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Global Experts Urge Vegan Diet Shift For Climate at Plant-Based Asia Summit

3 Mins Read Leading global experts on health and sustainability are set to take the stage at the upcoming Plant-Based Asia Summit to urge for a mass shift towards vegan diets. The virtual event will feature panel discussions to empower attendees with the latest research on how plant-based food choices are part of the solution in fighting climate […]

Nucao Vegan Chocolate Makers Secure €14M As Climate-Positive Snacks Take Off

4 Mins Read The Nu Company, the Leipzig-based startup behind the vegan chocolate and protein brands Nucao and Numove, has just bagged €14 million in a Series A round of financing. Proceeds from the round will fuel Nu’s ongoing expansion, amid a record-breaking year of sales for the company, driven by rising consumer demand for health-conscious and plant-based […]

This Startup’s AI Will Help Develop Danone’s Healthy Vegan Food Range

4 Mins Read Could the healthy plant-based products you’ll be buying at supermarkets be developed with AI technology? In the not-so-soon future, most probably. Danone, one of the world’s biggest food corporations, is working with Brightseed to discover new “hidden” phytonutrients and compounds in plant crops. And Danone will use insights from this tech to expand its vegan […]

Oatmilk Skyr: Icelandic Provisions Unveils Plant-Based Twist On The Heritage Dairy Product

3 Mins Read Thanks to a collaboration with Iceland’s oldest farmer-owned dairy, Icelandic Provisions has unveiled the world’s first Oatmilk Skyr, a plant-based version of the traditional Icelandic dairy product that has been a traditional food for at least 1,000 years and is similar to Greek yogurt but thicker and with less sugar. U.S.-based Icelandic Provisions have officially […]

Canadian Dairy Giant Saputo Acquires Vegan ‘Sheese’ Brand Owner Bute Island Foods

3 Mins Read Montreal-headquartered dairy company Saputo has acquired Bute Island Foods, the Scottish firm behind the legacy vegan cheese brand Sheese. As the plant-based trend continues to gain momentum, Saputo says it remains committed to “expand our footprint in the dairy alternatives space to meet the changing demands of our customers”.  Saputo announced on Tuesday (May 25) […]

Indian Plant-Based Milk Industry Dealt Blow After Petitions Against Dairy Giant Amul Dismissed

4 Mins Read Plant-based milk brands in India have been dealt a blow, after the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) struck down three petitions filed against the Indian dairy giant Amul. The complaints regarded an advertisement launched by Amul that claimed plant-based beverages “are not milk”.  The Indian plant-based milk sector has experienced a setback, after the […]

Pea Protein Milk Startup Vly Raises US$7.4M Series A To Drive Growth Across Europe

3 Mins Read Alternative dairy foodtech startup Vly, which creates milk from pea protein, has raised EUR€6.1M(approx. US$7.4M) in a Series A round led by Five Seasons Ventures. The capital raised will help the company scale its R&D and drive growth across the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) and into new European markets, including the United Kingdom. […]

Milkman 2.0: Milkadamia Launches Plant-Based Drink Delivery Service Across U.S.

3 Mins Read Milkadamia has launched a new “Milkman 2.0” service to deliver its plant-based macadamia milks to customers’ doorsteps. Available in the U.S. nationwide, the service replicates old-school dairy deliveries to make it convenient for consumers to choose plant-based, and will also offer a subscription program.  Chicago-headquartered Milkadamia has introduced its new e-commerce milkman concept to bring […]

Vegan & Allergy-Inclusive Food Businesses Can ‘Earn More & Risk Less’, Food Safety Expert Details In New Book

4 Mins Read Foodservice businesses are leaving behind a huge opportunity if they fail to address the “ticking time-bomb” of rising allergy-related incidents and make the shift to become more inclusive, warns food safety expert Heather Landex. In her new book, Landex, a two-decade-long veteran of the industry, advises food companies to stop excluding the “significant and growing” […]

Nestlé Launches ‘Wunda’ Pea-Based Milk To Join Plant-Based Dairy Race

4 Mins Read Swiss food conglomerate Nestlé has launched a new pea-based milk, as the plant-based dairy alternative scene continues to heat up. The new brand, Wunda, is set to launch in several European countries before rolling out across the continent, where existing labels like Alpro and Oatly are currently dominating the market. Nestlé has introduced Wunda, a […]

Berlin-Based Blue Farm Is Making Oat Milk Even More Sustainable

4 Mins Read Blue Farm, a Berlin-based food tech, has set its sights on stirring up the oat milk market with its even more sustainable product. Its first product, an Oat Base, allows consumers and foodservice to mix their own oat milk right before they consume it, cutting out extra packaging and the carbon emissions from transporting heavy […]

Sophie’s Bionutrients Unveils World’s First Microalgae-Based Allergen-Free Milk Alternative

5 Mins Read Singapore-based Sophie’s Bionutrients has debuted what it claims to be the world’s first plant-based milk alternative made out of microalgae. Made from a neutral microalgae flour derived from the food tech’s proprietary strain using its patent-pending technology, the novel product stands out from existing vegan alternatives that tend to be nut-based or soy-based, and therefore […]

Mei Jiang Launches Thailand’s First Chinese Plant-Based Fine Dining Experience

5 Mins Read Mei Jiang, the fine dining Chinese restaurant at The Peninsula Bangkok, has relaunched with a brand new exclusive plant-based culinary experience. Helmed by executive chef Stefan Leitner, the restaurant will open its doors, offering only one dinner reservation per night and serving a nine-course, plant-based Chinese tasting menu – the first of its kind in […]

The Vegetarian Butcher Launches Plant-Based Meat Products For Foodservice In China

4 Mins Read The Vegetarian Butcher has rolled out six new plant-based meat alternative products for foodservice businesses in China, after the brand landed in the country for the first time in December. The new products will be available for chefs across the country to “get cooking with our new meat” as flexitarianism and plant-based eating becomes increasingly […]