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…

BLOOMBERG: Perdue Looks to Join the Plant-Based Bandwagon

On the heals of major food companies like Tyson, Kraft Heinz, Kellogg’s and General Mills, Perdue has announced its plans to begin investing in the plant-based meat space. Check out this article from Bloomberg: “Our vision is to be the most trusted name in premium protein,” Chairman Jim Perdue said. “It doesn’t say premium meat…

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…

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…

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…