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Judge Dismisses Case From Oatly Against Glebe Farms Regarding PureOaty Milk

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In the case against small UK producer Glebe Farm lodged by Oatly for an alleged trademark infringement, the judge has today thrown out all of the charges and ruled that there were no trademark violations. Glebe Farm stated on social media: "Big news!! In a complete victory, the judge has today dismissed all claims of trademark infringement levelled at our …

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v2food Secures AU$72M, is Now Most Funded Alt Protein Producer in Australia

[v2food] Nick Hazell in front of v2 display in Woolworths (1)
Australia's v2food has announced the closing of a US$54 million Series B Plus funding round, which in addition to its US$57 million round in October 2020, brings the company’s total funds raised to US$138 million. The company reports that, in just two and a half years, its value has increased from $2 million to over $500 million. Launched in October …

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Miyoko On This Week's $52 Million Raise: "The Holy Grail is Never to Stop Innovating, Never to Stop Thinking About How Change Can Be Made"

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Miyoko’s Creamery yesterday announced an incredible $52M in Series C to further disrupt the dairy market, as it has been since 2014. We spoke with industry pioneer Miyoko Schinner about product re-development, expansion into Europe, some exciting new developments, and how a blind test for an airline found her butter superior to dairy (of course). Following this landmark raise, Miyoko’s …

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Next Gen Foods: "We’re Confident That TiNDLE is the Only Plant-Based Chicken Versatile Enough to Be Used Across a Multitude of Cuisines & Dishes"

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Next Gen, a fresh young brand founded by Timo Recker of Germany's LikeMeat and Andre Menezes of Country Foods Singapore, this February announced a seed round of $10M which was reportedly the largest ever seed round in the plant-based sector, for its vegan chicken brand TiNDLE. "We are in the business of creating new food experiences" Last month, the seed …

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Lidl Continues at Forefront of Plant-Based Grocery as it Rolls Out Budget Vegan Range

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German supermarket Lidl has launched a new budget vegan range of 17 plant-based products to UK stores. The plant-based range, called Vemondo, including vegan fish fingers, vegan burgers, and dairy-free ice creams, launched yesterday (Aug 5) with prices starting at 99p. The range is also available in Lidl France. The budget range is a positive step for the plant-based movement …

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Rebellyous Foods Founder and Vegan Protein Thought Leader Christie Lagally Featured on Impact Podcast with John Shegerian

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#goodfood--Christie Lagally, Co-Founder and CEO of Rebellyous Foods, a food production technology company working to make plant-based meat price-competitive with traditional chicken products, is a featured guest this week on the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian. The show is hosted by Shegerian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of ERI, the nation’s leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition …

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The Worldwide Textured Vegetable Protein Industry is Expected to Reach $2.1 Billion by 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The Worldwide Textured Vegetable Protein Industry is Expected to Reach $2.1 Billion by 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Textured Vegetable Protein Market by Product Type, Form, and End User: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global textured vegetable protein market was valued at $987.9 million in 2019, and is projected to reach $2,139.6 million by 2027, registering a CAGR of 9.2% from 2021 to 2027. Textured vegetable …

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Actual Veggies Secures $2.3M From High Profile Investors Including Rapper Post Malone

Actual Veggies Secures $2.3M From High Profile Investors Including Rapper Post Malone
Plant-based burger company Actual Veggies has raised $2.3 million in its latest funding round, with high profile investors including the venture arm of rapper Post Malone’s management team Electric Feel Ventures. Other backers include ​​English footballer and Inter Miami MLS player Kieran Gibbs, as well as Big Idea Ventures and Rose Street Capital. The New York City-based company, only launched …

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Singapore Foodtech Startup Hoow Foods Launches New Egg Alternative HEGG

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Homegrown food technology startup Hoow Foods, which recently announced a $3 million Pre-Series A round, has launched a new subsidiary. Hegg Foods will focus on developing novel sustainable food products that meet growing consumer demand for healthier plant-based alternatives. Hegg Foods is powered by RE-GENESYS, Hoow Foods' proprietary Food & Ingredient Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform that uses ingredient informatics to …

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No Shit Food Movement is Founded in the Netherlands to Make Vegatables Vegan

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This week, vegan farmer Joost van Strien will complete the very first certified vegan onion harvest at his arable farm in the Netherlands. The harvest marks the start of No Shit Food, a new sustainable standard that works exclusively with vegetable fertilizers. At his arable farm Zonnegoed in Ens, the Flevopolder region, Joost is among the first few farmers whose …

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Plant-Based Cheese Producer Violife Launches its First Butter Product, Vioblock

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Violife, the Greek brand acquired by Upfield in 2019, has launched its first butter alternative, called Vioblock. The product according to the company offers a "familiar buttery flavour" and contains vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12 and Folic Acid. At present this launch appears to relate to the UK market only although the Violife portfolio is widely distributed in Europe, the …

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