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Cruelty-Free: We’re Loving UGG’s New Vegan And Carbon-Neutral Shoes

3 Mins Read Aussie casual footwear UGG unveiled The Plant Power Collection, a vegan and sustainable shoe line that foregoes animal fur for carbon-neutral materials such as Hevea rubber, renewable sugarcane, and natural hemp, and we’re loving it The Fluff Sugar Platform and Fluff Sugar Sandal feature a SugarSole outsole developed from sugarcane, a renewable crop that is […]

Israeli Startup YO-Egg Creates Sunny-Side-Up Vegan Egg Sans Chickens

2 Mins Read YO-Egg has developed an alternative egg substitute made out of 100% plant-based, proprietary and patent-pending ingredients, which it claims offers the same nutrition as traditional eggs. The chicken-free egg alternative space is getting crowded but Israel-based YO-Egg is a worthy new entrant: their vegan consists of two components – the white part which contains a […]

Meatless Farm Launches Crowdfunding Campaign So Customers Can Back The Plant-Based Meat Brand

4 Mins Read Plant-based meat brand Meatless Farm is providing consumers an opportunity to “grab a share of the M…F… pie” by debuting its retail investor funding round on the crowdfunding platform Crowdcube with hopes to raise GBP£5 million(approx. US$7M) in capital that will go towards product innovation and brand expansion. British-based Meatless Farm is looking to raise GBP£5 million […]

New Israeli Startup Hub Looks To Fast Track Sustainable Agri & FoodTech Startups

3 Mins Read Global specialty minerals and chemicals company ICL Group has launched the ICL Planet Startup Hub, which aims to fast track innovative foodtech and agritech startups to the marketplace and provide them with support, including mentoring and investment. Tel Aviv-based ICL Group has set up the ICL Planet Startup Hub to serve early stage, pilot-ready start-ups, […]

Planted: Gullspång Re:food Invests In Swiss Pea, Oats & Upcycled Sunflowers Plant-Based Meat Company

3 Mins Read After recently closing its CHF 17 million (approx. US$18.1 million) Series A funding, in the latest announcement plant-based meat startup Planted has received an investment from food-tech investor Gullspång Re:food. Zürich-based Planted recently closed it Series A funding round with support from Blue Horizon Ventures and consumer-focused investment arm of German conglomerate Vorwerk Ventures. Family-owned Gullspång Invest […]

‘Beans Not Beef’: U.S. Physicians Ask For Government To Focus On Plant-Based Foods To Tackle Climate Crisis

3 Mins Read The nonprofit doctors group Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine(PCRM) has petitioned the White House to make changes to its executive order ‘Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad’ in order to put forward policy changes that could help in improving the health of people by reducing animal agriculture practices and focussing on a plant-based […]

MEAT ZERO: Thai AgFood Giant Looks To Build Leading Global Alt Meat Brand Within 5 Years

4 Mins Read Bangkok-based Charoen Pokphand Foods Pcl (CPF) has launched a new plant-based meat brand dubbed“MEAT ZERO” with products the company claims feel, taste and look like traditional meat thanks to the help of its “Plant-tec” innovation, and plans on being among the world’s leading three alternative meat brands over the next 3-5 years. Last year, Thailand’s largest […]

Good & Gather Plant Based: U.S. Retailer Target Unveils New Vegan Product Line

3 Mins Read In a recent announcement, the eighth-largest U.S. retailer Target has unveiled a plant-based line under its largest owned brand Good & Gather private label food and beverage brand offering products like non-dairy chocolate-flavored mousse dip, chick’n tenders, buffalo-style cauliflower wings and many more. Target’s food and beverage owned brand Good & Gather launched back in […]

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 […]

AAK X Vista Foods: Industry Leaders To Scale Plant-Based Meat Production For Indian Market

3 Mins Read AAK, India’s leading manufacturer of specialty oils and fats recently joined forces with food suppliers Vista Processed Foods to collectively use both of its resources to scale up innovation and manufacturing in the alternative protein sector to fulfill the country’s growing demand for plant-based meat alternatives.  Though India’s meat alternative market is in its early […]

Sofit Plus: Hershey India Debuts Plant-Protein Drink For Undernourished Children

4 Mins Read Hershey India, a subsidiary of leading global chocolate giant the Hershey Company, announced recently that it has developed Sofit Plus, a plant protein drink made from soy that was created to meet the nutritional requirements of underprivileged children. As part of its ‘Nourishing Minds’ social initiative, Hershey India developed a soy protein drink after collaborating […]

Venus Williams Joins Canadian Vegan Platform PlantX As Investor & Ambassador

3 Mins Read Tennis champion and entrepreneur Venus Williams has joined plant-based e-commerce platform PlantX as an investor and ambassador in an effort to help the company raise awareness about the benefits of plant-based foods and encourage consumers to shift to a plant-based lifestyle. Canada-based PlantX, which offers over 10,000 plant-based products across the food, beauty and clothing sectors, […]

Singapore Manufacturer OsomeFood Says It Has Created The World’s First Plant-Based Hard-Boiled Egg

3 Mins Read Food manufacturer OsomeFood has debuted what it claims to be the world’s first nutrition-focused and plant-based hard-boiled egg, in an effort to provide consumers superfoods without the need of harming animals or compromising on health immunity benefits. Advocating the use of whole-food plant-based ingredients with quality protein that provide antioxidants and are anti-inflammatory, Singapore-based OsomeFood […]

Yeyo: Marvelous Foods Unveils China’s First Plant-Based Coconut Yogurt Store On Tmall

3 Mins Read Following their successful seed round led by from U.S.- Asian early-stage capital fund Lever VC, alt dairy company Marvelous Foods has debuted its product at commercial scale, unveiling mainland China’s first plant-based coconut yogurt store on the country’s leading e-commerce platform, Tmall. Beijing-based Marvelous Foods recently launched its flagship store on Tmall with its signature offering: […]

YAY! Foods To Unveil Plant-Based Marinated Feta At Woolworths Stores Across New South Wales, Australia

2 Mins Read Women-owned business YAY! Foods is bringing its plant-based marinated feta to New South Wales (NSW) by debuting in select Woolworths stores, the Australian chain of supermarkets owned by the Woolworths Group across the state. Founded by Australian Turkish sister duo Nalin and Nergiz, YAY! Foods first unveiled its handcrafted marinated alternative dairy feta product in […]

Lululemon To Test Resale Program, Unveil Collection Featuring Dyes Upcycled From Orange & Beet Waste

4 Mins Read In the fall of last year, global athleisure brand lululemon unveiled its impact agenda, marking its commitment to an equitable and sustainable future, and pledging to limit its environmental impact by creating products from alternative materials and end-of-use solutions.To reaffirm this commitment, the brand will be launching two new sustainable initiatives – the lululemon Like […]

Girls Gone Veg: Soccer Stars Toni Pressley & Ali Riley To Launch Vegan Cooking Show To Promote Plant-Based Foods For Athletes

4 Mins Read U.S. soccer stars Toni Pressley and Ali Riley announced their plans to launch a vegan cooking show titled ‘Girls Gone Veg’, with its first episode to release on May 7 on the ‘I Am Athlete’ platform founded by former National Football League (NFL) star Brandon Marshall. The new show by National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) […]

Agrosingularity: Spanish FoodTech Secures €1M To Produce Natural Upcycled Ingredients For The Food Industry

3 Mins Read Environmental impact firm Agrosingularity recently closed a EUR€1.07m (approx. US$1.2m) seed investment round to scale up its production of ingredients that enables food manufacturers to employ natural and sustainable solutions in its formulations. The round was led by Tech Transfer Agrifood, a fund managed by Clave Capital; Tokavi Activos and Ship2B, through its Equity4Good impact […]