Category Archive: News

Feb 17

Nestlé Launching Vegan Tuna Salad

Nestlé has announced that they plan to debut vegan tuna salad by the end of 2020. “We are talking chicken analogue products like chicken nuggets and chicken fillets”, CEO Mark Schneider told Foodnavigator. “And we have been working now on a tuna salad analogue, which I think holds great promise and should be out on …

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Feb 01

Vegan Beyond Burger Now Available At All Denny’s Locations

The vegan Beyond Burger by Beyond Meat is now available at all Denny’s locations in the United States and Canada (over 1,700 in total) Although the Denny’s Beyond Burger can be customized, it comes standard with tomatoes, onions, lettuce, pickles, American cheese, and All-American sauce and it’s served on a multigrain bun. By removing the …

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Jan 24

Report: Beyond Meat The Fastest Growing Vegan Meat Company

According to a new report conducted by the market research firm IRI, Beyond Meat was the fastest growing vegan meat-substitute label during a recent 52-week period. According to the report, Beyond Meat’s retail sales grew by 135% in a 52-week period ending on October 31st. With this growth they now have a 10% market share, …

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Jan 18

Trader Joe’s Launching Their Own Vegan “Bleeding Burger” on January 20

On Monday, January 20, Trader Joe’s will launch its “Protein Patties”, which is their version of the “bleeding burger” made popular by Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods. The burgers, which will be located in Trader Joe’s deli section in all of their nationwide locations, will cost $4.49 for an 8-ounce package that includes two patties. …

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Jan 18

Impossible Foods Working on Plant-Based Bacon

Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown says that they’re hard at work on plant-based bacon. Impossible Foods’ Impossible Burger has taken off in a big way in recent months, and is now served in thousands of restaurants across the United States. CEO Pat Brown says people may soon be able to add Impossible Bacon to their …

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Jan 10

Study: A Whole-Food Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Cardiovascular Diseases Risk

According to a new study published in the journal Nutrients, those who follow a “whole-food plant-based” diet may have a reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular diseases, according to the World Health Organization, “are a group of disorders of the heart and blood vessels” that include coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral arterial disease, rheumatic …

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Jan 06

U.K. Judge Rules Vegans Must be Given Same Legal Protections as Religious Individuals

A judge in the United Kingdom has ruled that ethical veganism qualifies as a philosophical belief that must be protected under law, the same as any religion. The court case was prompted bu Jordi Casamitjana, a self-proclaimed “ethical vegan”, who says he was dismissed by his employer, animal welfare charity the League Against Cruel Sports, …

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Dec 14

Federal Court Rules Against Arkansas Law Prohibiting Vegan Companies From Using Terms Like “Burger”

A federal court has ruled to block a law passed in Arkansas which prohibits vegan companies like Tofurky from using terms like “meat” and “burger” in any of its products. The court ruled that Arkansas’ House Bill 1407 (the “Truth in Labeling” bill) – passed by lawmakers in March – cannot go into effect while …

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Dec 11

Maker of Impossible Burger Wins United Nations Global Climate Award

Impossible Foods, makers of the Impossible Burger, accepted an environmental award on Tuesday from the United Nations. Impossible Foods has received the 2019 United Nations Global Climate Action Award. Impossible Foods CEO and Founder Dr. Patrick O. Brown accepted the award at the 2019 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Madrid. “Impossible Foods …

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Dec 10

McDonalds to Launch its First Certified Vegan Meal on January 2

In just a few weeks McDonalds will launch its first-ever certified vegan meal in both the United Kingdom and Ireland. According to McDonalds, the meal will launch on January 2. It will feature vegan Veggie Dippers, which are chicken strip-shaped nuggets of red pepper, rice, sun-dried tomato pesto and split peas. These dippers can either …

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Dec 06

Report: Impossible Foods is the Fourth Fastest Growing Brand in the United States

According to a new report of the top 20 fastest growing brands in the United States, Impossible Foods – creator of the Impossible Burger – is ranked fourth. Morning Consult’s Fastest Growing Brands of 2019 “is the definitive measure of brand growth for both emerging and established brands, showcasing a wide range of companies and …

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Dec 05

Study: Veganism May Help Young Women Who Are Socially Disengaged or At Risk of Eating Disorders

Engaging in a vegan lifestyle may have “clinical significance for working with young women who are socially disengaged or who are at risk of disordered eating”, according to a study published this month by the journal Appetite, and epublished by the National Institute of Health. “One’s relationship to food is an important factor that can …

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