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Impossible Foods to launch new vegan chicken nuggets this fall

The nuggets are made from texturized soy and sunflower oil and will take on Beyond Meat’s recently launched chicken tenders. Impossible Foods has announced it will launch plant-based chicken nuggets this fall. The US plant-based meat producer’s first vegan chicken product will be coming first to the restaurants before heading to supermarkets and schools. However, …

Vegan dairy brand creates the world’s first potato-based plant milk

The new, patented, award-winning, potato-based dairy alternative is ‘deliciously creamy, perfectly foamy, super–sustainable, versatile’, and available in three flavours. Vegan dairy brand DUG, created by Veg of Lund, has launched what it describes as the world’s first-ever plant-based milk made from potatoes. The Swedish-based food innovator developed its latest milk alternative with Professor Eva Tornberg …

Long John Silver’s partners with Good Catch to put first vegan fish items on menu

“Plant-based products on our menu is a way to open our doors to a wider customer base who want to experience tasty seafood products in a more sustainable way.”  This week, Long John Silver’s, America’s largest quick-service seafood chain, has launched its first plant-based seafood options in partnership with plant-based seafood brand Good Catch. The …

Moby to release vegan cookbook with all proceeds going to rescue animals

The musician, writer, and animal rights activist’s new vegan cookbook boasts of  125 delicious plant-based recipes to  “wow even the hardest-to-please meat lovers”. Vegan icon Moby – a passionate animal rights advocate – is set to release a new vegan cookbook. The Little Pine cookbook named after Moby’s former restaurant will debut on 7 September. …

Subway sends legal notice to vegan seafood brand amid 0% fish DNA scandal

Vegan seafood brand, Good Catch, is facing a legal threat after handing out fish-free tuna sandwiches in front of Subway following the chain’s 0% fish DNA scandal. Vegan seafood brand, Good Catch, has received a formal legal notice from Subway after it distributed fish-free vegan subs outside select Subway stores. Good catch organized this one-day …

Beyond Meat opens JD.com store as China’s interest in plant-based meat substitutes surges

Beyond Meat is moving into retail with JD.com in China as demand for alt-meat options increases amid concerns for health and the environment. Beyond Meat has launched an online store in China on e-commerce company JD.com in a bid to reach a wider audience in the country. The move is to increase access to plant-based …

UK government report calls for 30% cut in meat consumption to tackle carbon emissions

The second instalment of the National Food Strategy report outlines measures including slashing meat consumption by 30% and increasing fruit and vegetable uptake to tackle the climate crisis and improve public health. British citizens must slash their meat consumption by 30% by 2032 to help UK achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and to bolster food …

Panda Express partners Beyond Meat to launch its first vegan orange chicken

“Beyond The Original Orange Chicken is the next step to offer more diverse and plant-based options, while still delivering comfort and crave-ability in innovative ways.” Panda Express is launching its first vegan orange chicken at select locations in the greater New York City and Los Angeles areas. The move will also make it the first …

‘Why would they do this?’ outrage as Cadbury’s Bournville found to be no longer vegan

A slew of vegans have blasted Cadbury for its very ‘poor ethical and marketing decision’ of adding milk to Bournville’s Giant Buttons. Classic chocolate brand Cadbury is under fire after it revealed that its popular product under the Bournville brand is no longer vegan. The chocolate giant recently updated Bournville Giant Buttons’ ingredient list to …

Beyond Meat just launched new vegan chicken tenders in 400 restaurants across the US

The new breaded vegan chicken tenders are made out of peas and faba beans. They offer 14 grams of protein per serving, contain no GMOs and 40% less saturated fat than leading foodservice chicken tenders. Vegan food startup Beyond Meat has finally launched its highly anticipated Beyond Chicken Tenders this week. The new breaded vegan …

KFC unveils plans for ‘zero carbon restaurant’ by 2040

“I passionately believe that we cannot address the urgent action [for climate change] that’s needed in the world today without businesses pulling their weight and playing their part.”  KFC UK and Ireland has announced plans to develop a ‘KFC zero-carbon restaurant’ by 2040. Its new target forms part of an updated climate action strategy called …