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Danone Will Use AI to Develop New Vegan Dairy Alternatives

Danone Will Use AI to Improve Its Vegan Dairy Alternatives

Danone North America may soon leverage artificial intelligence to improve its vegan dairy products. The leading food and drink brand will work with San Francisco-based biotechnology company Brightseed to discover new health benefits in...
India Set to Be Epicenter for Vegan Meat and Dairy Development

India Set to Be Epicenter for Vegan Meat and Dairy Development

India is well known for its vegetarian and flexitarian attitude towards diet. Could there be significant potential for vegan meat and dairy development in the country? The Good Food Institute (GFI), a nonprofit which...
Growing Vegetables In Space Is Easier Than It Sounds

Growing Vegetables In Space Is Easier Than It Sounds

Science fiction has often imagined what food in space would be like. In the various Star Trek series, food has evolved from colorful cubes in the original series to being synthesized by machines. It...
Is the Egg Industry Corrupt?

America’s Corrupt Egg Industry Is In a Tailspin

The American Egg Board (AEB) found a new way to promote its product—letting consumers know when products are "Made With Real Eggs." According to Food Business News, the checkoff marketing agency recently introduced "real egg...
French Entrepreneurs Have Developed Vegan Eggs That ‘Hatch’

French Entrepreneurs Have Developed Vegan Eggs With Shells

Two French entrepreneurs have developed an egg that looks and tastes like a chicken's egg, but it's made with legumes. Biologists Philippine Soulères and Sheryline Thavisouk are the co-founders of new vegan egg company Les...

How This Company Is Making Realistic Vegan Steak From Fungi

Meati Foods is making realistic vegan steak and chicken breast from fungi. The new brand -- created by food tech company Emergy Foods -- says its vegan meat products are tasty, tender, and grill and...
Kraft Heinz Just Invested $3.5 Million In Vegan Mozzarella Cheese

Kraft Heinz Just Invested $3.5 Million In Vegan Mozzarella Cheese

Kraft Heinz has invested $3.5 million in a vegan cheese startup that's perfecting dairy-free mozzarella. The seed funding round was led by Evolv Ventures, Kraft Heinz's $100 million venture capital fund. New Culture is a New...
You Can Now Buy Vegan Real Dairy Ice Cream Made From Cow’s Milk

You Can Now Buy Vegan Real Dairy Ice Cream Made From Cow’s Milk

Updated August 10, 2019. Vegan ice cream made from whey without the cow may soon be a reality. Food tech startup Perfect Day launched vegan ice cream unlike any dairy-free ice cream that's come before...
How LEGOs May Have Just Fixed the Ethical Meat Problem

How LEGOs May Have Just Fixed the Ethical Meat Problem

Thanks to LEGO, food technology companies from around the world may bring mass-produced cell-based meat products to market in the near future. Lab-grown meat products are in their early stages at the moment, but...
This Vegan Sushi Is Made In a 3D Printer Instead of the Ocean

Scientists Are Creating Edible 3D-Printed Vegan Sushi

Is 3D-printed vegan food the future? Open Meals, a Japanese food tech company that makes its sushi using vegan ingredients, aims to be part of a food revolution. The company demonstrated its "Pixel Food Printer"...
Food Tech Company JUST Sells Over 2 Million Vegan Liquid Mung Bean Eggs Since Last September

Food Tech Company Sells Over 2 Million Vegan Eggs in 4 Months

San Francisco-based food tech company JUST, the maker of egg-free mayo, has sold more than 2 million vegan eggs in the three months since its launch last September. CEO and founder Josh Tetrick took to social...
Bill Gates-Backed Vegan Meat to Launch in Supermarkets This September

Bill Gates-Backed Vegan Meat to Launch in Supermarkets This September

Updated July 29, 2019. Bill Gates-backed vegan meat brand Impossible Foods is set to launch in grocery stores later this year. Impossible's FDA Approval The announcement follows the greenlight from the FDA on Impossible’s use of...
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This Is Why Venture Capital Funds Are Betting On Vegan and Cultured Meat

The way that consumers choose their food is evolving - now, more than ever, shoppers are choosing plant-based in the grocery store - and venture capital (VC) funds are taking notice. Last year, total plant-based...
Dutch Company Meatable Has Replaced Bovine Serum for Faster and Cheaper Slaughter-Free Meat

Dutch Company Meatable Has Replaced Bovine Serum for Faster and Cheaper Slaughter-Free Meat

Updated March 2020. A Dutch-based food tech startup called Meatable promises to deliver the most affordable and least invasive lab-grown meat yet. The company has developed technology to completely eliminate the need for removing...

104-Year-Old Dairy Flavor Company Edlong Expands Dairy-Free Portfolio to Meet Vegan Demand

The Edlong Corporation, a 104-year-old company that specializes in creating flavors for various dairy products, is developing new flavors that can be used for vegan dairy alternatives. Speaking to Food Ingredients First, Beth Warren, Edlong chief...
WeWork to Host Plant Based Climate Change Summit with Vegan Saudi Prince

Prince Khaled Alwaleed, JUST CEO Josh Tetrick to Discuss Vegan Diet at WeWork

Next month, leaders from around the world will congregate in San Francisco for the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit. The three-day conference includes a number of affiliate events to encourage participants to “take ambition...
The World’s First Vegan Egg Whites Are About to Hit Stores

The World’s First Vegan Egg Whites Are About to Hit Stores

Updated April 25, 2019. San Francisco food tech company, Clara Foods, is in the process of bringing the world’s first “animal-free” egg white to the market. It’s not made of aquafaba or flax seeds; the...
clean meat

Good Food Institute’s Clean Meat Conference Sells Out

An upcoming major conference discussing the future of the plant-based and clean meat industries has sold out. Called The Good Food Conference, it is the first conference hosted by The Good Food Institute (GFI), a...
Bill Gates

Bill Gates is Backing Vegan Food Tech Company ‘Apeel Sciences’ Making Avocados Last 50%...

Avocados are notoriously known for their short-lived shelf-life. They tend to go from rocks to rotten in a matter of hours, and finding one within that minuscule sweet spot of avocado perfection can be...
Spyce, the MIT-Designed Robotic Kitchen, Makes Vegan Gain Bowls in Less Than 3 Minutes

Spyce, the MIT-Designed Robotic Kitchen, Makes Vegan Gain Bowls in Less Than 3 Minutes

For consumers in search of vegan food that's more sci-fi tech-savvy than ever, a new restaurant in Boston called Spyce should qualify. And there's no risk in offending the chef with your special requests or...
3D Printed Slaughter-Free Steak Tastes ‘Just Like Steak’

3D Printed Slaughter-Free Steak Tastes ‘Just Like Steak’

Israeli clean meat start-up Aleph Farms has developed the technology to 3D-print slaughter-free meat that mimics traditional meat in both structure and texture. The company was co-founded by research institute The Kitchen, which is part of...