As reported by South China Morning Post on Monday, persistent supply disruptions have caused food prices to rise by 13.2% and pork prices are particularly affected, increasing by 85.7% year-on-year, revealing the fragility of the animal meat-based food industry. Serendipitously, we here report extremely encouraging news from OmniFoods.
Dr. Praeger’s is to release a limited-edition vegan Farm Stand Cauliflower Burger, produced to support struggling farmers and local food pantries and help fight hunger during the pandemic. Intriguingly, the vegan burger is being launched into Citarella, a specialist in seafood such as fish, lobster, mussels & scallops, crabs and caviar.
Film director Kevin Smith has relaunched Mooby’s, the fundraising popup burger shack in West Hollywood featuring a vegan heavy menu including Beyond Burgers and Beyond Sausages. The popup sold so many sandwiches upon its launch in April that it crashed delivery service Postmates twice, according to Time Out.
The initiative #BusinessAsUnusual – has been set up by the advertising company to support small businesses who have continued trading during the pandemic. Better Nature is one of the lucky startups to receive a Clear Channel campaign which will feature on screens around Clapham Junction, promoting their new, pre-marinated Better Bites.
People hate being told what to do. Just hearing the words “you should do this” or “don’t do that” lights up an immediate sense of defiance in our brains—regardless of how rational the statement. It’s that feeling you get when, at 3am, your husband asks why you’re sitting alone in the kitchen eating an entire carrot cake… says Veronica Fil.