CNN BUSINESS: Dunkin’ Announces Beyond Sausage Breakfast Sandwich

Big news today for lovers of breakfast sandwiches who are trying to cut back on meat consumption! Dunkin’ has announced a partnership with Beyond Meat to introduce a plant-based sausage patty breakfast sandwich at Manhattan locations with a possible nation-wide roll out pending. Read the full article from CNN Business here: Dunkin’ is expanding its…

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…

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.

BUSINESS INSIDER: Plant-Based Reigns Supreme; the Ultimate Diet for Mind and Body

Business Insider reports  “a growing body of evidence suggests that a plant-based diet — which focuses on vegetables while incorporating whole grains and lean proteins — reigns supreme. It’s been found to be ideal for losing weight, staying lean, and keeping the mind sharp.” Supermodel Christie Brinkley discusses how a plant-based diet keeps her mind and body sharp at 64 years of age. 

LA TIMES: Beyond Meat Expands; Sets Eyes on Plant-Based Bacon and Steak

This article from The Los Angeles Times discusses how continuing investments in Beyond Meat are affecting the expansion of the business, its growing laboratory facilities and vision for the future.  The new Beyond Sausage is just hitting retailers as we speak, and while I have not had the opportunity to taste one yet, these photos…

MEATPOULTRY: Tyson Foods Invests in Cultured Meat Company

Tyson Foods joins Cargill, Bill Gates and Richard Branson by investing in Memphis Meats – a company that grows meat products in a lab from animal cells. While cultured meat is not technically plant-based, it is certainly an interesting space to watch as society continues to shift away from traditional animal agriculture towards more cruelty-free options….