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After a 23-Year Ban, Animal Testing For Cosmetic Industry Could Be Reinstated in the UK

After a 23-Year Ban, Animal Testing For Cosmetic Industry Could Be Reinstated in the UK
The UK has been one of the pioneering countries in abandoning animal testing for the cosmetics industry. Indeed, animal testing has been banned since 1998, well before the EU bans that took place in 2004 for "finished" cosmetic products and in 2009 for the ingredients that make up these products. This month, however, the UK authorities said they are considering …

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Can We Print Meat?  Simon Fried of MeaTech Explains on The Plantbased Business Hour

Can We Print Meat?  Simon Fried of MeaTech Explains on The Plantbased Business Hour
Can we print meat? Indeed, we can! Simon Fried of MeaTech explains on The Plantbased Business Hour with Elysabeth Alfano. Today's episode is truly about future of meat. Specifically, Simon and Elysabeth discuss, The Meatech cultivated meat process for unstructured meat. The printed meat process for structured meat. Why MeaTech went public before revenue and how much money was raise. Expected price parity …

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WOWorks Aims to Become the Biggest Plant-Based Restaurant Company in the US

Saladworks
In fast-casual restaurant news, parent company of the Saladworks chain, WOWorks, has set the goal of becoming the largest plant-based restaurant company in the US. Looking towards expansion and acquisition, the company has 55 WOWorks restaurants planned to open by the end of 2021. With the brand mission of providing fast and healthy food, WOWorks’ portfolio currently includes chains Frutta …

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Canada's TMRW Foods Raises $2.6M For US Expansion With High Profile Investors From Daiya and Disney

TMRW Foods sausage
Vancouver-based TMRW Foods announced this week a seed round investment of $2.6 million from investors including Greg Blake, Co-founder of Daiya, and Richard Cooperstein, CEO & Senior Managing Partner of Media Investment Group, former Senior Executive at Disney's Worldwide Television Group, Paramount Pictures & Facebook. Other investors in the seed round included Eric Patel, Director at Fresh Prep, former …

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Misha's Kind Foods Raises $3M, Investors Include NBA All-Star Chris Paul

Misha's Kind Foods
Californian plant-based alt dairy company Misha's Kind Foods has closed a $3M seed round. Misha's, producer of a wide range of healthy and locally sourced dairy-free cheese, will use the investment boost to further product development, explore retail expansion, and recruit talent in its team. Among the investors for the LA-based Misha’s was Chris Paul, 11-time NBA All-Star Paul and …

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The Vegan Interior Design Week Will Set Out to Be World’s Leading Ethical Interior Design Movement

Flocus
The first ever Vegan Interior Design Week has been announced for November 2021, featuring over 30 global speakers, panel discussions, virtual exhibitors, and networking sessions. The event is not only for vegans, but any interior designers and design aficionados interested in sustainable, healthy, and conscious design choices. "Just like any conference, in person or online, the real change happens from …

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Meat Zero to Supply Plant-Based Fried Chicken to KFC Thailand

Meat Zero
Yum Brands-owned KFC Thailand announces it is working with Meat Zero to create new plant-based fried chicken menus to be initially served at two KFC Green Stores in Thailand. Thai pork and poultry giant Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC (CPF), Thailand’s largest agro-industrial food business, unveiled MEAT ZERO this May with goals of becoming the top alt meat brand in Asia …

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AgFunder Closes $21 Million Alternative Protein Fund Oversubscribed

AgFunder Closes $21 Million Alternative Protein Fund Oversubscribed
AgFunder, one of the world’s most active foodtech and agtech investors, announces the final close of its alternative protein fund: New Carnivore A range of corporate, institutional, and high net worth investors participated in the raise, including Archer-Daniels-Midland and Alexandria Venture Investments Along with the close, AgFunder announces New Carnivore’s first seven investments in early-stage companies building alternative meat, dairy, …

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NotCo Announces Partnership With Burger King Paraguay as the Newly Crowned Unicorn Continues to Reign

NotCo Announces Partnership With Burger King Paraguay as the Newly Crowned Unicorn Continues to Reign
Matias Muchnick, the young CEO and founder of Chilean plant-based success story NotCo, today announced on social media a new partnership between his company and Burger King Paraguay, which will now produce the Veggie Whopper with NotCo's vegan meat. Last month the company announced the raise of $235 million in a Series D funding round, which brought the company's valuation …

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Banza: First-Ever Commercial Chickpea-Based Pizza in the US Sees Huge Retail Expansion Into 8,000 Locations

Banza Pizza
Banza, the New York-based producer of comfort foods out of chickpeas, including pasta, pizza, rice, and mac & cheese, announces the rollout of Banza Pizza into several US retailers, which now has retail presence in over 8,000 outlets nationwide. Banza Pizza originally launched in October 2020 in Whole Foods Market, Wegmans and Target, followed by expansion into Stop & Shop, …

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Hooray Foods' Vegan Bacon Will Be Available at Imperfect Foods From September

Hooray Foods' Vegan Bacon Will Be Available at Imperfect Foods From September
From 2nd of September, Hooray Foods, the mission-driven, plant-based meat company known for its plant-based bacon - will be available via Imperfect Foods - the leading online grocer at the forefront of building a less wasteful food system. Based in San Francisco, Hooray Foods launched its bacon to the US market on World Vegan Day last November, and has closed …

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Global Soy and Milk Protein Ingredients Market (2021 to 2026) - Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

United Soybean board
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Soy and Milk Protein Ingredients Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global soy and milk protein ingredients market reached a value of US$ 11.2 Billion in 2020. Looking forward, the publisher expects the market to exhibit strong growth during 2021-2026. Companies Mentioned Archer Daniels Midland …

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