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JUST Egg to Drop Price, is Set to Become one of the Lowest-Cost & Most Sustainable Proteins on the Planet

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To make JUST Egg accessible to millions of consumers this year and beyond, the original JUST Egg will undergo a price reduction in both retail and foodservice channels in Q2. The company has projected that the mung-based egg product is poised to become one of the lowest-cost and most sustainable proteins on the planet.
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Trader Joe’s Launches Own-Brand Line of Vegan Burgers

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North American grocer Trader Joe's has launched a plant-based burger of its own called "Protein Patties." The success of other plant-based burgers like The Impossible Burger and Beyond Burger have set the standard and with Trader Joe's focus on sustainability, it is keen to keep in the game.
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Don Lee Farms Obtains Ruling Against Beyond Meat on Claims of Negligence, Fraud, and Breach of Contract

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Don Lee Farms has received a ruling that it has proved the probable validity of its claim that Beyond Meat breached its manufacturing agreement with the company. Don Lee Farms' current lawsuit against Beyond Meat is for fraud, negligence, and breach of contract.
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Merit, Burcon, and Nestlé Announce Collaborative Partnership for Plant-Based Protein Ingredients

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Merit Functional Foods and its technology partner Burcon NutraScience has announced a partnership with Nestlé. The goal of the joint development agreement is to develop and commercialize Merit’s novel plant protein ingredients for use in Nestlé’s plant-based foods and beverages.
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Sustainable Investment Company Agronomics Has £9.9M Funds Available to Disrupt the Global Meat Industry

UK investment company Agronomics Limited announces that further to its investments in LegendDairy Foods, Meatable, Oritain and BlueNalu, it has completed a fundraise of £5.5 million through the issue of 78,571,429 shares at a price of 7.0 pence per share.
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Thailand's Biggest Animal Agriculture Firm CPF Turns to Plant-Based as Demand Continues to Grow

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Thailand’s largest agribusiness firm, Charoen Pokphand Foods Pcl (CPF), is launching its own line of plant-based meat substitutes this year in response to the growing customer demand of animal free foods, a top executive announced on Tuesday.
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Kat Von D sells Ownership of KVD Vegan Beauty to Focus on Vegan Shoe Brand Von D Shoes

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After a 12 year partnership, founder Kat Von D has announced that she has made a full departure from her make-up brand KVD Beauty to focus on other artistic endeavours, namely her vegan shoe line and upcoming album. Effective immediately, this makes KENDO the sole owner and force behind the beauty line.
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Vegan Burgers Outselling Meat in Healthy Fast Food Chain LEON

Natural fast food chain LEON announced last week that 60% of its sales are now veggie or vegan. An increase of 15.5 per cent in YoY sales has seen the percentage of plantbased burger sales increase from 41.3% to 56.8 % this year.
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Beauty Industry Turns to Cruelty-Free as Three Major Players Release Vegan Product Lines

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News this week from Marks and Spencer (UK) and Aldi (Ireland) who have both launched new skincare ranges to meet demand in the vegan market. And in the US, Revlons’ new Total Color is the brand's first animal-free permanent hair color and uses cannabis oil instead as an enriching agent.
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