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Juicy Marbles Debuts World’s First Plant-Based Marbled Filet Mignon Steak

4 Mins Read Slovenian food tech Juicy Marbles has unveiled what it claims is the world’s first 100% plant-based, whole cut filet mignon that bears the fatty marbling found in a real cut of animal-based steak. Developed using their patent-pending “reverse grinder” technology, the startup has been able to recreate the texture, look and taste of filet mignon […]

Latin America: Plant-Based Meat Startups & Brands To Watch

5 Mins Read The Latin American alt protein market is exploding. We recently did an overview of the space, in which we highlighted that 90% of the population want to eat more plant-based foods, according to an Ingredion survey. We recently spoke to regional expert Emmanuel Besserve (an interview worth reading for anyone keen to learn more about […]

Sweetgreen To Expand Plant-Powered Salad Menu To Meet Net-Zero Pledge By 2027

4 Mins Read Sweetgreen, the American fast casual salad chain, is the latest food establishment to hop on the sustainability bandwagon, pledging to become carbon neutral within the next six years. Describing the commitment as the “right thing to do”, the popular healthy go-to salad spot says that it will be increasing its range of plant-powered options and […]

Impossible Foods Slashes Retail Prices In Hong Kong By Over 20%

3 Mins Read Impossible Foods, the maker of the famous plant-based beef alternative, has announced that it is cutting retail prices in Hong Kong grocery stores by more than 20%. The move comes after it lowered prices in the U.S., which marked its third double-digit reduction from the food tech in less than a year, thanks to what […]

Ocean Hugger Relaunches With Nove For Global Plant-Based Seafood Roll Out In 2021

4 Mins Read Plant-based seafood maker Ocean Hugger Foods has announced its return, partnering up with Bangkok-based Nove Foods to roll out its products globally in 2021. The company, which was forced to shut down its operations due to the coronavirus pandemic last year, will work with Nove Foods, whose distribution spans 30 countries, to reenter the alternative […]

Heura: Spain’s Plant-Based Meat Leader Enters Italian Market

4 Mins Read Heura, the Barcelona-based vegan meat brand has entered the Italian market offering Mediterranean-inspired plant-based chicken to Italian consumers, further expanding the company’s already strong presence across the wider European region.  Heura’s products will be available in the Italian market on the Glovo app, in the Glovo Market section, all 7 days a week with users […]

Redefine Meat Raises US$29M To Fuel 3D Printed Alt Meat Launch This Year

4 Mins Read Redefine Meat, the Israeli food tech developing 3D printed alternative proteins, has bagged US$29 million in its Series A financing from a group of international investors. Proceeds from the round will go towards expanding the firm’s alternative meat portfolio and fuel its commercial launch in several international markets planned for 2021.  Redefine Meat has raised […]

Rival Foods & LIVEKINDLY Collective To Develop The ‘Perfect’ Plant-Based Whole Cut Chicken

3 Mins Read Dutch food tech Rival Foods and plant-based group LIVEKINDLY Collective have announced a new partnership to develop the “perfect” plant-based chicken. The collaboration between the two firms will see Rival Foods leverage their technology that produces fibrous whole cut vegan-friendly analogues using clean-label ingredients, while LIVEKINDLY Collective will bring their brand and innovation experience to […]

Nick’s: Swedish Sugar-Free Ice Cream Feat. Perfect Day Tech Raises US$30M To Fuel U.S & Germany Expansion

4 Mins Read Sweden-based brand Nick’s, parent company, LUB Foods recently secured US$30M in funding that will execute its plans for international expansion of its sugar-free ice cream products, mainly in the U.S. and Germany, along with building a production facility in Europe, including three flavours featuring Perfect Day’s animal-free whey protein. Looking to reinvent the ice cream […]

AI-Powered Chilean Startup The Live Green Co Launches Plant-Based Ice Cream With 90-Day R&D

3 Mins Read Chilean food tech The Live Green Co has expanded its plant-based portfolio, adding vegan-friendly clean-label ice creams to its line-up. The new plant-based ice creams have been developed using the firm’s AI-powered technology, which dramatically shortened the R&D process to just 90 days.  Two-year-old Chilean startup The Live Green Co has added dairy-free ice creams […]

Swiss Cheese: Scientist Marité Cárdenas Is Developing A Plant-Based Protein That Mimics Milk Casein

3 Mins Read Scientist Marité Cárdenas is currently developing a plant-based protein that will mimic casein in milk in an effort to create dairy-free milk that is suitable for vegan cheesemaking. Sweden-based Marité Cárdenas, a professor at Biofilms Research Center for Biointerfaces of Malmö University is working on a project, ‘Nanocapsules and recombinant proteins for nutritious vegan cheese […]

Unilever CEO: Rise Of Plant-Based Food Is An ‘Inexorable’ Trend In ‘Every Single Country’

3 Mins Read Speaking in a recent interview, Unilever CEO Alan Jope revealed the conglomerate’s big plans ahead to tap into the fast-growing plant-based market, as the global appetite shift takes hold around the world. Describing the trend as “inexorable”, Jope outlined the Anglo-Dutch firm’s first steps to ramp up its plant-based sales, starting off by creating vegan-friendly […]

Canadian Plant-Based Food Tech Nabati Offers US$3M Private Placement To Expand Range

4 Mins Read Nabati Foods, a Canadian plant-based food tech, has announced the offering of a private placement financing for up to CA$4 million (US$3.13 million). The proceeds of the private placement will go towards the company’s go-public transaction and continued expansion of its vegan-friendly product range.  Alberta-based food tech Nabati has announced the offering of a private […]