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Vegan Wagyu Steak to Be Served to Elon Musk, Bill Gates & Al Gore at Exclusive TED Conference

Wamame Foods, a subsidiary of Top Tier Foods Inc., is best known for its leading brand Waygu – creators of alt wagyu steak which the company describes as the “world’s first premium, plant-based beef alternative.” Top Tier announces today that its flagship product will be served at the Ted2022 Conference in Vancouver later this month. The news follows a string of successes for the Canadian producer which last November raised …

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Jennifer Stojkovic Launches First Book on Women in Food Tech: “The Future of Food is Female”

Jennifer Stojkovic, executive leader and founder of the Vegan Women Summit, announces the launch and tour of her new book, “The Future of Food is Female – Reinventing the Food System to Save the Planet.” The book is said to be the first to highlight the role of women CEOs, venture capitalists, scientists and entrepreneurs in the modern food tech industry.  Available April 5th in print and ebook versions, the …

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AGN Consultoria e Negócios to Host “First Plant-Based Food Fair in Brazil”

Consulting firm AGN Consultoria e Negócios is to host what it describes as the first plant-based food fair in Brazil. The event will be held on June 6-7 at Clube Hebraica in São Paolo. According to AGN, the goal of the fair is to bring together various actors involved in the plant-based food sector, both in Brazil and abroad. Plant-based food producers, machinery industries, input companies, certifiers, and more will …

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Process Technology and Ingredients: IFFA Shows How Production of Food From Alternative Proteins Succeeds

Whether from plants, insects or cultivated meat  ̶  meat alternatives are increasing in importance. Alternative proteins are therefore one of the top themes at IFFA, the international meeting place for the meat and protein industry, from 14 to 19 May 2022 in Frankfurt am Main. At least 200 of the roughly 900 exhibitors will present products for this sector. The market for plant-based meat alternatives is experiencing high growth rates. …

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Leading Startups Gather at “Taste the Future” to Showcase the Best in Alt-Protein

On March 24th, over 100 guests from journalism, finance and the alt-protein industry gathered at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills for Taste the Future: an exclusive culinary experience showcasing some of the best innovations in animal-free protein. Organized by SOSV and Apeiron Investment Group, the event featured host appearances by Paul Wesley, Liam Payne and The Good Food Institute.  Eight food companies – Abbot’s Butcher, Grounded, Perfect Day, The …

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Planteneers & Hydrosol to Present New Plant-Based Concepts for the Meat Industry

German food tech Planteneers joins with Hydrosol to offer plant-based and hybrid solutions for meat companies looking to diversify into alt protein. As the alt protein boom shows little sign of slowing down, Planteneers and Hydrosol offer the new PLUSmulson series stabilizing system for meat manufacturers aiming to move into the plant-based movement. Planteneers and Hydrosol, sister companies within the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe, are offering the meat industry product concepts that …

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Popular Veg Restaurant Week Coming to Washington, D.C. This Spring

From May 7-14, restaurants across the US capital will celebrate the city’s rich and diverse vegan cuisine during DC Veg Week. The event will bring together top restaurants, from elegant fine dining to neighborhood fast-casual spots, to feature their greatest plant-based dishes.  Participating restaurants include fast-casual favorites Hip City Veg and Shouk, Chef Spike Mendelsohn’s PLNT Burger and upscale farm-to-table establishment DC Harvest. Roscoe’s Pizzeria will serve their famous vegan …

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Event hosts Albrecht Wolfmeyer of ProVeg Incubator and Fabio Ziemssen of Zintinus

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Future Food Series on Precision Fermentation Features Key Industry Speakers

As fermentation fast becomes a game-changer in the alt protein industry with precision fermentation startups leading the trend, the Future Food Series has announced a new event on precision fermentation featuring key speakers in the field. Hosted by the ProVeg Incubator, the free online event takes place on March 31st and includes startup founders and industry experts in precision fermentation. Themes will include applications of precision fermentation, scale-up, regulatory hurdles, …

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Expo West 2022 Recap – The Top 8 Plant-Based Innovations

Natural Products Expo West, the world’s largest natural and organic trade show, successfully held its first in-person event after a two-year hiatus last week, from March 8-12. The highly anticipated show attracted more than 2,700 exhibitors and 57,000 industry attendees to Anaheim, CA to make personal connections, attend keynote talks and discover the latest innovations in natural food, beverages and ingredients.  Vegconomist was on-site seeking out the most interesting, creative …

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Wall Street Green Summit to Feature Elysabeth Alfano as Key Speaker on Plant-Based Investing

The premier ESG and sustainability investing summit, Wall Street Green Summit, has invited plant-based business expert and CEO Elysabeth Alfano to talk about sustainable investing through plant-based innovation and alternative proteins. The event takes place from March 28-31. Elysabeth is the CEO of VegTech™ Invest and advisor to the active VegTech Plant-based Innovation & Climate ETF (Ticker EATV). Elysabeth states: “This year’s summit is focused on the two hottest sustainable …

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Like Meat BBQ Chicken Sandwich

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LikeMeat Will Feature Innovative Plant-Based Chicken at Expo West 2022

LikeMeat, a LIVEKINDLY Collective brand, announces the company will showcase its authentic plant-based chicken products at this year’s Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California. Throughout the event, LikeMeat will be sampling a full lineup of its popular products including Like BBQ Chik’n, Like Chik’n Pieces and LikeWings. The brand will be servings its vegan chicken in a variety of snacks and dishes such as Like Nuggets, Like Chik’n tacos …

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UPSIDE Foods Invites the Public Into “World’s Most Advanced Cultivated Meat Facility”

UPSIDE Foods, formerly known as Memphis Meats, has hosted a public tour of what it describes as “the world’s most advanced cultivated meat facility”. The company opened its 53,000 square foot Engineering, Production and Innovation Center (EPIC) in November, with the aim of being able to produce cultivated meat of any species. The facility was intentionally built within an urban community to increase transparency. Recognising that many consumers have concerns …

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Europe’s Plant-Based Leaders Are Invited to the Salon de l’Agriculture!

The world is changing and opening up to plant-based food. In November 2020, the world’s largest animal meat show, the IFFA, said it would open up to alternative proteins for the first time when the show makes its comeback – following a two-year break due to Covid-19 – in May 2022. Indeed, after seven decades entirely devoted to butchery, plant-based meat will be highlighted for the first time during this …

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Vegan World: “We Can Confidently Say We Are Europe’s Leading Plant-Based Trade Show”

Carol Dunning, Event Director of Natural & Organic Products Europe, here discusses the new Vegan World zone of the upcoming event in London this April, telling us what will be in store for visitors, how to sign up, and her views on developments in the industry as a whole. What is the concept behind Natural & Organic Products Europe and the Vegan World Area? We started the show for independent …

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Handtmann to Present Latest Technologies From Product Preparation to Packaging at Anuga Tec

The Handtmann Group will present the latest technologies for manufacturing a wide variety of food products at Anuga FoodTec under the motto ‘WE TURN IDEAS INTO SOLUTIONS’ in Hall 6 Stand B010/C019. The modular solutions offer scope from start-up to fully automated, highly industrial performance production, optionally from product preparation to transfer to the packaging solution. In the area of product preparation, the Handtmann Inotec BC140iT-300 automatic process unit and …

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