GreenSpace

Canadian company GreenSpace Brands, Inc.  have started the process of buying Go Veggie, who produce plant based cheese alternatives for $17.8 million and it is expected to be complete by January 2018. Go Veggie have 55 products in their range of vegan, lactose-free, and lactose and soy-free with single slices, shreds, cream cheese, spreads, dips…

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Popular plant based brand Beyond Meat are launching three new sausages to add to their range of meat substitutes. The cholesterol-free range of sausages comes in three different flavours: bratwurst, sweet Italian and hot Italian. They have 43 per cent less fat, 38 per cent less saturated fat and 26 per cent less sodium than…

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Plant based food company Impossible Foods is hoping to launch in Asia next year, CEO Pat Brown stated in an interview last week. This is the first move the company has made with supplying to the international market. Brown has said that Asia is a “high priority” for the company because of the surge in…

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Burger

Moving Mountains, a British plant based brand is launching the UK’s first ‘bleeding’ burger, mirroring products available in America such as the Impossible Burger and is comparable to Beyond Meat’s patty — the Beyond Burger. The Moving Mountains B12 burger is made from coconut oil, wheat and soy, potatoes, mushrooms and beetroot juice (for the…

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vegan mutton

India based company Good Dot announced their debut product, a vegan alternative to mutton. Sheep meat is the second most eaten meat in India, as Western food habits have crept further around the world.  At its roots, India is a vegetarian country, and this heritage is gradually being changed by the amount of meat being…

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Grab-and-go

A survey conducted by The Vegan Society has found that 91 percent of vegans sometimes struggle to find food options whilst on the go. Despite the continual growth of the plant based market and the opportunities available to restaurants, cafes and supermarket chains, a gap in the market still remains. Coffee shops such as Starbucks,…

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Plant based ice cream brand NadaMoo! has seen a massive increase in profits in the last two years with revenues increasing six-fold in that period. The family owned business has recently raised $4million to go towards developing new products, expanding distribution and growing the company. The recent rapid growth of the dairy-free and plant based…

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meat magazine

Meat & Poultry magazine have rounded up the news of 2017 and acknowledged the rise of meat-free alternatives, declaring that the future of meat-free options ‘looks bright’. Following the acquisition of plant based companies by large meat corporations; the market is set to soar. The publication named the Impossible Foods brand, identifying the appeal to…

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Millennials

A new report from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, has found that there has been a global shift away from the consumption of meat. Research has found that 70 percent of the world’s population are reportedly reducing their meat consumption or are leaving meat off of their table altogether. Consumer Analyst Fiona Dyer…

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dairy-free market

The dairy-free market is set to hit $14.4billion by 2020 following the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.70 percent. In 2016 the dairy alternatives market reached an estimated $7.4billion. The figures coming from Report Linker’s new research has said that North America will be the fastest growing region for dairy alternatives, with coconut milk…

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