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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 […]

‘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 […]

Quarter Of Brits Reduced Animal-Based Foods Since Covid-19, Survey Finds

4 Mins Read People in the U.K. are dramatically reducing their animal-based food intake since the pandemic, a new survey has found. The poll, focused on changing consumer habits in the country, revealed that as many as one in four Brits have already cut back on some form of animal products since the first lockdown, with the main […]

Shanghai Startup YouKuai Closes US$7.3M Series A To Expand Zrou Plant-Based Pork Brand

3 Mins Read YouKuai Group International, the Chinese plant-based company behind the pork analogue Zrou, has announced today the close of a US$7.3 million Series A funding round led by Singaporean investment firm TRIREC. Proceeds from the fundraise will go towards expanding partnerships with foodservice players across China to bolster Zrou’s “loyal fanbase” as the alternative proteins continue […]

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, […]

Vegan E-Com Platform PlantX Appoints Matthew Kenney As Chief Culinary Officer, Will Acquire His Plant-Based Deli

2 Mins Read In a recent announcement, the plant-based e-commerce platform PlantX has appointed Chef Matthew Kenney as its Chief Culinary Officer, signed a five-year partnership with Matthew Kenney Cuisine(MKC), and is looking to acquire New Deli, Kenney’s plant-based deli and retail space in Venice, California. Back in November, Canada-based PlantX, described by some as the ‘Amazon for […]

This New HEALabel App Is Making Conscious Consumerism Easy

4 Mins Read Most of us want to be conscious consumers, but it’s a pretty difficult task in practice. From the thousands of products available, whether it be food or beauty and skincare, it takes time and effort to properly research and decipher those that have the smallest impact on the planet, animals and people. This was what […]

Deliveroo Hong Kong Records 160% Increase In Plant-Based Food Orders

3 Mins Read Food delivery giant Deliveroo has reported surging demand for plant-based food in Hong Kong, with vegan and vegetarian orders growing by 160% over a 12-month period in its latest figures. In response, partner restaurants have been ramping up their vegan offerings, with the number of available options increasing triple-digits to reach more than 1,000 and […]

85% Of Global Veganuary Participants Plan To Make Plant-Forward Diet Permanent

4 Mins Read More than 8 in 10 people who joined the Veganuary pledge for the first month of 2021 plan on making their newfound plant-forward diets a long-term habit. The findings, revealed in the annual survey released last month, also showed record-breaking levels of participation this year, spanning 582,000 people across 209 countries and regions globally, with […]

Consumers Across The Globe Are Willing To Change Their Behaviour To Become Healthier & Sustainable, New Survey Shows

4 Mins Read The results of a a newly released global consumer insights survey suggests that consumers are willing to change their lifestyles with ‘one’s wellbeing’ considered as the top area of interest for consumers in all markets, irrespective of age and demographic. The survey, conducted by global market research firm GlobeScan across 27 markets, shows that people want to take […]

Meatless Farm Opens Facility In Canada To Produce 14,500 Tonnes Of Plant Protein Ingredients For Other Brands By 2023

3 Mins Read British plant-based meat maker Meatless Farm recently opened a Canadian facility in Calgary in order to debut a new business division that will see the startup produce as well as supply plant-based proteins and ingredients to companies across the globe. According to The Grocer, Meatless Farm recently opened an extensive facility in Canada called Lovingly […]

Float Foods OnlyEg Receives Temasek Grant To Help Commercialize Its Plant-Based Whole Egg Substitute

4 Mins Read Singapore food tech Float Foods recently announced that the Temasek Foundation, a non-profit organization under the philanthropic arm of investment company Temasek, has given a project development grant to the former, that will help commercialize its debut product, OnlyEg, Asia’s first plant-based egg yolk & white alternative. Back in December of last year, Float Foods had […]

Power Protein: Real Madrid Partners With Meatless Farm To Increase Plant-Based Foods In Players’ Diets

4 Mins Read Football team Real Madrid recently joined forces with plant-based meat brand, Meatless Farm, to reduce meat consumption and encourage sustainable eating habits. Spanish football club Real Madrid recently partnered with British-based Meatless Farm in an effort to demonstrate how plant-based foods can be a part of a ‘balanced diet’, help minimize the environmental impact of […]

Interview: Quinoa Marketing’s Emmanuel Besserve ‘LatAm Vegan Businesses Will See Demand Rising Aggressively This Year’

5 Mins Read Frenchman Emmanuel Besserve been living in Panama for the past 13 years. He is the co-founder of Oops Vegan, an educational vegan blog and online community, and Quinoa Marketing, a marketing agency for plant-based and sustainable businesses. Given his Latin American expertise, we knew he was the person to speak to about the rise of […]