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Shenzhen Will Be the First Chinese City to Ban Dog and Cat Meat

Shenzhen Becomes First Chinese City to Ban Dog and Cat Meat

Shenzhen is now the first city in China to ban the consumption of dog and cat meat. According to the Humane Society International (HSI), the law, which was proposed last February, comes into effect on...
Walmart China Is Launching Vegan Meat

Walmart China Is Launching Vegan Meat

Walmart China is getting into the vegan meat game. The Arkansas-based discount retail chain, which operates more than 400 stores in China and more than 11,000 locations worldwide, is reportedly testing a vegan meat range...
The Top 7 Vegan Backpacking Destinations in Southeast Asia

The Top 7 Vegan Backpacking Destinations in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is one of the most popular backpacking destinations in the world for young travelers. It's a beaten track, meaning it feels safe, and there are plenty of budget-friendly hostels, restaurants, and activities...
Food Tech Company JUST Sells Over 2 Million Vegan Liquid Mung Bean Eggs Since Last September

Vegan Mung Bean Egg Poised to Rival China’s Gigantic Chicken Egg Industry

Bay Area food tech company, JUST, will land its mung bean-based vegan egg into the Chinese market early next year, the company reported. The move makes JUST the first major food tech startup to enter...
Vegan 'Activities' in Singapore Have Increased 140%

Vegan ‘Activities’ in Singapore Have Increased 140%

Around the globe, the vegan movement has been growing in popularity, with more people than ever opting to ditch animal products in favour of plant-based alternatives. In recent years, the cause has gained momentum...

San Francisco-Based Vegan Burger Chain VeganBurg Announces Indonesian Expansion Plans

Burger-lovers in South East Asia will soon have something to celebrate. The fast-casual restaurant chain VeganBurg, specializing in plant-based comfort food, is set to expand to Indonesia and beyond. When it launched in 2010, VeganBurg became the...
China Could Become the Lab Meat Capital of the World

China Could Become the Lab Meat Capital of the World

Factory farming began in America a century ago, when rural farmers struggled to supply enough food for an increasingly urbanized population. With a nationwide meat boycott in 1910 and the strain of World War...
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KFC Launches 2 Vegan Chicken Meals Across All Vietnam Locations

American fried chicken fast-food restaurant chain KFC has debuted vegan options, including two plant-based chicken dishes, at all locations in Vietnam for a limited time. According to KFC Vietnam, the vegan options were introduced at...

‘Vegan Forest’ Festival to Be Held in Japanese Fishing Region

A new event that celebrates veganism will soon reach Japan. "Vegan Forest 2018" promotes all that is "kind to life" and is set to be held this year in Yamanashi, a prefecture near Tokyo...

Veggie Pret A Manger Expands to Asia Amid Hong Kong’s Demand for More Plant-Based...

Pret A Manger Hong Kong announced on its Facebook page that the region will soon be home to the popular lunch chain's veggie offspin, Veggie Pret. “We can't bear to keep it a secret… Veggie...

Taipei’s Last Snake Meat Restaurant Closes Amid Public Concern for Wildlife Protection

Taipei's last remaining snake meat restaurant has shut its doors for the last time amid a growing public awareness for wildlife protection and its importance, according to owner Kuo Yi-chien. Located in the Taiwanese city's...

Saudi Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed Blown Away By Hong Kong’s Vegan Scene

Saudi Arabian Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed just paid a visit to the leading vegan campaign and social venture group in Asia, Hong Kong's Green Monday. Green Monday co-founder, David Yeung, shared a picture of himself...
Asia’s Largest Vegan Magazine Launched By India’s Top Media Companies

Asia’s Largest Vegan Magazine Launched By India’s Top Media Companies

Two of India's top vegan magazines, Vegan First and VegPlanet Magazine, have combined to form "Vegan First Magazine." The new publication will form Asia's largest vegan magazine. Both magazines launched in 2016 with the same...
Nearly Half of Vegan Meat Brand Impossible Foods' Expansion Plans Targets Asian Market

Nearly Half of Vegan Meat Brand Impossible Foods’ Expansion Plans Targets Asian Market

Nearly half of the expansion plans for vegan meat brand Impossible Foods target the Asian market, according to Nick Halla, the company' Chief Strategy Officer. As reported by FoodNavigator USA, Halla was one of several food innovators...
Vegan Beyond Burger Boosts Sales at Meat-Heavy Hong Kong Burger Chain

Vegan Beyond Burger Boosts Sales at Meat-Heavy Hong Kong Burger Chain

The Butchers Club, a traditional burger joint in Hong Kong, has recently brought on the Beyond Meat Beyond Burgers as part of its effort to expand vegan menu offerings. According to the company, 15 percent of total sales come...
World's Tallest Ritz-Carlton Hotel Becomes First to Serve Vegan Beyond Burger in Hong Kong

The Tallest Ritz-Carlton Hotel is First to Serve Vegan Beyond Burger

One-hundred-and-three stories above Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor, history was quietly being made earlier this spring when one of the tallest hotels in the world, the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, became the luxury hotel chain’s first...
New Vegan 'Superfood Pork' Launches in Hong Kong to Combat Asia’s Meat Consumption

New Vegan ‘Superfood Pork’ Launches in Hong Kong to Combat Asia’s Meat Consumption

A new vegan pork product launching in Hong Kong is poised to disrupt the massive global pork industry, particularly in Asian countries where it's the preferred animal protein. Right Treat’s Omnipork delivers the flavor,...
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Plant-Based Impossible Foods Raises $114 Million to Expand Vegan Food to International Markets

Impossible Foods, creators of the vegan Impossible Burger, just announced a $114 million convertible note investment in preparation for a global expansion. The plant-based burger is currently only available in select US restaurants and...
LIVEKINDLY Partners with Green Monday to Support Asia's Growing Vegan Community

LIVEKINDLY Partners with Green Monday to Support Asia’s Growing Vegan Community

The leading vegan campaign and social venture group in Asia, Green Monday, has announced a multi-faceted media partnership with LIVEKINDLY, kicking off this spring. Green Monday, which is similar to the successful Meatless Monday campaign in...

China’s Meat Consumption Continues to Drop as Interest in Veganism Soars

An article by Business World has revealed that “health-conscious” people in China are driving the once meat-heavy nation to a more plant-based way of living. Currently, China is the world’s largest market for beef, poultry...
Vegan Mayo and Egg Brand 'JUST' Opening First Manufacturing Facility in Asia

Vegan Mayo and Egg Brand ‘JUST’ Opening First Manufacturing Facility in Asia

JUST — formerly known as Hampton Creek — is making a big move. According to Foodnavigator-Asia, Josh Tetrick, CEO of the billion-dollar food startup, says the company will open a manufacturing facility in Asia...