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Riot Eats: New Range of Plant-Based Dairy Alternatives from GreenSpace Brands Inc.

A new plant-based milk brand is set to be launched in early 2019. GreenSpace Brands has created the vegan brand Riot Eats, which features plant-based dairy products such as vegan cheese, butter and spreads. The brand was recently launched in the US and Canada at Natural Products Expo East and CHFA East, and has already been well received. The CEO of GreenSpace Brands, Matthew von Teichman, says, “Riot Eats™’s goal …

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Bunge Loders Croklaan Launches Plant-Based Liquid Margarine

The premium Dutch vegetable oil manufacturer Bunge Loders Croklaan has launched a new, plant-based clean label liquid margarine called Delica Pro Gold, designed especially for artisanal and industrial bakeries. The new plant-based margarine is liquid, non-hydrogenated, environmentally friendly, functional, free of artificial additives and has a very good nutritional profile. The innovative formula of the new product is based on a precisely balanced blend of plant-based oils, including a blend …

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Coolhaus Announces New Vegan Ice Cream Line

The company Coolhaus, a premium ice cream brand from Los Angeles, recently announced the launch of a new vegan ice cream line. A total of 13 new plant-based ice cream varieties will be available in stores from spring 2019. The innovative ice cream brand started out in 2009 with a mobile ice cream truck. Since then, its business idea has been continuously developed, and the brand’s products can now be …

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Katjesgreenfood: New Investment in Vegan Butter Start-Up Fora

Katjesgreenfood, a subsidiary of the Katjes Group, recently announced its investment in the vegan butter start-up Fora. According to the New York-based company, they have developed the world’s first vegan and cholesterol-free butter, using basic, specially researched and innovative   ingredients. Katjesgreenfood GmbH & Co. KG is one of the first food impact investors in the growing market for sustainable food in Europe, and invests in new food companies. The company’s …

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Vancouver: Daiya Launches New Vegan Snack Products for School Day

The Canadian brand Daiya has launched a new range of vegan to-go products to coincide with the start of the school year. New to the range are burritos, cheese sticks and dairy-free yoghurt alternatives for everyday school and work life. Daiya is known for its vegan cheeses. All its products are plant-based and free of gluten, soy and dairy. They are therefore allergy-friendly and healthy. The new vegan products, along …

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Bidfood Unveils Vegan Options in Christmas Range

Bidfood is one of the largest food wholesalers in the UK, supplying catering companies with quality products around the country. Bidfood’s festive range has been unveiled, and includes their first selection of vegan dishes and desserts. The company state that this move is “in response to latest statistics suggesting there are now around 3.5 million vegans in the UK alone.”

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Singapore: Plant-Based Preservative Made from Natural Substances

In Singapore, a group of scientists has discovered a plant-based alternative to conventional artificial preservatives. The organic preservative is based on a natural substance found in fruit and vegetables. Tests have shown that the plant-based alternative keeps food fresh for longer and can also ward off pathogens. A research team of scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, together with senior Professor William Chen, Director of the NTU Food …

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Hellman’s Egg-free Mayonnaise Now Available in UK

Hellmann’s Mayonnaise, owned by food giant Unilever, has traditionally been the most popular mayonnaise by a large margin. However, when vegan mayo arrived on the scene, their share started slipping; first slightly to 46.6 percent, from 46.9 percent in 2014, then steadily more as veganism exploded. Overall sales declined to $1.8 billion, from $1.83 billion the previous year.

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Campbell Soup Launches New V8+Hydrate Plant-Based Drink

Campbell Soup of New Jersey is known for its soups, Pepperidge Farm cookies and Goldfish crackers. More recently, the company has announced its entry into the hydration beverage market with its new plant-based V8+Hydrate drink. The new line is based on sweet potatoes, which are currently very popular. According to the company, V8+Hydrate is the first drink to use vegetables as a natural electrolyte source. The plant-based drink is available …

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VIVANI: Sustainable Packaging and New Flavours

At the beginning of this year, the popular organic chocolate brand VIVANI, from the German chocolate specialist EcoFinia, redesigned the packaging of its products and switched to environmentally-friendly materials. In addition, two further chocolate creations were added to its range. New to the range are the flavours “Caramel Inca Salt” with fine milk chocolate, coconut blossom sugar, caramel crisps and Inca sun salt, and “Latte Macchiato Praliné” with dark nougat …

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Magnum from Unilever Launches First Vegan Ice Cream Flavours

Unilever’s popular ice cream brand Magnum will add two vegan ice cream bars to its product range in September. For the time being, however, the new products will only be available in Finland and Sweden. The two new varieties Magnum Vegan Classic and Magnum Vegan Mandel will be available individually or in packs of four. The plant-based ice cream has already been tested and approved by the European Vegetarian Union. …

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From Vegetarian to Vegan: BOCA Launches First Vegan Burger

Until recently, BOCA, a subsidiary of Kraft-Heinz, only sold vegetarian burgers. Now the food company is introducing its first vegan burger, the “Original Turk’y Veggie Burger”. The 100% vegan Turkey Burger is a reaction by Kraft-Heinz to a petition from the animal welfare organisation Compassion Over Killing (COK), which urged the company to make all BOCA products completely plant-based in the future. The organization collected almost 50,000 signatures with the …

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Italian Luxury Brand Nemanti Launches Vegan Collection

The shoe brand Nemanti produces sustainable vegan luxury shoes in Italy. For the next autumn/winter season, the vegan company has announced a new shoe collection for men and women made using new innovative materials. Nemanti’s fine footwear is designed to appeal to customers who are interested in fashion as well as the environment and ethically responsible products. Naturalness and sustainability are particularly important to the luxury brand, which is why …

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