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Project Well: Food-As-Medicine Platform Raises US$2M For Healthy Meal Plans

3 Mins Read U.S.- based food-as-medicine nutrition platform, Project Well recently raised US$2M in a seed funding round that saw the support of food systems, healthcare and technology investors in an effort to design nutritious food plans for those people with poor lifestyles and dietary choices. Headquartered in Connecticut, Project Well raised US$2M in a seed funding round […]

Pret A Manger Swaps Meatball Wraps For Vegan Alternative Due To Consumer Demand

3 Mins Read Following increasing consumer demands for sustainable and animal-free foods during the U.K. based movement, Veganuary, British fast-food chain, Pret A Manger replaces meatball wraps with vegan alternatives. Since the Veganuary campaign, increasing consumer demand for plant-based foods has led Pret A Manger to eliminate meatball wraps from its menu permanently and feature the vegan substitute […]

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, […]

Chef Margaux Riccio Launches Plant Food Lab To Incubate Vegan Restaurants

3 Mins Read Launched by Chef Margaux Riccio and Shaun Sharkey, the Plant Food Lab Incubator hopes to help vegan restaurants by offering a space to trial new menus and restaurant ideas starting with the vegan burger shop Bubbie’s Plant Burgers amidst an increasingly challenging environment for chefs due to the almost year long global Covid-19 pandemic. Recently […]

Top U.K. Health Experts Call For Carbon Tax On Meat & High-Emissions Foods

3 Mins Read Leading health professionals in the U.K. have called on the government to introduce a carbon tax on high-emissions foods, such as meat and dairy products. It is part of a suite of measures being recommended to slash the country’s food-related greenhouse gas emissions and improve public health. Published on Wednesday (November 4), a new report […]

New Zealand Startup To Launch Plant-Based Hemp Meat Next Year

3 Mins Read New Zealand alternative protein food tech Sustainable Foods, better known by its retail brand The Craft Meat Co, is gearing up to launch a new hemp plant-based meat that is high in protein and fibre and minimally processed by early 2021. The company already sells a range of plant-based meat products, some of which incorporate […]

From Raising Chickens To Growing Mushrooms: Here’s How Livestock Farmers Can Make The Sustainable Leap

4 Mins Read Scientists and climate activists have called for an urgent transition to a more sustainable food system. The future food system envisioned is one without animal agriculture, the industry that drives as much as 18% of global greenhouse gas emissions, deforestation, water contamination and contributing towards antimicrobial resistance.  In an climate and pandemic-stricken age where environmental […]