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Q&A w/ Grounded Foods, The Vegan Dairy Startup That Makes Cheese From Hempseeds & Ugly Cauliflower

4 Mins Read Los Angeles-based vegan startup Grounded Foods began making its plant-based cheeses out of non-GMO hemp seeds and “ugly” cauliflowers last year. Now, the food tech is set to add three more products to its cheese offerings and is racing against coronavirus-related delays to bring its cruelty-free, food waste-fighting and vegan-friendly cheeses to consumers.  What makes […]

Growthwell-Backed ChickP To Patents Its Plant-Based Protein Isolate In Singapore

3 Mins Read ChickP, the company behind the world’s first 90% chickpea protein isolate, has successfully patented its technology in Israel. The Israeli food tech will now be applying for a patent in Singapore, where its investor Growthwell Group is based, and is gearing for its commercial scale-up in the city-state to meet the growing demand for plant-based […]

Backed By Ex-Nestlé Directors, Spain’s Plant-Based Pink Albatross Set To Disrupt The Ice Cream Market

4 Mins Read Based in Madrid, Pink Albatross is the first plant-based ice cream brand in Spain offering clean-labelled dairy-free ice creams suitable for vegans and gluten-free folk. Already in regional supermarkets in online delivery platforms like Deliveroo and UberEats, Pink Albatross has now reformulated its recipe to deliver unexpected flavours and a new level of creaminess that […]

No Evil Foods Becomes World’s First Plastic-Negative Plant-Based Meat Brand

3 Mins Read Announcing their partnership with New York-based plastic credit platform rePurpose Global, vegan meat maker No Evil Foods has just become the first plant-based meat company to take a plastic-negative stance. The Asheville, North Carolina startup will be offsetting their plastic footprint by funding the recovery and recycling of two pounds of plastic waste for every […]

Disney’s Robert Iger Joins Board Of Animal-Free Dairy Startup Perfect Day

3 Mins Read Animal-free dairy makers Perfect Day has recently announced that Robert Iger, former CEO and current executive chairman of The Walt Disney Company has joined the startup’s board of directors. Filling the first founder-designated board seat along with the Perfect Day’s co-founders, Iger will support the company’s rapid expansion and commercialisation plans within the next year.  […]

Beyond Meat Launches Direct-To-Consumer E-Commerce Platform In U.S.

3 Mins Read Beyond Meat has just launched its first direct-to-consumer platform to allow shoppers in the U.S. to order its plant-based meat products online and get it delivered to their doorstep. The El Segundo, California-based food tech says that its e-commerce site will enable “unparalleled access” to a vast range of its products, from newly launched bulk […]

Eat JUST Eyes IPO & Looks To Achieve Operational Profitability

3 Mins Read Eat JUST, the food tech behind the famous plant-based egg, has recently alluded to launching an IPO once it reaches profitability, which the company is aiming for by the end of 2021. In a recent interview, the brand’s co-founder and CEO Josh Tetrick said that “eventually going public made the most sense,” and added that […]

Perfect Day-Backed Urgent Company Launches Alt Dairy Ice Cream Brand

3 Mins Read The founders of California-based food tech Perfect Day have joined with a product developer in the dairy industry to launch Urgent Company, a new sustainable consumer food company. Its first brand will be Brave Robot, which will offer a line of animal-free dairy ice creams made using Perfect Day’s technology.  Brave Robot has emerged as […]

Brazil: Beyond Meat Launches In World’s 3rd Largest Beef Consumer Market

2 Mins Read Beyond Meat, one of the most recognisable plant-based meat brands in the world, has just launched in Brazil, the world’s third largest consumer and second biggest producer of beef. The news comes after the food tech entered the mainland Chinese retail market as a part of its aggressive international expansion strategy.  The El Segundo, California-based […]

Beyond Meat Now Sold At Metro China Supermarket Chain

3 Mins Read After entering consumer retail in China earlier this month, Beyond Meat will now sell its plant-based burger patties at select Metro China supermarket locations in Shanghai starting today. It marks the El Segundo, California-based food tech’s continued expansion into the Chinese market as consumers in the region continue to shift towards vegan meat alternatives amid […]

Grounded Foods Secures US$1.74M Seed Funding For Fermented Vegan Cheese

3 Mins Read Los Angeles-based vegan cheese maker Grounded Foods has recently announced that it has closed a US$1.74 million seed funding round led by alternative protein venture capital Stray Dog Capital. The startup says it will be using the capital to scale-up production and distribution of its fermented cauliflower and hemp seed plant-based cheeses.  Announced on Monday […]

Animal-Free Dairy Startup Perfect Day Series C Reaches US$300M As Investors Go All In On Milk Alternatives

3 Mins Read California-based food tech Perfect Day has expanded its Series C funding round to US$300 million following a second tranche led by a US$50 million injection from Thematic Investing, the investment group under the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). Unlike plant-based alternatives, Perfect Day uses fermentation to replicate real dairy proteins whilst eliminating the animal […]