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It is becoming more apparent every day that cattle ranchers are shaking in their boots. As someone who grew up on a cattle ranch, this brings mixed emotions. But, at the end of the day, it is just another piece of evidence… we are winning.Yesterday, Upton’s Naturals, an industry leading vegan CPG based in Chicago, filed a federal lawsuit against th...

In response to the expansion of the plant-based meat industry, Arby’s recently launched meat-based plants.The large fast-food chain has introduced a meat-based plant option– which it calls a “megetable”– which is made of turkey but has a similar look and taste to a carrot. The development of ‘megetables’ is part of the brand’s new marketing scheme ...

Whenever a company springs up and offers a new product that’s deemed as being plant-based, it’s usually met with celebration and a warm welcome into the industry. However, one of the world’s largest food companies has recently introduced a product that’s referred to as “plant-based”– yet doesn’t truly live up to the title.Tyson Foods, one of the wo...

In a recent podcast interview on Futures in Forbes, contributor Michael Gale interviewed Giuseppe Scionti, a true innovator and thought leader in the 3D-printing and plant-based alternative spaces alike. While other companies are creating plant-based meats in large factories, Scionti is creating 3D printed plant-based meats that resemble something ...

Currently, the best-selling liquid egg product in natural grocery stores isn’t actually made of real eggs. The popular brand Just, a plant-based producer of mayonnaise, cookie dough, and dressings, also makes the product ‘Just Egg,’ which is a liquid egg alternative. Just Egg is outperforming other egg liquid products, according to recent data by J...

Following unprecedented sales performance, Del Taco will be releasing vegan burritos to the public.The California-based Mexican fast-food chain stated that its Beyond Meat tacos, which featured Beyond Meat’s meat alternative crumbles, are now one of its best selling products in the history of the company. Since April of this year, Del Taco has sold...

If you’re looking for the best vegan food and drink, look no further than Eat Drink Vegan. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the popular festival being held at The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on June 22nd, 2019.With hundreds of vendors (no really, hundreds!), over 250 vegan beverage options, a plant-based marketplace, and culinary pop-ups by ...

Premiering on June 9, 2019, at 9 PM, the tenth season of Food Network’s The Great Food Truck Race will feature two vegan food trucks, Sol Food Collective and Baby Got Mac. The two Los Angeles-based food trucks will be firing up their kitchen-on-wheels as they compete for a grand prize of $50,000 and bragging rights as the best food truck of the sea...

Matthew Kenney, a Los Angeles-based vegan chef and restaurateur, currently owns a large number of restaurants all around the world, including six in New York alone. Following suit, Kenney is now opening up a new location in Providence, Rhode Island. While one might expect him to simply duplicate his previous restaurant models, Kenney has bigger –an...

Preceding– and especially following– the massively successful IPO for plant-based company Beyond Meat, more and more industry giants are wanting in on the plant-based movement that has been taking off as of late.Many large chains have already joined in on the movement. For example, Burger King recently announced that it will be rolling out the Impo...

If passed, a groundbreaking new bill would require that all New York hospitals provide patients with at least one plant-based option at every meal. The bill– Bill S1471– was recently introduced by New York Senator Brad Hoylman and Assembly Member Richard Gottfried. The bill demands that hospitals not only provide plant-based meal and snack options,...

Three black barbers are setting out to bring a unique vegan food experience to New Orleans, with a twist. Barbers Roy Joseph III, Ryan Billew, and Ollie Williams have introduced a unique vegan food concept that takes inspiration from New Orleans’ ever-popular cuisine scene.Essentially, the barbers want to show their community that vegan food doesn’...

The Economist, a publishing company with a worldwide influence on international business and world affairs, recently dubbed 2019 as the “Year of the Vegan.” Now, the company is proving it was right. To kick off the unofficial start of the summer season, the team at The Economist served up vegan hot dogs made with Beyond Sausage in New York Cit...

Fry Family Food has announced it will stock many popular products at Lazy Acres stores this month, marking their debut on California grocery shelves.  This widely buzzed about brand’s initial U.S. product offering will include protein-packed frozen offerings with a healthy, plant-based twist. The range will feature international favorites such...

Plant-based protein is seeing increased demand by consumers. In fact, by 2023, the US meat-substitute retail market could potentially reach $2.5 billion (compared to $1.4 billion last year) according to Euromonitor International. Naturally, this is causing many of the world’s largest fast food chains to adapt to changing requests. For example, Burg...

Recently, the Colchester winery Priam Vineyards was certified as vegan-friendly by the BevVeg! label, which provides certification for vegan beverages, food, and other consumer products.This might come as a bit of a surprise, but not all wines are created vegan. You would think so, considering that wine is traditionally made from grapes. However, m...

A few days before the giant fast food company’s annual shareholder meeting, a total of 25 celebrities came together to create a new television advertisement to urge McDonald’s to ‘stop this cruelty.’Produced by Mercy For Animals, the advertisement was aired in an appeal to McDonald’s prior to the company’s shareholder meeting. The advertisement fea...

Two days ago, the Tokyo-based Oisix ra daichi Inc.– Japan's largest organic food delivery service provider– announced that it would be acquiring the plant-based meal kit company Purple Carrot. Purple Carrot, founded in 2014, is a very successful plant-based company that serviced approximately 22,000 customers in 2018, generating just north of ...

I had the opportunity to sit down with Mike Jones, Managing Director of Campaigns at Change.org, who was at McDonald’s recent shareholders’ meeting in Dallas, TX. Mike was given the opportunity to ask a question on behalf of 216,582 people regarding when McDonald’s plans to join the rest of their competitors in the fast-food world by adding a plant...

Over the past few years, there has been a boom in the vegan, vegetarian, and plant-based industries. There are now more people than ever claiming to be vegan or some sort of flexitarian or vegetarian. Though it goes without saying, the vegan movement is on the rise– and fast.This year alone has been filled with many great triumphs for the vegan ind...

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