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German Meat Production Fell In 2020, While Plant-Based Manufacturing Soared

3 Mins Read Germany decreased its animal meat production, but vegan meat manufacturing grew, new data shows. Over 2020, the total value of meat production in the country fell by 4%, while its plant-based counterparts saw its value grow double-digits, fuelled by mass consumer demand for sustainable and healthier alternatives.  Animal meat manufacturing in Germany took a 4% […]

Meat-Turned-Vegan Brand Noble Jerky Records 70% Revenue Surge Amid Covid-19

3 Mins Read Noble Jerky, a former meat brand that turned vegan three years ago, has seen its revenue increase by 70% over the pandemic-stricken year as consumers increasingly shift towards plant-based alternatives. The company decided to ditch meat entirely from its business model after recognising that “sustainable agriculture was not feasible when raising animals for food production”.  […]

Veg’d: Chef Matthew Kenney To Open Vegan ‘Fast Food’ Drive-Thru In California

4 Mins Read U.S.-based Michelin-rated celebrity chef, entrepreneur and author Matthew Kenney who specializes in plant-based cuisine, is set to open Veg’d, a fast-food restaurant in Costa Mesa, California with a vegan drive-thru in early May. Founder of Matthew Kenney Cuisine and Matthew Kenney Culinary, a plant-based diet education business, Chef Kenny Kenney has joined forces with entrepreneur […]

Stand-Up Burgers: Veggie Grill To Debut Second Plant-Based Dining Concept Due To Consumer Demand

4 Mins Read Leading plant-based fast-casual eatery Veggie Grill has announced that it will open its second food concept, Stand-Up Burgers, a plant-based burger restaurant owing to increasing consumer demand for animal-free foods. California-based Veggie Grill will open the doors of Stand-Up Burgers in Berkeley to consumers from March 10. Veggie Grill was launched back in 2006 and […]

5 Signs Plant-Based Food Tech Investment Is Heating Up Amid Covid-19 Supply Shock

5 Mins Read Startups working on plant-based substitutes for animal products are now raking in capital as investor sentiment for the conventional meat industry goes awry. The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the vulnerability of industrial meat, from increasing numbers of outbreaks in meat-processing plants and empty supplies of beef and pork in supermarkets to the public health dangers […]