CBS NEWS: Food Industry Giants Add Weight to the Plant-Based Market

Walking out of the Good Food Conference this past week in San Francisco left a feeling of excitement and optimist about the direction of the plant-based foods market. The topic of large meat-producing companies entering the fray was omnipresent, as even JBS, Perdue and Tyson were represented on the speaker roster. This article from CBS News…

NBC TODAY: Top 10 Plant-Based Meat Products

This morning NBC’s Today Show showcased an in depth segment featuring some of the best plant-based meat alternatives on the market. We were thrilled to taste four of these companies’ delicious products (Lightlife, Before the Butcher, Abbott’s Butcher and Good Catch Foods) at Plant Based World Conference & Expo this past June in NYC. My…

BLOOMBERG: Perdue Looks to Join the Plant-Based Bandwagon

On the heals of major food companies like Tyson, Kraft Heinz, Kellogg’s and General Mills, Perdue has announced its plans to begin investing in the plant-based meat space. Check out this article from Bloomberg: “Our vision is to be the most trusted name in premium protein,” Chairman Jim Perdue said. “It doesn’t say premium meat…

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:…

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….