Vegan Chorizo Breakfast

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MingsBings and JUST Egg Debut New Breakfast Pockets with Plant-Based Eggs and Cheese

In celebration of World Egg Day, Asian street food brand MingBings and JUST Egg are launching four new breakfast pockets featuring plant-based eggs and cheese. Developed by Iron Chef Ming Tsai, the breakfast bings – “bings” refer to a type of savory Chinese flatbread – represent the brand’s first entry in the breakfast category,  The new items are launching Friday, Oct. 14th on MingsBings.com and are available in four flavors:  Plant-Based Egg & Cheese: A  combination of JUST Egg, dairy-free cheddar and potato  Plant-Based Sausage, Egg & Cheese: A twist on an all-American breakfast, w/ sausage, JUST Egg, dairy-free cheddar and potato Plant-Based Chorizo, Egg & Cheese: A Southwestern breakfast w/ chorizo, JUST Egg, dairy-free cheddar, peppers, onions, black beans, corn and potato Plant-Based Veggie, …

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Fy Cream Cheese Sprouts

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Nature’s Fynd Launches Dairy-Free Cream Cheese into US Sprouts Nationwide

Nature’s Fynd, a food tech company making meat and dairy alternatives with fungi-based Fy™ protein, announces its Dairy-Free Cream Cheese is now available at Sprouts Farmers Markets across the US.  Made with Fy, a fungi protein grown using Fynd’s novel fermentation technology, the new cream cheese compares to traditional cream cheese in taste and spreadability, says the brand. It can also be substituted in nearly any recipe calling for cream cheese ingredients. Available in Original and Chive & Onion flavors, each 8 oz tub retails for $4.99 and can be found in Sprout’s refrigerated sections.  Fynd’s notes its Dairy-Free Cream Cheese is fully vegan, nut-free, soy-free and contains no artificial flavors or preservatives.  Volcanic protein Fy protein is a nutritious and highly sustainable ingredient originally …

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Blackbird Vegan Korean BBQ Wings

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Blackbird Foods Launches ‘Naturally Boneless’ Crispy Plant-Based WINGS

Plant-based startup Blackbird Foods announces it is launching a new line of WINGS to pair with the brand’s popular artisan pizzas. Made with its signature seitan, a limited batch will launch on the brand’s website Oct. 11th before rolling out in retailers at the end of 2022.  According to Blackbird, its WINGS actually look and taste like traditional wings with a crispy outside and tender inside. Blackbird uses its signature method of producing seitan, a wheat-based protein, to create the product before hand-battering and coating each one in sauce.  WINGS, available in Buffalo and Korean BBQ flavors, are sold frozen in 10oz bags with a sauce packet – customers can bake or air-fry the wings until crispy and coat them in sauce. Like all of …

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Spero Vegan Cream Cheese

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Spero Launches Sunflower-Based Cheeses at Kroger and Fresh Market Stores

Plant-based brand Spero announces it is launching several of its cheese products at Kroger stores across the US, as well as regional Fresh Market locations. Beginning in November, Spero will debut its Sunflower Cream Cheese at several Kroger-owned markets, including Ralph’s Grocery, King Soopers, QFC and Fred Meyer. The brand will offer two flavors of its sunflower seed cream cheese: The Original and The Herb.  The company is also launching into Fresh Market stores in Florida, Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina and Arkansas. It is releasing three products, including The Original, The Herb, and The Goat – a plant-based goat cheese alternative. Cheaper than dairy Founded in 2016, Spero aims to make plant-based dairy products cheaper than traditional dairy by using scalable, efficient ingredients such as sunflower …

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Vegan friendly christmas food  

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M&S Launches Plant Kitchen Christmas Range With Vegan Turkey Roast and Desserts

British multinational retailer Marks and Spencer announces its Plant Kitchen Christmas alternatives for the 2022 festive season featuring traditional favourite dishes such as vegan turkey and all of the sides.   On offer for Christmas 2022 is last year’s realistic vegan turkey roast once again, as well as vegan gravy, butternut squash almond and pecan nut roast, Plant Kitchen‘s vegan stuffing and meat-free pigs in duvets.   Also repeating this year is the brand’s vegetable selection box that contains side dishes like triple-cooked roast potatoes, braised red cabbage, cheesy cauliflower and leek bake, vegan stuffing balls, and meat-free sausages covered in vegan bacon.   New additions for Christmas ’22 Plant Kitchen is popular with UK consumers for its vegan-friendly alternatives, which M&S expanded with over …

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Beyond Steak Seared Tips

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Beyond Meat Trials New Steak, Popcorn Chicken and Nuggets at Select US Stores

Beyond Meat (NASDAQ: BYND) appears to be testing several new products, including its highly publicized plant-based steak, in limited launches at Jewel Osco stores in the US Midwest.  Beyond Steak, Popcorn Chicken and Chicken Nuggets are now listed on Jewel Osco’s website, and shoppers have been posting sightings of the products across social media. Available in the frozen aisle, Beyond Steak Seared Tips are made from a base of wheat gluten and fava beans with 21 g of protein, according to its package. Each 10 oz package retails for $7.99 on Jewel Osco’s website, though at the time of writing, the product was listed on sale for $5.35/package.  The Beyond Popcorn Chicken and Nuggets are also made from a base of gluten and fava beans, and …

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Vegandukan traditional Indian curries

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Vegandukan Launches Six Plant-Based Traditional Indian Curries

India-based online marketplace Vegandukan has launched plant-based and ready-to-eat versions of six traditional Indian curries. They are: Tofu Lababdar — A rich base of gravy with Indian spices. Tofu is used instead of paneer (Indian cottage cheese). Dal Mahkani — A blend of dried split pulses, kidney beans, and vegan butter. Moong Dal Halwa — A sweet curry with split mung beans, cashews, almonds, and raisins. Palak Saag Chik’n — Plant-based chicken with spinach in a thick, flavourful gravy. Soya Chaap Tawa Masala — A protein-rich gravy with soy chunks. Vegan Rara Chick’n — Plant-based chicken pieces in an aromatic gravy. Vegandukan Vegandukan was founded in 2019 by Sagar N Mehta, a vegan of eight years who noticed that there was no marketplace to bring …

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Superfoodio Co-op launch

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Superfoodio Launches “Category First” Peanut Butter Buttons in Co-op Across UK

Plant-based snack brand Superfoodio has launched its “world-first” Peanut Butter Buttons as part of Co-op’s Apiary Scheme, stating that the innovation creates an extension for the £101M peanut butter category. The launch is supported by a marketing campaign called #nomorebutterfingers. Since the 1800s, peanut butter has been sold in jars, but husband and wife founders Nirali and Jagir Mankodi wanted to develop a way that the spread could be enjoyed “without the constraints of a jar”, transforming it into an on-the-go snack.  Nirali and Jagir explain: “With our Peanut Butter Buttons, we are ready to excite and delight taste buds in the much-loved peanut butter aisles all over the UK. Rather than compete, our range completes the current peanut butter offerings on the market. With …

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Country Life Seasoning

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Country Life Foods Unveils New Scrambled Tofu Seasonings and Instant Cheeze Mix for Convenient Cooking

Country Life Natural Foods, a natural and organic online retailer, has introduced several new products to make plant-based cooking simpler and more convenient.  Tastier tofu Country Life’s new Tofu Scramble Seasoning Pack features Classic, Lemon Herb, and Smoked BBQ Seasonings designed to help people prepare the classic protein because, as the brand says, “a lot of people don’t know how to season tofu.” To make, home cooks need only to crumble a block of tofu into a pan and add the seasoning of choice.  The seasoning mixes can be used to make a wide variety of tofu scrambles as well as provide flavoring for rice and vegetables.  “One of the healthiest egg or meat substitutes is tofu, but only when seasoned to perfection,” says Country …

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Rebl Eats / Mycorena

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Rebl Eats and Mycorena Partner to Make Alt Meat More Accessible in Northern Europe

Rebl Eats of Finland and Mycorena of Sweden have entered into a new partnership to make meat substitutes more accessible throughout Northern Europe. As part of the new partnership, Rebl’s product developers and chefs have developed new additions to the ready meals category: fresh ready meals with Mycorena’s flagship product, a sustainable and natural mushroom-based ingredient called Promyc. The products launched by Rebl Eats are branded with Promyc and have already generated great demand after an exclusive launch in 15 selected shops in Helsinki, Finland, according to the company. Multi market launch In the next phase of the collaboration, the products will be launched in the Swedish market, followed by the rest of the Nordic region and then the rest of Europe. Also on board …

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The Vegan Kind Adds Luxury Chocolate Bars to Own-Brand Love Plants Range

UK’s Popular online vegan retailer The Vegan Kind has expanded its own-label Love Plants range with three new chocolate bars. The luxury bars aim to “make vegan chocolate more indulgent”, offering an alternative to dark chocolate. They are said to have a smooth, creamy texture and are garnished with crunchy toppings. The flavours are: Dark with Orange Cocoa Nibs and Cinder Toffee — Colombian dark chocolate with at least 60% cocoa solids, combined with orange oil, cacao nibs, and vegan honeycomb. Oat M!lk Bar — Oat milk chocolate with at least 46.5% cocoa solids, topped with vegan puffed caramel and sea salt flakes. Blonde with Raspberry and Crunchy Caramel — Vegan white chocolate with a minimum of 37% cocoa solids, topped with dried raspberry and …

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Great Foods Research & Advisory

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GTFO It’s Vegan Launches GreatFoods Research & Advisory to Help Plant-Based Brands Compete in the Marketplace

Online retail platform GTFO It’s Vegan announces the launch of GreatFoods Research & Advisory Services to help companies in the plant-based market achieve greater levels of success. GreatFoods’ solutions, combined with a team of industry experts, are designed to help food and beverage companies navigate the complexities of developing, launching, and growing plant-based products and brands. Launched in 2020, GTFO has sold more than 500K items across 50K orders from tens of thousands of customers. The company says it now maintains one of the largest proprietary databases of plant-based sales data and consumer preferences; it also boasts thousands of product reviews and social media comments from 150K Instagram followers.  According to GTFO, it spent many months planning the launch of GreatFoods Research to provide advisory …

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Reebok/ National Geographic Shoe Collection

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Reebok and National Geographic Launch Vegan Shoe Collection Inspired by Endangered Species

British athletic wear company Reebok and National Geographic have partnered to launch a new footwear collection inspired by the world’s endangered species, including the Nano X2 Grow and Club C 85 Vegan. Debuting Oct. 4th, the collection is also influenced by National Geographic’s award-winning visual storytelling and is made without any animal-based products. The collection features the following designs: Club C 85 Vegan – A version of the Club C shoe that honors sixteen endangered species with unique patterns dedicated to different animals, including the Galapagos Penguin, Black Rhino, Eastern Gorilla, Ring-tailed Lemur and Fiji Banded Iguana. Nano X2 Grow “Formidable Species”  – A plant-based version of Reebok’s popular Nano X2 training shoes, featuring patterns showcasing such as the Grizzly Bear, Puffer Fish, Poison Dart …

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Plant-Based Egg Substitute

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PURIS Launches AcreMade Plant-Based Egg Made From Upcycled Peas

PURIS, a leading supplier of pea protein in North America, announces the launch of its first consumer brand: AcreMade plant-based eggs. Its debut product, the Plant-Based Egg Substitute, is a shelf-stable powder that can be scrambled, cooked or baked.  Described as a “game-changer” for egg-based cooking, AcreMade’s Plant-Based Eggs are nutritionally comparable to traditional eggs with 5 grams of protein per serving and zero grams of cholesterol. The eggs are also free from the top nine allergens, including gluten and soy.  According to AcreMade, it is the only brand to use yellow field peas as the main protein source for a plant-based egg. The brand’s Upcycled Certified™pea starch benefits the environment by helping to build soil health and requiring few resources to grow. Upcycled Certified™ …

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MorningStar Farms’ New Incogmeato Chick’n Patties Include First-Ever Vegan Eggo Waffles

Kellogg’s-owned MorningStar Farms announces it is rolling out two new plant-based chicken products throughout the rest of 2022. One of the products will feature the first vegan waffle ever created by Kellogg’s iconic breakfast brand Eggo. New entrees Sold through MorningStar’s Incogmeato line, the new chicken additions feature the Plant-Based Hot and Spicy Crispy Chik’n Filet, plus the Chik’n and Eggo Liege Style Waffle Sandwich. According to the brand, the Hot Crispy Chik’n offers a juicy inside with a crispy, crunchy exterior. The item is available in packages of four filets, with each filet containing 29% less fat than conventional chicken filets (12 g total fat per serving vs. 8 g), and 17 g of plant protein. The Chik’n and Eggo Liege Style Waffle Sandwich is …

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