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AAK Foodservice Acquires Vegan Butter Brand Following Manufacturing Partnership

3 Mins Read AAK Foodservice has taken over ForA:Butter, a brand developed by New York-based startup Fora Foods. The flagship product is butter made using aquafaba, which delivers performance that professional bakers look for in their ingredients. The butter has been steadily gaining presence within the foodservice sector, alongside some movement within retail. Formerly dubbed ‘Faba Butter’, ForA:Butter […]

Animal Free Dairy: E.U. Drops Plant-Based Censorship Proposal Under Amendment 171

3 Mins Read European lawmakers have dropped plans under Amendment 171 that campaigners say amounted to censorship over plant-based dairy products. Under the proposed law, plant-based dairy makers in the E.U. would have been prevented from being sold in cartons, explaining the climate impact of foods and presenting images of their own products. The E.U. has rejected the […]

‘Plant-Based Censorship’: Alt Dairy Players Petition E.U. To Challenge Restrictions

4 Mins Read Plant-based dairy giants Oatly and Upfield, alongside sustainable food nonprofit ProVeg International, have launched a joint petition to challenge new E.U. restrictions over the use of dairy-related labelling terms. The petition lodged against Amendment 171 says that the new rules amounts to “plant-based censorship”, making it more difficult for consumers to make informed decisions about […]

Garden Hill: Hong Kong Chef Jan Yeung Launches Homegrown Vegan Dairy Brand

5 Mins Read When Chef Jan Yeung took a turn in her culinary career to dive into product development with Chef Peggy Chan of former Grassroots Pantry and Nectar fame, she began to notice one big gap in the Hong Kong market – plant-based alternatives for dairy products. From vegan mozzarella and herby cream cheeses to 100% animal-free […]