Beans is How campaign

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Charity & Campaigns

Google & the Bezos Earth Fund Want the World to Eat Twice as Many Beans

Over 40 organizations, including Google, the Bezos Earth Fund, and ProVeg International, have joined forces for a new campaign called Beans is How. Google and the Bezos Earth Fund are on the campaign’s “Bean Board”, helping to determine the steps that need to be taken, while ProVeg is raising awareness to help achieve the goals. Other organizations involved include The World Bean Council, the United Nations Foundation, and the Kraft Heinz Company. The campaign will work to double legume consumption worldwide by 2028 in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Beans release 90% fewer harmful gases than some animal-based foods. They are also a rich source of protein, vitamins, and minerals, and are extremely affordable. This makes them an excellent alternative to meat, and …


Heyday Canning Co Line

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Food & Beverage

Heyday Canning Co is Bringing Premium Beans to Sprouts to Disrupt the Canned Foods Category

The canned foods aisle offers undeniable consumer value as a source of simple, affordable and shelf-stable food items. But while known for its accessibility, the category has also largely lacked creativity and innovation. Heyday Canning Co, a startup founded by Jamie Tulley and former Clif Bar and Sweet Earth exec Kat Kavner, hopes to change that by introducing a new line of high-flavor canned foods aimed at modernizing the age-old category, reports Food Navigator-USA.  Debuting at Sprouts Farmers Markets in November, Heyday’s first line features classic bean staples such as chickpeas, navy, cannellini and black beans cooked in a variety of globally-inspired sauces. Prepared this way, the beans can be eaten alone or easily added to rice, pasta, tacos and more, says Kavner. To create their …


biocyclic beans

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Food & Beverage

Biocyclic Vegan Beans in Austrian and German Organic Food Stores

For the first time, products with the Biocyclic Vegan Quality Seal are available in organic retail shops in Austria and Germany. An assortment of biocyclic vegan beans is now being sold in 80 selected stores of the denn’s organic food chain. The brand is managed by the Austrian natural food producer Estyria.


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Market & Trends

Market Report: Positive Market Development for Dried Beans Thanks to Veganism

The international change in consumer needs which is going hand in hand with the vegan trend is driving various plant-based market segments forward. One of these markets is the dried bean market, which is expected to grow strongly in the forecast period from 2020 to 2025 according to a current industry report by Research and Markets. The global market for dried beans is subdivided into lentils, chickpeas, peas and other varieties. A decisive factor in the positive growth forecasts is the increasing demand for vegan protein sources. The increasing number of consumers who favour health-promoting foods in their eating habits and who are discovering vegan foods as a result of this health change should not be underestimated either. The detailed sector report takes into account …


Good Catch Tuna

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Food & Beverage

Good Catch Foods Receives $8.7 Million Funding for Plant-based Seafood

Good Catch Foods have received $8.7 million in capital funding led by its founder, New Crop Capital, and a syndicate of investors, including PHW Group, Thrive Market, Fresh Direct, Stray Dog Capital, Clear Current Capital, VegInvest, Rocana Capital, Blue Horizon, EverHope Capital, Baleine & Bjorn Capital, M13 and Starlight Ventures.