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VEAT: Swedish Plant-Based Vending Machine Maker Bags US$590K For Europe Launch

3 Mins Read Swedish startup VEAT has announced the closing of its €500,000 (US$591,000) pre-seed funding round, which will support the launch of its plant-based vending machines across its home city in Stockholm. On a mission to make sustainable plant-based foods more accessible with its vending machine solution that represents a particularly relevant alternative amid coronavirus restrictions on […]

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 […]

Plant-Based Pioneer Green Monday Raises US$70M In Record Breaking Round

7 Mins Read Green Monday, the Hong Kong-headquartered plant-based group, has just announced it has raised US$70 million in financing, marking the largest of its kind to date in Asia. It has also recently been named on Fortune Magazine’s annual Change the World list this year, which comprises companies that are tackling society’s unmet needs. Since its inception […]

Plant-Based Review App abillionveg Announces US$3 Million Pre-Series A Round & Partnership With Impossible Foods

2 Mins Read Singapore based plant-based review and discovery app abillionveg has closed a pre-Series A funding round totalling US$3 million with injections by Hong Kong’s Nan Fung Group, CloudKitchens and York Capital. In addition, Twitter’s head of Asia-Pacific, Maya Hari, has joined as an investor and advisor to the company. The startup also announced new partnerships with […]

Brazil: Beyond Meat Launches In World’s 3rd Largest Beef Consumer Market

2 Mins Read Beyond Meat, one of the most recognisable plant-based meat brands in the world, has just launched in Brazil, the world’s third largest consumer and second biggest producer of beef. The news comes after the food tech entered the mainland Chinese retail market as a part of its aggressive international expansion strategy.  The El Segundo, California-based […]

Better Nature: Foodtech Startup On A Mission To Make Indonesian Tempeh Mainstream

3 Mins Read Foodtech startup Better Nature is on a mission to revolutionise tempeh, the high-protein traditional Indonesian fermented soybean product which is a staple of the country’s daily diet. The company’s founding team, which includes a Hong Konger and an Indonesian, are passionate about providing tempeh products to the world in the hopes of making the global […]

Plant-Based Review App abillionveg Announces US$2 Million Seed Funding Round

2 Mins Read Singapore-based review app abillionveg announced a seed funding round of US$2 million in funding, which is globally, the largest seed fund round for a plant-based startup in 2019. This follows other record-breaking funding news in the plant-based world earlier this year, including Beyond Meat’s IPO and Impossible Foods’ US$300 million Series E round.  Securing the […]