Vegan burger with sunny side up egg at Veggie Grill

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Fast Food

Yo Egg Partners with Veggie Grill for US National Launch of Plant-Based “Runny Eggs”

Israeli startup Yo Egg announces its award-winning plant-based whole eggs are launching at all Veggie Grill locations across the US, marking the company’s first nationwide launch.  Available for a limited time, Yo Egg’s innovative runny eggs will be featured in three exclusive items at Veggie Grill:  The Yo Poached Egg Avocado Toast, Huevos Rancheros Bowl with Yo Sunny-Side-Up Egg, and the Yo Egg Kimchi Burger. Descriptions include: Yo Poached Egg Avocado Toast – A vegan spin on trendy avocado toast with toasted sourdough, sliced avocado, chopped tomatoes and a Yo Egg poached egg encrusted in everything bagel seasoning. Huevos Rancheros Bowl with Yo Sunny-Side-Up Egg – A blend of brown rice, ranchero beans, fried corn tortillas, vegan pepper jack cheese, Yo Egg’s sunny-side-up egg, salsa …


Chunk Foods vegan French Dip Sandwich

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Gastronomy & Food Service

NYC’s Willow Bistro Debuts Cutting-Edge Dishes with Chunk Foods Steak and Yo Egg

Nestled in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood, Willow Vegan Bistro is quietly disrupting bistro fare with its adventurous, thrilling take on contemporary plant-based cuisine. Recently, the eatery debuted new dishes featuring Chunk Foods’ groundbreaking plant-based steak and Yo Egg’s chicken-free eggs.  Elevated bistro dining  Willow describes itself as a “cozy vegan bistro that offers an innovative twist on classic American food” and the menu overflows with vibrant recreations of popular bistro dishes, from sandwiches and burgers to soups and mac ‘n cheese. Highlights include mini lobster rolls made with hearts of palm, chick’n francese, oyster mushroom calamari, and a B.A.L.T. with vegan bacon. But what truly sets Willow apart is its use of the latest alt-protein innovations, including Chunk Foods’ steak and Yo …


plant based eggs sunny side up

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Company News

Yo-Egg Receives FABI Innovation Awards, Sunny-Side-Up Egg Named a “Top 8” Product

Plant-based egg company Yo Egg announces it has received two of the National Restaurant Association’s 2023 Food and Beverage (FABI) Awards, for the “world’s first and only” plant-based poached egg and sunny-side-up eggs. In addition, the Yo Sunny Side Up egg was selected as one of eight “FABI Favorites”, and will be featured onstage at this year’s NRA show in Chicago.  The FABI Awards recognizes the most forward-thinking and creative tastes that are helping to drive trends and expand menu offerings across the US.  According to Yo Egg, its products feature a runny yolk and real chicken egg taste, which the brand says other egg alternatives currently don’t offer. Made from non-GMO ingredients that include chickpea and soy, Yo Egg recently launched on restaurant menus …


Yo Egg with runny yolks on a toast

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Products & Launches

Animal-Free Yo Egg With Runny Yolk Finally Arrives in Restaurants Across Los Angeles

Amid a nationwide egg shortage and rising prices of eggs in the US, Israel’s Yo Egg debuts what it claims to be the world’s first animal-free whole egg, poached style, on menus at restaurants across Southern California this week. “Unlike any other egg alternative on the market, Yo Egg features a runny yolk and tastes just like chicken eggs,” says the company. In May 2022, Yo Egg secured $5 million in an oversubscribed seed round led by Stray Dog Capital and NFX for the ‘market’s first’ fried and poached egg products, announcing at the time a possible debut in restaurants across Greater Los Angeles, US, by the end of 2022. In Israel, Yo Egg already serves both poached and sunny-side-up versions at a breakfast chain …


Israel's YO-Egg

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Investments & Acquisitions

Israel’s YO-Egg Raises $5M in Oversubscribed Round, Will Launch at US Restaurants

Israel’s YO-Egg has secured $5 million in an oversubscribed seed funding round led by Stray Dog Capital and NFX. The latter is a tech investor which has never previously invested in a food company. Other investors included Surround Ventures and Secret Chord Ventures. YO-Egg will use the funding to increase production in preparation for its launch at US restaurants, with the ultimate aim of producing 50,000 plant-based eggs per day. The company’s vegan poached and sunny-side-up eggs will soon be showcased at the National Restaurant Association trade show in Chicago, which will take place from May 21-24. By the end of 2022, the eggs are set to debut at restaurants in Greater Los Angeles. In Israel, the plant-based eggs are already on the menu at …



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Fairs & Events

Future Food-Tech Summit Showcases 23 Game-Changing Start-Ups Working Towards Sustainable Nutrition

As consumer awareness of the source, nutritional content, and environmental impact of their diet grows, food-tech innovators are creating new solutions to meet the new paradigm. The Future Food-Tech summit will present 23 such pioneering innovators from across the globe at its next London event.  Being held on September 30 – October 1 the Future Food-Tech summit will showcase startups from the fields of precision and microbial fermentation, food as medicine, functional ingredients, plant-based alternatives, personalized nutrition, AI and data science, supply chain transparency, biotechnology, sugar reduction, and the microbiome.  In the precision fermentation sector, South Africa’s De Novo Dairy will be presented – Africa’s first food-tech company focusing on precision fermentation to produce functional, sustainable dairy proteins. In the field of microbial fermentation, Canada’s …