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Project Pollo Accelerates Efforts To Drive Chick-fil-A Out Of Business With ‘Shark Tank’ Appearance

4 Mins Read Texas-based Project Pollo was recently represented by founder and CEO Lucas Bradbury in the season finale episode of Shark Tank. He pitched the vegan chicken chain to residents ‘sharks’ Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Kevin O’Leary and Barbara Corcoran, alongside guest shark, comedian Kevin Hart, before coming away without a deal. Bradbury has revealed that it […]

Umiami Bags $30 Million Series A Investment For Plant-Based Chicken

4 Mins Read French food tech Umiami has closed a $30 million Series A to support its plant-based chicken developments in what is the largest total round raised for any French alternative protein company so far. The deal was led by Astanor Ventures and included BPI France’s French Tech Seed Fund, the French government’s public venture investing arm. […]

Veg Capital Doubles Down On Support For Plant Alternative’s Shicken Range By Leading Fresh Funding Round

4 Mins Read Leading vegan investor Veg Capital has announced a doubling down of its investment into Plant Alternative’s Shicken product line. Managing director and co-founder of Veg Capital, Matthew Glover, first initiated investment in 2021, after sampling the vegan Indian food. Recent backing comes in the form of leading a new raise, bringing £2 million to the […]

UK Activist Brand VFC Launches Vegan Fried Chicken In The US

3 Mins Read American consumers have new meat-free chicken options for the dinner table thank to U.K.-based vegan fried chick*n brand VFC, which has officially expanded into the U.S. market via online retail partners including GTFO and Vejii. The announcement comes after the company closed a $10.2 million seed round last month earmarked for global growth. VFC’s products, […]

7-Eleven Becomes Latest Chain To Partner With Lightlife In Canada

3 Mins Read In a move that will significantly increase the availability of plant protein for mass consumers, 7-Eleven Canada has made Lightlife vegan chicken tenders available in more than 600 locations across the country. They will be served hot from the oven, 24-hours a day as part of 7-Eleven’s commitment to offering more healthy snack options, while […]

Vegan Chicken That Tastes Identical To The Real Thing? NotCo Artificial Intelligence Has Cracked It

3 Mins Read Chile’s NotCo claims that Giuseppe, its patented AI technology platform, has perfectly mimicked the taste of real chicken in a vegan format. The pea protein-based development will be used to create a range of products. NotChickenNuggets, NotChickenBurger, NotChickenBurgerCrispy, and NotChickenFillet lines have been confirmed.  Initial chicken launches will take place in Chile, Argentina, and Brazil. […]

Nestlé Backs Ultra-Realistic Vegan Chicken Wing Startup Sundial Foods

3 Mins Read Sundial Foods, the startup behind the vegan chicken wing alternative that bears “skin and bone”, has attracted funding from Nestlé.  Sundial Foods has announced the closing of a $4 million seed funding round, which saw participation from Swiss food giant Nestlé. Participating investors included SOSV, the venture capital firm behind the accelerator IndieBio that Sundial […]

Amsterdam Diners Can Now Taste TiNDLE Vegan Chicken In Restaurants

3 Mins Read Diners in Amsterdam are now able to grab their first bite of the vegan chicken alternative TiNDLE in six restaurants across the city. The product is developed by Singapore food tech Next Gen, and has already gained a fan following around the globe, from Hong Kong to New York. The launch in the Netherlands comes […]

TiNDLE Vegan Chicken Makes Middle East Debut At 20 UAE Restaurants

4 Mins Read TiNDLE, the plant-based chicken brand launched by Singapore’s Next Gen Foods, has just rolled out in the UAE for the first time. Debuting on menus across 8 restaurant brands with nearly 20 outlets across Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Fujairah, it marks the first time TiNDLE will be served outside of Asia as part of Next […]

Singapore Vegan Chicken Brand TiNDLE Gears Up For Middle East and US

4 Mins Read TiNDLE, the plant-based chicken brand developed by Singapore’s Next Gen Foods, has named Dubai and Abu Dhabi as its next destination in its ongoing global expansion. It also announced several industry veterans joining its team, as it eyes the US market after it extends its footprint to the Middle East in September. Plant-based chicken brand […]