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The Very Good Food Company Announces Strategic Acquisition of Lloyd-James Marketing Group

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Canada's The Very Good Food Company Inc operating as The Very Good Butchers, announces the strategic acquisition of the Lloyd-James Marketing Group Inc., a boutique wholesale and food service broker specializing in plant-based retail placements. The newly formed wholesale team will enable the company to scale its retail network from 275 locations to a target of over 2,000 by end of 2021.

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Cultured Meat: From Science Fiction to a Fantastic Business Opportunity
by Prof. Dr. Nick Lin-H, University of Vechta, Germany

Cultured Meat: From Science Fiction to a Fantastic Business Opportunityby Prof. Dr. Nick Lin-H, University of Vechta, Germany
When the world’s first cellular burger was publicly presented in December, 2013, the idea of cultivating meat in a laboratory was shrug off as pure science fiction. Seven years later, the vision of cultured meat has become reality: Chicken nuggets from cultured meat are now being served in a restaurant in Singapore since December 2020. Cultured meat heralds a paradigm …

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Vegconomist in Conversation With Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed

HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, founder and CEO, KBW Ventures
HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of KBW Ventures and the Founding Chairman of KBW Investments, which has funded extensively in the area of alternative proteins through a portfolio that includes several vegconomist favourites such as Rebellyous Foods, Turtle Tree Labs, Matthew Kenney, BlueNalu, Memphis Meats, Moku Foods, and Bond Pet Foods.

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Angel Fund Plantbase Invests in JUST, Mighty Pea, Après and Purezza

Angel Fund Plantbase Invests in JUST, Mighty Pea, Après and Purezza
Amsterdam-based venture capital fund Plantbase, which focuses on alt-protein, has added four new companies to its portfolio --- JUST, Mighty Pea, Après, and Purezza. The investments mark a shift into new food categories for the fund.

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High Fashion House Hermès Collaborates With MycoWorks For Mushroom-Based Version of the Victoria Bag

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French high fashion brand Hermès may be looking forward towards sustainable alternatives to leather as it reveals a new bag made using a mushroom-based vegan leather alternative. The brand has collaborated with California startup MycoWorks, the mycelium leather producer which has received investments from the likes of John Legend and Natalie Portman.

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Ingredion Becomes First Supplier to Manufacture Plant Protein Isolate, Concentrate, Flour and Starch Products in North America

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Global ingredients manufacturer Ingredion recently opened a new plant protein facility in Sioux City, Nebraska. Now, it has announced that the plant will be the first one in North America to produce pea protein isolate and pea starch.

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Just Vegan Dubai Restaurant Chain Set for Expansion as Plant-Based Takes off In Middle East

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Just Vegan, one of the most popular plant-based restaurants in Dubai, is to expand with the opening of five more stores. The significant expansion project reflects the rise in popularity and awareness of plant-based food across the region, with the UAE becoming a new hub for plant-based business.

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Meatless Farm Introduces New Calgary-Based Subsidiary Lovingly Made Ingredients

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Lovingly Made Ingredients, a subsidiary of fast-growing meat alternative brand The Meatless Farm, announces the beginning of plant-based protein production at its new 33,000-square-foot facility in Calgary, Canada, aiming to capture the North American market and meet growing demand and the need for sustainable nutrition.

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Plant&Co Retains iFranchise With Plans to Franchise YamChops Vegan Butcher Shops Across North America

Plant&Co Retains iFranchise With Plans to Franchise YamChops Vegan Butcher Shops Across North America
Plant&Co. Brands Ltd today announces it has retained the iFranchise Group, to oversee the launch and execution of a North American-wide franchise expansion plan for popular Canadian YamChops vegan butcher shop. YamChops, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Plant&Co, specializes in the preparation, distribution, and retail sales of over 45 proprietary plant-based meats, chicken, pork, and fish.

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