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….

PHYS: New Study Touts Plant Protein as Solution to Climate, Hunger

A new study out of Europe digs into the ways that a shift to plant-based protein can sustain the planet and feed the world: Agriculture is often thought of as being at the mercy of climate change, with increasing droughts and flooding resulting in lower yields, especially across the developing world. Yet the agricultural sector also…

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…