Planet Based Foods Hemp Burger

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Planet Based Foods Gets New Listing on OTCQB Market and DTC Approval

Planet Based Foods, which produces hemp-based meat products, announces the company has begun trading its subordinate voting shares on the US-based OTCQB equity market under the symbol “PBFFF”. In addition to trading in the US, Planet Based Foods’ subordinate voting shares continue to trade on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE)  as “PBF” and the German Börse Frankfurt (FRA) exchange under the symbol “AZ0”. Planet Based says the move will increase …

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Clive’s Purely Plants to Launch at Asda After Being Chosen For Chain’s Incubator Program

UK-based vegan bakery Clive’s Purely Plants has been selected to be part of supermarket chain Asda’s Nurture Programme. The incubator programme helps emerging brands enter Asda stores nationwide. Clive’s range of pies and pastries will soon be available at 72 of the chain’s stores, and shoppers will be able to vote for which products they want to stay. The range includes Clive’s new Creamy Mushroom Puff Pie and Saag Aloo …

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PlantX Rebrands Brick & Mortar Stores in Collaboration With BESTIES Vegan Paradise

Plant-based retailer PlantX has announced a strategic collaboration with BESTIES Vegan Paradise, a vegan supermarket in Los Angeles. BESTIES was founded in 2019 by vegan activists and entrepreneurs Asia Phoenix and Matt Fontana. The supermarket has been named Best Grocery Store for two years running in the VegNews Veggie Awards. As part of the collaboration, PlantX’s two brick-and-mortar XMarket stores — located in Hillcrest and Venice, California — will be …

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Higgidy Launches New Vegan Pastries, Will Be 75% Meat-Free by the End of 2022

UK pastry brand Higgidy has launched two new vegan pastries, a further step towards its goal of making three-quarters of its products meatless by the end of the year. The new products are the Petit Pois & Courgette flavour Little Vegan Quiche and the Roasted Chickpea Masala Vegan Pie. The quiche has seeded shortcrust pastry and a filling seasoned with mint and chilli. It will launch at Tesco and Waitrose …

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Dharma Southern Kitchen Chicken Sandwich

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Dharma Southern Kitchen Announces Huge Expansion Plan for US Southeast and Beyond

Dharma Southern Kitchen, a vegan comfort food restaurant based in Orlando, FL, has announced it is expanding in Florida throughout 2022, and embarking on a strategic growth plan for the Southeast US and beyond in 2023. Through a new investment fund campaign, the chain intends to open company or franchise locations in every major US city in the next five to eight years.  Southern with a vegan twist Dharma says …

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Willicroft Becomes Europe’s First Plant-Based Cheese B-Corp

Willicroft, the vegan cheese specialist based in Amsterdam, has become the first plant-based cheese brand in Europe to achieve B-Corp certification. The news comes as Willicroft opens its first brick-and-mortar store stocking a selection of the best up-and-coming plant-based cheeses. The B-corp certification addresses the social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability of a business’s operations and covers five key areas: governance, workers, community, environment, and customers. Willicroft scored a …

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ProVeg Launches New Food Hub as Ultimate Guide to Increasing Plant-Based Revenue

ProVeg International has launched a platform called the New Food Hub, which provides expert guides to help plant-based businesses increase their revenue. The Hub will feature content such as global market data, case studies, and professional recommendations. Designed for busy people, it provides actionable content such as: 7 key development strategies for plant-based products Convenience by design: How to make plant-based products easy for consumers 5 marketing fails to avoid …

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VFC Shares Eco Impact Assessment as US Expansion Gathers Pace

VFC, the vegan fried chick*n brand taking the world by storm, has released the results of an independent impact assessment showing the meat-free range to outperform its animal equivalent across every environmental metric. The news comes as the activism-focused brand continues to expand its plant-based fried chicken in the US market. Laying down a challenge to the meat industry to “come clean and then clean up”, VFC asked Mondra, a body …

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Vegan Mayonnaise Not a Phase: Here’s the Sauce on the Best New and Emerging Mayos in Plant-Based

Vegan mayonnaise is continuing to thrive (projected CAGR of 8.1% to 2027) as young consumers globally make conscious purchasing choices and consumers become increasingly aware of health and environmental issues around eggs and dairy. Here we take a look at some of the key moves and innovations in vegan mayo around the world. When mayo turns into eggs Famously, Hampton Creek stormed the US market with its mayo around 2014 …

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Minor Figures Predicts 100% YOY growth as Barista Oat Trio Rolls Out Into Tesco

Minor Figures, which claims to be the UK’s No.1 fastest-growing alt milk brand, today announces the launch of its trio of oat m*lks into Tesco and a list of independent retailers through distributors such as Bidfood & Stores Supply. The product portfolio is now available in over 40 countries worldwide. From next Monday 21st March, Tesco will stock Barista, Barista Organic, and latest addition Barista Light, across 700 stores nationwide. …

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SuperMeat Partners With Ajinomoto to Accelerate Commercialisation of Cultivated Meat

Israel’s SuperMeat has announced a strategic collaboration with Japanese biotech company Ajinomoto to speed up the commercialisation of cultivated meat. As part of the collaboration, SuperMeat’s expertise in cultivated meat will be combined with Ajinomoto’s proprietary R&D technologies in the fields of biotechnology and fermentation. This will allow the companies to develop supply chain solutions while simultaneously increasing acceptance of cultivated meat products. Additionally, Ajinomoto will invest in SuperMeat as …

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Natural Beauty Brand Faith in Nature Secures £2.5M for New Production Facility

UK-based beauty brand Faith in Nature has received a £2.5 million loan from Cynergy Bank to build a larger production facility. The company applied for the loan after outgrowing its existing site due to an increase in demand. The new site will be built near Faith in Nature’s existing facility in Radcliffe, Manchester, allowing the company to keep its existing workers while taking on new staff and increasing sales. Expansion …

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Nestle Garden Gourmet

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Nestlé to Open Alt-Meat Facility in Serbia, Will Produce 12,000 Tons Annually

Multinational food conglomerate Nestlé has announced it is building an alt-meat facility in Serbia for its Garden Gourmet brand. The facility will cost $73 million to build and cover 18,440 square metres. Construction of the manufacturing plant is already underway and is expected to be complete by the final quarter of 2022. The facility will create 330 jobs and produce 12,000 tons of plant-based meat per year. Meat alternatives produced …

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All Y'alls Foods Bacony Bits

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All Y’All’s Foods Plant-Based Bacon Reaches #1 on Amazon

All Y’all’s Foods, makers of Big Crunchy Bacony Bits, is now Amazon’s top-selling meatless bacon brand. The Texas-based company also reports achieving a +400% return on Amazon advertising spend over the past year, which helped propel its vegan bacon to #1 status.  Made from whole non-GMO soybeans, the Bacony Bits offer a cholesterol-free bacon alternative that can top meals, be mixed into recipes or enjoyed as a healthier protein snack. …

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Next Level Burger Steak Burger

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Next Level Burger Plans to Quadruple Its US Locations By End of 2025

Next Level Burger, a popular plant-based burger chain, announces the brand intends to add dozens of outlets over the next four years, as part of an accelerated US expansion.  Based in Oregon, Next Level Burger is renowned for its casual and colorful take on healthy and sustainable fast food. Its signature menu features a lineup of organic and non-GMO vegan burgers, chicken sandwiches, fries and handspun milkshakes. In addition to …

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