SUPERMARKET NEWS: Continued Growth for Plant-Based Milks

Plant-based milk – yes, you read that right. Despite the dairy industry’s efforts to get the FDA to crack down on labeling for non-dairy beverages, the plant-based milk category continues to blossom. This article from Supermarket News highlights the brands that are branching off from traditional concepts of plant-based milk and catalyzing even more growth with the…

Good Catch Hooks $8.7M in Funding for Plant-Based Seafood Development

The unstoppable trend of funds pouring into plant-based innovation continues with Good Catch Foods – a company aiming to save our oceans and make people healthier by creating plant-based alternatives to all our favorite sea foods. The official press release goes into detail on the mission and future of the progressive business: On a mission…

FOODABLE: Plant-Based is a Cultural Shift

This video from Foodable TV highlights the increasing plant-based shift in both the retail and food service space.  Nearly 50% of food influencers are actively seeking more plant-based options. Major retailers are asking their suppliers for more plant-based products for their shelves and restaurants that have added vegan options to menus have seen an increase…

LIVEKINDLY: JUST Plant-Based Egg Set to Hit Retail and Food Service Locations

Remember that favorite breakfast sandwich you loved before switching to a plant-based diet? New JUST Egg is giving that experience back and is set to be available at food service establishments and retail locations across the United States in the coming months. Check out LIVEKINDLY’s full report here: The product is made from mung beans,…

ONE GREEN PLANET: Plant-Based Product Claims Jump 62% over 4 years!

One Green Planet shares new market research demonstrating enormous growth of plant-based claims on packaged goods.  According to a report by Innova Market Insights, plant-based products and ingredients are becoming more and more popular. This is more than likely due to the fact that consumers are growing increasingly more interested in sustainability, their overall health, and…

INDEPENDENT: Beyond Meat Expands to the UK

As a part of its massive worldwide expansion, Beyond Meat’s Beyond Burger will be available in Tesco stores across the UK this summer. The partnership with Tesco is the result of two years of negotiations that began when Beyond Meat launched the burger in May 2016. Derek Sarno, director of plant-based innovation at Tesco, says…

FORBES: Umami Burger Announces Impossible Burger on All Menus

The popularity of the Impossible Burger continues to grow as gourmet burger chain Umami Burger announces that the plant-based patty will be served at all it’s locations. In another recent win for plant-based eaters, gourmet burger chain Umami Burgerhas announced that the internet famous “bleeding” Impossible Burger will now be the exclusive plant-based burger served at all of its 22…

FOOD & WINE: Plant-Based Meats Disrupting the Food Industry

This article from Food & Wine discusses how plant-based alternatives are infiltrating the mainstream food culture. The recent addition of the Impossible Burger to Air New Zealand’s LA to Auckland flights is the latest push in the global expansion of plant-based meat. Two years ago, Impossible Foods launched the meatless burger, now stocked by more…

PROJECT NOSH: Dean Foods Acquires Majority Stake of Good Karma

Big news from the plant-based world as dairy giant Dean Foods makes a major investment in Good Karma and its growing flax milk and dairy alternatives business.  Dean Foods, one of the largest dairy companies in the U.S., has increasingly looked to diversify its portfolio beyond cow’s milk products and position itself further into the…