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Canada's The Very Good Food Company Outperforms Beyond Meat in Q2 Results, Opens California Facility

Very Good Butchers
The Very Good Food Company, which developed The Very Good Butcher brand, just announced its Q2 financial results for the period ended June 30th, 2020, revealing higher gross margins than industry giant Beyond Meat. The Canada-based vegan butchers also announced the rental of a strategically located California production facility.

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Fazenda Futuro Raises US$21.5 Million in Funds as Plant-Based Industry Grows in Brazil

Fazenda Futuro
Brazilian meat replacement pioneer Fazenda Futuro, in Europe known as Future Farms, just announced the second round of external investments. In this round, the recognisable brand raised R$115 million (approx. US$21.5 million), elevating its market value to R$715 million (approx. US$134 million).

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Hälsa: "We Cracked the Code on How to Keep all the Health Benefits of Whole Grain Oats Intact"

Helena Lumme Halsa
“We are at the very early stages of the explosion of plant-based foods,” says Helena Lumme, President and co-founder of Hälsa Foods. “At this first stage ‘anything goes’, meaning that even highly processed products filled with food additives sell because consumers don’t have that many options.”

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The Rising Plant-Based Brands Helping to Supply Brazil's Increasing Demand for Vegan Meat

fazenda futuro
Brazil is the fifth largest meat consumer in the world, according to a Statista report published on May 20. It is also one of the countries most hit by the devastation caused by animal agriculture. Research from Sciencemag.com tells us that deforestation in the country, which is largely caused for cattle ranching, has increased 28% in the last year.

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Laird Superfood, Founded by Surfer Laird Hamilton, Curiously Files for $40M IPO

Laird Superfood, Founded by Surfer Laird Hamilton, Curiously Files for $40M IPO
Laird Superfood, Inc., co-founded in 2015 by the world's most prolific big-wave surfer, Laird Hamilton along with fellow surfer Paul Hodge, has filed with the US Securities & Exchange Commission for a proposed IPO, in a move that has surprised various commentators. The S1 form has been filed on the NYSE American under the ticker LSF.

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What Makes a Vegan Product? Or, When is Vegan Not Really Vegan?

Redefine Meat
When is vegan not-vegan? The answer is subjective and has implications for what are purported to be vegan products. While self-identified vegans don’t all share the same conception of the term, most generally agree that “nobody can be 100% vegan.” Why?

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The Next Installment of Burger Wars: JBS Brand Planterra Foods Weighs In...

OZO FOODS BURGERS
Following on from the recent controversy that took place last week when Lightlife openly attacked the plant-based giants Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods; Planterra Foods, owned by world's largest meat producer JBS, has now also sent its own open letter to the New York Times.

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Oatly Responds to IPO Speculations: "We Don't Comment on Rumours as They're Just That — Rumours"

Oatly Responds to IPO Speculations: "We Don't Comment on Rumours as They're Just That — Rumours"
Oat milk producer Oatly has been frequently mentioned in various news and food media such as Forbes and Food Dive, as well as financial platforms such as mergermarket, with suggestions that the Swedish pioneer has plans to go public. However, at present these are just media speculations, says Communications Manager Linda Nordgren.

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Kuleana: Impossible Foods of Seafood Enters $159B US Seafood Market With Plant-Based Raw Tuna

Kuleana
Plant-based seafood startup Kuleana enters the US seafood market, which is estimated at $159B according to Allied Market Research. The first product from the seafood specialist is raw tuna, which is the initial step for the company on its way to “create next generation seafood with plants and biotechnology.”

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