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Outstanding Foods: "Now, More Than Ever, People Are Turning to Snacks For Comfort and We’re Happy to Be a Healthy Option on the Shelf"

Outstanding Foods: "Now, More Than Ever, People Are Turning to Snacks For Comfort and We’re Happy to Be a Healthy Option on the Shelf"
Outstanding Foods is the well-known plant-based snack brand backed by several high profile celebrities such as Snoop Dogg. The brand, co-founded by creator of the Beyond Burger Chef Dave Anderson, produces the popular PigOut Pigless Pork Rinds, and also recently launched a new range of seasonings called PigOut Pigless Bacon Seasonings.

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Turtle Tree Scientific Has Just Brought Us Closer to a Future of Animal-Free Meat

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Turtle Tree Scientific, a newly formed arm of Singapore's Turtle Tree Labs, announces a partnership with Dyadic International, Inc, stating that "by leveraging industry-proven technology, this partnership brings us one step closer to the future of cell-based meat and dairy products that are cruelty-free, accessible, and sustainable." Dyadic International is a global biotechnology company focused on further improving and applying …

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Russia to Host its First Ever Plant-Based Incubator This Spring

Russian incubator ProVeg
Russia is soon to have its first-ever plant-based incubator as the ProVeg Incubator partners with the newly-formed Association of Alternative Food Producers (AAFPP), a non-profit that was set up in Russia by Julia Marsel and Tim Ponomarev, two of the founders of the ProVeg Incubator alumni startup Greenwise.

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Bohema Clothing Uses Pineapple, Cactus and Apple Leather For New Dystopian Collection

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Streetwear brand Bohema Clothing uses vegan materials such as ecological silicone, and makes sweatshirts made of organic cotton and wallets made of apple leather. Bohema states to vegconomist that it was the first brand in the world to offer shoes made of the cactus leather Desserto, and the first on the Polish market to produce shoes made pineapple and apple leather from Pinatex.

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UK: What Influenced Vegans to Convert in 2020 and What are Their Newby Concerns?

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A new study by health food chain Holland & Barrett demonstrates some statistics behind the rise of veganism in the UK, revealing that 12% of UK adults (23% of 16-24s) were influenced by the coronavirus outbreak and health concerns arising from it. Here we look at the Google Trends which show their interests and concerns, and which foods they miss …

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Tesco Named as Number One Plant-Based Supermarket in UK With 76 Own-Brand Products

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UK retail giant Tesco has been crowned the best choice for plant-based food options in a recent study of the nine major supermarkets. Tesco, the largest supermarket chain in the UK, was found to offer the widest range of own-brand vegan meals and plant-based alternatives. Here we compare the runners up and speak to Tesco's Head of Plant-Based, Chef Derek Sarno, on the news.

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"Game-Changing Moment" as McDonalds Quietly Adds McPlant in Sweden and Denmark

McDonald's McPlant
In what the GFI has referred to as a "game-changing moment", McDonald's has quietly rolled out its plant-based burger in Sweden and Denmark in a trial which is set to run to the 15th March in Sweden and 12th April in Denmark. A McDonald's spokesperson has stated that there will be further plant-based products including burgers, chicken substitutes, and breakfast …

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Oatly Launches Vegan Cream Cheeses as it Prepares for IPO

Oatly cream cheeses
Sweden’s plant-based milk leader, Oatly, has released its first vegan cream cheese range. The Creamy Oat Spreads will hit the shelves in the UK, as rumours continue to swirl regarding an impending Oatly IPO this year. After a rollercoaster 2020 which saw a $200 million investment from Blackstone group - and the resulting consumer boycott controversy - Oatly still went …

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Veganuary 2021: Vegan Deliveroo +146%, M&S Vegan Beef Sells Every 30 Seconds, Vegan Meatballs Fastest Best-Sellers in Pret's History

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Veganuary 2021 has come to an end and has revealed some outstanding figures. In total, an official number of 582,538 people signed-up (not counting those who took part unofficially without signing up), far exceeding the target of 500,000. The groundbreaking initiative has also inspired an explosion of plant-based product launches, menu items and market activity. Hundreds of new plant-based products …

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