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LIVEKINDLY Media Acquired By Global Plant-Based Food Company

LIVEKINDLY Media Acquired By Global Plant-Based Food Company

Today, my world just got a whole lot kinder. And it’s hopefully going to make yours kinder, too. Next month, LIVEKINDLY turns three. The media company that started with me making videos and writing stories...

How to Start a Vegan Business With a Limited Budget

The world of vegan businesses is booming. From “bleeding” burgers to dairy-free cheese to cruelty-free skincare, there are new plant-based products gracing supermarket shelves, luxury department stores, and restaurants from the fast to the...
What Really Happens When Meat Companies Buy Up Vegan Brands?

What Really Happens When Meat Companies Buy Up Vegan Brands?

(Corrected October 25, 2019). The human consumption of animal-derived milk has declined 25% in the last 20 years, while the global plant-milk market is projected to rise to $21.7 billion by 2022. Sales of...
Companies Are Going Vegan - and Making Big Bucks Out Of It

Companies Are Going Vegan – and Making Big Bucks Out Of It

Companies tapping into the vegan movement are reaping the rewards. Businesses that launch plant-based products experience a surge in sales, something The Guardian calls the “vegan halo” effect. When Greggs, the UK's largest bakery chain,...
Vegan Meat Will Boost Australia's Economy By $3 Billion

Vegan Meat Will Boost Australia’s Economy By $3 Billion

The vegan meat industry may boost Australia's economy by $3 billion by 2030. A new report -- titled Meat The Alternative: Australia’s $3 Billion Opportunity -- found that the nation's plant-based meat industry generates nearly...
Vegan Food Companies Raised $16 Billion In 10 Years

Vegan Food Companies Raised $16 Billion In 10 Years

Vegan food is more popular than ever and investors are paying attention. Since 2009, more than $16 billion has been invested into plant-based meat, egg, and dairy companies in the U.S. alone. Following the news...
Portland’s Meat-Heavy Country Cat Restaurant Buys 3 Vegan Spots

Portland’s Meat-Heavy Country Cat Restaurant Buys 3 Vegan Spots

The owners of one of Portland's meatiest restaurants "The Country Cat" have revealed they are about to switch things up and pivot into the world of plant-based business. According to Portland Monthly, Adam and Jackie...
Vegan-Friendly Superfood Cafe 'Kale Me Crazy' Opens in America's 3rd Most Obese State

Vegan-Friendly Superfood Cafe ‘Kale Me Crazy’ Opens in America’s 3rd Most Obese State

Popular superfood cafe chain Kale Me Crazy's has opened a new location in a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama. The juice bar, which already has locations in Georgia, Colorado, North Carolina, and Mississippi, has opened its doors...

Global Food Service Distributor Aramark to Phase-Out Single-Use Plastic

Billion-dollar company Aramark, based in Philadelphia, has committed to downscaling the use of non-recyclable plastic in its operations by 2022. Aramark is a global leader in food, facilities management, and uniforms. To implement its promise to...
Plant-Based Food is Rising in Popularity Across Ireland, Thanks to Vegans and Meat Eaters Alike

Corporate Vegan Workplace Initiatives on the Rise, According to Experts

The corporate workplace is witnessing a vegan shift. According to a recent article in Forbes, it's all thanks to online platforms and workplace groups such as Vegan Leaders in Corporate Management (VLCM), Plant-Based Life, and...
Vegan Chef Chloe Coscarelli to Launch Plant-Based Meal Kit

Vegan Chef Chloe Coscarelli to Launch Plant-Based Meal Kit

Vegan chef, cookbook author, and restaurateur Chloe Coscarelli has partnered with Peapod, the United States' leading online grocer, to release an exclusive vegan meal kit to make cooking plant-based at home easier for customers. "My goal has always...

UK Restaurant Supplier to Double Vegan Options Following £2.7 Million Funding

UK based company, Little & Cull, who supply to many restaurants and hotels across the country, is doubling its vegan range. The company received a £2.7 million funding package from one of the UK's biggest...

Business Acquisitions of Vegan Companies Quadrupled in 2017

According to a recent report by FoodBev, plant-based acquisitions more than quadrupled in 2017, in comparison to the previous year. In 2016 there were just 4 global plant-based acquisitions whereas in 2017 there was a...

Huge New Vegan Mexican Restaurant Launches in Major Canadian City

A new, plant-based Mexican eatery will soon be joining Toronto’s Financial District. The "vibrant, feel-good vegan Mexican restaurant" will finally come to fruition after having been contemplated for over a decade. The 136-seat venue (titled...

The Powerful Business Leaders Who Are Speaking out for Animals

Any movement benefits from being backed by those with influence and power: it is easier to enforce change with media attention and (of course) money invested in the cause. Luckily, then, there are plenty of...