Egg Alternatives

Barcelona’s UOBO Launches Liquid Plant-Based Eggs for Food Service

Barcelona-based startup UOBO has launched liquid plant-based eggs for food service in a 1-litre bottled format for the Spanish market. The startup says that it has garnered impressive results since its launch on social media platforms, with its first post receiving over 250,000 views in less than 24 hours. In addition, UOBO claims to have already received over 40 requests from interested restaurants, caterers, and distributors. The company’s 100% vegetable whole-eggs are said to adapt seamlessly to traditional recipes while offering great taste. UOBO can be cooked into multiple dishes, including omelets, scrambled eggs, pastries, custard, and mayonnaise. Even though UOBO is described as a nutritious alternative to eggs, the company has not as yet revealed its ingredients on social media.  Making better eggs Founded …


Crackd's Quiche Lorraine made with vegan eggs

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Products & Launches

Crackd The No-Egg Quiche Featuring THIS Isn’t Streaky Bacon & Applewood Vegan Cheeze Launches in Tesco

British brand Crackd today announces the launch of a new range of vegan-certified quiches featuring its plant-based liquid egg product The No-Egg Egg. The quiches are set to launch exclusively at Tesco stores at the end of May. To develop its Crackd The No-Egg Quiche range, Crackd partnered with plant-based companies THIS and Applewood Vegan to offer three vegan versions of classical flavours: Quiche Lorraine, Cheeze & Broccoli, and Caramelised Red Onion. The new launch responds to consumer research showing an increased demand for ready-to-eat plant-based options. Interest in the category surged during lockdown when quiches became popular among consumers as mealtime options, explains Crackd. A versatile egg replacer Last month, Crackd’s quiche range won silver and bronze awards at the 2023 Farm and Deli …



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Egg Alternatives

Perfeggt Brings Liquid Egg Alternative to DACH Food Service

Berlin-based foodtech company Perfeggt is launching sales of its plant-based liquid egg alternative for catering and food service in the DACH region. The pea-based egg substitute, which can be used like a whisked hen’s egg, will be distributed via retail partner The Pool Chefs Companion as well as Perfeggt directly. Perfeggt, which closed its first financing round at more than 2.8 million USD (2.5 million EUR) last year, says the vegan egg compares closely with poultry eggs in terms of taste, texture and nutritional profile, offering ten percent protein content. The product was developed by Bernd Becker, co-founder and chief product officer of Perfeggt. He previously held a leading position at Rügenwalder Mühle, where he helped to build up the vegetarian and vegan products division. …


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Egg Alternatives

Former Lidl Heads Launch The VGN Plant-Based Egg Alternative 

The VGN is a new German alt egg startup launched by four former managers from international supermarket Lidl. The VGN’s first vegan egg product – The Original, a liquid egg alternative made from broad bean protein – is set to hit shelves across Europe in early April.  “Our goal is to inspire people to eat a plant-based diet with our continuously growing product portfolio of innovative and sustainable items” The four former Lidl managers: Jürgen Achenbach, Martin Hesse, Alexander Wilczek, and Dieter Lamprecht have set up The VGN with the goal of becoming a leading brand for vegan substitute products, with The Original egg alternative just the first product to roll out. The team chose broad bean protein as the key ingredient for its sustainable …


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Investments & Finance

Upfield Unveils Strategic Partnership with UK Vegan Egg Leader OGGS 

Upfield to enter into strategic partnership with OGGS, with minority stake in the UK-based egg alternative and vegan bakery Upfield, the world’s largest producer of plant-based spreads and owner of brands including Flora and Violife, has partnered with OGGS – one of the UK’s first and largest alt egg brands. The move looks to solidify Upfield’s position as a global leader in sustainable plant-based alternatives and includes Upfield taking a minority stake in Alternative Foods, the OGGS parent company.  Alternative Foods launched in 2019, offering a range of bakery products and liquid egg alternatives including OGGS Aquafaba, a patented liquid egg alternative, as well as Scrambled OGGS. The company calculates that it has saved over 2.2 million eggs being used in cooking and baking so …


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Products & Launches

Germany’s PLANT B Launches Lupin-Based Liquid Egg

PLANT B is set to launch a plant-based liquid egg alternative based on sweet lupin across Germany. The Hamburg-based food tech claims its new cruelty-free egg product offers the same functionality as conventional chicken egg but with 50% fewer calories.  After 15 months of product development to mimic the complicated structure of a conventional chicken egg, PLANT B Egg will go on sale as a ready-to-cook fresh product in April 2022. The product is a 100% plant-based alternative for scrambled eggs, cakes, waffles, or quiches and is aimed at health-conscious flexitarians and vegans alike. The launch comes as a new survey reveals that German consumers are buying plant-based eggs due to animal welfare concerns.  Lupin Protein Lupin is fast growing in popularity as a plant-based …


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Company News

EVO Foods Receives Backing from Industry Giants for Liquid Egg Replacer Set to Disrupt Indian Market

Indian startup EVO Foods, producer of a vegan egg replacer on course to launch in July 2020, has received funding from alt protein venture capital fund Big Idea Ventures and also secured its first angel investment from Ryan Bethencourt, co-founder and CEO of revolutionary pet food company Wild Earth Inc.