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Through Fellow Creatures, Body Positive Chocolate Is A Thing (P.S. It’s Vegan Too!)

4 Mins Read Founded in 2019 by Zsolt Stefkovics, Fellow Creatures is a U.K. plant-based chocolate company working to make chocolate made from milk alternatives mainstream. The company is also looking to broaden offerings when it comes to diversity. Apart from its products, the designs on the brand’s packaging are created to encourage body-positive talk among consumers. Stefkovics, […]

Russian Nonprofit To Launch Country’s First Animal-Free Food Tech Accelerator With ProVeg

3 Mins Read The newly-established nonprofit Association of Alternative Food Producers (AAFPP) has teamed up with ProVeg Incubator to launch Russia’s first-ever food tech accelerator. The partnership will see the two organisations work together to support startups developing sustainable alternatives to animal-based foods using plant-based, cell-based and other related technologies such as 3D bioprinting.  Russia will soon see […]

ProVeg International & Veg Capital Team Up To Accelerate Food Tech Funding

3 Mins Read ProVeg International and Veg Capital have partnered up to invest in food techs who are developing alternative proteins and sustainable food solutions. Together, the two organisations have already invested in two ProVeg Incubator alumni firms, and have announced yet another funding package to plant-based desserts startup Zveetz.  Sustainable food nonprofit ProVeg International and venture capital […]

Hooked Foods Raises US$600K To Fuel Plant-Based Tuna Launch Across Sweden

3 Mins Read Hooked Foods, the Swedish food tech behind the world’s first plant-based shredded salmon, has announced that it has raised SEK 5 million (US$600,000) in funding ahead of its nationwide launch of Toona, their vegan-friendly tuna product. Rolling out in restaurants across Sweden in Spring 2021, the startup revealed it also has long-term plans to bring […]

HaoFood: This Shanghai Food Tech Makes Asian Fried Chicken From Peanuts

3 Mins Read While many plant-based meat alternatives on the market are made with soy, wheat or pea protein, this startup is doing something different. Their secret sauce to make the perfect vegan fried chicken? Peanuts. Based in Shanghai and recently accepted into ProVeg Incubator’s latest cohort of groundbreaking women-led food techs, HaoFood has plans to bring its […]

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 […]

Plant-Based Chorizo: 5 Things Chile’s Pow! Foods Founders Want You To Know

3 Mins Read Did you know that 5% of Chileans now consider themselves vegetarian? This is huge news in a country where meaty family barbecues are an every-weekend occurrence. Meet Pow! Foods, Chile’s up-and-coming startup creating plant-based meat alternatives that are not only more sustainable, but specifically designed to be far healthier than their animal counterparts. Recently welcomed […]

Swedish Food Tech Startup Creates World’s First Plant-Based Shredded Salmon

4 Mins Read Hooked, a Swedish plant-based food tech, is creating the world’s first vegan shredded salmon product. As the most consumed seafood protein in Europe, the startup has set its sights on disrupting the continent’s food system with its cruelty-free, toxin-free, healthy and sustainable alternative. In the future, Hooked wants to develop plant-based calamari and shrimp.  Founded […]