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Qatar Airways Now Serving 100% Vegan Range Of Gourmet Dishes On Flights

3 Mins Read Qatar Airways, the flag carrier airline of Qatar, has just launched its first-ever entirely vegan range of gourmet dishes on its flights as demand for plant-based options grows. The new range will be offered to premium customers on selected flights, while other passengers on all flights can still pre-order special vegan meals ahead of their […]

Nestlé To Roll Out More Plant-Based Products Amid Pandemic Demand Boost

3 Mins Read As the demand for plant-based foods continues to surge, Nestlé says it will step up innovation and begin to launch more plant-based products in the next few weeks. Since the beginning of this year, the Swiss food giant has made clear its intentions to aggressively pursue innovation in vegan and vegetarian categories, but it has […]

Plant-Based Startup Next Gen Raises US$2.2M Seed Funding To Launch In Singapore

5 Mins Read Next Gen, a Singapore-based food tech, has just announced its official launch after closing a US$2.2 million seed funding round. The startup has already established its R&D centre in the city-state, where it plans to develop its line of plant-based proteins with a production capacity of supplying at least 9,000 restaurants. After launching in Singapore, […]

Plant-Based Incubator NEW FOOD Startup 2020 Launches In Indonesia

2 Mins Read Launched by Singapore-based plant-based food startup Float Foods in partnership with Ultra Indonesia, a food incubator, the NEW FOOD Startup 2020 will target plant-based food innovators and entrepreneurs in Indonesia. The initiative aims to help accelerate the development of the burgeoning plant-based food industry in Indonesia as market demand grows.  NEW FOOD Startup 2020 marks […]

Japan’s Largest Chemical Giant Enters Plant-Based Meat Supply Chain

2 Mins Read Shin-Etsu Chemical, one of the world’s largest suppliers of plastics and chip-making materials and the biggest chemical company in Japan, has just made its first entry into the plant-based meat supply chain. It has developed a new binding agent, which can help improve the texture and structure of plant-based meat alternatives.  In search of a […]

Dutch Plant-Based Brand Vivera To Invest Over US$35M For Expansion

3 Mins Read Vivera, the largest producer of plant-based meat alternatives in the Netherlands, is planning to invest at least €30 million (US$35.5 million) over the next three years to expand its product line, machinery and workforce as demand continues to grow. With consumers turning to plant-based products more than ever before amid the coronavirus pandemic, the company […]

Australia’s Fenn Foods To Launch Carbon-Neutral Plant-Based Veef

3 Mins Read Fenn Foods, an Australian plant-based meat brand, is set to launch its first carbon-neutral beef alternative before the end of this year. Its product, dubbed “veef”, aims to be the most delicious and sustainable plant-based meat product on the market. As consumers increasingly factor in the environment in their purchases, this could be the next […]

Study: Switching To Plant Protein Could Remove More Than A Decade Of Emissions

4 Mins Read New research has shown that swapping out meat for plant-based protein sources such as lentils, beans and nuts could dramatically reduce the effect of more than a decade of carbon emissions on the climate. The paper also found that vegetation regrowth as a result of a plant-based shift would effectively double the Earth’s carbon budget, […]

Thailand: Homegrown Food Tech Startups Race To Meet Plant-Based Demand Surge

3 Mins Read Much like the rest of the world, Thailand’s plant-based movement is picking up pace. From the number of restaurants rolling out meatless dishes to the emergence of homegrown food techs developing accessible and affordable plant-based proteins, the country’s food scene is racing to respond to the growing demand from consumers, particularly in the wake of […]

Canadian Plant-Based Brand Sol Cuisine Closes C$10M Financing Round

2 Mins Read Sol Cuisine Inc., long-time plant-based brand headquartered in Ontario, has recently secured C$10 million (US$7.6 million) in a funding round led by BDC Capital’s Industrial Innovation Fund, the venture arm of Canada’s national development bank. The new capital injection will be used to help Sol Cuisine continue expanding its product innovation and distribution as consumer […]