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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 […]

Nuts For Cheese Scoops $5.35 Million For Artisinal Vegan Cheese Expansion

4 Mins Read Canadian plant-based cheesemaker Nuts For Cheese has netted $5.35 million in a fresh funding round led by Forage Capital Partners. CPG experts Mike Fata and Dror Balshine are confirmed to have participated alongside. The investment has been earmarked for expanding the company’s vegan cheese manufacturing capabilities, plus its distribution network. Nuts For Cheese manufactures its […]

Goodmylk Acquires PRO2FIT To ‘Make Plant-Based Nutrition Accessible To Everybody’

3 Mins Read Indian plant-based dairy startup Goodmylk has acquired domestic nutrition brand PRO2FIT. The two have cited a shared vision of food security and plant-based goodness for all as the foundation for the merger. Making sustainable food choices affordable and widespread is the ultimate goal for Goodmylk. News of the acquisition comes as India’s plant-based sector continues […]

Aldi China Partners With Yeyo To Stock Plant-Based Coconut Yoghurt As Part Of New Healthy Eating Challenge

3 Mins Read Shanghai’s Marvelous Foods has announced its Yeyo brand is now available in Aldi stores throughout China. The coconut yoghurt has been stocked both physically and for online distribution. The move comes as part of Aldi China’s new ‘healthy eating challenge’ designed to coincide with the Olympics’ popularity. The campaign is social media-based and looks to […]

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 […]

Alpro Boosts Vegan Milk Production Capacity to 300M Litres At UK Plant

3 Mins Read Alpro has ramped up its capacity amid surging demand for vegan milk. Its latest £17 million investment in a new high-speed production line at its Kettering facility in the UK will help it churn over 300 million litres of plant-based milk per year.  Iconic dairy-free brand Alpro has just doubled down on production, investing £17 […]

India’s Goodmylk To Expand Vegan Dairy Range After $1M Round

4 Mins Read Indian startup Goodmylk is now gearing up to expand its plant-based dairy range after bagging $1 million in an extended seed round. Backed by major Indian angels and international funds, the startup will also ramp up distribution as demand for vegan dairy products continues to surge.  Goodmylk has announced today (September 6) the closing of […]

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 […]

Oatmilk Skyr: Icelandic Provisions Unveils Plant-Based Twist On The Heritage Dairy Product

3 Mins Read Thanks to a collaboration with Iceland’s oldest farmer-owned dairy, Icelandic Provisions has unveiled the world’s first Oatmilk Skyr, a plant-based version of the traditional Icelandic dairy product that has been a traditional food for at least 1,000 years and is similar to Greek yogurt but thicker and with less sugar. U.S.-based Icelandic Provisions have officially […]

Op-Ed: Food Companies Must Lead The Coming Sustainability Revolution

5 Mins Read By: Priyanka Srinivas Priyanka Srinivas is the founder and CEO of Live Green Co, a Chilean Food Tech startup offering a range of plant-based foods that recently earned a spot on the Fortune 500 of Agri Food Tech. Those inside and outside of the food industry know that change is needed – and fast. From […]

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) […]

Indian Plant-Based Milk Industry Dealt Blow After Petitions Against Dairy Giant Amul Dismissed

4 Mins Read Plant-based milk brands in India have been dealt a blow, after the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) struck down three petitions filed against the Indian dairy giant Amul. The complaints regarded an advertisement launched by Amul that claimed plant-based beverages “are not milk”.  The Indian plant-based milk sector has experienced a setback, after the […]

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 […]

Pea Protein Milk Startup Vly Raises US$7.4M Series A To Drive Growth Across Europe

3 Mins Read Alternative dairy foodtech startup Vly, which creates milk from pea protein, has raised EUR€6.1M(approx. US$7.4M) in a Series A round led by Five Seasons Ventures. The capital raised will help the company scale its R&D and drive growth across the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) and into new European markets, including the United Kingdom. […]

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 […]