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Finalists of World Plant-Based Awards 2022 Revealed

FoodBev Media has revealed the finalists of the World Plant-Based Awards 2022, with major names joined by up-and-coming brands. This year, there were 148 entries from 20 different countries. The finalists for the 17 categories are as follows. Best dairy product alternative Culcherd – Culcherd Everything Bagel Cheese Daiya – Feta Style Block Honestly Tasty – Shamembert Naturli Foods – VEGAN SPREADABLE New Roots AG: Plant-Based Alternative to Hard Cheese …


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Singapore Vegan Festival Focuses on Affordability and Local Ingredients

From the 27th of August to the 4th of September, the fourth edition of Singapore Vegan Festival will highlight creative uses of affordable and local ingredients during its world-class chef masterclasses, vegan market, and panel speeches. The Singapore Vegan Festival (SVF) is a signature event of EatRoamLive, a cutting-edge media and events platform that caters to individuals who are passionate about following a plant-based lifestyle. It aims to increase the …


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Ingredients Show Fi Europe & Hi Europe Returns to France in December

Ingredients show Fi & Hi Europe is set to attract over 20,000 attendees from more than 135 countries around the world when it returns to France from 6-8 December at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. Key exhibitors attending include ADM, Beneo, Brenntag, Cargill, DSM, and Ingredion.  Over 1,200 exhibitors will attend both in person and virtually, covering a wide variety of live and on-demand content, as well as data-driven …


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Discover the Next Generation of Plant-Based Food

Is your organization keeping up with consumer demand for plant-based? Are you looking for the latest products before they hit menus and shelves? Plant Based World Expo North America is the only professional 100% plant-based focused event for foodservice and retail professionals, distributors, investors, and manufacturers.  The demand for plant-based foods has never been stronger, and shows no sign of slowing down. In fact, the total plant-based market value in …


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Meet vegconomist at Plant Based World Expo in New York

We are pleased to announce that vegconomist will be attending the Plant Based World Expo, which takes place on September 8 & 9th in New York. It is North America’s only professional 100% plant-based focused event. If you are interested in reaching up to 220,000 monthly business visitors via vegconomist (retailers, ingredient suppliers, food companies, food service companies, and even machine manufacturers with vegan food processing competence), feel free to …


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JUST Egg’s ‘Good Eggs Tour’ is Bringing Better Vegan Options to Summer Music Festivals

This summer, food tech leader Eat JUST launched its first large-scale marketing tour for JUST Eggs. Taking place at festivals across the US, Eat Just says the tour is bringing much-needed plant-based options to major events such as Bonnaroo, Broccoli City, and the Electric Daisy Carnival.  Feeding the masses Organized by Adrian Santos, JUST Egg’s Director of Field Marketing, The Really Good Eggs Tour was created to get “millions of …


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EXBERRY to Demonstrate Sustainable Beverages at drinktec 2022

GNT portfolio brand EXBERRY® Coloring Foods, a manufacturer and global leader in plant-based concentrates, will demonstrate how its EXBERRY range can be used to create sustainable beverages at drinktec 2022. EXBERRY® Coloring Foods are produced utilising conventional physical processing techniques on non-GMO fruits, vegetables, and plants. They are therefore regarded as food ingredients rather than additives and are eligible for clean label statements in the EU. In April 2022, EXBERRY …




Women’s EURO Final: Just Eat & UEFA to Introduce “Disappearing” Seaweed Food Packaging

Just Eat and UEFA announce that, in collaboration with sustainable packaging pioneer Notpla, biodegradable seaweed-coated food packaging will be introduced at the UEFA Women’s EURO Final at Wembley Stadium on 31st July, marking a first for a major football match. The packaging that will be served at the Women’s Final is home-compostable and will biodegrade within 4-6 weeks, just like a piece of fruit, according to Just Eat. With the …



“First of its Kind” European Vegan Summit to Take Place in September

The first European Vegan Summit (EVS) will take place this September, featuring activists, politicians, and influential figures from media, business, science, and NGOs. Coming together virtually, the EVS will revolve around activism, economy, politics, and science to connect the European vegan sphere.  The EVS will take place over 4 days online (15th-18th of September) and will feature 12 talks, 72 speakers, and 4 exhibitions. Speakers include MEPs Sylwia Spurek and …


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Chef Spike Mendelsohn to Deliver Keynote at Plant Based World Expo NY

The Plant Based World Expo taking place in New York this September 8-9, announces that restaurateur, TV personality and food policy advocate Chef Spike Mendelsohn will keynote Day two of the event on Friday, September 9th. Chef Spike will be well known to our readers in the US, as a prolific vegan entrepreneur and investor and co-founder of the PLNT Burger chain which recently announced plans for widespread expansion throughout …


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“Organic and Vegan from the Field” – Biocyclic Vegan Agriculture at BIOFACH

With biocyclic vegan farming gaining momentum, representatives from the International Biocyclic Vegan Network will be present at this year’s edition of BIOFACH. Taking place between 26-29 July 2022, BIOFACH claims to be the world’s leading trade fair for organic food and is based in Nuremberg, Germany.  The International Biocyclic Vegan Network explains that more and more producers are deciding to follow the Biocyclic Vegan Standard and become certified. Biocyclic vegan foods …



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Viva! Hosting Pop-up Restaurant to Launch ‘Eating the Earth’ Campaign Against Mass Extinction

The UK’s leading vegan charity Viva! is to host an immersive fine-dining experience to celebrate the launch of its new wildlife campaign: Eating the Earth. The exclusive campaign launch will allow the public to experience a meal that; “Doesn’t cost the earth”, raising awareness of the over one million species currently threatened with extinction worldwide. Open for three nights only, guests will be immersed in a jungle environment and treated …




BENEO is Showcasing New “Future-Proof” Fava Bean Protein at IFT FIRST Expo in Chicago

Leading functional ingredients producer BENEO is showcasing its new fava bean protein concentrate at the 2022 IFT FIRST Annual Event and Expo under the theme “Rooted in Nature – the Power of Plants”. Fava bean protein production continues to gain traction in the alt protein industry as the sustainable crop offers numerous advantages for plant-based producers.  Taking place currently at McCormick Place in Chicago, visitors to BENEO’s booth will have …


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Veggiemania Takes Over Buenos Aires for Three-Day Culinary Festival

From the 12th to the 14th of July, Veggiemania is taking over the streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in a three-day celebration of vegan and vegetarian cuisine. Featuring limited edition dishes and promotional prices, the event aims to promote healthy meat-free eating in the city. Each of the more than 20 participating restaurants will make a unique dish created especially for Veggiemania, to be sold in a combo format. The …


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ProVeg Webinar: Veganising Classic Products – Hear From the Experts

ProVeg International is hosting a webinar titled Lessons Learned from Brands Who Veganised Classic Products on 14th July, 11:00 am (CET).  Food-industry leaders are invited to join the discussion to hear unique insights on this topic from an expert panel which includes: Jochen Pfeifer, a Research fellow at Mondelez International; Carole Bingley, a Technical Specialist at RSSL; and Corjan van den Berg, CEO of FUMI ingredients.  Whilst veganising traditional products …