The Meatless Farm announced today the closing of a $31 million funding round to support its global growth strategy. As a result of the pandemic, new global markets for plant-based alternatives are emerging and open […]
Lever China Alternative Protein Fund Announces Investments in Five Pioneering Plant-Based and Cultivated Meat Startups
The Lever China Alternative Protein Fund, including early investors in Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, announces today it has completed its first five investments in pioneering early-stage plant-based and cell-cultivated meat companies in China.
Every week, Plant-based Business Expert Elysabeth Alfano breaks down the headlines with her review and analysis. Here is the rundown from her video (which you can watch below) for the week ending September 27, 2020.
Today Vevolution announces the launch of Pitch & Plant 2020, which will be run as a global investment competition for plant-based and animal-free startups, offering a minimum investment budget of £100,000 for selected finalists.
A study carried out by the University of Bath, the Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, and Ipsos has found that increasing numbers of French and German people are open to meatless diets. The study also found that […]
Multinational ingredients provider Ingredion is set to open a new manufacturing plant dedicated to plant-based proteins. The plant, based in Sioux City, Nebraska, will mainly produce protein isolates for use in both food and health […]
The founders of Dutch startup Those Vegan Cowboys have launched a search for a starter culture that will turn grass into real milk proteins. Jaap Korteweg and Niko Koffeman, who previously founded The Vegetarian Butcher, […]
British healthy recipe box company Mindful Chef has reported a huge increase in sales of its vegan meals. Nationwide, vegan orders have increased by 345 percent since the lockdown began in March.
Strong Roots, the UK’s fastest-growing F&B brand, rapidly became international with expansion into the US, Europe, and Asia, on its mission to fix the freezer aisle. Originating in Ireland, Strong Roots is set to become […]
A new Mintel study as reported by confectionaryproduction.com shows that global launches of vegan ice cream more than doubled since 2015, and also shows a rise of demand for a variety of flavour combinations.
The European Alliance for Plant-based Foods (EAPF) launched in Brussels yesterday with the mission of placing plant-based foods at the heart of governmental food policy, stating that plant-based foods have an integral role to play […]
It was announced this morning that Netherlands-based cultured meat pioneers Mosa Meat has secured EUR 55M as part of a Series B funding round led by Blue Horizon Ventures, a VC firm founded by Roger […]
Meat processors all around the world are waking up to plant-based, not only do they seemingly realise the ever-increasing demand for vegan meats, but surely they must also be looking to the not distant future […]
This February it was announced that German plant meat producer LikeMeat had been 51% acquired by The LIVEKINDLY Collective, and now the brand informs us that it will be completely taken over by the group.