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Green Monday Appoints Denise Wong As New CFO, Chang Sun & John Wood Join Board As Asian Pioneer Launches Globally

4 Mins Read Green Monday Holdings, the operational arm of Green Monday Group, Asia’s leading alternative protein company and social movement, recently announced that Denise Wong has joined its leadership team as Chief Financial Officer and Chang Sun and John Wood have joined its Board of Directors bringing their international experience in strategy, business development and capital markets […]

Impossible Foods Hires Steve Turner As New CXO

3 Mins Read In a recent announcement, plant-based meat giant Impossible foods hired former creative leader of Apple, Steve Turner as their first Chief Experience Officer(CXO) in an effort to oversee the entire brand experience, help build brand awareness and encourage consumers to switch to a sustainable food system. In his his new role at Impossible Foods, Turner […]

Dunkin Donuts Adds Over 40 Vegan Donuts In Belgium

2 Mins Read Multinational doughnut company, Dunkin’, also known as Dunkin’ Donuts, recently announced that it has launched more than 40 vegan versions of its popular donuts in Belgium with plans to be available in stores across the country from mid-May. In an effort to expand its plant-based offerings, U.S.-headquartered Dunkin’ unveiled its new vegan doughnuts on the […]

Pulled Barvecue? Welcome To The World’s Largest Plant-Based Smokehouse

3 Mins Read Wood-smoked, plant-based barbecue? U.S. food company Barvecue has announced its plans to open the world’s largest plant-based smokehouse, which will be able to manufacture 800,000 pounds of plant-based barbecue meat annually. Based in North Carolina, U.S., Barvecue plans to open a 10,000 square foot production facility called the Carolina Smokehouse, in July this year. Founded […]

A.S. Watson: 2030 Sustainability Plan Aims To Triple Plant-Based Meat & Dairy Offerings At PARKnSHOP Stores

4 Mins Read A.S. Watson Group, the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, recently announced its social purpose and 2030 sustainability vision, which notably includes an aim to triple plant-based meat options and vegan dairy products at PARKnSHOP, Hong Kong’s largest supermarket chain, as well as to reduce the giant’s GHG emissions by 40% and eliminate all […]

McPlant Launch: McDonald’s Trials Beyond Burger Patty In Sweden & Denmark

3 Mins Read McDonald’s Corp, the world’s biggest fast-food QSR chain, is now selling the McPlant burger, which features a Beyond Meat-made plant-based patty, in Sweden and Denmark in order to test response in the two markets, as reported by Bloomberg. The QSR leader says it will roll out the meat alternative burger in other markets soon as […]

London Welcomes UK’s First Animal-Free Butcher Shop On World Vegan Day

2 Mins Read Following its success in Camden as London’s first-ever all-vegan American diner, Rudy’s Vegan will be opening the doors to Rudy’s Vegan Butcher –the country’s first 100% plant-based butcher shop. Launching today (November 1), and coinciding with World Vegan Day, the store will offer British customers all the butcher classics, from vegan bacon to pulled pork, […]

McDonald’s x OmniLuncheon: Here’s The 411 On The New #PlantBased Menu

4 Mins Read Green Monday has made headlines yet again, now with a groundbreaking partnership between its food tech arm OmniFoods and McDonald’s Hong Kong, making it the first plant-based startup in the world to land a major long-term collab with the holy grail of the fast food giants. It saw an all-new completely vegetarian menu land across […]

McDonald’s Milestone: Hong Kong Franchise Launches First Vegetarian Menu With Green Monday’s OmniPork Luncheon

5 Mins Read After teasing about the collaboration on social media over the weekend, Hong Kong’s plant-based group Green Monday has announced a milestone partnership with McDonald’s. An all-new plant-based menu will roll out across the city at all 280 McDonald’s and 122 McCafé locations in Hong Kong and Macau with six new dishes containing next-gen pork analogues […]

Ag-Tech FluroSat Wins Future Food Asia 2020 Award, Japan’s DAIZ & Thailand’s Let’s Plant Meat Score Plant Protein Prize

4 Mins Read A number of exciting food and agri-tech startups in Asia-Pacific have been recognised for their disruptive and sustainable solutions to tackle our broken food system. Announced at the recent Future Food Asia conference, Australian tech-enabled full crop cycle analytics provider FluroSat won the top Future Food Asia 2020 Award, while next-generation plant-based startups Let’s Plant […]

China Food Tech Zhenmeat To Launch Vegan Crayfish & Pork Tenderloin

3 Mins Read Chinese homegrown food tech Zhenmeat has recently revealed two new products – plant-based pork tenderloin and crayfish – which will be available in domestic restaurant chains. The latest additions to the startup’s original line up, which included vegan sausages, mooncakes and meatballs, are designed specifically to suit Chinese cuisines and appetites.  Zhenmeat, dubbed “China’s Impossible […]

Seaweed-Based Protein: French Biomarine Startup Algaia Scores US$2.4M To Improve Plant Meat Texture

3 Mins Read Algaia, a French biomarine ingredient company specialising in seaweed natural extracts, has just completed a US$2.4 million investment round, which it says it will spend on developing a new range of seaweed-based solutions that can be used to create plant-based substitutes. The company has seen double-digit growth over the past years, as demand for seaweed-based […]

China Impossible Foods’ Rival Zhenmeat Seeks US$2M Funding For Major Growth

4 Mins Read Beijing-based plant-based meat startup Zhenmeat is now seeking US$ 2 million in funding from global investors in order to capture the growing demand for plant-based meat alternatives in China. This follows the latest news from Silicon Valley-based Impossible Foods, who debuted two new plant-based pork products at CES in Vegas earlier this month in a […]

African Swine Fever Predicted To Wipe Out 1/4 Global Pig Population

3 Mins Read According to intergovernmental agency World Organisation for Animal Health, the spread of the African swine fever (ASF) epidemic will wipe out a quarter of the world’s pig population. Since last year, Asia has experienced mass escalation of ASF, with the world’s largest pig producer – China – bearing the brunt of the deaths while the […]