Ivy Farm / Fortnum & Mason scotch egg

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Cultivated Meat

Ivy Farm Anticipates Regulatory Approval After Creating Cultivated Meat Scotch Egg With Fortnum & Mason

The UK’s Ivy Farm Technologies has partnered with high-end department store Fortnum & Mason to develop what is said to be the world’s first scotch egg containing cultivated meat, stating it expects its cultivated sausage meat to be available to consumers by the beginning of 2025. According to The Guardian, Ivy Farm had threatened to relocate to the US if cultivated meat was not approved for sale in the UK, leading to talks with the government. The company has now been told to expect Food Standards Authority (FSA) approval by the end of the year, with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said to be in favour of granting approval. The product, sampled last week at a panel regarding the future of meat production to highlight the …


Squeaky Bean Egg

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Products & Launches

Picnic Perfect: Squeaky Bean Brings “World’s First” Vegan Scotch Egg to Tesco in New Range

UK plant-based producer Squeaky Bean has launched what it claims to be the world’s first vegan supermarket Scotch Egg into Tesco. Made with Crackd – The No-Egg Egg – the new product is part of an unveiling of a plant-based summer eating range. After being awarded the Plant-Based Food Manufacturer of the Year, as well as introducing a Big Brother style vegan “influencer house”, Squeaky Bean will be rolling out the new range in 585 Tesco stores across the UK. The full range, ideal for picnics, summer meals, and packed lunches, includes:  Tomato, Red Pepper & Veta Tart, £3.00, 150g Creamy Coronation Tart, £3.00, 150g Chargrilled Memphis Style BBQ Mini Fillets, £3.00, 120g Scotch Eggs, £3.00, 210g  “You might have thought plant-based food lovers have …


THIS Isn't Bacon Meat-Free Scotch Egg at Harwood Arms

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Gastronomy & Food Service

The UK Sees its First Michelin Star Restaurant Serving Plant-Based Meat as Market Continues to Change Post-COVID

As a sign of the times, the UK now sees its first-ever Michelin starred restaurant offering plant-based meat. The Harwood Arms in Fulham London is now serving a vegetarian scotch egg using plant-based bacon produced by THIS, the fastest FMCG business to reach its Seedrs target with the fastest campaign to hit over £1.5m.