Tag: Vegan

What’s Driving Beyond Meat’s Slide?

What’s going on at Beyond Meat? A week ago, the company’s stock price fell 12% after it warned that third-quarter revenue should come in at $106 million—far lower than its prior outlook and the nearly …

BREAKING: McDonald’s to Trial Plant-Based Burger in U.S.

McDonald’s will test the McPlant burger in partnership with Beyond Meat in eight U.S. locations next month. Beginning November 3, customers in Irving, Texas; Carrollton, Texas; Cedar Falls, Iowa; Jennings, Louisiana; Lake Charles, Louisiana; El …

Report: Plant-based Menu Items Skyrocketing at U.S. Restaurants

With what seems like a new plant-based development each week, it’s no surprise that meat alternatives are now a $14 billion market, according to Tastewise’s new Q3 Market Report: Alternative Proteins. The Food Institute reviewed …

Report: Vegan Chocolate Increasingly Popular

The global chocolate confectionery market is anticipated to reach $154.5 billion (USD) by 2025. Its growth has been aided by the pandemic, during which consumers have often turned to comforting, indulgent foods, like milk chocolate …

‘Fishless’ Fish: The Next Big Thing in Vegan Food Industry

Plant-based meat alternatives have a longer history than some might realize. And, they have proven to be effective in replacing meat products without compromising quality and nutritional value. Plant-based fish has been gaining traction as …

Analysts: Restaurant Customers Seeking Plant-Based Innovation

There’s no denying plant-based food has had a big year. However, the pandemic’s full impact on plant-based momentum in restaurants remains unclear. While the gears of product development are starting to turn again, some major brands have …

Yeast Extract – A Game Changer in the Modern Food Industry

With millennials and Gen Z consumers now hyper-aware of their eating habits and food choices, yeast extract is gaining traction as a versatile ingredient used for savory flavor and quality food. The COVID-19 outbreak encouraged …

Non-dairy Desserts Shaking up the Ice Cream Aisle

The plant-based ice cream sector is growing fast, with no signs of slowing on the horizon. At the end of March, snack bar brand KIND released seven flavors of frozen, plant-based desserts, reimagining their classic …

Is the Pudding Market Primed for Disruption?

Better-for-you trends continue to shake up the dairy case with an expanding selection of plant-based alternatives in milk, yogurt and, more recently, ice cream. And then there’s pudding, a sleepy category with relatively untapped health …

NYC Becoming Epicenter for Growing Vegan Movement

Coming as no surprise, plant-based food is making headlines again. In addition to other news, one of the world’s most renowned restaurants is going entirely vegan. FINE DINING MAKES THE SHIFT Perhaps the biggest plant-based …

Once a Fringe Movement, Veganism Goes Mainstream

A vegan diet is essentially the strictest form of vegetarianism. That is, in addition to avoiding animal flesh, vegans also cut out dairy, eggs and animal-derived ingredients, such as gelatin whey and casein. And as …

Here’s the Scoop: Vegan Ice Cream Market Surging

According to a study conducted by Allied Market Research (June 2020), the non-dairy ice cream market was valued at roughly $520 million in 2019 and is growing at a compound annual growth rate of 13.7%. …

Plant-Based Protein Momentum Not Slowing Down

While plant-based protein still makes up a small portion of the overall protein market, the segment has been gaining significant traction. The plant-based proteins market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.5% through …

Veganism On The Rise

Nonprofit Organization Veganuary has recently reached 1 million pledges, amidst a growing trend towards plant-based diets. Check us out on YouTube! Check out the rest of our videos! Need some news, fast? Check out FI’s …

All About Gen Z

Everyone’s talking about them, but what do we really know about them? Here are a couple of facts that we dug up. Check us out on YouTube! Check out the rest of our videos! Need …

Plant-Based Continues into Mainstream

CPG companies have been expanding their plant-based offerings to compete with brands such as Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat. The Kellogg Co. partnered with Walt Disney Co. to launch Mickey-Mouse shaped Incogmeato chick’n nuggets, reported MarketWatch (Sept. …

Consumers Eat Plant-Based for the Planet

Over half of Americans are eating fewer animal products since the pandemic, according to research for Eat Just, Inc. One reason for the shift is to be more sustainable. Over 60% of study participants indicated …

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Mankai: Small Plant, Big Protein

Hinoman, an Israeli agri-tech startup, is betting on a tiny, protein-packed vegetable-a member of the duckweed family-to shape the future of global protein consumption. Called Mankai, Hinoman spent close to a decade cultivating this vegetable ...