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Pepsi Acquires Plant-based Health Warrior Inc.

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PepsiCo has announced today that it has purchased Health Warrior, Inc., an American nutrition-forward company that produce plant-based products including a wide range of nutrition bars, protein muffins, and protein powders. The purchase expands Pepsi’s nutritional portfolio which already includes Sabra Hummus and Kevita kombucha drinks.
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Beyond Sushi Obtains $1.5 million from The Shark Tank

Beyond Sushi Obtains $1.5 million from The Shark Tank
New York’s Beyond Sushi has received $1.5 million for a 25% share of their west coast business and 5% of the business at the east coast location, through TV show The Shark Tank. The company is projected to make $5.6 million profit this year.
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Puris Releases Plant-based Gelatine Alternative

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North America’s largest producer of pea protein, Puris, has created an ingenious alternative to animal-derived gelatine, which is typically made from animal bones, using pea starch. The new plant-based product is capable to replace both gelatine and pectin in gummy sweets.
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Market Report: Significant Growth for Plant-Based Beverages

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A recent market research report by Research and Markets forecasts an annual growth rate of 12.0% in the market for plant-based beverages through to 2023. According to the report, the significant growth rates in this area are primarily attributable to consumers' changing consumption habits.
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Study Says 6.4 million Canadians Have Restricted or Eliminated Meat

Study Says 6.4 million Canadians Have Restricted or Eliminated Meat
According to a new survey, 6.4 million Canadians (17%) have already restricted or eliminated meat from their diets, while a third of the population plan to do so in the following six months.
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Market Report: The Market for Meat Alternatives

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A recent market research report by Transparency Market Research predicts an average annual growth rate of around 6.1% for the meat alternatives market for the period 2018-2026. According to the report, demand for meat substitutes such as tofu, RTC/RTE, natto, tempeh and others has increased steadily in recent years, and this trend is set to continue.
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Hong Kong University Offers Course Dedicated to Plant-based Studies

Hong Kong University Offers Course Dedicated to Plant-based Studies
Lee Woo Sing College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), in collaboration with the Green Monday Foundation, have announced their first credit-bearing course dedicated to the study of plant-based lifestyle.
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California Company is Cultivating "World’s Best and Most Sustainable Plant-based Protein"

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Plantible Foods is creating pant-based protein made of aquatic plant lemna, commonly known as duckweed, which is neutral in colour and taste and has the characteristics of an egg white. Plantible says that they are "on a mission to revolutionize the food industry by harnessing the power of the humble, awe-inspiring lemna to create the world’s best plant-based protein."
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New Protein Superfood Emerging From Finland

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Gold&Green's Pulled Oats® was created with the vision to develop a new superfood – a plant-based complete protein source. In 2015, Finnish designer and entrepreneur, Maija Itkonen, collaborated with food scientist Reetta Kivela, putting the idea of combining oats and legumes to create a new superfood into action. After months of research and development they had a product ready for test sales.
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Green Giant Launches Line of Veg Bowls

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Green Giant Fresh, a leading innovator in value-added fresh produce, has expanded its fresh vegetable offerings with a new line of Vegetable Meal Bowls, featuring a growing variety of authentic global flavours.
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