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Vegan Smoked Salmon Canada

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Save Da Sea Foods Launches Plant-Based Salmon and Tuna into Canada Sobeys and Safeway Markets

Alt-seafood brand Save Da Sea Foods announces its plant-based smoked salmon and tuna is now available at 180 Sobeys and Safeway stores in Canada. According to its founder, the launch marks the first national distribution for the British Columbia-based brand.   Made with simple and minimally processed ingredients, Save Da Sea’s line features three products: Smoked Salmon –  Made from just 9 ingredients and a source of omega-3 fatty acids Smoked Salmon w/ Dill and Capers – A convenient version of the original made for bagels and cream cheese Tuna Salad – Traditional tuna salad made with jackfruit, vegan mayo, lemon and pepper All of the brand’s products are non-GMO and free from gluten and soy.  “We want to create a world where 100% of our seafood …

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Plant-based chicken cutlets

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Nowadays to Launch Whole Cuts and Tenders Created by Ex Wendy’s & Popeyes’ Developer

Nowadays, a San Francisco plant-based meat brand focused on making junk food healthy, announces the launch of its new whole-cut cutlets and tenders in the US market will take place in early 2023. The cutlets and tenders were created by the company’s recently hired Director of Product Development Chris Johnson, who was a former product developer at Wendy’s and Popeyes. Known for its “good for you chicken nuggets,” the company will expand its healthy offering of simple ingredients and high nutritional profile products that bring together “the fried chicken taste and the crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside,” as described by the brand. Nowadays is expanding its offerings in response to consumer demand for clean-label, healthy everyday meals. Cutlets and tenders respond …

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Biff's Plant Shack

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Award-Winning Brand Biff’s Plant Shack Launches at Sainsbury’s

UK street food brand Biff’s Plant Shack, best known for its crispy fried jackfruit products, has launched at Sainsbury’s stores nationwide. Customers will be able to choose from Crispy Fried Jackfruit Wingz, Crispy Fried Jackfruit Burgers, Smoky Chilli Cheeze Waffle Fries, and Banging Bhaji Loaded Fries. The Wingz and Burgers are made up of at least 50% jackfruit and contain natural seasonings such as mushrooms, carrots, herbs, and spices. The products are described as “fakeaway ready”, and the company has just added the option to cook them in an air fryer for those wanting to save energy. Expansion Biff’s began in 2017 as a London street food stall called Biff’s Jack Shack. The company quickly expanded, opening more sites across the city and launching a …

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Chris Paul Athlete w/ Vegan Snacks

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NBA Star Chris Paul Launches Gopuff Good Eat’n Vegan Snacks, Invests in Umaro Bacon

Basketball superstar Chris Paul has partnered with grocery delivery platform Gopuff to introduce Good Eat’n – a new line of boldly flavored plant-based chips, popcorn, puffs and rinds. Paul has also invested in vegan bacon startup Umaro Foods for an undisclosed amount. Co-created by Paul and Gopuff, the line aims to transform the snack aisle by providing a unique selection of “surprisingly” vegan snacks made to appeal to everyone. Available via the Gopuff app, Good Eat’n features the following products and flavors: Hot Hot Puffs Cinnamon Sugar Mini Donut Puffs Nacho Cheeze Tortilla Chips Big Dill Ranch Tortilla Chips Cookies N Creme Popcorn Carolina Style BBQ Popcorn Classic BBQ Porkless Rinds.  Fan favorites To curate the line, Gopuff and Paul reportedly conducted numerous surveys, focus …

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Wicked Kitchen new range

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Tesco’s Plant-Based Range Expands With 34 New Products

Tesco’s plant-based range has been significantly expanded, with 34 new products launched across a variety of categories. The UK supermarket chain has added meals such as Twisted Thai Green Curry, Spicy Pepper-No-Ni Pizza, and No Steak and Ale Pies to the Wicked Kitchen range. New sides include Eggy Style Tofu Rice and Dough Balls with Roasted Garlic Dip, while the dessert range now features Millionnaire’s Sundaes and Caramel Biscuit Dream Pots. These options can all be bought as part of the Wicked Meal Deal for 2, featuring a main, side, and dessert for £8. New dairy alternatives have also been added to both the Wicked Kitchen and Plant Chef lines. Wicked Kitchen now offers vegan shakes, while plant-based yogurts and cheeses have been launched under …

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Scramble OGGS

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Scrambled OGGS Launches in Over 500 Sainsbury’s Stores Across the UK

UK egg alternative brand OGGS  is launching its plant-based Scrambled OGGS over 500 Sainsbury’s stores across the UK this September 14th.  According to Oggs, Sainsbury’s has decided to increase distribution from 126 to almost every store following the news that Scrambled OGGS is the UK’s best-performing egg alternative. CEO and Founder of OGGS, Hannah Carter, commented: “The launch of Scrambled OGGS® nationwide marks the next stage in our mission to remove unnecessary egg products from the food chain. If you could switch eggs for a plant-based option that tastes great and produces 60% less CO2e – why wouldn’t you?” No more breakfasts without eggs Sales of plant-based egg alternatives in the UK have grown by 99% in the last year, with vegans and carbon-reducers looking …

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Clive’s Pies Launches New Vegan Quiches and Pies With Plastic-Free Packaging

UK bakery brand Clive’s Pies is set to launch three new vegan quiches and pies at Waitrose stores. The products are organic and use an innovative type of plastic-free packaging encompassing a compostable transparent window. The new products are as follows: Red Pepper Harissa Quiche with a pumpkin seed crumb Broccoli & Pesto Quiche with cashews, basil, and pumpkin seeds Coronation Chickpea Puff Pie with creamy coconut and apricot Clive’s products are usually packaged in boxes without a plastic window, but the company wanted the toppings of the new quiches to be visible to customers. Technical Manager Emma Chesbrough was able to source a transparent window made from compostable plant-based ingredients instead of plastic, which Clive’s says sets the brand apart from the rest of …

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Vegan Gouda cheese

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Max&Bien’s Plant-Based Gouda Cheese Launches at Jumbo

Plant-based cheese maker, Max&Bien, announces its Gouda-style vegan cheese will be available at most Jumbo supermarkets and Jumbo Online from October 3rd.  Max&Bien is known in the Netherlands for its cheese wheels made with fermented rice. In 2020, the brand won the public’s prize at the Vegan Cheese Awards with a blue vein cheese, and its vegetable butter was proclaimed ‘Tastiest product of the year’ at the Kweker Food pitch. The company claims its cheeses are the first to share the same shelf space as famous imported animal cheeses. The supermarket chain Jumbo, which owns around 670 markets in the Netherlands and Belgium, has been expanding its vegetarian and vegan offer since 2017. Operating an own-brand of plant-based products, Lekker Veggie, Jumbo is always looking …

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Everything Legendary Boneless Wyngz

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Everything Legendary Expands Plant-Based Meat Line with Dragon Wyngz

Plant-based burger brand Everything Legendary has expanded its range with Dragon Wyngz, which recently launched at Sprouts Farmers Markets across the US.  Made to offer a new twist on traditional chicken nuggets, the brand’s Wyngz are available in three flavors including spicy Scorchin’ Bites. Each variety offers at least 11 g of plant protein, while being soy-free, non-GMO, and made with no artificial ingredients.  According to Legendary, the new Wyngz perfectly complement its existing line of best-selling gourmet burgers and grounds.   Swift rise Launched by Duane Cheers, Danita Claytor and Chef Jumoke Jackson, Everything Legendary first rose to fame after securing an investment deal with Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban in 2021. Since then, the brand has significantly expanded its retail presence, and can be …

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Seth Goldman’s & Spike Mendelsohn Eat the Change Introduces Carrot Snacks “For Grown-Ups”

Eat the Change, founded by Seth Goldman, Co-Founder of Honest Tea and Chair of the Board at Beyond Meat, and Celebrity Chef Spike Mendelsohn introduces Organic Carrot Chews, a line extension of Cosmic Carrot Chews this time aimed at teens and adults. The vegetable snack debuts in Ginger Turmeric, Maple Cardamom and Meyer Lemon, made with organic carrots and organic fruit juice, offering a source of vitamin A. The company says that carrots are highly water-efficient, requiring only 23 gallons to produce one pound versus 257 for soybeans.   “We’ve heard from a number of parents who have introduced Cosmic Carrot Chews™ to their kids, and the feedback is in – They want a snack of their own!” said Chef Spike Mendelsohn. “Organic Carrot Chews™ are …

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Mighty Yum Plant-Based Lunchables

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Mighty Yum Unveils New Line of “Nostalgic” Plant-Based Lunch Kits

Seeking to fill a major market gap for fun and healthy finger foods, Mighty Yum is debuting a new line of nutritious, meat-and dairy-free lunch kits at the Plant Based World Expo, taking place in New York City from Sept. 8th – 9th.  Made with 100% plant-based ingredients, Mighty Yum’s products offer a healthy twist on nostalgic children’s lunch kits, with a significantly improved nutritional panel. Available in classic flavors such as turkey and cheese, ham and cheese, and pepperoni pizza, Mighty Yum’s meals are non-GMO and filled with superfood ingredients, with the same flavor and texture as traditional meat and cheese.  Better kids’ meals The brand was founded by Marc Elkman and Howard Pane, two fathers who recognized the difficulty of finding healthy, tasty …

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Crave monster feet

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Crave Launches Vegan Monster Feet & Smokey Bacon Snacks at Asda

UK brand Crave has announced that its maize-based snacks — Pickled Onion Monster Feet and Smokey Bacon Flavoured Streakers — are launching at major supermarket chain Asda. The listing is the result of a bus stop ad that Crave placed outside Asda’s headquarters, reading ”We spent loads on this ad to get Asda’s attention”. The stunt worked, leading to talks with the supermarket chain. First launched in December 2021, Crave initially debuted at online supermarket TheVeganKind. Earlier this year, the brand raised an undisclosed sum of funding from an angel investor, making further expansion possible. Market-disrupting snacks Crave aims to provide vegan and allergy-friendly alternatives to the “bland and boring” options currently available, disrupting the $20 billion salty snacks market. The market for vegan snacks …

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Revo Foods new products

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Austria’s Revo Foods Launches Three New Plant-Based Seafood Products

Austria’s plant-based Revo Foods announces the launch of three new products at all BILLA PLUS retailers’ locations in Austria on Monday, September 12th, 2022.  The new products will also be available soon in Germany, Denmark, and the UK, according to the company. “In my opinion, these are the most realistic plant-based seafood products which have been developed to date, and I am especially happy that we launch the salmon spread as a unique new plant-based product which does not exist in this form anywhere in the world so far,” commented Robin Simsa, Revo Food’s CEO. A growing portfolio Dedicated to plant-based seafood alternatives, Revo Foods released its first product, Revo Salmon, which mimics smoked salmon, in 2021. Later in 2022, it presented an ‘ultrarealistic’ plant-based …

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The Tofoo Co nuggets

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The Tofoo Co Continues Product Innovation With Garlic & Herb and Sweet Chilli Nuggets

The Tofoo Co, the UK’s number one tofu brand, is to launch Garlic & Herb and Sweet Chilli Tofoo Nugget products into Tesco this month. In response to the increased demand for convenient plant protein products, the launch is a repositioning of previous product Tofoo Bites, which have taken a new shape, recipe, and packaging design, to become Tofoo nuggets. Varied portfolio The Tofoo Co also launched a block in sriracha flavour as a recent addition to its portfolio which offers flavoured tofu blocks, scrambled egg style Scrambled Tofoo, straight-to-wok frozen cubes in a range of flavours, fish finger style chunkies in a range of flavours, as well as tempeh products. Exponential success The UK producer has enjoyed continuous success over recent years, evidently owing …

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Blackbird Margherita pizza

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Blackbird Foods Launching Popular Plant-Based Pizzas at 300 US Target Stores

Plant-based food startup Blackbird Foods announces its popular artisanal pizzas will be launching at 300 Target stores in October. The brand’s Margherita and Supreme Pizzas will retail for a suggested price of $7.99 and be available nationwide at Target in-store and online. According to Blackbird, it is one of the fastest-growing frozen pizza brands in the country, and one of the earliest-stage food startups that Target has ever launched. Made by chefs in NYC, Blackbird’s pizzas feature fresh ingredients and overnight rising dough that is hand-tossed to produce a classic soft and crispy New York-style crust. Its Margherita pizza is topped with fresh basil, garlic and a signature tomato sauce, while the Supreme features Blackbird’s house-made plant-based sausage crumbles, red onions and green peppers. In …

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