VEGNEWS: Meat and Dairy are “High Risk” Investments

VegNews reports that Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return (FAIRR) investor network has classified meat and dairy companies as “high risk” investments.  A new food index launched last week by investor network Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return (FAIRR)—which manages $5.9 trillion in assets, collectively—estimates the majority of meat, fish, and dairy corporations are impeding…

NATION’S RESTAURANT NEWS: Plant-Based Protein Trends Update

Check out this article for a full update on the adoption of plant-based protein from the Impossible Burger and Beyond Sausage to more traditional veggie dishes like falafel.  Nearly 40 percent of Americans are “actively trying to incorporate more plant-based foods into their diets,” according to a report by consumer and market research firm Nielsen, and…

FORBES: KFC Announces Plans for Plant-Based Chicken

Believe it or not, Kentucky Fried Chicken is debuting its first batch of chicken-free chicken in the UK! Be it health, diet, environmental or ethical concerns, consumers’ appetite for plant-based meat is getting bigger than ever. In yet another telling sign that it’s catching on in the mass market, fast-food giant KFC is working on a faux-chicken…

THE GUARDIAN: New Study Reveals Massive Impact of Animal Agriculture

Check out this article posted by The Guardian, diving in to new research demonstrating the effect of animal agriculture on our environment and resources. Avoiding meat and dairy products is the single biggest way to reduce your environmental impact on the planet, according to the scientists behind the most comprehensive analysis to date of the…

LIVEKINDLY: Brand New Vegan Steak Flying Off Shelves in the UK

LiveKindly reports that a new vegan steak has sold 40,000 units in one week. Made from wheat and soy, Vivera’s plant-based steak is made to imitate the look, flavor, and texture of a traditional animal-based steak, right down to a “bloody” pink center created with natural, plant-based coloring. Reviewers from New Foods who tried the new vegan meat…

LIVEKINDLY: Plant Based World Set to Make 2019 Debut in New York City

Thanks to the great team at LiveKindly for the write-up on the announcement of Plant Based World Conference & Expo, coming to the Javits Convention Center in NYC in June of 2019. The first Plant Based World Conference & Expo will take place over two days in June 2019 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center….

FOOD&WINE: Plant-Based Meat and Clean Meat

Food & Wine released this “What You Need to Know” piece comparing plant-based meat and clean meat.  The article goes into detail on both disruptions to traditional animal agriculture, and poses clean meat as a potential challenge to the plant-based meat industry when it hits the market in the coming years: However, plant-based meat brands…