THE PACK plant-based pet food


Pet Food

Plant-Based Pet Food Brand THE PACK Announces Planet Organic Listing & Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

UK plant-based pet food startup THE PACK has announced a listing at supermarket chain Planet Organic, which has nine stores across London. THE PACK’s full range of wet food and oven-baked dried food is now available at all Planet Organic locations, becoming one of very few plant-based pet food brands to be stocked at a UK brick-and-mortar retail chain. The company says the listing represents its increasing focus on an omnichannel strategy. “We are seeing increasing interest from retailers in listing our plant-based dog food,” said Damien Clarkson, co-founder and CEO of THE PACK. “I commend Planet Organic under the visionary leadership of founder Renee Elliot for re-launching their pet food section and putting plant-based proteins front and centre alongside other established brands. THE PACK …


allplants at Planet Organic and Ocado

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Products & Launches

allplants Announces First Retail Launch at Planet Organic and Ocado

UK plant-based meal delivery service allplants has launched some of its most popular dishes at supermarkets Planet Organic and Ocado. This is the first time allplants has ever been available at retailers, with the brand previously operating on a D2C basis. London chain Planet Organic is the first brick-and-mortar retailer to stock the ready meals, while online supermarket Ocado is the first national retailer. The dishes available include Sticky Teriyaki Udon Noodles, Protein Power Buddha Bowl, Truffle Mushroom Orzo, and Mac & Greens. They retail from £5.50. “If you’re a busy foodie who cares about the planet, and don’t want to compromise on flavour or your health, consider your mid-week meals officially sorted,” said allplants on LinkedIn. “Look out for our unmissable yellow sunshine brightening …



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Better Nature Appoints Ex CEO of Planet Organic & World’s Most Cited Food Scientist to Fuel Growth

UK-based tempeh startup Better Nature announces the appointments of ex-Planet Organic CEO Peter Marsh as Non-Executive Director, and Prof. Julian McClements, the world’s most cited food scientist, as Innovation Advisor. Peter Marsh, who established Planet Organic as one of the UK’s largest organic and health retailers until his retirement in 2021, will be supporting Better Nature with its entrance into UK supermarkets and with plans for international expansion. Marsh states: “Making high-quality, healthy foods more widely accessible is really important to me. Working with Better Nature to get more people across the UK and further afield eating nutritious, delicious and versatile tempeh is a challenge I’m very excited to take on.” Newly appointed Innovation Advisor Prof. Julian McClements, who has published over 1300 scientific articles …




Meat- and Fish Alternatives

Eatplanted’s Meat Alternatives Secure First UK Retail Listing at Planet Organic

Eatplanted’s meat alternatives are now available at all 13 Planet Organic stores in London, UK. Customers will be able to choose from four products, all made with pea, sunflower, and oat proteins. The products are: eatplanted.kebab (RRP: £5.29) eatplanted.chicken Lemon and Herb (RRP: £5.29) eatplanted.pulled BBQ (RRP: £5.29) eatplanted.pulled Chimichurri (RRP: £5.29) “We’re delighted to have secured our first grocery listing in Planet Organic. What’s more, Planet Organic’s mission aligns perfectly with our own goals, to create delicious sustainable products that taste great and protect our planet, so it felt like a natural choice for us to list our range in their stores,” said UK Country Manager Matt Done. Europe’s biggest alt-meat producer? In May, Eatplanted announced it had doubled production capacity at its site …


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Products & Launches

Better Nature Launches Tempeh Rashers into Planet Organic as Vegan Bacon Continues to Trend

UK-based Tempeh brand Better Nature announces the retail launch of their Organic Tempeh Mince and Organic Tempeh Rashers into Planet Organic stores, as vegan bacon continues its rise in popularity. As we reported last week, Forbes has said that plantbased bacon is the “next plant-based frontier” with demand surging internationally.