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The Price Gap Between Plant-Based And Conventional Meat Is Shrinking, New Analysis Finds

3 Mins Read New findings published by ProVeg Netherlands show pricing between meat and alternative protein is shrinking. ProVeg Netherlands Worked with Questionmark on the pricing analysis across Dutch grocery stores. The researchers looked at 36 different products with comparable portion size. The group says while prices will vary by supermarket and product, the same trend “can be […]

Plant-Based Meat Sector Will Boom If It Can Achieve Price Parity With Animal Protein, New Study Claims

4 Mins Read Kearney has released a report that suggest plant-based meat will experience significant sector growth if it can match conventional meat prices. According to the report’s authors, widespread consumer adoption of such products hinges on three issues: taste, mindset, and price. The latter remains a stumbling block, but Kearney claims it will not be long until […]

Audra Labs Bids To Bring Meat-Free Streaky Bacon And Chicken Fillets To Singapore

3 Mins Read Audra Labs, the plant-based meat enterprise that’s an offshoot from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star), is headed by former principal researcher Dr. Andrew Wan. Formerly of the Bioengineering and Nanotechnology division, he has experience in the creation of fibres for tissue engineering.  The process of tissue engineering led to Wan being inspired […]

Australia’s Fënn Foods Nets $3 Million To Support Growth In Line With Plant-Based Meat Explosion

3 Mins Read Leading Australian plant-based meat manufacturer Fënn Foods has scooped $3 million in its latest funding round from Bombora Investment Management. The round was private and oversubscribed, with new investors participating alongside existing backers. Funds are earmarked for across-the-board expansion and refining of processes. Founded in 2015, Fënn Foods is known for its range of plant-based […]

Ultimate Indian Power Couple Anushka Sharma And Virat Kohli Back Blue Tribe Foods’ Plant-Based Meat

3 Mins Read Mumbai startup Blue Tribe Foods has welcomed Bollywood celebrity Anushka Sharma and her husband cricket star Virat Kohli on board as investors and brand ambassadors. The alliance draws global attention to India’s burgeoning smart protein sector. The company is one of India’s leading plant-based meat manufacturers. Sharma and Kohli have long been role models for […]

Danish Crown Takes Bold Step Into Plant-Based Meat Sector Years After Underplaying Industry Growth

3 Mins Read Denmark’s Danish Crown is finally entering the plant-based scene. Its new brand, Den Grønne Slagter, translates as ‘The Green Butcher’. It will be available throughout Denmark and sold in popular retail stores. Eight products are being launched initially. The new plant-based range will be launched with a selection of ready meals and base components. All […]

Swiggy and GoodDot Partnership Will Bring Plant-Based Meat To Millions Of Indian Doorsteps

3 Mins Read Indian delivery giant Swiggy has announced a partnership with plant-based meat manufacturer GoodDot. The two have joined forces to make animal-free foods easier to source. As the largest ordering and delivery platform in India, Swiggy embracing meat-free options represents significant industry growth. GoodDot will be available via Swiggy’s Instamart, an online essentials ordering platform, deliveries […]

Consumer Behaviour Deep Dive: Who Is Buying Plant-Based Meat & Why?

7 Mins Read Sales of plant-based meat alternatives have skyrocketed over the past year, as consumers turn their attention to health, nutrition, sustainability and food provenance more than ever before. But who exactly is driving the growth of plant-based meat, and what reasons are most critical in pushing consumers to turn to alternative proteins? Plus, why are these […]

Carbon Footprint Of Seitan Is 130 Times Lower Than Beef, Claims New Industry Research

3 Mins Read According to new research conducted by carbon footprint analysts Thrust Carbon, compared to traditional meats and dairy products like beef, lamb, cheese and chicken, wheat gluten, also known as seitan and developed using gluten, the main protein of wheat, has a comparatively lower carbon footprint. Released by the U.K.-based LoveSeitan, which manufactures seitan-based products, the […]

Israel Alternative Protein Companies Tripled Investment In 2020, New Data Shows

4 Mins Read Alternative protein companies in Israel saw investments surge to US$114 million in 2020, nearly tripling the figure in 2019 and eight-fold higher than the capital raised in 2018. The latest statistics emerging from the Good Food Institute Israel (GFI Israel) also recorded skyrocketing sales for plant-based alternatives on the market, with every category in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beyond Meat: Plant-Based Meat Giant Opens First-Ever Foreign Production Facility In China

3 Mins Read Food tech giant Beyond Meat recently opened a production facility in China located in the Jiaxing Economic & Technological Development Zone (JXEDZ) near Shanghai in an effort to increase production of its plant-based meat products, especially Beyond Pork, and focus on improving costs and bringing sustainability into its operations. Back in September of last year, California-headquartered […]