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Vegan Startup Mr. & Mrs. Watson Scoops €700,000 For Artisan Cheese Scale Up

4 Mins Read Amsterdam’s Mr. & Mrs. Watson has announced the closure of a successful seed funding round. €700,000 was raised to support new product development, international brand marketing and facility improvements. The company is known for its fermented cashew-based cheeses and Amsterdam-based restaurant.  Mr. & Mrs. Watson say scaling its production facilities will be a primary focus, […]

First-Ever Vegan Babybel Cheese Hits UK Shelves In Time For Veganuary

3 Mins Read French cheese giant Bel Group has launched a vegan Babybel. The dairy-free snack cheese has been touted for a few months, and the launch coincides with Veganuary. U.K. consumers are the first in the world to have access to the product. U.S. consumers will be forced to wait for an overseas launch, but one is […]

Ex Chipotle Exec Debuts Chef-Driven, Science-Backed Vegan Cheese Brand

3 Mins Read Co-founded by chef/restauranteur Margaux Riccio and ex-Chipotle executive Tim Wildin, Vertage is the latest vegan cheese brand to debut in the US market. The dairy-free range has launched across select foodservice channels in Washington DC. According to the founders, retail expansion is also on the cards.  Vertage cheeses, which include mozzarella and cheddar, are described […]

Vegan Cheese Giant Daiya Unveils Newly Improved Recipes Across Five Flavours

3 Mins Read Canadian brand Daiya has released new formulations of its vegan cheese blocks. Available throughout the U.S. and Canada, the revamped products now feature oats and chickpeas. The new recipe has been developed to improve taste and creaminess while remaining allergen-free.  Flavours which have been revamped include Smoked Gouda, Monterey Jack, Medium Cheddar, Jalapeno Harverti and […]

What Is Vegan Cheese? Everything to Know And 10 Brands You Need to Try

10 Mins Read Vegan cheese has become something of a scapegoat—often cited as the reason people won’t go plant-based. But is it really bad? A lot has changed in the dairy-free cheese world in recent years, and now, food tech companies are creating proper cheese, just without the dairy. Forget what you think you know about vegan cheese—and […]

This New Vegan Cheese Made From Microalgae Is Packed with B12

3 Mins Read There’s no shortage of vegan cheeses available now, but this new plant-based alternative contains a superfood ingredient: microalgae. Developed by Singapore-based Sophie’s BioNutrients and the US ingredient giant Ingredion, the new dairy-free microalgae cheese not only tastes tangy and melts like the real deal, but is also loaded with vitamin B12.  The latest innovation in […]

Vegan Cheese Makers Stockeld Dreamery Announce $20M Series A

4 Mins Read Stockeld Dreamery, the Swedish food tech behind the fermented pea and fava bean-based Stockeld Chunk, has just raised €16.5 million (US$20 million) in what it says is the largest-ever Series A round secured by a plant-based startup in Europe. Proceeds from the round will go towards expanding its team, scaling up and rolling out new […]

Monty’s Wholesome Plant-Based Butter & Cream Cheeses Launch Across U.S.

3 Mins Read Founded back in 2018 by certified health coach and chef Lauren Montgomery, vegan dairy company Monty’s is expanding its range via a newly launched website where consumers can directly order Monty’s plant-based soft cheese and dairy spread alternatives. The products stand out from the increasingly crowded alt dairy shelf for their wholesome and short ingredient […]

Canadian Dairy Giant Saputo Acquires Vegan ‘Sheese’ Brand Owner Bute Island Foods

3 Mins Read Montreal-headquartered dairy company Saputo has acquired Bute Island Foods, the Scottish firm behind the legacy vegan cheese brand Sheese. As the plant-based trend continues to gain momentum, Saputo says it remains committed to “expand our footprint in the dairy alternatives space to meet the changing demands of our customers”.  Saputo announced on Tuesday (May 25) […]

Miyoko’s Creamery Tells Dairy Lovers ‘Milk Plants, Hug Cows’ With Giant Times Square Billboards

3 Mins Read Vegan dairy brand Miyoko’s Creamery recently unveiled giant billboards all over Times Square featuring the slogan ‘Milk Plants, Hug Cows’ as the alt cheese & butter category leader aims to raise awareness amongst New Yorkers about cruelty-free dairy and and to encourage city dwellers to try plant-based dairy alternatives in order to protect the planet. California- […]

Ugly Cauliflower & Hemp’s Grounded Foods Rolls Out Its Plant-Based Cheeses To 160+ U.S. Retail Locations

3 Mins Read Following its recent launch in U.S., vegan startup Grounded Foods announced today that it is rolling out its vegan-friendly alternative dairy cheeses made from ugly cauliflower and hemp in over 160 retail locations across the country including select Whole Foods Market stores. Most plant-based cheeses on the market start with a majority nut or coconut oil […]

The Very Good Cheese Co: The Very Good Food Company To Relaunch Under Its New Brand

3 Mins Read In a recent announcement, the plant-based food technology company The Very Good Food Company that manages the famous plant-based butcher shop The Very Good Butchers, recently announced that it will be relaunching its vegan cheeses under its new brand The Very Good Cheese Co.  Vancouver-based The Very Good Food Company that recently acquired Canadian brand […]

Stockeld Dreamery Launches Plant-Based Feta ‘Chunk’ Across Sweden

4 Mins Read Swedish food tech Stockeld Dreamery is launching its first product, a plant-based feta cheese alternative. Landing in stores within Stockholm this week, the fermented pea and fava bean-based Stockeld Chunk will then be rolled out in more restaurants and retailers across Sweden, ahead of the startup’s international launch.  Stockeld Dreamery has announced the launch of […]

Singapore Agrifood Firm Launches Pea Paneer Under Plant-Based ‘HerbYvore’ Brand

4 Mins Read Singapore-based agricultural commodities company Agrocorp International has announced the launch of its new plant-based brand as the firm makes its pivot to keep up with consumer trends. Rolling out its first product today (April 15), a pea protein-based dairy-free paneer alternative, HerbYvore plans to expand its portfolio and global distribution in the coming months.  Agrocorp’s […]

Dairy Giant Bel Brands Launches First 100% Plant-Based ‘Nurishh’ Cheese Line

3 Mins Read Bel Brands USA, the North American arm of French dairy giant Bel Group, has introduced the company’s first exclusively vegan cheese line. Launching in April, Nurishh will offer a range of cheese alternatives such as cheddar and mozzarella, a move made in response to rising mainstream demand for plant-based alternatives. It comes shortly after Bel […]