense of animal-derived meat. These figures emerging from recent weeks is an indicator of how consumers are now increasingly choosing plant-based alternatives over animal counterparts […]

OmniPork Luncheon: You Can Now Buy ‘Vegan Spam’ In Hong Kong Shops, Taiwan & China Coming Soon

3 Mins Read OmniPork Luncheon, the world’s first vegan version of the canned processed meat made famous by Hormel’s Spam brand, is now available for retail in Hong Kong. Developed by Green Monday’s food tech arm OmniFoods, the groundbreaking plant-based and carcinogen-free luncheon meat analogue took the city by storm when it first debuted earlier this year. Looking […]

Study: Indian Consumers Willing To Pay Premium For Alternative Meat

2 Mins Read A new study conducted by researchers at Pennsylvania State University reveals that Indian consumers are generally willing to pay extra for plant-based and cell-based meats. Faced with the challenge of feeding an enormous and growing population, which will only be further exacerbated by climate impacts, these findings confirm that alternative proteins have a huge potential […]

Jack Ma & Bill Gates Backed Vegan Meat Startup Nature’s Fynd Secures Funding From Al Gore For Asia Expansion

3 Mins Read Chicago-based vegan meat startup Nature’s Fynd has just secured US$80 million in a Series B round from investors including former United States vice president Al Gore. The latest funding will help the company drive its expansion into Asia, and in particular China, where African swine fever and the coronavirus pandemic has brought about greater interest […]

INTERVIEW: GFI’s Bruce Friedrich On Working To End Industrial Animal Agriculture “Let’s Give Consumers What They Want”

16 Mins Read Bruce Friedrich, the executive director and co-founder of the Good Food Institute (GFI) is responsible for some of the most iconic plant-based startups that have disrupted the global understanding and perception of vegan meat. A former animal activist who has been at the helm of show-stopping animal welfare campaigns with PETA, Bruce is now at […]