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New York entrepreneur Ravi DeRossi, plans to open multiple vegan eateries in the next two years. The first two are proposed to be 24-hour vegan diners. In a recent podcast with Nil Zacharias for #EatForThePlanet, DeRossi reveals his plans of opening 12 vegan restaurants in the next two years. DeRossi already owns 15 popular cocktail […]
Danone, the French-based multinational dairy company, recently brought out U.S.-based WhiteWave for $12.5 billion. WhiteWave is the parent company of hot plant-based brands including Earthbound Farm, So Delicious, Vega, Alpro, and Silk. And the investment is already reaping financial benefits for Danone. This week, Danone released its earnings report for 2017’s third quarter, which revealed a substantial increase in profits. […]
Impossible Foods is continuing its disruption of the animal agriculture industry by adding a former Google HR Director, Marcella Butler, to its team. Butler, recently led the HR department for Opower, now part of Oracle, and ran Google’s HR department from 2007 to 2012. In her new role, Butler will serve as Chief People Officer […]
Recent studies show that veganism is on the rise and Harvard sociology graduate student, Nina Gheihman, is not unaware of this. Gheihman describes her dissertation as “a comparative study of veganism as a social and cultural practice, in the US, France, and Israel.”  Nina explains that the ideology of veganism previously was bound closely to the animal […]
As many retailers and companies are becoming increasingly aware, the demand for vegan products and vegan food is on the rise, and the future is set to be significantly more plant-based. Alongside the growth of veganism and subsequent product demand, the price of meat and dairy products in New Zealand are soaring through the roof […]
October is Vegetarian Awareness Month and Unilever’s Foods President, Amanda Sourry, has come out strong in support of a plant-based diet. Citing the many benefits of going vegan, Sourry urged people to at least consider making a change. Despite the fact that plant-based diets are often viewed as a craze for young people, the truth […]
Bareburger, a chain that has built its reputation on offering a wide variety of ‘exotic’ meat, made a surprising announcement at this year’s Multi-unit Foodservice Operator’s (MUFSO) conference: they’re going vegan. Within the next five months, Bareburger will open its first ever, fully vegan site. Culinary director of Bareburger, Jonathan Lemon made the announcement to […]
Chef’d, an online service that delivers meal ingredients straight to your door, has recently announced an expanded partnership with popular plant based meat company Beyond Meat. Having initially partnered back in 2015 when Chef’d first launched, the two brands have come together to offer a wider selection of Beyond products. The concept of Chef’d is […]