PROLIFIC LONDON: Unilever Invests in Massive Research Facility

Food giant Unilever is making major plays towards sustainable innovation in the Europe market. This week it announced a £71m investment in the new Netherlands facility where the main focus will be development of plant-based ingredients and meats. Read more about the announcement and find a video here: Areas of research will include: plant-based ingredients…

THRILLIST: Taco Bell’s Oatrageous Taco Hits Finland and Spain

I might be needing to make a trip to Finland for these! Check out Taco Bell’s new plant-based taco made from pulled oats, appropriately named the “Oatrageous Taco”. Thrillist reports: The idea of plant-based “meats” wasn’t born in 2019, but the often shockingly meat-like meat alternatives — from vegetarian sausage on our Pizza Hut pizzas to vegan KFC…

CNN BUSINESS: Burger King Launches the Rebel Whopper in Europe

Following the success of the Impossible Burger’s U.S. debut this past year, Burger King has announced a plant-based foray into the European market. The fast food giant has elected to go with a plant-based patty made by The Vegetarian Butcher, a brand owned by Unilever. The new menu item will go by the name “Rebel…

Plant Based World Launches in Europe

This month’s feature is a special edition conversation following the announcement of the launch of Plant Based World Conference & Expo EUROPE, taking place in October of 2020. Read the full press release here. Jonathan Morley is the Managing Director of Plant Based World’s expansion to the European market. He brings to this role a career…

Plant Based World Europe Launches in London 2020

Following the huge success of the Plant Based World Conference & Expo in New York, organiser JD Events is delighted to announce the launch of Plant Based World Europe in London in 2020. The UK is Europe’s largest market for plant-based foods, valued at £470m versus $4.5 bn in the US, and is growing at…