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Investments & Finance

Hungry Planet Raises $25M in Series A to Build Capacity for “Breakthrough” Vegan Meat Products

Hungry Planet, a St. Louis-based plant-based meat startup, has closed an oversubscribed $25 million Series A funding round led by Post Holdings Inc. The fresh capital will be used to expand production capacity for its plant-based meat products and accelerate growth in retail, foodservice and e-commerce, both domestically and internationally. Other investments from Post Holdings in the plant-based space include healthy snack brand Peatos. Michael Foods, a subsidiary of Post Holdings and the biggest supplier of poultry eggs to restaurants in the USA, last May partnered with Eat Just to distribute JUST Egg. During its pilot phase, Hungry Planet says it experienced overwhelming demand for its plant-based meat alternatives, which include plant-based chicken, pork, beef, lamb and turkey, as well as crab, chorizo, breakfast sausage …


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Company News

Hungry Planet Partners With Post Holdings as Plant-Based Demand Skyrockets

Plant meat producer Hungry Planet announces a partnership with CPG holding company Post Holdings, Inc., to expand the distribution of Hungry Planet’s portfolio in response to growing demand for alternative proteins. Based in St. Louis, Hungry Planet meats are distributed throughout the United States via foodservice, restaurants, grocery stores and e-commerce.


Food & Beverage

JUST Announces Groundbreaking Partnership With One of the Largest Processors of Low-Cost Chicken Eggs in the World

JUST (Eat JUST, Inc.), producer of leading vegan egg product JUST Egg, announces today a partnership with Michael Foods, one of the largest processors of low-cost poultry eggs in the world, for distribution into restaurants. Michael Foods, a subsidiary of Post Holdings, is the biggest supplier of eggs to restaurants in the USA.