CNN BUSINESS: The Meatless Burger Revolution

Plant-based proteins show no sign of slowing down with regards to mainstream awareness and media attention. This week alone Beyond Meat has successfully launched its IPO and Impossible Foods expands to Burger King locations across the United States. CNN Business continues to cover the trend, which it now describes as “The Meatless Burger Revolution”: Beyond (BYND) had…

Funding the Future of Food with Chris Kerr

TPBW brings you a conversation with Chris Kerr who serves as the Chief Investment Officer of New Crop Capital and is also one of the co-founders of up-and-coming plant-based seafood company Good Catch Foods. Chris shares his insights on the evolution of the food industry and how to get people to try new things simply by…

FOOD NAVIGATOR: Plant Based Chicken Nuggets Concept Raises $1 Million

Chicken nuggets are among the most accessible food out there. Imagine the impact on human health, sustainability and animal welfare if even a small percentage of chicken nugget consumption was shifted to plant-based nuggets. Startup Seattle Food Tech is thinking about just that: Seattle Food Tech raises $1m, starts delivering plant-based chicken nuggets to schools,…

SEEKING ALPHA: Beyond Meat IPO and the Plant-Based Revolution

This article posted on Seeking Alpha discusses Beyond Meat going public and the contributing factors towards our changing food system. Summary The coming IPO of Beyond Meat is a signal of the plant-based food revolution and a large-scale disruption of the food industry. The US is late as the vegan movement is racing ahead in…

THE ECONOMIST: Plant-Based Protein and America’s Food Supply

The Economist reports on the impact that shifting to plant-based protein could have on the American food supply. The full story also includes a graphic showing the opportunity costs of animal versus plant protein sources. Alon Shepon of the Weizmann Institute and colleagues have looked at this in terms of opportunity costs. Choosing to make…

ONE GREEN PLANET: Canada is Investing Heavily in Plant-Based Protein

One Green Planet reports a major move in the international plant-based movement. The Canadian government is investing $150 million in the plant-based protein market in an effort to meet rapidly growing demand for meat-protein alternatives. Frank Hart, chair of the Protein Industries Canada group that put together this bid, said the global plant-protein market, estimated…