the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries of Denmark has unveiled its national action plan for plant-based foods.

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Politics & Law

Danish Government’s Plant Fund Reports “Great Interest” With Over 100 Applications

At the end of 2021, the Danish government announced the launch of a 675 million DKK (€90 million) Plant Fund dedicated to plant-based development and promotion. After applications for the first round of grants closed on August 31 of this year, the Plant Fund has reported “great interest”, with 101 submissions received. Applicants requested a total of over 207 million DKK (€27.76 million); however, only 58.2 million DKK (€8.38 million) has been allocated for this year. Consequently, the Plant Fund will prioritise projects related to developing demand promotion, specifically those that: Increase the amount of plant-based food prepared in commercial kitchens and food service outlets Increase private consumption of plant-based food Increase export demand for Danish plant-based foods. However, other projects may still be able …


The Vegan Society Grants Programme

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Charity & Campaigns

Calling Vegan NGOs: The Vegan Society Grant Opens for Applications

The Vegan Society is looking for individuals and grassroots organizations to support through its vegan grant program. Set up to support projects to encourage non-vegans to go vegan and stay vegan, The Vegan Society Grant is open to projects based across the globe. With a particular emphasis on projects based in economically developing countries, The Vegan Society Grant aims to raise public awareness of veganism in a positive way, promote veganism in a unique or exciting way to non-vegans, as well as support people from marginalized backgrounds to access veganism. Awards can be up to £1000, with recently awarded grants including ‘Radio programs to encourage non-vegans to go vegan and stay vegan in Sengerema district, Tanzania’, and ‘Culture and Tradition, a call to animal welfare’: a community-run …


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Company News

Seth Goldman of Honest Tea & Beyond Burger to Donate $1 Million for Planet-Friendly Foods

Seth Goldman and Julie Farkas of Honest Tea have announced the launch of a new grants program, Eat the Change® Impact. Through the scheme, they plan to donate $1 million ($335,000 per year) over the next three years to national and community-based nonprofits to promote more planet-friendly foods.