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Top Stories of the Vegan Business World

Meat Industry Uses Sex to Encourage Red Meat Consumption, Heura Fights Back

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Spanish "food activists" Heura have launched a huge billboard ad campaign highlighting the pollution caused by the livestock industry, and reports that it has received a number of threatening calls. One meat industry publication has lashed out with a Twitter attack, amid a week when the EU has dropped a €4.5 million pro- red meat campaign.

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SunOpta to Expand Oat Processing Facility to Meet Growing Demand for Plant Milks

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SunOpta, Inc., a producer of organic and plant-based products, has announced it will invest $26M into its Minnesota-based oat processing facility. The expansion will help it meet the rising demand for oat milk in the USA.

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Million Dollar Vegan & Viva! Provide 2,000 Meatfree Meals With Support of MPs and Massive Attack

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A new project coordinated by international NGO Million Dollar Vegan and vegan charity Viva! is supported by prominent figures including vegan Labour MP Kerry McCarthy and Robert del Naja (known as 3D) of Massive Attack, to provide meals for 2,000 people in need and bring attention to the risks associated with animal products.

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Canadian Alt-Meat Brand The Very Good Butchers Goes Public in the USA

Canadian Alt-Meat Brand The Very Good Butchers Goes Public in the USA
Canadian plant-based meat company The Very Good Food Company, operating as The Very Good Butchers, is now publicly trading in the USA. The news follows its launch on the Canadian Stock Exchange in June, which made it the second plant-based company in the world to go public.

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Beyond Meat Announces CVS Launch, Reverses Stock Losses Due to McDonald's Collaboration

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Beyond Meat has announced that its plant-based burgers and meatballs will be sold at CVS pharmacies across the US from January. The burgers will be available at 7,000 locations, while the meatballs will be stocked at 5,000 stores. Beyond has also hinted that its other products may eventually be stocked by the chain.

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Veganz Group Reports Continued Growth Throughout First 9 Months of 2020

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The Veganz Group reports a growth of 11% in the first 9 months of 2020 compared to the same period last year and is 2% higher than planned with sales of 19.4 million euros. This year, the German producer has founded its own cheese factory and already has plans to expand production in response to demand for its vegan fish and cheeses.

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McPlant, Sainsburys, & China’s Big Boost

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Every week, Plant-based Business Expert Elysabeth Alfano breaks down the headlines with her review and analysis in the Plantbased Business Minute. Elysabeth is the founder of Plant Powered Consulting, the host of the Plantbased Business Hour and the Consulting Managing Director, vegconomist, North America.

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Good Catch Vegan Seafood Announces Home Delivery Service

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Gathered Foods, makers of Good Catch plant-based seafood products, is the next vegan producer to go DTC as it launches its new e-commerce platform. Consumers in the USA can now order Good Catch's famous vegan tuna for home delivery through the site.

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8 Reasons Why Vegan Ready Meals are the Investor's Holy Grail Right Now

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According to a recent study, convenience meals have increased in relevance during the corona crisis, as they provide solutions to changing demands in society. At the same time, demand is increasingly directed towards vegetarian and vegan options, creating enormous growth and investment opportunities that are set to continue.

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