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abillion: "65% of Our Members Are Omnivores or Flexitarians - We Are Excited to Be the Platform That Guides Them in This Journey"

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Sustainability platform abillion today announces the launch of Save Vegan Restaurants fund with the commitment of donating up to $1 million to support vegan restaurants in the USA. The #SaveVeganRestaurants campaign launched April 1st in partnership with We Are Impactors, a crowd-sourced discovery platform for impactful vegan, environmental, and social justice videos, and nonprofit Million Dollar Vegan.

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New Report: US Sales of Plant-Based Products Are Outperforming Animal Products at a Staggering Rate

New Report: US Sales of Plant-Based Products Are Outperforming Animal Products at a Staggering Rate
New data released today by the Plant Based Foods Association and The Good Food Institute reveals that US sales of plant-based meat, dairy, and eggs have outpaced sales of animal products for the third year running, with over 40% consuming non-dairy milk and one in six US households consuming plant-based meat. Plant-based cheese grew by 42% - almost twice the rate of dairy cheese, while plant-based eggs grew 168%, almost 10 times the rate of poultry eggs.

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Gathered Foods Secures $26.3M to "Propel Good Catch Plant-Based Seafood to the Forefront of the Industry"

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Gathered Foods, producers of Good Catch plant-based seafood, announces it has secured $26.35 million in a B-2 bridge funding round. The company states that the fresh funding will further propel Good Catch plant-based seafood to the forefront of the industry, and extend its international retail footprint, beginning in Europe, and "dramatically increase the number of Good Catch products on the market."

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Stray Dog Capital Invests in Australian Plant-Based Startup Deliciou

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US-based venture capital fund Stray Dog Capital has invested in the seed funding round of Australian startup Deliciou. It marks the first time the VC firm has invested in an Australian company.

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The VeganKind Secures £3.5M in Largest Ever Funding Round For UK Vegan Retail

The VeganKind Secures £3.5M in Largest Ever Funding Round For UK Vegan Retail
The UK's biggest online vegan supermarket and subscription business, TheVeganKind (TVK) announces it has secured £3.5m in Series A funding from Literacy Capital Plc in the biggest funding round ever for a vegan retail company in the UK. TVK offers the widest range of vegan products in the UK and has the largest social media following than any other vegan-only retailer. The funds will be used to support additional retail and consumer experience to help the existing team take the business forward.

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The Innovative Startups Joining the 6th ProVeg Accelerator Are Revealed - From Mushroom Meat to Upcycled Fruit Pits

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Nine pioneering companies from across Europe, Mexico, Chile, and India, comprise the sixth cohort of the ProVeg Incubator Programme - the world’s leading incubator of plant-based and cultured food startups, with the latest accelerator programme kicking off yesterday 7th April. This fresh round of innovators looking to make a difference in the future of food ranges from plant-based eggs, chicken, and pet food to mushroom-based meat and dairy made from discarded fruit pits.

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Beyond Meat's Cutting Edge Facility is Unveiled in Shanghai to Serve China's Growing Plant-Based Market

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Following the announcement last September that Beyond Meat was to open a production facility in China, marking its first manufacturing facility outside the US, Beyond today announces the unveiling of the new facility in the Jiaxing Economic & Technological Development Zone (JXEDZ) near Shanghai, making it the only multinational company focused solely on plant-based meat production to open its own …

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Silicon Valley's Mission Barns, Producer of World's First Cultivated Bacon, Secures $24M to Upscale

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Mission Barns, Founded in Berkeley, CA in 2018, announces it has raised $24 million in a Series A round to upscale its cell-cultured fat technology and build a pilot factory in the Bay Area. High profile investors in this round included Lever VC; Gullspang Re:Food (Oatly); Humboldt Fund (NotCo & Geltor); David Yeung's Green Monday Ventures (Beyond Meat & Perfect …

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Study Finds Interest and Support For Veganism is Skyrocketing in Belgium

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As Dunkin this week announces over 40 vegan donuts to its Belgian menus, new research from psychologists at the University of Bath reveals an increasing number of people in Belgium are shunning meat in favour of plant-based alternatives. The survey found that the proportion of people who were satisfied with meat alternatives grew significantly from 44% in 2019 to 51% in 2020.

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