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EU Pledges €10 Billion for Plant-Based and Alternative Proteins

EU Pledges €10 Billion for Plant-Based and Alternative Proteins

The European Commission presented its plans to help the European Union become carbon neutral by 2050 on Wednesday. As part of the European Green Deal, the Commission, the executive branch of the EU, has...

‘Lunchables’ Creator Launches Vegan Chicken In 300 Supermarkets

Dr. Rody Hawkins -- the creator of Lunchables -- has turned his hand to vegan chicken. Could this mean that vegan "Lunchables" are on the way? Hawkins turned his back on processed meat and dairy...
Giant European Protein Factory Opening to Make Vegan Meat More Affordable

Giant European Protein Factory Opening to Make Vegan Meat More Affordable

A first-of-its-kind plant-based protein factory is set to open in Europe, which will help make vegan meat more affordable and scalable. Ten partners, including plant-based meat brand Vivera, clean meat startup Mosa Meat, sustainable biotech...
Scientists Secure $1.65M to Improve Vegan Meat

Scientists Secure $1.65M to Improve Vegan Meat

Canadian researchers at the University of Saskatchewan have been awarded $1.65 million to perfect plant-based protein cultivation in order to satisfy the demand for vegan meat. Michael Nickerson -- a professor at the university and...
Science Says Quorn's Vegan Meat Is Better for Gains Than Whey

Science Says Quorn’s Vegan Meat Is Better for Gains Than Whey

Vegan protein may build muscle even better than whey. A new study from the University of Exeter discovered that mycoprotein -- the fungus-based protein used in veggie meat brand Quorn -- is more effective for...
America's Largest Vegan Meat Factory to Open in 2020

Meat Company to Open $310 Million Vegan Protein Factory

Greenleaf Foods, a subsidiary of Canada's largest packaged meat brand, Maple Leaf Foods Inc., has invested $310 million to build North America's largest plant-based protein factory. The 30,000-square-foot facility is set to open in Shelbyville,...

Your Meat Will Soon Come From Algae (and It Will Be Delicious)

The development of algae protein could be the next big thing for vegan meat, as the number of companies researching the versatile plant-based ingredient increases. Although research into the use of algae as a biofuel...

Cotton Is the New Vegan Protein And It Tastes ‘Just Like Hummus’

Vegan protein made from GMO cotton that could meet the daily requirements of 600 million people could be on the horizon - and, apparently, it tastes like hummus. Fortune reports that the USDA has given...
Denmark’s Favorite Vegan Food Brand Lands In the U.S.

Naturli’ Brings Danish Vegan Meat and Dairy to the U.S.

Danish vegan brand Naturli' is planning to launch in the U.S. The company recently showcased their products at the Natural Expo West in LA, aiming "to impress the Americans the Naturli' way". CEO Henrik Lund...
Beyond Meat's Vegan Ground Beef Is Your New Favorite Protein

Beyond Meat’s Vegan Ground Beef Launches In Whole Foods Market

(Updated June 10, 2019.) Vegan meat brand Beyond Meat has unveiled its newest product: Beyond Beef, a plant-based protein that has the taste, texture, and versatility of ground beef. The ground beef is now...
Chipotle's Protein-Packed Vegan Bowls Are a Delicious Masterpiece

Chipotle Introduces New Protein-Packed Vegan Bowl

Updated June 27. After introducing its protein-packed vegan "Lifestyle Bowls" across the U.S., Chipotle Mexican Grill has now launched the menu item in the UK. The new plant-powered bowl features brown rice, black beans, tomato...

Major Chicken Producer Developing Vegan Protein Options

Major U.S.-based chicken producer Pilgrim's Pride is looking into the potential development of vegan protein products. According to Zacks, an investment research company, the brand has witnessed a decline of 8.5 percent in shares over...
Canada’s Prairie Provinces Want ‘Total World Domination’ on Vegan Pea Protein Producers

Canadian Prairies Want ‘World Domination’ Over Vegan Protein Market

Updated July 1, 2019. Canada's federal government and entrepreneurs want to see the three prairie provinces - Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba - achieve "world domination" over the vegan protein market through the Protein Industries...
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Vegan Beyond Meat Founder Ethan Brown Breaks Down the ‘Protein Blueprint’

If you ask Ethan Brown, CEO and founder of California-based food company Beyond Meat, vegan meat isn't "fake" - it's actually not so different from the real thing. Speaking to the BBC, Brown broke down...
Kellogg’s Executive Says the Future of Protein is Vegan at the Good Food Conference

Kellogg’s Executive Says the Future of Protein is Vegan at the Good Food Conference

The world is changing the way it thinks about food, not just in the minds of consumers, but in major, longstanding corporations as well. This change is prevalent at the Good Food Conference, which...
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Major U.S. Meat Processor Perdue Farms Is ‘Exploring’ Vegan Protein

Major U.S. chicken, turkey, and pork processing company Perdue Farms Inc. is looking into adding vegan protein to its product lineup. Speaking to American monthly trade publication, IndustryWeek, company chairman Jim Perdue said: "Our vision is to...
Vegan Meat Belongs in the Steak Aisle Because Animals Don't

Vegan Meat Belongs in the Steak Aisle Because Animals Don’t

Plant-based meat and butter producer Naturli' Foods recently responded to a consumer querying where to find the brand's foods at Sainsbury's supermarkets in the UK. "We've put our Naturli' Minced and Patties in the cold...
Costco Takes Meat Hot Dogs Off Menu to Make Room for Vegan Food

Costco Takes Meat Hot Dogs Off Menu to Make Room for Vegan Food

Costco stores across the U.S. have said goodbye to the Polish hot dog on the cafe menu and welcomed new vegan food as the chain embraces healthier options, Costco's Chief Financial Officer Richard Galanti told...
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7 Vegan Natural Nutrition Bars That Pack in Some Serious Plant-Based Protein

No doubt, whole, plant-based foods provide optimal nutrition in the purest form. However, in our constantly rushing society, whole foods may not be the most convenient source of nutrition. We've all tried peeling a...

Beyond Burger Debuts in New Zealand at The Cruelty Free Shop

Kiwis, rejoice! The groundbreaking "bleeding" vegan burger patties by Beyond Meat are now available nationwide. Beyond Meat took the plant-based world by storm when it launched the world's first plant-based burger that cooks, sizzles, smells,...
Vegan Meat Brand Beyond Meat Wants to Change the Way Everyone Sees Protein

Vegan Meat Brand Beyond Meat Wants to Change the Way Everyone Sees Protein

Vegan meat brand, Beyond Meat, wants to do more than just provide a plant-based alternative to animal meat. According to executive chairman of Beyond Meat, Seth Goldman, the plant-based meat company believes that it will...