New report reveals that market for plant-based products depends on omnivores and flexitarians
January 15, 2021
Despite use of plant-based meat or dairy products being highest among those following vegan, vegetarian, or pescatarian diets, it's omnivores and flexitarians who make up the lion's share of consumers who eat these products due to their sheer numbers, reports market research firm Packaged Facts in the report Vegan, Vegetarian, and Flexitarian Consumers.
The company intends to expand its plant-based protein and omega-3 business
January 13, 2021
The investment round is being led by world-class foodTech investor PeakBridge VC, Malta, together with Arancia Group, a privately owned Mexico-based food ingredient/food service conglomerate, Minrav (the company’s largest investor) and additional private investors.
New alternative milk line includes Oat M*lk, Almond M*lk and Barista Edition Alternative M*lk
January 13, 2021
Modern Meat Inc., a plant-based meat manufacturer, announced the launch of its dairy alternative milk line featuring an Oat M*lk, Almond M*lk and Barista Edition Alternative M*lk. The ingredients used in the milks are all natural, vegan, and GMO free.
Phase 1 of the project involves the acquisition of a 118,000 square foot plant in Indianapolis
January 12, 2021
Maple Leaf Foods announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Greenleaf Foods, SPC, a leader in plant protein products, is advancing plans to increase tempeh production capacity through the acquisition and planned build-out of a food processing plant in Indianapolis.
The growing usage of plant-based dairy and egg products has created a $4.3 billion market forecast to grow 6.0% annually through 2024
January 6, 2021
After infancy, approximately 65% of people have a reduced ability to digest lactose, a sugar found in many dairy products. Although milk and dairy products are a staple in many populations, increased awareness of lactose intolerance has led many people to reduce dairy consumption, avoid dairy altogether, consume plant-based dairy alternatives, and look for dairy products without lactose.
FiveStar launches new Taco Salad featuring plant-based meat alternatives
January 4, 2021
FiveStar Gourmet Foods partnered with Beyond Meat® to bring more salad protein choices to consumers. FiveStar introduced a new Simply Fresh Taco Salad made with Beyond Meat®, featuring plant-based beef crumbles from Beyond Meat, a leader in plant-based meat. The new 7.5oz complete salad debuted in Publix supermarkets.
In tandem with the launch of Silk's first-ever kids' product, Danone North America convenes children's nutrition experts to discuss our new normal and makes $100,000 product donation to communities in need
December 28, 2020
Silk Kids Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative is designed with kids and parents in mind. The new yogurt alternative is fortified with calcium and Vitamin D to help support strong bones and has 25% less sugar per ounce than average flavored yogurt alternatives.