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Top Stories of the Vegan Business World

NotCo: "Five Years Ago We Set Out On This Journey & Have Since Become the Fastest-Growing Food Tech Brand in Latin America"

Matias Muchnick eating NotBurger
Awarded the number one Latin American spot on Fast Company's list of the World's Most Innovative Companies in 2021, NotCo is undoubtedly one of the coolest and most exciting startups in the plant-based world right now. Not least for the fact that it is set to become the first Chilean Unicorn company in its upcoming IPO. This foodtech disruptor is …

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President of Lightlife and Field Roast Dan Curtin Talks About Burgers Wars on The Plantbased Business Hour

President of Lightlife and Field Roast Dan Curtin Talks About Burgers Wars on The Plantbased Business Hour
President of Greenleaf Foods (Lightlife Foods and Field Roast), Dan Curtin and Elysabeth Alfano discuss the history of the brands, the emergence of great tasting products, the Lightlife expansion plan, the power of a plant-based paycheck, our predictions and, of course, burger wars! It is all on the Plantbased Business Hour.  Below is a highlight clip from the long-form interview and a transcript of …

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Amsterdam: Max&Bien Launches "World's First Vegan Cheese Wheel"

Max & Bien cheese
Amsterdam cheese factory Max&Bien says it is the first to bring a fully vegan cheese wheel with paraffin coating onto the market. The new cheese wheels are made from fermented wheat in cumin, truffle and mustard flavours, and will be available at cheese and deli shops in the Netherlands from this week onwards. Plant-based cheese is a rapidly growing category …

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ROAR Organic Launches Revamped Complete Hydration Formulation Following Extensive Consumer Research

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Moving Beyond Refreshment New Functional Beverages Deliver Vitamins, Antioxidants and Electrolytes with Bright, Fresh Look BETHLEHEM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ROAR Organic has announced a new recipe for its line of beverages, that are now fortified 100% daily value of energy and immunity vitamins B5, B6, B12 and C, as well as antioxidant vitamins A and E, and electrolytes from coconut water. The …

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Artos Partners With The Vegan Trademark to Revolutionise Deal Discovery & Financing for the Ethical Food and Drinks Industry

Artos Partners With The Vegan Trademark to Revolutionise Deal Discovery & Financing for the Ethical Food and Drinks Industry
- Partnership makes vegan brands and trademark holders more discoverable to retailers and buyers - LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Artos, the revolutionary b2b food and drink marketplace, has partnered with The Vegan Trademark to bring Trademark holders the deals they need to grow. Acting as a dating app for brands, Artos works to match ethical brands, from vegan burgers to sustainable gin, with …

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Planteneers Says That "New Work" is Driving Demand for Plant-Based Convenience Foods

Planteneers Plant-based lasagne
In recent months takeout and delivery models have experienced a tremendous boom. The operative term is “new work,” and home office and mobile working call for need-oriented solutions, and as we recently reported, vegan convenience food is a category currently trending and seeing high investor interest since the pandemic. Vegan alternatives to pepperoni or tuna Planteneers GmbH, headquartered in Ahrensburg, …

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Swedish Mycoprotein Pioneer Mycorena Raises $9M for Sustainable Proteins from Upcycled Food Waste

Mycorena
Scandinavian mycoprotein startup Mycorena AB has announced the completion of its Pre-Series A funding round, raising over $9 million. The funding represents one of the largest-ever investments in a Nordic vegan food-tech company and takes its total investment close to $12 million.  Founded in 2017, Mycorena has grown its flagship mycoprotein ingredient Promyc, which is already being tested as a …

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Thai Pork and Poultry Giant CP Foods Supports Young Scientists Creating Plant-Based Future Food

Food Tech Chula
After recently unveiling its new plant-based range called MEAT ZERO, Thai pork and poultry giant Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC (CP Foods) has joined forces with ProVeg Asia to incubate future foodtech startups in South East Asia. The plant-based focused ASEAN Food Innovation Challenge 2021 saw 17 foodtech innovators compete, with two CP Foods mentored projects winning the first and second …

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