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40% of the World’s Most Popular Food Companies Have Plant-Based Departments

Nearly Half of the Most Popular Food Brands Have Plant-Based Departments

Research shows 40 percent of the world's most popular food brands have dedicated plant-based departments. FAIRR, an international investment network based in London, published the findings in its report: Appetite for Disruption: A Second Serving....
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...
Protein From Plants Is Healthier Than Meat: Study

Protein From Plants Is Healthier Than Meat: Study

If you don't eat meat, how many times have you heard the question: Where do you get your protein? Everyone is an expert on nutrition when you tell them you don't eat meat; and...
This Factory Just Made 1.5 Million Vegan Eggs In 6 Days

This Factory Just Made 1.5 Million Vegan Eggs In 6 Days

(Updated December 18, 2019) | California-based food tech brand JUST can now produce enough protein for 1.5 million vegan eggs in six days at its new factory. JUST recently acquired a 30,000-square-foot facility and 40...
University College Cork Secures €10 Million for Vegan Research and Development

Irish Uni Secures €10 Million for Vegan Research and Development

A new vegan food, drink, and agriculture initiative will kick off at Ireland's University College Cork (UCC) in January. Nearly €10 million in funding backs the Smart Protein project. €8.2 million comes from the European...
Chipotle Wants Everyone to Go Meatless on Mondays

Chipotle Wants Everyone to Go Meatless on Mondays

Chipotle will offer 150 reward points to customers ordering plant-based meals on "Meatless Mondays" throughout October. The American fast-casual chain is celebrating National Vegetarian Month by encouraging Rewards members to explore vegan and veggie...
You Can Now Get Vegan Tuna and Egg Salad at Sprouts Market

You Can Now Get Vegan Tuna and Egg Salad at Sprouts Market

You can now get vegan tuna and egg salads from Sprouts Farmers Market. The American supermarket chain emphasises natural and Organic foods and the new "Plant Protein Salads" are produced by the award winning Cedarlane...
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...
By 2040 All Meat Will Be Vegan, Experts Predict

By 2040 All Meat Will Be Vegan, Experts Predict

The meat industry could look very different in two decades. A recent report estimates that 60 percent of the meat eaten in 2040 won't come from animals, but will be vegan or cruelty-free, cultured...
Lightlife Launches Incredibly Realistic Vegan Sausages

Lightlife Launches Incredibly Realistic Vegan Sausages

Veggie meat brand Lightlife has launched realistic vegan sausages, just in time for grilling season. Lightlife's new Plant-Based Sausages -- which come in two flavors, Bratwurst and Italian -- promise the taste and texture of...

10 Vegan Female Athletes Smashing the Vegan Protein Stigma

There has long been a stigma that consuming a vegan or vegetarian diet increases the risk of protein deficiency. As endless benefits are acquired from a plant-based diet, such as reduced inflammation, faster recovery time, and...

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...
Now You Can Have Vegan Salad and Chickpea Protein All-In-One

Now You Can Have Vegan Salad and Chickpea Protein All-In-One

Chickpeas. They're full of protein, have a great flavor (in my opinion), and are pretty much the hottest legume out there. So en vogue. Creatively, they make great egg white replacements and dairy-free butter....
Largest Meat Producer in the U.S. to Launch Vegan Protein

Largest Meat Producer in the U.S. to Launch Vegan Protein

Updated April 27, 2019. The nation's biggest meat producer, Tyson Foods, will launch vegan protein. Company CEO and president Noel White touched upon the plans during Tyson's first-quarter earnings call last February, the Arkansas Democrat...
This Volcanic Microorganism Is Literally the Hottest Vegan Food Ever

This Company Is Making Vegan Chicken and Cheese Out of Volcanic Microbes

(Updated April 7, 2020) | Ever wonder what's lying at the bottom of Yellowstone National Park's volcanic hot springs? Monsters? Aliens? How about a healthy dinner? Nature's Fynd (formerly known as Sustainable Bioproducts), a...

Canada’s New Nutrition Guidelines Lead to Massive Tofu Shortage

Quebec is experiencing a tofu shortage, according to CTV News Montreal. The shortage comes after Canada's new nutrition guidelines emphasized the importance of plant-based protein and nearly cut the dairy category altogether. Tofu has always...
Mushroom Tech Company Lands $30 Million for Vegan Protein

Mushroom Tech Company Lands $30 Million for Vegan Protein

Food tech company MycoTechnology has landed a $30 million investment to continue to develop its vegan protein made from mycelium (aka the "root" of a mushroom). Tyson Ventures - the corporate venture of meat giant...
Dinner's Ready With This One Pot Vegan Coconut Lentil Curry

Dinner’s Ready With This One Pot Vegan Coconut Lentil Curry

When I first went vegan, this one-pot coconut curried lentils, rice, and greens recipe was one of the very first dishes I created, and it’s still a favorite at our house. We eat this...
Sainsbury’s Butcher Counters to Feature Vegan Meat for the First Time

Sainsbury’s Butcher Counters to Feature Vegan Meat for the First Time

Twenty UK Sainsbury's supermarkets will begin merchandising more than two dozen vegan protein products next to its meat counters for the first time, the chain announced yesterday. “We’re seeing increasing demand for plant-based products, and...