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Supermarkets Sell 23% More Vegan Protein In the Meat Aisles

Supermarkets Sell 23% More Vegan Protein In the Meat Aisles

A study on plant-based foods sheds new light on the importance of product placement. The sale of vegan meat increased by 23 percent in the US when sold in the meat department. The Plant Based...
The University of Helsinki Invests €2 Million Into Developing Healthy Vegan Meat

The University of Helsinki Invests €2 Million Into Developing Healthy Vegan Meat

Soy and wheat protein, the ingredients behind tofu and seitan, have dominated the vegan meat market for years. With the emergence of brands such as California-based Beyond Meat and Germany's LikeMeat, pea protein has...
Starbucks U.S. Is Launching Vegan Impossible Breakfast Sausages

Starbucks U.S. Is Launching Vegan Impossible Breakfast Sausages

Starbucks just launched a breakfast sandwich made with vegan sausage made by California-based brand, Impossible Foods. From today, customers can order the meatless breakfast sandwich from stores across the US. The plant-forward breakfast sandwich is...
This Japanese Vegan Startup Is Creating a New Category of Meat

This Japanese Vegan Startup Is Creating a New Category of Meat

What's a new meat taste like? One Japanese plant-based startup is on a mission to create "the fourth meat." But it's not creating a vegan version of the familiar chicken, beef, or pork. It's building...
Canada Just Invested $100 Million Into Vegan Protein

Canada Just Invested $100 Million Into Vegan Meat

Canada's vegan meat industry just got a huge boost. The country just announced a nearly $100 million investment in vegan protein. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the multi-million dollar funding would go to Merit...
6 Million Dads to Eat Vegan on Father’s Day

6 Million Dads to Eat Vegan on Father’s Day

Six million dads will choose plant-based meat over animal-based meat this Father's Day, according to new research. The research—conducted by UK brand Meatless Farm and based on a OnePoll survey of 2,000 people—predicts that an...
The LIVEKINDLY co. Acquires Swedish Plant-Based Meat Brand, Oumph!

The LIVEKINDLY co. Acquires Swedish Plant-Based Meat Brand, Oumph!

The LIVEKINDLY co. announced today the acquisition of Swedish plant-based meat company Oumph!. The award-winning brand produces a wide range of products, including soy-based burgers, strips, fillets, and pulled meat. Oumph! joins the LIVEKINDLY co.’s...
What Is Jackfruit? How the Hottest Vegan Meat Was Found In a Fruit

What Is Jackfruit? How the Hottest Vegan Meat Was Found In a Fruit

Jackfruit has become popular in the west in the last five or six years. In the UK, customers can order jackfruit pepperoni-topped vegan pizza from Italian restaurant chain Zizzi and pizza delivery chain Papa...
Dutch Seafood Giant Buys VegaFit Vegan Fish and Meat Brand

Dutch Seafood Giant Buys VegaFit Vegan Fish and Meat Brand

Netherlands-based fish processing company Kennemervis Groep has acquired the parent company of plant-based meat brand Vegafit. Bobeldijk Food Group introduced its vegetarian and vegan meat range in 2008. The line features meatless fish fingers, meatballs,...
Impossible Foods Will Now Deliver Vegan Meat Right to Your Door

Impossible Foods Will Now Deliver Vegan Meat Right to Your Door

You can now get Impossible Foods' vegan meat delivered straight to your door. Last month, the plant-based meat company hinted on its social media channels that it would be selling its product directly to consumers....
Mushrooms May Be the Best Weapon Against Climate Change

Mushrooms May Be the Best Weapon Against Climate Change

Finding sustainable alternatives to everyday, resource-intense food and objects is necessary for reducing our impact on the planet. And mushrooms may be one of the most versatile options. Mushrooms, specifically mycelium, the thread-like roots, have...
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...
Green Party Urges Switzerland to Subsidize Vegetables

Green Party Urges Switzerland to Subsidize Vegetables

Switzerland's Green Liberal Party is urging the country to subsidize vegetables instead of meat. Plant-based diets are steadily growing in popularity in Switzerland, according to research conducted by Swissveg, a resource for vegans and vegetarians....
This Meaty Vegan Hamburger Steak Tastes Like the Real Thing

Make This Vegan Hamburger Steak for a Meaty Dinner

If you're looking for a hearty, healthy, comfort food recipe—look no further than this vegan hamburger steak. This vegan steak recipe is a much healthier version than the “real” one. It is still very delicious...
The Best Vegan Meat for BBQ Grilling In the UK

The Best Vegan Meat for BBQ Grilling In the UK

Summer is upon us and that means one thing: it's time to break out the BBQ and the vegan meat to go with it. It doesn't matter where you live, you can still have a...
Omnipork (Finally?) Launches Vegan SPAM

Omnipork (Finally?) Launches Vegan SPAM

(Updated June 10, 2020) | Hong Kong-based company Green Monday just announced two new products: Omnipork Strip, a vegan version of pork shoulder, and Omnipork Luncheon Meat, a plant-based luncheon meat similar to SPAM. Green...
Nearly $1 Billion Invested In Meat Alternatives This Year, Surpassing All of 2019

Nearly $1 Billion Invested In Alternative Proteins This Year, Surpassing All of 2019

The alternative protein space attracted $930 million in investments in Q1 2020, surpassing all of 2019's $824 million in funding. According to new reports from The Good Food Institute (GFI), 2019 and Q1 2020 have...
Former Slaughterhouse Workers Will Be Trained to Make Vegan Meat

Former Slaughterhouse Workers Will Be Trained to Make Vegan Meat

Former slaughterhouse workers could train to make vegan meat through a new program from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). The international animal rights organization just offered to train workers to produce vegan...
Whole Foods Is Selling Budget-Friendly Own-Brand Vegan Meatballs and Burgers

Whole Foods Is Selling Budget-Friendly Own-Brand Vegan Meatballs and Burgers

In case you missed it—Whole Foods Market sells own-brand vegan meat products, including plant-based meatballs and burgers. The chain recently revamped the products' packaging. Whole Foods' private label line "365" underwent a makeover following Amazon's...
There's a New Healthy, High Protein Vegan Meat Designed for Flexitarians

There’s a New Healthy, High Protein Vegan Meat Designed for Flexitarians

Consumers are becoming increasingly more aware of how their food choices impact the environment and their health.  Research shows the consumption of animal products, like processed and red meat, increases the risk of certain health...
Lidl Switzerland Now Has a Dedicated Meat-Free Section

Lidl Switzerland Now Has a Dedicated Meat-Free Section

Lidl Switzerland is launching a dedicated vegan and vegetarian section across all of its stores. The budget-friendly supermarket has more than 140 locations nationwide. Lidl initially trialed the "veggie block" concept at 53 stores. Along...