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5 Latinx Vegan Food Brands We are Obsessed With

4 Mins Read Vegan food is always a great alternative to the unsustainable food system, but know what’s even better? Vegan food that excites and surprises the tastebuds. Deep flavours rooted in cultural significance and topped off with some national pride? That’s what we’re talking about.  Latin America’s collection of vibrant countries turn out a plethora of memorable […]

Leo To Lewis: Let’s Go For Vegan Burger Domination

4 Mins Read Lewis Hamilton’s Neat Burger chain is branching out, stateside. The vegan fast-food startup has announced that following a pop-up location this month, it is opening a permanent Manhattan location. To date, Neat Burger is solely London-based. The move to New York is a significant marker of success for the brand, as is Leonardo DiCaprio coming […]

Is This The World’s Most Expensive Vegan Meal Kit?

4 Mins Read The three-Michelin star restaurant Eleven Madison Park is asking New York to consider vegan dining for a minimum of one day per week. Owner and head chef Daniel Humm has developed a plant-based meal kit to recreate favourite restaurant dishes at home.  Dubbed Eleven Madison Home, the initiative represents another nuance of high-end veganism that […]

OneRare And Honeybee Burger Join Forces To Make The Metaverse More Meat-Free

3 Mins Read OneRare, builder of the first food-centric metaverse platform has revealed LA-based mini-chain Honeybee Burger will be joining its world. The plant-based brand sees the joining of the ‘foodverse’ as a new way to make meat-free menu items recognisable, desirable and universally accessible. By joining OneRare, Honeybee will create a virtual location that can be accessed […]

Vegan Diets Are Healthiest For Dogs, New Study Concludes

3 Mins Read ProVeg International supported a large-scale study into the effects of different types of canine nutrition. Findings show that nutritionally complete vegan diets are the healthiest option and expose dogs to the least food-related hazards. Research was conducted by a team of scientists across the U.K. and Australia. The project was the largest of its kind […]

Brazil Commits To Serving 10 Million Sustainable Plant-Based School Meals A Year

3 Mins Read A new partnership between Conscious Eating Brazil, the Humane Society International, and Salvador’s city hall will see plant-based meals rolled out to Brazilian schools. In total, more than 10 million sustainable, plant-based meals are scheduled to be dished up in the Bahia state capital city each year.  Legumes, vegetables and grains will take the place […]

The 7 Best IKEA Vegan Food Options To Eat In-Store And At Home

5 Mins Read IKEA has made certain commitments to increasing its vegan food ranges. It is upping the plant-based stakes in its restaurants, at its takeaway counters and in the food halls. But which items are worth trying? Pledging to make its menus all 50 percent plant-based by 2025, IKEA is offering vegan food consumers access to more […]

Louisiana Labelling Law Deemed Unconstitutional In Landmark Victory For The Plant-Based Industry

4 Mins Read The ‘Truth in Labeling of Food Products’ Act 273 came into effect in October 2020. It made the use of any terms deemed meat-related, such as ‘burger’ and ‘sausage’ illegal on packaging for vegan products. The act remained in effect when packaging combined ‘meaty’ terms with ‘vegan’ or ‘plant-based’ for clarity. Tofurky launched a lawsuit […]

The Live Green Co Vows To Put Chile At The Forefront Of Sustainable Food Production With Five-Company Merger

4 Mins Read Chile’s The Live Green Co (TLGC) has announced its acquisition of five individual Chilean food companies, a move designed to leverage TLGC’s widespread market presence while proving out its AI technology across a spectrum of product categories. All acquired companies specialise in sustainable food or packaging development and are fully plant-based, aligning with TLGC’s values. […]

Rapid DNA Analysis System Being Developed To Audit Processed Vegan Foods

3 Mins Read Cross-contamination is a big concern for allergy sufferers, as well as vegans. With numerous companies producing ‘fully vegan’ products, EthiChain developed technology that could put such claims to the test. It has done so to heighten transparency and integrity in the food chain, citing ‘food fraud’ as a global concern. Food fraud undermines consumer confidence, […]

The US Is About To Get Its First-Ever All-Vegan Cooking Competition TV Series

4 Mins Read Peeled, the first vegan-only culinary competition for U.S. broadcast is currently in production. The show will be ‘cooking up compassion’ instead of meat and is predicted to make its debut this summer. The production is spearheaded by vKind, the vegan digital platform, after it debuted the concept as a single episode on its YouTube channel […]

Perfeggt Scoops $4 Million To Become Europe’s ‘Number One Egg Brand’

3 Mins Read Berlin-based vegan egg maker Perfeggt has revealed that new investors have joined its pre-seed funding round and brought the total raised to $4 million. Urania Ventures, Atomico Angel Fund and Foodspring have been named, amongst numerous others that include noted tech entrepreneurs Lea-Sophie Cramer and Eric Quidenus. New funding will be used for continued R&D […]

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 […]

Evo Foods Debuts “World’s First” Heat Stable Vegan Boiled Egg

4 Mins Read Mumbai startup Evo Foods has added a new product to its plant-based egg portfolio, a heat-stable plant-based boiled egg that follows on from their mungbean liquid whole egg substitute which was unveiled last year. Similarly, the new development is designed to mirror conventional eggs in terms of nutrition and price.  The new “heat and eat” […]

Nestlé Partners With Corbion To Explore Microalgae Ingredients For Plant-Based Lines

3 Mins Read Global conglomerate Nestlé has made another step towards increasing its plant-based portfolio with a new partnership with Netherlands-based Corbion. The two will work to develop microalgae-based ingredients that can be added to animal-free foods to improve nutrition, taste, and sustainability for new products. Microalgae have been shown to offer significant health benefits to vegan food […]