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…

FOOD NAVIGATOR: 39% of Americans Actively Trying to Eat More Plant-Based Foods

Innovative plant-based food options outperform traditional staples, Nielsen finds 20-Jun-2018 By Mary Ellen Shoup Plant-based food options continue to win over Americans’ share of stomach and wallets accounting for nearly 20% of food and beverage dollars spent last year, according to a new report by Nielsen.

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…