THE SPOON: Light Life Launches into the Plant-Based Burger Arena

Do these burgers look familiar? Light Life – a Greenleaf Foods brand under the Maple Leaf umbrella – has just launched what appears to be it’s version of the Beyond Burger. Similar to their competitor, the patties are made of pea protein and are GMO, soy and gluten-free. We will have to see if they…

Disrupting the Seafood Industry with Chad Sarno

This month, TPBW had the pleasure of chatting with Chad Sarno, Co-founder and VP of Culinary for Good Catch Foods. In this conversation Chad tells the story of Good Catch and offers valuable advice for his colleagues in the culinary space as consumers continue to shift towards healthier, more sustainable foods. Last month we featured…

FOODBEV MEDIA: Nestlé Throws its Hat into the Plant-Based Burger Arena

Nestle is certainly paying attention to the plant-based protein space. The food giant starts the new year with announcement that it will be launching its own meat-like, plant-based burger patty. This will be an interesting market to keep an eye on as more players join the fray. Read the full article on FoodBevMedia.com: Set to…

FORBES: PepsiCo Joins the Oat Milk Fray

As plant-based milks continue to gain market share, one category in particular is seeing increasingly rapid growth. Oat Milk is here to stay, and PepsiCo has taken notice: PepsiCo’s 140-year-old oatmeal brand is branching out into beverages. Quaker will take advantage of the fast-growing popularity of oat milk to launch a line of oat-based beverages early next year,…

LIVEKINDLY: JUST Plant-Based Egg Set to Hit Retail and Food Service Locations

Remember that favorite breakfast sandwich you loved before switching to a plant-based diet? New JUST Egg is giving that experience back and is set to be available at food service establishments and retail locations across the United States in the coming months. Check out LIVEKINDLY’s full report here: The product is made from mung beans,…

FORBES: Veganarke Brings Plant-Based Milk to India!

While plant-based milks are all the rage in the westernized world, bringing affordable options to developing countries is an essential piece to the puzzle of worldwide adoption. Forbes reports on the blossoming company attempting to change the dairy culture in India: Now, it’s just launched its plant-based milks throughout the whole of India via online…

LIVEKINDLY: Campbell Soup and Kraft Heinz Make the Plant-Based Pivot

Major players in the food industry are noticing the rapidly increasing trends towards plant-based options. Consumers want more vegan products, and the manufacturers are scrambling to keep up. LiveKindly reports that Campbell Soup is introducing new plant-based options: The Campbell Soup Company, recognized for its classic canned tomato soup, is making a shift toward new…

Starbucks Introduces Vegan Protein Bowl

  Check out the new item on Starbuck’s food menu… it’s a hearty-looking vegan protein bowl filled with veggies and grains. Check out this link for all of the nutrition details and ingredients! Hearty lentils, rich butternut squash and roasted tomatoes are served over brown rice with lemon-tahini dressing, then topped with crunchy sunflower seeds….

VEGNEWS: Tyson Set to Launch Plant-Based Brand “Green Street”

Meat giant Tyson has certainly noticed the consumer shift towards plant-based foods. First becoming a major stakeholder in Beyond Meat and now launching their own brand of plant-based foods, including this plant protein bowl. It will be interesting to see how other major players in the food industry follow suit as these trends continue. VegNews reports:…