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Beyond Meat Is Opening a Major Production Facility in China

Beyond Meat Is Opening a Major Production Facility in China

Beyond Meat is making history as the first multinational vegan brand to open a major production facility in China. The California-based brand signed an agreement to build two production plants around Shanghai earlier this month....
Cargill Is Launching Vegan Scallops in China

Cargill Is Launching Vegan Scallops in China

Meat giant Cargill is launching a range of new vegan products in China, including plant-based scallops. The products will be released under PlantEver, Cargill's plant-based brand. At the moment, PlantEver has two plant-based options available...
Beyond Meat Just Launched In 50 Alibaba Supermarkets in China

Beyond Meat Just Launched In 50 Alibaba Supermarkets in China

Beyond Meat is taking over China. The plant-based meat brand just launched in Alibaba supermarkets. The company's Beyond Burger is now available at 50 of Alibaba's Freshippo locations across Shanghai. The meatless patties will be...
China Urges People Not to Eat Dog Meat Ahead of Yulin Festival

China Urges People Not to Eat Dog Meat Ahead of Yulin Festival

China has officially declared that dogs are companion animals. The statement comes ahead of the Yulin Dog Meat Festival, due to take place in June. Last month, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs...
Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, and KFC Just Partnered With Beyond Meat In China

Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, and KFC Just Partnered With Beyond Meat In China

Updated 06.01.20 - Taco Bell, KFC, and Pizza Hut in China just announced new partnerships with Beyond Meat. Yum! Brand Foods, parent brand to Taco Bell, KFC, and Pizza Hut, revealed the details in a...
The Coronavirus Is Pushing China Toward a Meatless Future

The Coronavirus Is Pushing China Toward a Meatless Future

A member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference is urging the organization to go meatless in response to the coronavirus pandemic. During the political body's official receptions, Xu Jingkun recommended the organization follow a...
Nestlé is Building a $100 Million Vegan Food Factory in China

Nestlé Is Building Its First Vegan Food Factory in China

International food giant Nestlé will build its first vegan food facility in China. The facility, located in the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area, should have  its first range of plant-based meat may be ready for distribution...
Vegan Documentary Streams In China As COVID Exposes Meat Risks

Vegan Documentary Streams In China As COVID Exposes Meat Risks

Vegan documentary "The Game Changers" is now available in China on video streaming platform Youku. The film, directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Louie Psihoyos ("The Cove" (2009)) stars former UFC fighter James Wilks as he explores...
Cargill Is Launching a Vegan Meat Range In China After KFC Success

Cargill Is Launching a Vegan Meat Range In China After KFC Success

(Updated May 29, 2020) Cargill recently successfully trialed vegan nuggets at three KFC locations in China. The meat giant is now planning to roll out a whole range of plant-based products in the country. Cargill's...
5 Vegan Meat Products Just Launched In Starbucks China

5 Vegan Meat Products Just Launched In Starbucks China

El Segundo, Calif., based Beyond Meat will make its long-anticipated debut in China this Wednesday in a partnership with Starbucks. The new lunch menu features five products made with vegan meat. The popular coffee chain...
Dog and Cat Meat Now Banned In a Second Chinese City

Dog and Cat Meat Now Banned In a Second Chinese City

A second city in China has banned the consumption of dog, cat, and wildlife meat. Zhuhai, which borders Macau, made the decision in line with the government's recent announcement that cats and dogs are...
China Has Just Told Citizens to Stop Eating Dog Meat

The Chinese Dog Meat Trade Could Be About to End for Good

The Chinese government has stated that dogs and cats should not be slaughtered for their meat. Animal welfare organization the Humane Society International (HSI) has referred to the statement as a potential "game-changer" for ending...
China Bans Wild Animal Meat 'Immediately' to Curb Coronavirus

China Permanently Bans Wild Animal Meat to Curb Coronavirus

China's top legislature has announced an immediate and permanent ban on the trade and consumption of wild animals. It says that the fast-track decision will help the country fight the coronavirus outbreak. According to the...
How Meat Caused China’s Coronavirus Outbreak

How Meat Caused China’s Coronavirus Outbreak

(Updated January 29, 2020) | Experts say that meat from wildlife markets may be the origin of the 2019-novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which has spread from the city of Wuhan, China. Chinese authorities placed a...
Taco Bell Is Launching Vegan OmniPork In China

Taco Bell Is Launching Vegan OmniPork In China

Taco Bell China now offers OmniPork, a vegan pork that looks and cooks like the real thing. OmniPork was created by Hong Kong-based food tech brand right{treat}. It's made from shiitake mushrooms, pea protein, soy...

Bulldog Is the First Cruelty-Free Certified Brand to Sell in China

Bulldog Skincare will keep its Leaping Bunny cruelty-free status while on sale in China. It is the first international skincare brand to do so. According to a press release, a unique agreement -- between Cruelty...
Nothing to See Here, Just a Giant Solar Farm That Looks Like a Panda

Nothing to See Here, Just a Giant Solar Farm That Looks Like a Panda

There's a giant solar farm in China that looks like a panda bear. In 2017, a solar power plant was built by China Merchants New Energy Group (CMNE) in Datong, China. The company, which is...
22 Dogs Rescued From Becoming Dinner at Shanghai Restaurant

22 Dogs Rescued From Becoming Dinner at Shanghai Restaurant

Dog meat was for sale in restaurants just miles from the World Dog Show held in Shanghai last month, according to animal rights group Humane Society International (HSI). And while that's still technically legal, the...
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...

These Are the Top 3 Countries Embracing Vegan Food

New research has revealed populations in the U.S., China, and India are likely to embrace new methods of meat production such as vegan and cell-based meat. The survey of 3,000 individuals conducted by the University...

China Makes ‘Groundbreaking’ Shift From Cosmetic Animal Testing

China is making a groundbreaking shift away from cosmetic animal testing with the approval of two new non-animal methods. The two new tests include the direct peptide reaction assay for skin sensitization and the short...