Could Veganism Be the Future Normal?

by Abigail Stevens If this global pandemic has made one thing certain, it is the complete lack of certainty around what we expect the future to hold. Politicians around the world have succumbed to the realisation that we will not be going ‘back to normal’. Many businesses have nobly used this time to pause and…

Pivoting to a New Default with DefaultVeg

by Ilana Braverman Imagine a world where plant-based foods are served as the default menu option. Where nothing changes other than the way the items are presented on the menu. Meat and dairy options can still be included, but customers have to modify the item to include animal-based ingredients.  You order a latte and it…

CNBC: Beyond KFC Chicken is Coming!

Well, South Park predicted this one a couple years back, but now it’s really happening. KFC is teaming up with Beyond Meat to launch a trial run of Beyond Meat chicken at an Atlanta location. If this trail’s results go well, perhaps the Colonel’s vegan creation will soon be seen at locations across the country….

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…

5 Key Trends Driving Adoption of Vegan Baking Ingredients

by Mahesh Hegde Veganism has evolved from being a mere fad into a lifestyle adopted by millions of people around the world. The paradigm shift in consumer behavior has meant that market players, cutting across sectors and industries, have had to adapt quickly. The impact of the massive push toward veganism is also palpable in…

SUPERMARKET NEWS: Plant-Based Milks Lead the Way in Retail

Supermarket News reports on the continued growth of the plant-based milk sector. Check out the full article for insight on some of today’s leading brands! Alternatives to traditional cow’s milk have been around for a while, often purchased by those who couldn’t tolerate dairy. But over the last decade, customers began choosing non-dairy milks like…

SUPERMARKET NEWS: Continued Growth for Plant-Based Milks

Plant-based milk – yes, you read that right. Despite the dairy industry’s efforts to get the FDA to crack down on labeling for non-dairy beverages, the plant-based milk category continues to blossom. This article from Supermarket News highlights the brands that are branching off from traditional concepts of plant-based milk and catalyzing even more growth with the…

Good Catch Hooks $8.7M in Funding for Plant-Based Seafood Development

The unstoppable trend of funds pouring into plant-based innovation continues with Good Catch Foods – a company aiming to save our oceans and make people healthier by creating plant-based alternatives to all our favorite sea foods. The official press release goes into detail on the mission and future of the progressive business: On a mission…

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…