British sports nutrition brand CNP Professional announces that it is distributing its latest launch – CNP Plant – with vegan distributor Bravura Foods. The new range which includes protein powders, a collagen booster, pre-workout products, and plant-based nutrition bars, has been vegan certified by the vegetarian society.
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has identified six emerging behavioral changes created by the COVID-19 pandemic that will power food and beverage innovation and growth in the months ahead. The company’s research will help manufacturers gain market share in an increasingly uncertain business environment.
Food Frontier, an independent think tank on alternative proteins in Australia and New Zealand, has released a first-of-its-kind report that analyses the health and nutrition of plant-based meat products available in said countries, citing Sunfed Meats and Fable Foods as the biggest plant meat brands in the region.
Dr. Nadja Pinnavaia of Plantable joins Elysabeth Alfano on The Plantbased Business Hour to talk about 1) your health, 2) the health of Americans and 3) the health of the meal delivery service industry. Unique in the space, Plantable offers both nutritional coaching and emotional support along with 12 healthy meals a week.
A new app allows consumers to check the ingredients of their medicines. The app’s developers carried out a survey along with ProVeg, and found that for vegans, the ingredients of medicines are important and they often reject drugs due to their ingredients, stating that this is “problematic” and can “aggravate disease”.
Marine ingredient startup Yemoja, Ltd has announced the opening of its new plant dedicated to the production of sustainable microalgae. The facility dedicated to microalgae cultivation, located within the historic mountains of the scenic Upper Galilee region of Israel, is now fully operational.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced a safety warning to Canadians, who may be allergic to milk, that two iChoc vegan bars, may contain improperly declared cow-based milk. The advisory was published on May 24 and includes the iChoc White Vanilla Vegan Bar and the Classic Vegan Nature Bar made with rice milk.
Seraphina Therapeutics, Inc., announced today its Series A fundraise of $5.5 million, led by Domain Associates, and reveals it is the first to discover pentadecanoic acid, the first potential essential fatty acid to be discovered in 90 years, with proven multiple health benefits in liver health, ageing, cholesterol, and cellular wellbeing.
Two leading UK doctors are backing a campaign for public health called No Meat May. A press release sent to vegconomist informs us that the GP’s are actively campaigning to stop fuelling the animal agriculture industry, and thus help prevent future cross-contamination from zoonotic diseases like COVID 19.
A new vegan app designed for tracking nutrition, health, and physical activity, has launched on the App Store. Plantevo allows users to quickly log their foods, supplements, water, measurements, fasts, and physical activity throughout the day, monitor nutritional targets including vitamins and minerals, and visualize reports and trends.