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NZ Vegan Yoghurt Brand Raglan Opens New Factory Ahead Of Product Expansion

3 Mins Read New Zealand-based dairy free yoghurt makers Raglan Food Co has recently opened its brand new factory with a far larger production capacity to meet the rising demand for vegan foods around the world. The launch of its new facility comes ahead of the brand’s planned expansion into more dairy-free products next year to add to […]

Singapore’s WhatIF Foods To Launch Climate-Resilient Vegan ‘BamNut’ Milks

4 Mins Read Singapore-based WhatIF Foods, the sustainable foods brand launched by food tech NamZ, is planning to launch its new plant-based milk line next year. The vegan-friendly milk will be made from Bambara groundnut, a climate-resilient crop that can grow in harsh environments while also regenerating the land it is planted in.  WhatIF Foods is now ramping up […]

Step Aside, Oats & Soy: French Startup Uses Faba Beans & Algae To Make Plant-Based Milk

4 Mins Read There’s little doubt that the plant-based dairy segment has grown significantly over the past few years, thanks to the dairy-free trend driven by health and sustainability concerns, and now also fuelled by coronavirus-related supply chain disruptions. Browsing through the grocery aisle, consumers will find no shortage of plant-based milks made from soy, oats, almonds and […]

Backed By Ex-Nestlé Directors, Spain’s Plant-Based Pink Albatross Set To Disrupt The Ice Cream Market

4 Mins Read Based in Madrid, Pink Albatross is the first plant-based ice cream brand in Spain offering clean-labelled dairy-free ice creams suitable for vegans and gluten-free folk. Already in regional supermarkets in online delivery platforms like Deliveroo and UberEats, Pink Albatross has now reformulated its recipe to deliver unexpected flavours and a new level of creaminess that […]

LatAm: Bezos-Backed NotCo Debuts Cabbage & Chicory Plant Milk In U.S. Retail Stores

3 Mins Read Chilean food tech NotCo has just entered the U.S. market, launching its plant-based milk at Whole Foods locations nationwide. Unlike other plant-based milk alternatives on the market, the startup’s vegan-friendly milk alternatives in its NotMilk range are not derived from soy, almonds or rice, but are instead made from ingredients like chicory, cabbage and pea […]

Asia Expansion: Oatly Launches In Singapore Where 1/3 Consumers Don’t Know About Plant-Based Milk

4 Mins Read Oatly, the world’s most famous oat milk brand, has recently landed in Singapore as part of its ambitions to grow its presence across Asia, a region where the dairy market is ripe for disruption. Now available across the city-state’s largest supermarket chains and e-commerce platforms, as well as all Starbucks locations island-wide, the Blackstone-backed plant-based […]

We Asked Oatly About The Blackstone Deal & Here’s What They Said

8 Mins Read Oatly is the world’s most famous oat milk brand to date and millions of plant-forward consumers are fans of their milks, yogurts, creams and ice cream products that are entirely made from plants. Even the biggest coffee chain in the world, Starbucks, has partnered with the brand in multiple countries to make sure customers get […]

Chilean Plant-Based Food Tech NotCo To Hit US$250M Valuation

3 Mins Read Santiago-based plant-based meat and dairy maker NotCo will soon be worth US$250 million after reports that it is about to close an US$85 million funding round. Since the launch of its plant-based mayonnaise product, the brand has developed vegan milk, ice cream and burgers. Having a strong presence in Latin America, the food tech hopes […]

Nestlé Is Launching A Vegan Carnation Condensed Milk Made From Oats

3 Mins Read Swiss food manufacturing giant Nestlé has announced that it plans to launch a non-dairy version of the famous condensed milk product under its brand Carnation. Rolling out in three major retailers in the U.K. later this year, the move comes amid a tidal wave of mainstream brands introducing vegan-friendly products to cater to the fast-growing […]

Plant-Based Milk Maker Oatly Raises US$200M In Celeb-Studded Blackstone-Led Round At US$2 Bil Valuation

3 Mins Read Oatly, the Swedish plant-based oat milk maker, has just announced that it has drawn a US$200 million investment from Blackstone Growth, a group under multinational financial services giant Blackstone, and some of the biggest names in entertainment such as Oprah Winfrey, Natalie Portman, and Starbucks’ chief executive Howard Schultz. The news comes amid a wave […]

Chinese Confectionery Firm Multizen Invests In Vegan Dairy Startup Ripple Foods

3 Mins Read Multizen, one of the largest B2B confectionery and snack companies in the Greater China region, has recently announced investment into Californian vegan pea-based dairy brand Ripple Foods. It marks Multizen’s first sustainable impact investment into startups providing disruptive food solutions and comes as the plant-based trend takes off in Asia.  Leading OEM confectionery and snack […]

India Vegan Milk Startup Goodmylk Raises US$400K In Second Seed Funding Round

3 Mins Read Veganarke Enterprises, the India-based operator of plant-based milk alternative brand Goodmylk, has just completed its second seed funding round with US$ 400,000, bringing the total financing raised so far to around US$ 800,000. With the latest injection of capital, the Bengaluru-based company hopes to expand their product distribution within the local area and launch new […]

Plant-Based Milk & Yogurt Company Califia Farms Secures US$225M In Funding

3 Mins Read Plant-based milk brand Califia Farms has just announced that it has completed a landmark US$225 million financing in their latest Series D funding round. The investment was led by the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) alongside other big institutional names including Temasek and Claridge, as well as Hong Kong-based Green Monday Ventures. With the latest financing, […]

America’s Dairy Giants Are Going Bankrupt As Plant-Based Milk Takes Over

3 Mins Read Borden Dairy, one of America’s largest milk producers and distributors, has just filed for bankruptcy, the second major dairy company in the United States to fall in less than two months. The company, which was founded in 1856, cited the rising costs of raw dairy milk and the industry’s market challenges from the plant-based industry […]

Health, Wellness & Fitness Festival IRIS Returns To Central Harbourfront This Month

2 Mins Read On the weekend of the 21st – 22nd September, Hong Kong’s largest outdoor fitness and wellness festival IRIS will return to Central Harbourfront to showcase more than 80 activities and experiences. In addition to ticketed talks, meditation and movement activities, there will also be a free-entry marketplace comprised of 70 health and lifestyle brands from […]