almond drinks by MALK Organics

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Clean Label MALK Organics Announces New Chocolate Oat & Retail Expansion

Founded in 2015, the on-trend brand MALK Organics claims it prides itself on “leading the charge for cleaner products in the plant-based milk category”. This week the Austin Texas producer announces the launch of its new Chocolate Oat variety as well as significant distribution expansion. Known for its clean label, cold-pressed almond and oat milks containing only 3-5 simple ingredients with no glyphosates, gums, fillers, or oils, MALK’s existing products include …

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Chinova Bioworks beer

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Chinova Bioworks Develops “Game Changing” Vegan Fining Agent Made From Mushrooms

Chinova Bioworks, a Canadian company using fungi to reduce food waste, announces the launch of Mycobrio™ — a mushroom-derived fining agent which can replace synthetic and animal-derived fining agents such as isinglass and gelatin, traditionally used in fermented drinks such as beers and wines. Mycobrio™ is described as a natural extract fiber derived from the stems of white button mushrooms, which serves as a fining agent for the alcoholic and …

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NotCo Launches New NotMilk Sugar-Free in Argentina

Unstoppable Chilean plant-based Unicorn NotCo has added another option to its range of plant-based drinks with NotMilk Sugar-Free. The product is created from a combination of plant ingredients including pea protein, pineapple, and cabbage. In 2021 the company debuted a dairy-free range entailing three products: NotMilk® Original; Low Fat; and Chocolate flavoured NotMilk. Said to be a true alternative to milk, ideal for cooking and generating the perfect foam for …

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EXBERRY fruit drink

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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 …

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Oatly And DKSH Expand Partnership as Malaysian Plant-Based Scene Continues to Thrive

As Malaysia continues to grow into a plant-based hub, following neighboring countries Hong Kong and Singapore, DKSH Malaysia announces plans to support Oatly Asia through its market expansion services. DKSH Business Unit Consumer Goods, a leading partner for FMCG companies seeking to grow their business in Asia and beyond, has announced an expanded partnership with Oatly Asia to expand the presence of the oat milk pioneer in Malaysia. Malaysia catches …

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UK Vegan Wine Sales Rise by 51% in Two Years

UK brand Virgin Wines has reported that its vegan wine sales rose from 1,149,869 to 1,735,730 bottles between 2019 and 2021 — a jump of 51%. Since 2020, Virgin Wines has significantly expanded its vegan range from 300 to over 400 varieties. A survey carried out by the brand two years ago found that a huge 36% of consumers were choosing vegan wines, motivated mainly by animal welfare and environmental …

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Cashew Milk to Represent $207.7M of Plant-Based Milk Market by End of 2022

Cashew milk products are becoming more popular globally, attracting consumer appeal due to its low sugar and fat content. North America held a commanding 40% share in 2021 and the Chinese market is also increasing. According to a recent report, the cashew milk market is set to grow at a CAGR of 6.3% between now and 2033 and is estimated to acquire approximately $207.7  million of the entire plant-based milk …

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Alpro Picks Ten Time World Champion Kitesurfer Gisela Pulido as Brand Ambassador

Plant-based drinks brand Alpro has chosen Gisela Pulido, ten-time world champion kitesurfer, as brand ambassador to present its new range of high-protein products. The sportswoman was chosen because she has been following a plant-based diet for 10 years, with the aim of dispelling the myths that plant protein is less effective than animal protein in achieving good sporting performance. In the new campaign, Alpro presents six products to be consumed …

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ChickP barista coffee

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ChickP Develops High-Foaming Chickpea-Based Creamer for the Perfect Cappuccino

ChickP, Ltd., an Israel-based leader in plant proteins, this week announces the introduction of protein isolates customized for barista-style coffee drinks. The company has developed a nutritious chickpea-based creamer that contains all nine essential amino acids. The development follows the product’s success as an egg replacement for plant-based mayonnaise. ChickP states that its technology extracts pure protein from the chickpea while removing bitterness, resulting in an ingredient that demonstrates excellent …

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T & S wine

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Businessman Opens Donald Watson’s Vegan Bar in Tribute to Vegan Society Founder

A new bar called Donald Watson’s Vegan Bar is set to open in Leicester, UK. Named after the founder of The Vegan Society, it will be the city’s first fully animal-free bar. Along with his wife Dorothy, Donald Watson was the first to coin the word “vegan”, a word which marks the beginning and end of vegetarian. Watson was a member of the Leicester Vegetarian Society, and founded The Vegan …

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Remilk: “Driving Transformational Change Throughout the Dairy Industry”

Remilk has been hitting the headlines consistently in recent months: following a $120 million oversubscribed Series B round this January, the Israeli foodtech team announced plans to construct what will reportedly be the world’s largest full-scale precision fermentation facility in Denmark. If that wasn’t enough, just this month Remilk revealed a groundbreaking development in its journey, securing GRAS status and allowing the sale of its non-animal, real-dairy products in the …

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Remilk Dairy Products

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Remilk Receives Green Light Allowing Sale of Non-Animal, Real Dairy Protein in USA

Remilk, an Israeli company developing animal-free dairy, has obtained self-affirmed GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status, in accordance with FDA requirements, signalling the entrance of its non-animal, real-dairy products in the USA. GRAS status indicates that Remilk’s products have been considered safe for consumption in food and beverages and as such can be used to produce non-animal varieties of common dairy items such as ice cream, yogurt, and cream cheese. …

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Ecotone Receives €20M, Becoming One of Biggest Plant-Based Beverage Players in Europe

Ecotone, the leader in organic, vegetarian and Fairtrade food for the European market, with a presence in six EU markets, announces a €20 million investment in its uber sustainable (read the impressive eco achievements below) plant-based beverage production site in Northern Italy, making it one of the largest plant-based drinks producers in Europe. In 2019 Ecotone, headquartered in Lyon, became the first European food company to achieve B Corp certification. …

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lechia range

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Brooklyn’s Lechia Launches Chia + Flax and Macadamia Milk Range Packed With Omega 3

Lechia announces the launch of a new line of Chia + Flax and Macadamia milk products which the brand says are made sustainably and contain a huge 1200mg of Omega 3s. The plant-based milks are also certified organic, vegan, kosher, gluten-free, carrageenan-free, and non-GMO. The New York based brand was founded by industry vet Kristen Palmer, previously of NadaMoo, Milkadamia, and Savorly. Lechia Macadamia nut milk is currently available in …

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Laird Superfood Bright Cups

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Laird Superfood Launches Bright Cups – Compostable Coffee Pods Made With 85% Coffee Waste

Laird Superfood, a leading brand of functional coffee and superfood creamers, announces it has entered the single-use coffee pod category with Bright Cups. An eco-friendly alternative to conventional coffee pods, Bright Cups are compatible with most single-serve coffee machines and made from plant-derived, BPI-certified materials. Bright Cups are currently available online through Laird’s website and on Amazon starting in May. Bright Cups features Laird’s best-selling Focus Mushroom Coffee, made from high-altitude …

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