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Tattooed Chef to Launch 8 New Products at 2000 Walmart Stores

Meatless convenience food brand Tattooed Chef has formed an agreement to significantly increase the number of its products available at Walmart. Currently, five frozen Tattooed Chef products are offered at around 300 Walmart stores across the US. Under the new agreement, this will increase to 13 products at 2000 stores. It is not yet clear which products are set to launch, and it should be noted that some are likely to be vegetarian rather than vegan. Tattooed Chef also reports that it has signed a lease agreement for an 80,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in New Mexico. Additionally, it has acquired the packaging and production equipment at the site. This will significantly increase the company’s manufacturing footprint, allowing for improved economies of scale. Merger and IPO In …


Expo West 2022 Outdoor Event

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Expo West 2022 Recap – The Top 8 Plant-Based Innovations

Natural Products Expo West, the world’s largest natural and organic trade show, successfully held its first in-person event after a two-year hiatus last week, from March 8-12. The highly anticipated show attracted more than 2,700 exhibitors and 57,000 industry attendees to Anaheim, CA to make personal connections, attend keynote talks and discover the latest innovations in natural food, beverages and ingredients.  Vegconomist was on-site seeking out the most interesting, creative and groundbreaking animal-free products and brands. From realistic vegan bacon and sushi to indulgent pizzas and mochi ice cream, this year’s plant-rich offerings did not disappoint. Out of dozens of exciting new products, we’ve selected eight particularly noteworthy innovations, along with full photo galleries of our favorite finds.  1. Gluten-Free Breaded Chicken – Daring Daring, …


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Tattooed Chef to Expand Into 1,800 Kroger Stores Across the US This Summer

Tattooed Chef, Inc. a producer of vegan frozen foods such as ready-to-cook bowls, zucchini spirals, riced cauliflower, acai and smoothie bowls, and cauliflower pizza crusts which became publicly listed last year, today announced it expects to launch its branded products across multiple categories in approximately 1,800 Kroger stores nationwide later this summer. “We are thrilled to announce our expansion into Kroger which demonstrates our ability to expand Tattooed Chef’s distribution into conventional grocery,” said Sam Galletti, President and CEO of Tattooed Chef. “Kroger is one of the largest food retailers in the United States and we are excited to offer consumers more access to our innovative portfolio of plant-based products.” By September, consumers will be able to purchase a total of 12 SKU’s nationally across …