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Thailand's First Vegan IPO Just Raised $51.4 Million

Thailand’s First Vegan IPO Just Raised $51.4 Million

Vegan meat producer NR Instant Produce Pcl (NRF) just became Thailand’s first plant-based company to IPO. NRF debuted on the Stock Exchange of Thailand on October 9. It raised $51.4 million in its initial public...

Kat Dennings Inspired by David Attenborough to Ditch Meat and Dairy

Kat Dennings is ditching meat and dairy for the planet. The actress revealed on Instagram that she is transitioning to a plant-based diet after watching Sir David Attenborough’s new Netflix documentary, A Life On...
Starbucks Is Testing a Fully Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

Starbucks Is Testing a Fully Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

Starbucks just launched a fully plant-based breakfast sandwich at a single test location in Issaquah, Washington. The new meat-free breakfast sandwich combines a mung-bean egg, dairy-free cheese, and a plant-based meat patty. Much like the...

IKEA Wants to Buy Back Your Used Furniture

From November, IKEA will buy back certain furniture items from its customers to reduce waste. The new circular economy-inspired scheme is launching to coincide with Black Friday in order to "take a stand" against...

Canada Will Ban Plastic Bags By End of Next Year

Canadians will need to remember their reusable grocery bags when they go shopping next year; Canada has announced it will ban plastic bags by the end of 2021. Also included in the ban are single-use...
Jaden Smith and New Balance Just Launched Recycled Vegan Leather Sneakers

Jaden Smith and New Balance Just Launched Recycled Vegan Leather Sneakers

(Updated October 21, 2020) Actor, musician, and entrepreneur Jaden Smith and popular sneaker company New Balance just launched an updated version of their 2019 collaboration: Vision Racer. The young musician has teamed up once again...
The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for May

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for May

The year is officially almost halfway through. And although it went by in the blink of an eye, May was an exciting month for plant-based news. From the CEO of McDonald’s hinting that vegan...
The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for April

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for April

In contrast to the painstakingly slow crawl that was March, April felt like it was half as long as it should be. But, with May upon us, we find ourselves looking back at the...
Tobacco Is Being Used to Bioengineer a Coronavirus Vaccine

Tobacco Is Being Used to Bioengineer a Coronavirus Vaccine

Cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BAT) is using tobacco to bioengineer a plant-based coronavirus vaccine. BAT's U.S. biotech subsidiary, Kentucky BioProcessing (KBP), is developing a COVID-19 vaccine. “KBP has been exploring alternative uses of the tobacco...
The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for March

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for March

It's time to bid March 2020 farewell. This month, the coronavirus pandemic took hold of daily news cycles everywhere. Infections rose to the hundreds of thousands. China banned the sale and consumption of wild...
Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for February

Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for February

Once January is over, it feels like the months go by in an instant. However brief, February was an exciting month for plant-based news. "Joker" star Joaquin Phoenix's Oscars speech talking about exploitation within the...
Courts Protect Veganism Same As a Religious Right

Court Protects Veganism Same As a Religious Right

Being an ethical vegan should come with the same protection granted to religions, says a British court. The landmark case is the first of its kind. Fifty-five-year-old Londoner Jordi Casamitjana claims that his former employer,...
Your Most-Loved Vegan Stories of 2019

Your Most-Loved Vegan Stories of 2019

It feels like we were ringing in the new year just a few months ago but 2019 is already over. And what a year it’s been. The Top Vegan and Plant-Based News Stories of 2019 From...

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for November

November has come and gone away. Now that we're in the last month of the year (already??), it's time to look back at the top plant-based news stories from November. Wu-Tang Clan frontman RZA...
The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for October

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for October

November has come. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, the days are getting shorter and colder -- but the impending holiday season is a fair trade-off for many. The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for October This...
The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for September

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for September

October is here and just like that, we're three months away from 2020. This month saw massive youth-led climate strikes across the globe, inspired by 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg. Thunberg first began skipping...
The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for August

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for August

How is August already over?! With the eighth month of the year behind us, that leaves us with less than 60 days until Halloween (yay) and a short four months until the end of...
The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for July

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for July

Hello, August -- it's been a while. July is over and we're already eight months into the year. Last month, Jaden Smith launched I Love You Restaurant, a vegan food truck that gives out free,...
The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for June

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for June

June is over and summer is officially here. We're now more than halfway through 2019. Time really flies by and veganism only continues to become more mainstream. This past month saw to a 150-year-old French...
The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for May

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for May

Just like that, we're nearing the half-way point of 2019. Where does the time go? May 2019 was one for the history books, from Beyond Meat becoming the first vegan meat brand to go public...

The Top 11 Plant-Based News Stories for April

April ended with a bang. Vegan burgers are finally going mainstream thanks to Burger King's new meatless Whopper, which did "exceedingly well," according to the company. That's not all for veggie burgers -- soon,...