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Vegan Bacon Made From Eddoe Launches in UK

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Vegan Bacon Made From Eddoe Launches in UK

 Naturinni debut their plant-based ‘bacon’ This UK-based company claim to have made the ‘first vegan version of bacon to ticks all the boxes’, committed to producing healthy, plant-based alternatives using a tropical potato-like plant called eddoe to create their product. Eddoe is an excellent source of fibre and carbs and contains numerous vitamins and minerals…

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German Company Develops a Vegan Gelatin Sheet

Gelita is the leading supplier of collagen-based proteins The leading company for manufacturing and marketing collagen proteins has developed a vegan gelatin sheet. The plant-based gelatine alternative is made from agar-agar, a seaweed-based jelly that up until now, has only been available in powder form. Because of its high melting point, dishes made using agar-agar…

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High-Street Food Retailer to Purchase UK Sandwich Shop Chain

International sandwich shop chain Pret A Manger agrees to buy EAT Pret A Manger, commonly known as ‘Pret’, has recently announced that they will be buying the British food and drink retailer EAT, with plans to turn many of their outlets into Veggie Prets. Since 2016, four Veggie Pret’s have opened in both London and…

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The next big thing – Plant-Based M’lks made from Peas. 

  Plant-based brand Ever So Qwrkee launched at Vegan Life Live this year, bringing their gluten-free, all-natural products to the show with a goal to fuel the plant-based movement. Their tasty products come in the form of vegan jerky, probiotic puffs and nutritious dairy-free pea protein m’lks that are high in protein, allergen free and…

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Vegan cheese factory opens in former French abattoir

Plant-based cheese company, All In Foods, has established itself in the site of a former abattoir in France. The brand creates vegan cheese and other plant-based products, and moved to the former abattoir after the previous business had to lay off staff in 2013. All In Foods was created by the Jouault brothers, who work…

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Irish meat producer to open £3 million vegan factory

Finnebrogue Artisan, an Irish bacon and sausage producer, has announced that it will be opening a new vegetarian and vegan facility at its site in County Down, Northern Ireland. The business has been making meat-free products since 2016, but with the demand for plant-based food increasing, the designated production facility has coincided with a ‘significant’…

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Vegan Meal Delivery Service Receives £7.5 Million Investment

Frozen meal delivery service Allplants, have received £7.5 million investment to expand the business. The investment will allow them to increase production capacity, improve and add to their product range, and employ more staff. Allplants have delivered over 250,000 meals to 10,000 customers within the last 18 months, but want to take the business further.…

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Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown Interviewed by BBC

The plant-based movement has been picking up attention for many years, and Beyond Meat has been a talking point in the industry since the brand was founded in 2009. The BBC has now interviewed Beyond Meat’s CEO Ethan Brown as part of their online series, The Boss. The series looks at different business leaders around…

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Ocado Reveal Lowest Food Waste Figures in Industry

Ocado, the online supermarket, has revealed their food waste figures, which are the lowest within their industry. They published their food waste figures, which stand at only 0.02 per cent, equivalent to 1 in 6,000 food items. Suzanne Westlake, Head of Corporate Responsibility said: “Our business model is built around efficiency and low waste. By…

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Oatly Expand Due to Consumer Demand

At the beginning of January, Oatly announced that they were going to expand their production facilities due to the unexpected consumer demand. The oat drinks are made from GMO-free Swedish oats and are a vegan alternative to milk. Oatly have also pledged to be “totally transparent” with the way that they manufacture their products, in…

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