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How Israel Is Leading the World In Vegan Protein Development

3 Mins Read More than $320 million in investments as of the end of June sees Israel lead the world in funding for vegan and alternative protein startups, reports the Good Food Institute Israel. While the U.S. total investments are higher than in Israel—more than $857 million in funding to date—by percentage, Israel is leading the world in […]

The Price Gap Between Plant-Based And Conventional Meat Is Shrinking, New Analysis Finds

3 Mins Read New findings published by ProVeg Netherlands show pricing between meat and alternative protein is shrinking. ProVeg Netherlands Worked with Questionmark on the pricing analysis across Dutch grocery stores. The researchers looked at 36 different products with comparable portion size. The group says while prices will vary by supermarket and product, the same trend “can be […]

Is Burger King Austria’s New Campaign the Future of Fast Food?

8 Mins Read “Normal, or with meat?” That’s the question customers at an Austrian Burger King will hear from now on as the chain brings plant-based meat to the forefront as the “normal” version. The majority of Burger King Austria’s menu will default to vegan meat unless customers specify otherwise, the chain announced last week. “At Burger King, […]

Is Fungi The Future Of Bacon? We Tasted Libre Foods’ Animal-Free Rashers To Find Out

3 Mins Read Libre Foods’ fungi-based bacon product created using fermentation (precision) technology is designed to meet the growing EU demand for pork—currently a $53 billion industry—that offers an alternative to the disadvantages of commercial pig farming. The fungi bacon was unveiled to investors and food-tech community members at Libre Haus in Barcelona last November. We put it […]

Celebrity-Backed NotCo Brings Its AI-Developed Vegan Chicken to Burger King

3 Mins Read Chile’s NotCo expands its presence in its backyard with new vegan chicken options in Burger King Chile. It’s been a busy year since NotCo, the Chilean food-tech startup known for its AI technology dubbed Giusseppe, raised $235 million in a Series D funding round that included backing from tennis star Roger Federer, F1 Driver Lewis […]

TiNDLE Partners With Veggie Grill On Its First National U.S. Restaurant Distribution 

4 Mins Read Singapore’s alternative chicken giant TiNDLE has announced it is working with U.S. restaurant chain Veggie Grill. The eatery will become the first nationwide distribution partner for TiNDLE, with 30 locations using its vegan chicken products across New York, Oregon, California, Washington, and Massachusetts.  Veggie Grill states that it is on a mission to help consumer […]

TiNDLE Makes Its Way To Germany In Latest Brand Expansion

4 Mins Read Singapore’s Next Gen Foods has announced that its flagship brand, TiNDLE is set to debut in four of Germany’s largest cities. Selected restaurants in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Munich and Stuttgart will play host to the brand’s third wave of European rollouts. The Germany launch will bring TiNDLE’s outreach to more than 500 restaurants, across 50 cities […]

Live Nation To Offer Plant-Based Everything Legendary Patties At Summer Concerts

4 Mins Read Summer 2022 marks the start of Live Nation partnering with Everything Legendary to offer plant-based burgers to concertgoers. The vegan company rose to fame following a successful pitch on Shark Tank, which saw Mark Cuban invest $300,000 for a 22 percent stake. The Black-owned startup has since found visibility in Publix, Target, Safeway, and Ralphs. […]

Next Meats Confirms Wagyu Brisket As Its First US-Produced New Line

3 Mins Read Japanese plant-based manufacturer Next Meats has announced a new product line to be manufactured in its San Jose, Calif., facility. The Next Wagyu Japanese Premium Brisket is the company’s first meat analogue with carbon-negative packaging. The location has previously manufactured existing product ranges with standard packaging options. The wagyu is made from non-GMO soy without […]

Beyond Meat Hones In On Chinese Consumers With New Pork Sauces Launch

4 Mins Read Beyond Meat has announced it has moved into a new-to-it product category. It has launched two Beyond Pork sauces, to gain traction in the meal prep sector. Classic Bolognese and Savory Black Pepper are confirmed and are now available through the company’s online Tmall store. The sauces have been specifically developed for the Chinese market […]

NotCo Enters Canada’s Plant-Based Meat Market With Its Signature NotBurger

4 Mins Read Chilean unicorn NotCo has made its meat alternative debut in Canada. The company’s NotBurger release was timed to coincide with National Burger Day on May 28. The launch comes after a successful rollout of the company’s NotMilk last year. NotBurger was selected as the first plant-based meat item from the NotCo portfolio to reach Canada […]

Novolutions Moves Into India’s Plant-Based Protein Sector With New ‘Just Dig In!’ Brand

3 Mins Read Indian foodtech startup Novolutions has announced its focus is expanding from mocktail drinks to include plant-based protein products. Marketed under the moniker Just Dig In!, a range of alternative meat snacks are currently debuting across New Delhi. Items currently centre around chicken analogues with meatballs, nuggets, kebabs and spicy fingers confirmed as being available. Just […]

Future Farm Enlists Brazilian Pop Superstar Anitta As Its New Partner

4 Mins Read Future Farm, known as Fazenda Futuro in its home country, has confirmed it has welcomed fellow Brazilian singer sensation Anitta onboard as a partner. One of the most influential Latinx artists in the world, Anitta has a 62 million-strong following on Instagram and a fortune of almost $100 million, according to Forbes. No financial details […]