Veestro, the US delivery service for vegan dishes, has been successfully operating for several years. Now, the company has announced expansion plans to meet the high demand for convenient, fast, and healthy food.
The US company Ocean Hugger Foods is the first company in the world to offer realistic, vegan fish alternatives. The company is now preparing for a significant expansion, having gained access to thousands of sales outlets in the USA, Europe and Southeast Asia through various partnerships.
The plant-based products sector is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, which is reflected in numerous forecasts for plant-based products in sectors such as the cosmetics, healthcare and energy industries. This development is also the driver behind the Swedish investment company for sustainable and plant-based funds – Kale Invest – which has announced that it is now open to anyone who wants to invest in sustainable and green technologies.
Karris and Scott McCulloch, a British vegan couple from Glasgow, sell vegan food, cosmetics and other items through their home business “TheVeganKind”. With an annual turnover of £2 million, they are one of the fastest growing vegan companies in the UK.
Who better to market plant-based products than vegetarians and vegans themselves? The founders of “Vegan Casting”, the first vegan casting agency in the Benelux countries, certainly agree. The organisation announced the opening of the new agency at the Cannes Film Festival.
A new vegan stock index from the USA will offer all investors new and more sustainable investment opportunities from June 2018. The upcoming “US Vegan Climate Index” focuses exclusively on environmentally friendly companies, most of which are in the vegan sector.
The signs in the capital of Lower Saxony are ‘green’. This is due to Hanimsah Ates, who opened Hanover’s first vegan cooking school in November. Since then, her participants have been learning everything they need to know about plant-based nutrition via six different cooking courses and workshops – from Mexican to Asian to Oriental.
For many years, the renowned brand Dr. SCHELLER has been synonymous with high-quality vegan natural cosmetic products, which are characterized by purely plant-based ingredients, the best skin compatibility and maximum effectiveness. To this end, Dr. SCHELLER has always relied on naturalness and effectiveness and, according to its own statement, offers “the right product for every skin type”. In addition, an active substance technology – unique according to the manufacturer – ensures optimal, dermatologically-tested effectiveness.
Global food giant Tyson is investing $2.2 million in the Israeli clean-meat startup Future Meat Technologies.
Dutch-based international meat dealer Zandbergen World’s Finest Meat has recently confirmed its cooperation with the well-known American start-up, Beyond Meat®. Zandbergen will in future distribute the popular ‘Beyond Burger®’ and other branded products exclusively for the European market.
The vegan cheese company Tofutti has published its results for the 2017 financial year. The company’s net sales for the year totalled $14,1107,000, of which $704,000 was net income. This is an impressive increase over the previous financial year, when the company’s net income was $421,000.
Plant-based meat company Impossible Foods has announced a convertible note worth $114 million. This brings the total amount raised by the company since its creation to $396 million.
The first Brave GentleMan store opened in 2015 in Brooklyn.