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Latin America: Plant-Based Meat Startups & Brands To Watch

5 Mins Read The Latin American alt protein market is exploding. We recently did an overview of the space, in which we highlighted that 90% of the population want to eat more plant-based foods, according to an Ingredion survey. We recently spoke to regional expert Emmanuel Besserve (an interview worth reading for anyone keen to learn more about […]

Impossible Foods Slashes Retail Prices In Hong Kong By Over 20%

3 Mins Read Impossible Foods, the maker of the famous plant-based beef alternative, has announced that it is cutting retail prices in Hong Kong grocery stores by more than 20%. The move comes after it lowered prices in the U.S., which marked its third double-digit reduction from the food tech in less than a year, thanks to what […]

Heura: Spain’s Plant-Based Meat Leader Enters Italian Market

4 Mins Read Heura, the Barcelona-based vegan meat brand has entered the Italian market offering Mediterranean-inspired plant-based chicken to Italian consumers, further expanding the company’s already strong presence across the wider European region.  Heura’s products will be available in the Italian market on the Glovo app, in the Glovo Market section, all 7 days a week with users […]

Global Plant-Based Protein Market Now Worth US$10.3 Billion, Says New Report

3 Mins Read The plant-based protein market is now worth US$10.3 billion, says a new report. Analysts cited the rising demand for protein alternatives within the food industry, particularly for pea-based protein sources, as key factors underpinning the value of the market. Driven by shifting consumer trends in high-growth markets in Asia-Pacific, the researchers expect the plant-based protein […]

Redefine Meat Raises US$29M To Fuel 3D Printed Alt Meat Launch This Year

4 Mins Read Redefine Meat, the Israeli food tech developing 3D printed alternative proteins, has bagged US$29 million in its Series A financing from a group of international investors. Proceeds from the round will go towards expanding the firm’s alternative meat portfolio and fuel its commercial launch in several international markets planned for 2021.  Redefine Meat has raised […]

Rival Foods & LIVEKINDLY Collective To Develop The ‘Perfect’ Plant-Based Whole Cut Chicken

3 Mins Read Dutch food tech Rival Foods and plant-based group LIVEKINDLY Collective have announced a new partnership to develop the “perfect” plant-based chicken. The collaboration between the two firms will see Rival Foods leverage their technology that produces fibrous whole cut vegan-friendly analogues using clean-label ingredients, while LIVEKINDLY Collective will bring their brand and innovation experience to […]

AI-Powered Chilean Startup The Live Green Co Launches Plant-Based Ice Cream With 90-Day R&D

3 Mins Read Chilean food tech The Live Green Co has expanded its plant-based portfolio, adding vegan-friendly clean-label ice creams to its line-up. The new plant-based ice creams have been developed using the firm’s AI-powered technology, which dramatically shortened the R&D process to just 90 days.  Two-year-old Chilean startup The Live Green Co has added dairy-free ice creams […]

Unilever CEO: Rise Of Plant-Based Food Is An ‘Inexorable’ Trend In ‘Every Single Country’

3 Mins Read Speaking in a recent interview, Unilever CEO Alan Jope revealed the conglomerate’s big plans ahead to tap into the fast-growing plant-based market, as the global appetite shift takes hold around the world. Describing the trend as “inexorable”, Jope outlined the Anglo-Dutch firm’s first steps to ramp up its plant-based sales, starting off by creating vegan-friendly […]

Cats Fed Plant-Based Diets Can Live Healthy Lives, New Study Suggests

3 Mins Read A new study suggests that contrary to popular belief, cats fed plant-based diets that are nutritionally sound do not appear to be adversely affected at all. In fact, researchers found that cats who were on vegan diets had more ideal body condition scores than their meat-eating counterparts. While the paper acknowledges that further observational studies […]

Canadian Plant-Based Food Tech Nabati Offers US$3M Private Placement To Expand Range

4 Mins Read Nabati Foods, a Canadian plant-based food tech, has announced the offering of a private placement financing for up to CA$4 million (US$3.13 million). The proceeds of the private placement will go towards the company’s go-public transaction and continued expansion of its vegan-friendly product range.  Alberta-based food tech Nabati has announced the offering of a private […]

Starbucks Indonesia Chooses Local Alt Protein Startup Green Rebel Foods For Plant-Based Menu Collab Across 50 Locations

5 Mins Read Indonesian homegrown plant-based startup Green Rebel Foods (formerly known as Green Butcher) has announced that it will be debuting its vegan-friendly beef across Starbucks Indonesia this month. The startup, which was founded by the creators of Burgreens, the country’s largest plant-based chain, also revealed the closing of its seed round to expand its range of […]

Trophic Is Using Seaweed To Develop The Planet’s Most Sustainable Protein

4 Mins Read Right now, soy dominates the planet as the most widely available and productive source of protein. Trophic is now on a mission to change that. The Berkeley, California-based startup believes that seaweed holds the key – not just because they think it will help products taste great, but also because it could be the world’s […]