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Gordon Ramsay Includes Vegan Burgers On New Chicago Restaurant Menu

3 Mins Read Acclaimed chef Gordon Ramsay is welcoming vegans to his new Chicago restaurant. Gordon Ramsay Burger will feature plant-based patties that can be substituted in any meat dish. The menu will showcase a “Vegan Burger” as well. The new restaurant is Ramsay’s first in Chicago. Ramsay has not been shy about his distaste for vegans over […]

Kelp Burger Startup Akua Eyes Vegan Crab Cakes Next After $3.2M Round

4 Mins Read Akua, the startup behind the kelp-based vegan burger, is set to expand its plant-based range with crab cakes and ground meat after securing $3.2 million in a seed funding round. The New York-based food tech will also be using the funds to grow its team and marketing as it looks to capture the clean label […]

Impossible Foods Eyes $7B Valuation, Founder Hints At ‘Inevitable’ IPO

3 Mins Read Impossible Foods is reportedly looking to raise $500 million in a new funding round that would bring its valuation to $7 billion. The reports come as the Silicon Valley food tech’s founder and CEO Pat Brown made clear the firm’s intentions to go public soon, describing an IPO as “inevitable” in a Bloomberg interview.  Impossible […]

McDonald’s Launches First 100% Vegan McPlant Burger In The UK

3 Mins Read McDonald’s has just started rolling out the much anticipated McPlant burger in the UK, which for the first time will be 100% vegan. From this month, several locations in England will begin selling the plant-based patty co-developed with food tech Beyond Meat, before expanding nationwide from 2022.  The world’s biggest fast food chain is now […]

World-First: Akua Debuts Vegan Burger Made From Ocean-Farmed Regenerative Kelp

3 Mins Read Meat alternative brand Akua focuses on making plant-based foods from regenerative aquaculture and the young company has just unveiled the world’s first-ever burger made from kelp, a type of highly renewable algae that not only helps absorbs carbon but also prevents ocean acidification. N.Y.-based Akua launched its Kelp Burger that is plant-based and sustainably sourced […]

Impossible Burger To Roll Out Across 300+ 7-Eleven Singapore Locations, Marking First Convenience Store Debut In Asia

4 Mins Read From May 26, the award-winning bleeding plant-based Impossible Deluxe Burger will make its convenience store debut in Asia at over 300 locations of 7-Eleven stores in Singapore as a ready-to-eat meal available under S$6 (approx. US$4.50). Working with leading Asian food and retail conglomerate the Dairy Farm Group, which manages 7-Eleven in Singapore, Hong Kong, […]

Plant-Based Kids: Impossible Foods Secures USDA Child Nutrition Label For K-12 Market Entry

4 Mins Read Impossible Foods has announced that it has secured Child Nutrition Labels (CN Labels) from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the food crediting statements providing federal meal guidance to schools across the country. The addition of CN Labels to Impossible’s plant-based meat products represents a “milestone for entering the K-12 market” and makes the food […]

Burger King U.K. Launches 100% Vegan Royale & Plant-Based Whopper

4 Mins Read Fast food giant Burger King U.K. has launched a brand new chicken-free Vegan Royale burger and re-introduced the Plant-Based Whopper to its menus in the country. Teaming up with The Vegetarian Butcher to roll out the new items, Burger King says the move is part of its push to cater to its growing flexitarian and […]

Impossible Foods Signals Australia & New Zealand Market Entry Amid IPO Buzz

3 Mins Read Impossible Foods has is gearing up to enter Australia and New Zealand, posting a job advertisement for a regional role as the plant-based industry in these markets report a record year of sales. The much-anticipated introduction of its famous heme-filled patties in the fast-growing plant-based market in Australasia comes amid talks of its US$10 billion […]

Impossible Foods Reportedly Preparing For IPO With US$10 Billion Valuation

3 Mins Read Plant-based food tech giant Impossible Foods is said to be in discussions for a public listing that could value the company at US$10 billion or more, according to an exclusive Reuters report. The listing is reportedly taking place within the next twelve months through a SPAC merger deal, a popular vehicle for a number of […]