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New Wave Foods Closes US$18M Series A To Bring Plant-Based Shrimp To Market

4 Mins Read Plant-based seafood maker New Wave Foods has bagged US$18 million in a Series A round as the company gears up to launch its products on the market. Using the funding to accelerate its scale up plans, the company says that it will first introduce its plant-based shrimp to consumers via foodservice channels before expanding its […]

Impossible Foods Slashes Wholesale Prices By Double-Digits Globally To Target Mass Market Consumers

3 Mins Read Impossible Foods has announced that it is dropping wholesale prices in the U.S. and in international markets, in a move aimed squarely at competing with conventional animal meats and reaching mass consumers. As demand for plant-based foods continues to grow, enabling the Silicon Valley startup to reach new production records, prices are projected to continue […]

OmniPork Lands Across U.K. Restaurants Ahead Of Retail Expansion

3 Mins Read OmniPork, the plant-based pork mince analogue developed by Hong Kong-based Green Monday’s food tech arm OmniFoods, has landed in restaurants across the U.K. for the first time. As part of the Veganuary movement, a handful of restaurants have created OmniPork menus for the month, ahead of the Hong Kong startup’s official roll-out across British supermarkets […]

Veganuary Co-Founder Launches New Vegan Fried Chicken Brand VFC

3 Mins Read Co-founder of U.K.-based movement Veganuary, Matthew Glover, has partnered with renowned chef and restaurateur Adam Lyons to launch a new vegan fried chicken brand. Dubbed VFC, the company is described as a “positive rebellion” against the health, environmental and animal welfare impacts of factory farming by offering people a delicious animal-free choice.  Officially launched in […]

Top 10 Alternative Protein Headlines Of 2020

5 Mins Read There’s no doubt that it’s been a record-breaking year for the alternative protein industry, from the world’s first regulatory approval for cell-based meat to enormous rounds of funding despite the economic downturn amidst the pandemic. To round up 2020, we’ve rounded up the ten most exciting headlines and milestones that took the alternative protein world […]

‘Tesla Of Chicken’ Food Tech SIMULATE Launches New Plant-Based Discs

3 Mins Read SIMULATE, the New York startup behind the tech-forward plant-based NUGGS, has just launched its newest product – a vegan chicken patty dubbed DISCS. Known as the “Tesla of Chicken”, the food tech describes its operations as similar to a software firm that constantly improves its formula and “updates” its products to bring consumers the best-tasting […]

HaoFood: This Shanghai Food Tech Makes Asian Fried Chicken From Peanuts

3 Mins Read While many plant-based meat alternatives on the market are made with soy, wheat or pea protein, this startup is doing something different. Their secret sauce to make the perfect vegan fried chicken? Peanuts. Based in Shanghai and recently accepted into ProVeg Incubator’s latest cohort of groundbreaking women-led food techs, HaoFood has plans to bring its […]

Eat The Change: Beyond Meat Chairman Launches Vegan Mushroom Jerky Line

3 Mins Read Eat the Change, a new plant-based snack startup co-founded by Beyond Meat chairman Seth Goldman and celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn, has debuted its first product – organic mushroom jerky. Currently available through the brand’s direct-to-consumer online platform, the products will be rolling out across retail channels starting from January next year.  Marking the brand’s first […]

FoodChain ID Launches New Vegan, Plant-Based & Vegetarian Certification Program

3 Mins Read FoodChain ID, one of the world’s leading food safety standard organisations providing accredited third-party certifications, has created a new program dedicated to Vegetarian, Plant-based, and Vegan (VEG) products. The organisation says the new certification was launched in response to the growing consumer demand for plant-based and meatless food products and the need for greater transparency […]

Solar Foods Gets US$5.2M Grant From Business Finland To Commercialise Air Protein

3 Mins Read Finnish food tech Solar Foods has been granted €4.3 million (US$5.21 million) in financing from Business Finland, a government organisation supporting innovation funding and investment. The financing will support the startup’s development project focused on commercialising Solein, the company’s proprietary natural protein ingredient made from thin air, which can be used to create sustainable alternative […]

TN Meat: Hong Kong Duo Launches New Plant-Based Brand To Serve Local Demand

3 Mins Read When Stan Fong and Kenneth Chan realised the environmental and health impact of meat consumption, they decided to leave their corporate jobs and start a new journey that would help encourage more people to adopt a plant-based diet. But they soon found that there was one major obstacle – while meatless alternatives for Western-style dishes […]