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Moving Mountains Products Now Available on Ocado, its "Bleeding" Burger is Outselling all Beef Burgers through Brakes

Moving Mountains
The brand, which launched as a response to Beyond Meat with the UK's first "bleeding" burger, has launched for home delivery through Ocado. The burger was previously only available to foodservice, with UK's biggest food distributor Brakes revealing that it is their bestselling burger, outselling all their beef and vegetarian offerings.

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Singapore's Shiok Meats Secures $3M Bridge Funding Ahead of Series A Round

Shiok Meats
Singapore's Shiok Meats has raised US$3 million in bridge funding from Agronomics, VegInvest, Impact Venture, and Mindshift Capital Fund in the UAE. This latest funding marks a total of US$7.6 million of investment to date for the producer of cultured seafood. We spoke to Shiok Meat's founder and CEO Dr. Sandhya Sriram about the news.

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Vivera: "We Can Put Our Energy Into Creating a New Positive Culture Where We can Help the Planet and Each Other"

Maarten Vivera
Vivera is the third-largest producer of vegan meat in Europe and has seen astonishing success with the company reporting an average annual growth of 25% over the last 3 years resulting in € 80 million expected revenue in 2020. Vivera retails in 25 countries and expects revenues of €250 million within 5 years.

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Survey Says 59% of Vegans Frequently Reject Drugs Due to Animal Ingredients, Will Risk Compromising their Health

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A new app allows consumers to check the ingredients of their medicines. The app's developers carried out a survey along with ProVeg, and found that for vegans, the ingredients of medicines are important and they often reject drugs due to their ingredients, stating that this is "problematic" and can "aggravate disease".

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ProVeg Incubator Fourth Cohort: The Live Green Co - Nature-Forward Biotech from Chile

Live Green Co
In the next of our series introducing the latest cohort in the ProVeg incubator program, we take a look at The Live Green Co from Chile, a biotech startup with the wonderful tagline, "Welcome to the Plant Revolution 2.0."

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Omnipork Partners with ALDI China, Launches 5 New Vegan Ready Meals in Shanghai

David Yeung
Following a line of successful developments from Omnipork, whose parent organisation Right Treat recently rebranded to Omnifoods when it launched the world's first vegan SPAM product, the pioneers now announce another advancement for plantbased industry in Asia, with a partnership with discount retailer ALDI.

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Ocean Hugger Foods Ceases Operations Due to COVID

Logo Ocean Hugger Foods (Produzent von veganen Fisch-Alternativen)
We report with sadness that Ocean Hugger Foods has unfortunately folded due to the effects of our current global situation and the fact that it distributed solely to foodservice clients. Existing Ocean Hugger products are still available and the founders are open to discussing their assets, as per the letter below.

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KFC Hong Kong Ushers in a "New Era" With Plant-Based Menu as 83% of Hong Kong’s Population Plans to Reduce Meat Consumption

KFC New Era
KFC is launching a series of products in selected Hong Kong locations under the name The New Era Plant-Based Series, offering plant-based products from two top US plant-based producers: the New Era Nuggets come from Alpha Foods and the New Era Burger from Gardein, through a partnership with Green Monday.

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Beyond Meat Launches Limited Edition Cookout Kit for the Summer

Beyond Meat has launched a limited edition BBQ cookout kit for the summer.
American meat substitute company Beyond Meat has launched a limited-edition cookout kit in time for the summer, a mini charcoal grill, a bluetooth speaker, a barbecue apron and full toolset, a tabletop cornhole game, and a voucher for the company's new Cookout Classic burgers.

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