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Europe: Over 20% Now Flexitarian & Number Of Vegans Doubles, According To New Study

3 Mins Read Further evidence of the unstoppable flexitarian trend and shift towards plant-based eating, a new consumer study in Europe has found that nearly a quarter of the population in the region are now actively reducing their meat intake. Conducted by Berlin-based plant-based supermarket chain Veganz, the new research examined the changing attitudes of over 2,600 shoppers […]

Q&A: Meet The Butcher’s Daughter Who Advocates For Alt Meat “The Future Of Protein Will Look Different In Every Country”

7 Mins Read Auriane Borremans was born into a family of butchers and she went on to start her career in the food industry, where she gained experience almost multiple aspects of the food industry, from working at a Michelin-starred restaurant to studying food innovation and leadership and collaborating with major players like Chipotle and Starbucks to develop […]

No Evil Foods Becomes World’s First Plastic-Negative Plant-Based Meat Brand

3 Mins Read Announcing their partnership with New York-based plastic credit platform rePurpose Global, vegan meat maker No Evil Foods has just become the first plant-based meat company to take a plastic-negative stance. The Asheville, North Carolina startup will be offsetting their plastic footprint by funding the recovery and recycling of two pounds of plastic waste for every […]

Muji: Retail Giant Launches Shelf-Stable Plant-Based Meat Range Amid Vegan Demand Surge

3 Mins Read Japanese retail chain Muji has announced that it is releasing four new plant-based meat alternatives across its online and brick-and-mortar stores this month. The news comes amid the rising demand for plant-based foods among mainstream consumers, who are increasingly concerned about health, food safety and sustainability in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.  Announced on […]

London Welcomes UK’s First Animal-Free Butcher Shop On World Vegan Day

2 Mins Read Following its success in Camden as London’s first-ever all-vegan American diner, Rudy’s Vegan will be opening the doors to Rudy’s Vegan Butcher –the country’s first 100% plant-based butcher shop. Launching today (November 1), and coinciding with World Vegan Day, the store will offer British customers all the butcher classics, from vegan bacon to pulled pork, […]

Latin America’s Alt Protein Scene Is Hot Right Now, Here’s What You Need To Know

7 Mins Read The appetite for alternative proteins is reaching new heights all over the world, especially in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, which has kicked off even greater consumer enthusiasm and investor interest in the fast-growing food tech world where entrepreneurs are racing to develop safer, more sustainable, and healthier proteins to meet rising demand. Latin […]

Impossible Foods Launches Retail At 200 Stores In Hong Kong & Singapore

6 Mins Read During an exclusive virtual media conference held today (October 20), which featured the food tech’s senior executives attended by Green Queen, Impossible Foods officially announced the first retail launch of its plant-based products in Asia. From this week onwards, consumers in Hong Kong and Singapore will be able to purchase plant-based Impossible Beef in major […]

Australian Plant Meat Startup v2food Closes Record US$55M Series B To Gear Up For Asia Launch

3 Mins Read Australian plant-based meat startup v2food has just announced a AU$77 million (US$55 million) Series B round, breaking records as the largest funding round in the category within the country. The financing was led by major institutional investors, including Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures, Singapore’s sovereign fund Temasek and Sequoia Capital China. V2food says the capital will […]

Impossible Foods Founder Says Cell-Based Is ‘Never Going To Be A Thing’, JUST CEO Counters With ‘North Of 15 Years’ Timeline

3 Mins Read At the recent Smart Kitchen Summit (SKS) held virtually this year and hosted by food tech news The Spoon, the founders of two of the world’s most recognisable alternative protein startups didn’t hold back in a showcase of their difference of opinions when it came to the future of cell-based meat. While Impossible Foods founder […]

Billion Dollar Opportunity: Smart Protein Summit Highlights India’s Growing Alt Protein Industry

6 Mins Read The Good Food Institute India (GFI India), a nonprofit organisation supporting India’s burgeoning alternative protein ecosystem, recently hosted its Smart Protein Summit to great fanfare. Several key announcements were made during the course of the packed five-day virtual summit, including a dedicated investment and advisory platform for Asian food techs, the launch of an India-focused […]

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 […]

Ag-Tech FluroSat Wins Future Food Asia 2020 Award, Japan’s DAIZ & Thailand’s Let’s Plant Meat Score Plant Protein Prize

4 Mins Read A number of exciting food and agri-tech startups in Asia-Pacific have been recognised for their disruptive and sustainable solutions to tackle our broken food system. Announced at the recent Future Food Asia conference, Australian tech-enabled full crop cycle analytics provider FluroSat won the top Future Food Asia 2020 Award, while next-generation plant-based startups Let’s Plant […]

Planet Organic: Spain’s Heura Plant-Based Meat Products Enter UK Retail Market

3 Mins Read Heura, the Barcelona-based vegan meat brand, has just launched in the U.K. at two leading specialty plant-forward retailers. British customers will now be able to purchase three of the startup’s most popular 100% plant-based meat alternatives, further expanding Heura’s already strong presence across the wider European region.  Heura has just launched at The Vegan Kind […]