US Foods 2023 Sustainability Report Highlights Positive Progress Across Sustainability Commitments

Report Details Momentum Across the Company’s Three Strategic Focus Areas: Products, People and Planet ROSEMONT, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#USFoods–US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) – one of America’s leading foodservice distributors – announced today the release of the company’s 2023 Sustainability Report. Within the comprehensive report, US Foods highlights progress across its sustainable product offerings, support for associates and communities, and initiatives to reduce the environmental impact of its operations. “We are committed to being a responsible company that is both environmentally and socially conscious,” said Martha Ha, executive vice president, general counsel and sustainability lead, US Foods. “I am proud of the meaningful progress the company has made throughout 2023 against our three strategic sustainability focus areas: innovating and differentiating our products; creating a safe, diverse …


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Global Soy and Milk Protein Ingredients Market Expected to Reach $24.9 Billion by 2032

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Soy and Milk Protein Ingredients Market Report by Product Type, Application, and Region 2024-2032” report has been added to’s offering. The global market for soy and milk protein ingredients has demonstrated a robust growth trajectory, with the market size attaining a value of US$ 13.9 billion in the year 2023. In light of the current trends and driving factors, projections indicate that the market is poised to expand to US$ 24.9 billion by 2032, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.69% during the forecast period from 2023 to 2032. Key Growth Drivers The market is experiencing considerable growth due to multiple factors, including an increasing inclination towards vegan protein products, heightened demand from fitness enthusiasts and athletes, as …


Vinpai Sets out Ambitions for the Indian Market With the Signing of a Strategic Partnership Agreement

Continued international expansion in the Asian market alongside Enhance Gourmet Foods, a specialist in vegan products in India Opening of the first vegan plant-based cheese production unit in Pune (India) by Enhance Gourmet Foods Vinpai provides a plant-based technological solution fully aligned with the consumer demand in the Indian market SAINT-DOLAY, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: Vinpai (ISIN: FR001400AXT1; ticker: ALVIN), the specialist in the design, manufacture and marketing of functional ingredients based on algae and plants for the food and cosmetics industry, today announces the signing of a strategic partnership with Enhance Gourmet Foods, a specialist in the manufacture of vegan products in India, extending its global footprint in the Indian market. The launch of Vinpai on the Indian market is a first step in line …


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Global Infant Plant-based Protein Products Market Report 2024-2028 with Market Positioning of Key Vendors

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Plant-based Protein Products Market for Infants Market 2024-2028” report has been added to’s offering. The plant-based protein products market for infants is forecasted to grow by USD 611.18 mn during 2023-2028, accelerating at a CAGR of 7.66%. This study identifies the growing popularity of organic baby food products as one of the prime reasons driving the plant-based protein products market for infants growth during the next few years. The market is driven by rise in number of working women, increase in health concerns among parents and breastfeeding limitations, and expansion in retail landscape. Also, expanding global vegan population base and innovation in packaging of plant-based protein products will lead to sizable demand in the market. The report on the plant-based protein …


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$1.1 Billion Algae Products (Hydrocolloids, Lipids, Carotenoids) Markets – Global Forecast to 2031: Increasing Consumer Preference for Cruelty-Free and Vegan Cosmetics Driving Demand

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Algae Products Market for Cosmetics by Type (Hydrocolloids, Lipids, Carotenoids), Source (Seaweed, Microalgae {Chlorella, Spirulina}), Form (Dry, Liquid), Application (Skin Care {Moisturizers}, Hair Care Products), and Geography – Forecast to 2031” report has been added to’s offering. The algae products market for cosmetics is projected to reach $1.10 billion by 2031, at a CAGR of 9.6% from 2024 to 2031. In terms of volume, the algae products market for cosmetics is projected to reach 86,911.6 tons by 2031, at a CAGR of 11.2% during the forecast period of 2024-2031. The growth of the algae products market for cosmetics is driven by the growing cosmetics industry, increasing consumer preference for cruelty-free and vegan cosmetics, and rising awareness regarding the health benefits of …


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Global Plant-based Protein (Soy, Wheat, Pea, Potato) Market Forecast to 2031

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Plant-based Protein Market by Type (Soy Proteins, Wheat Proteins, Pea Proteins, Potato Proteins), Form (Solid, Liquid), Source Process (Conventional, Organic), and Application (Food and Beverages, Animal Feed, Nutritional Supplements) – Forecast to 2031” report has been added to’s offering. The plant-based proteins market is projected to reach $26.45 billion by 2031, at a CAGR of 8.4% during the forecast period 2024-2031 The growth of this market is driven by the rising need for protein-rich diets, growing health and wellness trends, increasing consumer focus on meat alternatives, rising demand from the food & beverage industry, and advancements in ingredient technologies, such as microencapsulation. However, consumers’ preference for animal-based products and fluctuating raw material prices are expected to hinder the growth of this …


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U.S. Oat-based Snacks & Beverages Market 2024-2029, Featuring Key Vendors Bobo’s, Danone, General Mills, Mondelez, The Quaker Oats Company, Nairn’s Oatcakes, Oatly, Pacific Foods & Rude Health –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “U.S. Oat-based Snacks & Beverages Market – Focused Insights 2024-2029” report has been added to’s offering. The U.S. Oat-based Snacks & Beverages Market was valued at USD 3.59 billion in 2023, and is projected to reach USD 5.23 billion by 2029, showcasing a CAGR of 6.47%. MARKET DRIVERS Growing Consumer Demand for Healthier Foods and Increased Popularity of Oats: The growing demand for healthier foods has increased the popularity of oats across various dietary preferences, including vegetarian, non-vegetarian, and vegan populations. Oats gained recognition for their nutritional benefits and versatility, making them popular for individuals seeking healthier and more balanced diets. Oats are plant-based ingredients with high nutritional value, providing vitamin E, folates, zinc, iron, copper, and manganese. They are more beneficial …


ästhetik skincare Launches Vegan, Cruelty-Free Tinted Sunscreen

Just in time for summer, the skincare-infused sunscreen offers SPF 50 protection in a clean, plant-based formula PUNTA GORDA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#cleanskincare—ästhetik skincare, the Florida-based clean skincare brand founded by esthetician Alexis Pfropper, today launches its newest product – the organic tinted mineral sunscreen SPF 50. The skincare-infused sunscreen offers SPF 50 protection in a vegan, cruelty-free and reef-safe formula. “It was very important to me to perfect this formula and create a product that measures up to my standards and what my clients expect,” says Pfropper, the owner and founder of asthetik skincare. “This formula checks all the boxes, providing superior protection and nourishing the skin with every application.” According to recent data, only 37% of women and 16% of men regularly use sunscreen on …


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Global Bio-based Leather Market Report 2024, Featuring Ananas Anam, Bioleather, Bolt Threads, Desserto, Hzcork, Modern Meadow, Mycoworks, Natural Fiber Welding, Oleago and Vegea

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Bio-based Leather Market” report has been added to’s offering. The Global Bio-based Leather Market is expected to grow from USD 668.6 million in 2023 to USD 902.4 million by the end of 2028, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.20% from 2023 through 2028. Bio-based leather is emerging as a key disruptor in the global leather industry. This innovative material is attracting significant attention due to its animal cruelty-free and eco-friendly nature, thus holds immense potential to revolutionize the global fashion sector. Nowadays, research is focused on environmentally conscious and even vegan material in the fashion industry, as these are believed to have the potential to play a key role in building the future of fashion and fabrics. At …


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Global Cultured Meat Market Size, Trends, Competitors, and Forecasts Report 2023: By 2040, a Projected 60% of the Meat will be Created from Cells Grown Within Bioreactors and Sold Worldwide

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “The Global Market for Cultured Meat – Market Size, Trends, Competitors, and Forecasts (2023)” report has been added to’s offering. By 2040, a projected 60% of the meat will be created from cells grown within bioreactors and sold across grocery stores and restaurants worldwide. This report reveals all major market competitors worldwide, including their strategic advantages, core technologies, and products under development. It describes the current state of cultured meat research, as well as emerging technologies, patents, funding events, scientific papers, strategic partnerships, and the market’s presumed trajectory toward global adoption. The rise of the cultured meat market will be supported by the sustainability of the process, as well as the industry’s ability to provide “tailor-made nutrition” through its meat and seafood …


ProAmpac and Sammi Join Forces for Sustainable Fiber-Based Packaging Innovation

CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ProAmpac, a leader in flexible packaging and material science, proudly announces a groundbreaking collaboration with Sammi, to launch a fiber-based modified atmosphere sandwich pack (MAP). This partnership marks a significant step towards enhancing sustainability in the food-to-go market. Sammi’s commitment to sustainability is reflected in its selection of innovative packaging solutions, prioritizing sustainable impact and extended shelf-life, thus significantly minimizing packaging and food waste. Using fiber-based packaging from well-managed forests, Sammi is a pioneer in grab-and-go sandwiches by replacing rigid plastic clam shells, thereby reducing its packaging footprint. ProAmpac is introducing its fiber-based MAP RAP Sandwich Wedge to the North American market in a joint effort to innovate the food–to–go packaging landscape. Designed for sandwiches and wraps, this patented technology combines the benefits of …


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Whole Foods Market Accepting Applications for its 2024 Local and Emerging Accelerator Program

Retailer seeks emerging food brands for “Early Growth” cohort, announces newest members of its “On the Verge” cohort AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Whole Foods Market opened the application process for its 2024 Local and Emerging Accelerator Program (LEAP) today, seeking 10 innovative food brands not yet sold in Whole Foods Market stores to join the program’s Early Growth cohort. Launched in 2022, LEAP advances Whole Foods Market’s core value of creating win-win partnerships and its longstanding support of local and emerging suppliers by creating mentorship opportunities for cohort participants with Whole Foods Market experts accompanied by months of tailored educational programming. Selected participants for the Early Growth cohort will undergo a 12-week educational curriculum, and, once complete, will be considered for placement on the grocer’s shelves in …


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Craig’s Vegan and Tinx Launch New Limited Edition Pints Inspired by Her Celebrity-Favorite Dessert: The Tinx Sundae

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Craig’s Vegan, maker of deliciously indulgent ice cream classics with a modern plant-based spin, today announced it has joined forces with social sensation Christina “Tinx” Najjar to launch a new limited edition flavor, The Tinx Sundae. This delicious collaboration was inspired by the famous Tinx Hot Girl Sundae, a custom dessert featured on the menu of celebrity hotspot Craig’s Restaurant, created by Tinx herself. Now, Tinx and Craig’s Vegan are bringing this signature West Hollywood treat to dessert lovers across the country, no reservations needed! The Tinx Sundae pints are now available at Sprouts stores nationwide, all Albertsons, Vons & Pavillions locations in Southern California, and online at’s Vegan The Tinx Sundae features the brand’s signature creamy cashew-based vanilla ice cream, …


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Carob Extract Market Report 2024: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts to 2031

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Carob Extract Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2031 – By Product, Technology, Grade, Application, End-user, Region: (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa)” report has been added to’s offering. With a projected Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.0% from 2024 to 2031, the market is expected to soar to a valuation of US$ 380 Million by the end of the forecast period. Notably, Carob Extract in gum form is anticipated to lead revenue generation, boasting a CAGR of over 5.8% during the same timeframe. Europe emerges as a significant market for Carob Extract, with a market size of US$ 95 Million in 2024 and expected to reach US$ 150 Million …


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Best Vegan Meal Delivery (2024): Purple Carrot Plant-Based Meal Plans Reviewed by Compare Before Buying

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Compare Before Buying has spotlighted Purple Carrot as a leading option in its recent review for the best vegan meal delivery service of 2024. Celebrated for its vast array of plant-based meal plans that do not skimp on flavor or nutritional value, Purple Carrot is the go-to choice for both dedicated vegans and those looking to explore plant-based eating. Offering a comprehensive approach to vegan meal delivery, Purple Carrot presents two main meal options: Meal Kits and Prepared Meals. Moreover, the service includes an extensive vegan product selection known as Purple Carrot’s Plantry. Meal Kits: These kits are perfect for those who love to cook, providing pre-portioned ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes that cater to various dietary needs and preferences, allowing for a personalized cooking …


Functional Beverage Innovator Odyssey Secures $6M Equity Investment As The Brand Experiences Rapid Growth

A New Wave of Energy Drinks Takes Over As The Brand Hits $14 Million In Funding Within Two Years Since Launch FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In a momentous stride towards innovation and advancement, Odyssey, the trailblazing energy drink enriched with a potent blend of 2750mg of Lions Mane and Cordyceps mushrooms, proudly announces the successful completion of a $6 million funding round. This financial milestone not only signifies a pivotal moment in the brand’s journey but also underscores the burgeoning support for its unique fusion of vitality and cognitive enhancement. At the core of Odyssey’s success lies its powerful adaptogenic ingredients, offering an unparalleled energy boost coupled with cognitive clarity and focus. Notably, the funding round saw the entry of Richard Laver from Rocket Beverage Group …


Fork & Good Hosts First Ever Tasting of Hybrid Cultivated Meat at Davos

The food startup shared its product with thought leaders and local residents at its first large-scale tasting since the launch of its pilot facility last year DAVOS, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On January 16, heads of state, industry experts and business leaders gathered for the annual World Economic Forum conference at Davos. At the same time, a smaller, though no less consequential, event took place just 10 minutes away at Sonas Irish Pub. Food startup Fork & Good conducted the city’s first blind tasting of hybrid cultivated meat to gather feedback from an eclectic group of 40 people. Participants each received two small dishes distinguished by blue and yellow stickers. One contained 100% conventional pork and the other a blend of 30% cultivated and 70% conventional pork. (Willing …


Armored Fresh Launches Oat Milk Cheddar Cheese Slices at Craft Burger Chain, Bareburger

New Partnership Features Signature Armored Fresh Melt Sandwich and New Menu Spotlighting the Delicious Zero-Dairy Cheese MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Armored Fresh, a Food Tech company specializing in alternative dairy products, has announced an exciting new partnership with beloved East Coast restaurant chain, Bareburger. The popular burger chain is highlighting the partnership with a new and improved menu that calls out Armored Fresh’s delicious zero-dairy Oat Milk Cheddar Cheese as an add-on to any vegan, vegetarian, or meat-based menu item. In addition to offering the deliciously melty slices as an option for any order, Bareburger is launching two new menu creations crafted with the Oat Milk Cheddar Slices, including the Armored Fresh Melt, and the Impossible Standard. The collaboration between Armored Fresh and Bareburger was made in …


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United States Plant Based Food Markets, 2023 and 2024-2030: QSRs Fuel Plant-Based Food Revolution, KFC Leads the Way

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “United States Plant Based Food Market, Size, Forecast 2024-2030, Industry Trends, Growth, Share, Outlook, Impact of Inflation, Opportunity Company Analysis” report has been added to’s offering. The US plant-based food market was valued at US$ 8.88 Billion in 2023 and is predicted to reach a value of US$ 19.07 Billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 11.54% between 2024 and 2030. Plant-based ingredients are an increasingly more famous meals choice this is crafted from plant based sources and free from dairy or meat. These components are gaining traction due to their nutritional value, excessive protein content, abundance of minerals and vitamins, and their environmentally-pleasant nature. Similarly, meat alternatives, which are products made to flavor, smell, and seem like real meat however …


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Aramark Publishes Annual Update on Responsible Business Practices in the 2023 Be Well. Do Well. Progress Report

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$ARMK #AramarkBeWellDoWell—Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a leading global provider of food and facilities services, with operations spanning the education, healthcare, business and industry, sports, leisure, and corrections sectors, today published the 2023 Be Well. Do Well. Progress Report, which provides updates on its global responsible business practices and performance. In the report, Aramark shares progress on its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts, including diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) commitments, and community building, climate, food and worker safety, responsible sourcing, and waste reduction programs, among other topics.. Introduced in 2019, Be Well. Do Well. articulates Aramark’s purpose and directly connects to the company’s mission: Because we’re rooted in service, we do great things for our people, our partners, our communities, and our planet. The platform’s …