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July 18, 2019

$20 Lab-Grown Ice-Cream Sells Out In 24-Hours

The founders Perfect Day - the company behind it - said they were 'completely blown away by the response'

July 18, 2019

Tim Hortons Launches Vegan Beyond Burger Patties In 4,000 Canadian Outlets

The new options mark the first time the coffee giant has included a burger on the menu - which can be customized to make it vegan-friendly

July 12, 2019

Plant-Based Health Expert Reviews The Impossible Burger

'Anything that results in people eating less animal food is a step in the right direction'

July 10, 2019

Air New Zealand Launches Impossible Burger On LA-London Flights

Last year the airline served the patty on its flights from Los Angeles to Auckland - provoking ire from some pro-meat politicians

July 10, 2019

Costco Launches Plant-Based JUST Egg In Bulk Packs For $10

The product, which was created to replicate hen's eggs but with less environmental impact and animal cruelty, has become the US' top-selling liquid egg option

July 2, 2019

Vegan Prince Khaled To Speak With Suzy Amis Cameron At The Future of Food 2.0

He has invested in multiple companies in the plant-based tech sector, leading event organizers to describe him as 'one of the world's top investors in plant-based innovation

June 28, 2019

Pizzeria Criticised For 'Serving Vegan Beyond Burger As Meat'

Hell Pizza in New Zealand has denied misleading customers, saying it wanted to 'start a conversation' with its launch

June 24, 2019

Top Vegan Chicken Brand Sunfed Launches In Australia

The New Zealand-based brand was already available in more than 250 stores across its home nation. Now Australians can get their hands on it too

June 14, 2019

'We Can End Animal Agriculture By 2035', Says Scientist

Pat Brown, the founder of Impossible Foods, says his mission may sound difficult - but he believes it can be done, and he is serious about achieving it

June 11, 2019

Hard Rock Cafe Launches Vegan 'Bleeding' Burger In Europe

The patty from UK tech company Moving Mountains has zero cholesterol, 25g of plant protein, is vegan and free-from antibiotics and hormones

June 10, 2019

Plant-Based Impossible Whopper Launches In 100 California Burger Kings

The meatless version of the burger chain's sandwich is now available in 100 stores across the San Francisco Bay Area

June 10, 2019

'Unparalleled' Vegan Bacon Launching Nationwide In Ocado Next Month

The bacon, made by UK startup THIS, will be accompanied by other products from the range, including vegan chicken rotisserie pieces, and panko-bread-crumbed goujons of chicken

May 28, 2019

Vegan Company Beyond Meat To Start Production In Europe Next Year

The company has partnered Zandbergen World's Finest Meat, and will use a new facility that's currently being built in the Netherlands, to produce plant-based meats

May 23, 2019

New Vegan Hot Dog Is 'Better Than Most Meat Versions' Says Washington Post

The hotdog, created by UK food tech company Moving Mountains, is currently available from Earthling Ed's Unity Diner

May 23, 2019

Vegan JUST Egg Launches In Mainland China

The product is being offered by e-commerce, retail, and foodservice outlets in China, including Hema,, Hunter Gatherer, and among others

May 22, 2019

UPDATED: Burger King To Launch European Version Of Its Plant-Based Impossible Whopper

The burger, featuring Impossible Foods' plant-based patty, was initially trialed in stores around Missouri. According to bosses, the trial exceeded expectations

May 17, 2019

Harvesting The Long-Term Power Of Plant-Based Meat Alternatives

'The nature of the current livestock system is unsustainable. In order to combat this, the food supply system requires a variety of food tech advances, including new plant-based and lab-grown meat production strategies'

May 17, 2019

How Plant-Based Innovation Is Turning Around A Food Industry In Crisis

Nadia and Athena are CEO and CMO at YFood, organisers of London Food Tech Week (20 – 24 May 2019) the world's largest week-long showcase and collaboration of the companies and trends transforming the food ecosystem using technology

May 16, 2019

Burger King Plant-Based Impossible Whopper Rolls Out To Three More Cities

The sandwich, which features the high-tech Impossible Burger patty, debuted in Missouri last month. Due to its success, it will become available across the States by the end of 2019

May 9, 2019

World's Biggest Food Tech Event Coming To London This Month

The event, which is the world's largest week-long showcase of its kind, 'celebrates and connects all the incredible people, companies and innovations in Food Tech'

May 2, 2019

PBN's Robbie Lockie To Speak At London Food Tech Week

The event is the world's largest week-long showcase and collaboration of the companies and trends transforming the Food ecosystem using technology

May 1, 2019

'Breakthrough' Vegan Hot Dog To Launch At Earthling Ed's London Diner

The dog has been created by Moving Mountains - the tech company behind the Moving Mountains' Burger, branded the UK's answer to the Beyond Burger

May 1, 2019

Plant-Based Impossible Whopper 'Exceeding Expectations' - Branded A 'Game Changer'

"This is just the beginning. Burger King has thrown down the gauntlet and we expect to see similar moves from other industry players. Burgers are just the start and we’re likely to see plant-based chicken, fish and pork rolled out on menus and becoming increasingly popular"

April 29, 2019

Burger King To Roll Plant-Based Impossible Whopper Across States

The sandwich was initially trialed in 59 stores around Missouri, after its launch on April 1, now the burger giant wants to make it available nationally by the end of the year

April 23, 2019

Vegan Startup Beyond Meat Eyes $1.2 Billion Valuation In IPO

The plant meat pioneer, which is going public, plans to offer 8.75 million shares priced at $19-$21 each

April 19, 2019

Barn Sanctuary Launches Plant-Based Meal Planner

The online subscription-based service creates personalized, weekly plant-based meal plans

April 19, 2019

Cellular Aquaculture Company Expands Its 'Clean Seafood' Operations

The San Diego based firm claims its cell-based alternative could be the solution to many of the world's seafood-supply challenges

April 18, 2019

Cellular Aquaculture Company Expands Its 'Clean Seafood' Operations

The San Diego based firm claims its cell-based alternative could be the solution to many of the world's seafood-supply challenges

April 10, 2019

Food Conference Brings Together 300 Delegates From Around The World

Researchers, entrepreneurs, investment strategists, and other stakeholders shared their expertise on all aspects of successfully launching novel food concepts at the event

March 28, 2019

Startup To Launch 'Clean Meat Pet Food' Early Next Year

The lab-cultured meat product, which was described as 'truly sustainable and humane' by its creators, was made without the use of Fetal Bovine Serum

March 26, 2019

Fast-Food Chain Red Robin Launches Plant-Based Impossible Burger Across US

The burger giant, which has 570 outlets across the States, already serves one veganizable burger. Now it has added the high-tech patty which is suitable for vegans if some tweaks are made to the order

March 15, 2019

Vegan Beyond Sausage Now Available In Stores In Canada

The sausages, which come in three flavors including bratwurst, sweet Italian, and hot Italian, were initially launched in the US at the end of 2017. They are becoming more available as Beyond Meat expands globally

March 12, 2019

Beyond Meat Breakfast Sausage Now Available At A&W - With Vegan Option Too

The new breakfast roll contains the plant-based Beyond Breakfast Sausage alongside cheese and egg. But vegans can order the sandwich with lettuce and tomato instead to make it totally animal-free

March 6, 2019

Vegan JUST Egg To Launch In Whole Foods Stores Across The US

Demand for the product, which is currently available in multiple retailers and food service outlets in the US as well as Hong Kong, has been high

March 6, 2019

Impossible Burger To Launch In Gordon Ramsay's Singapore Restaurant

The plant-based patty will be available in a number of award-winning eateries as it expands its footprint throughout foodservice locations in Asia

February 21, 2019

'All-Star Athletes' Including Kyrie Irving And Shaquille O'Neal Invest In Vegan Beyond Meat

According to the brand, a host of sports people have 'discovered the power of plant-based eating'

February 12, 2019

Vegan Protein Innovation To Be Showcased At Major Event

Leaders in the plant-based protein world will share their insights into the booming sector and how it is set to development in coming times

February 7, 2019

Europe's First Conference On Vegan Protein And Clean Meat Launches Next Month

The event aims to increase positive media attention and public awareness around plant-based proteins and cell-based proteins

February 6, 2019

Expected European Launch Date Announced For Vegan JUST Egg

The product - which was created as an ethical and more environmentally-friendly alternative to chicken's eggs - is currently available in the US and select restaurants in Singapore and Hong Kong.

January 31, 2019

High Tech Vegan Moving Mountains B12 Burger Launching In Ireland

The plant-based patty - which producers have branded the most impactful food invention of the century - will launch in February in Dublin eatery ThunderRoad Café

January 24, 2019

93% Of People Buying Vegan Beyond Meat Products Are Also Buying Meat, Says Report

The high tech startup, which has expanded its reach significantly in the last year, has always targetted the omnivore market as well as vegans and vegetarians

January 21, 2019

Makers Of Vegan JUST Egg Set Sights On 2 Billion Sales

The product, which is made from mung beans, was created to 'to scramble and taste just like eggs' - but with a lower environmental footprint

January 18, 2019

Clean Fish Company Assembles Top Team To Disrupt Fishing Industry

Cellular Aquaculture Company BlueNalu, which produces seafood using fish cells, wants to turn people towards its more sustainable product

January 16, 2019

Impossible Foods Making Plant-Based Steak To Disrupt Meat Industry

He believes an animal-free steak would be very disruptive - not just to the beef industry but to the other sectors of the meat industry aswell

January 8, 2019

Plant-Based Impossible Burger Version 2.0 To Launch In US Stores

The high-tech patty has been updated, according to its makers, who called the new version 'tastier and juicier than ever' in a social media post

December 31, 2018

Vegan Beyond Burger Launches in 1,000 Carl’s Jr. Restaurants Across The US

The patty is part of a veganizable sandwich featuring cheese, lettuce, tomato, sliced onion, dill pickle, special sauce, and mayonnaise

December 22, 2018

Vegan JUST Egg And Beyond Sausage Launches At Disney World

The products are served as part of the park's 'Build Your Own Bowl' option or the American Breakfast

December 14, 2018

Vegan JUST Egg To Launch In China In 2019

The high-tech company has announced plans to enter the Chinese market via multiple platforms including e-commerce, retail, and foodservice

December 12, 2018

Tech Company Creates World's First Clean Meat Steak

The lab-grown product turns cow cells into beef cuts 'replicating the complex shape, texture, and flavor of a steak'

November 29, 2018

Vegan JUST Egg Named Among Smartest Innovations Of 2018

The plant-based and sustainable alternative to traditional eggs - which is made from mung beans - has been commended by 'Time' magazine

November 28, 2018

UK Retailer Will 'Sell More Than 1 Million Bleeding Vegan Burgers' In 2019

The Moving Mountains B12 Burger has been described as UK's answer to the high-tech Beyond Burger. It has taken years of development according to its creator

November 15, 2018

BREAKING: Vegan-Friendly Lab-Made Milk To Hit Food Service Industry Next Year

Tech startup Perfect Day is the first company to produce animal-free dairy at scale

November 10, 2018

Vegan Beyond Burgers Launch In Tesco Across UK

The high tech patty was slated to land in August - but supply issues delayed the launch

November 9, 2018

Plant-Based Impossible Burger Will Launch In Stores Next Year Due To 'Overwhelming Demand'

The high tech patty will first launch in retailers across the US

November 8, 2018

Food Truck Sells 3,400 JUST Vegan Egg Sandwiches In 3 Days

The product uses mung beans to replicate traditional chicken egg

November 2, 2018

Major International Forum In 'China's Silicon Valley' Will Focus On Plant-Based Meat

The event will bring together leaders from the food tech world

November 2, 2018

86% Of Consumers Of Vegan Beyond Meat Products Are Meat Eaters

The high-tech plant-based meat brand is expanding globally

October 30, 2018

Vegan Beyond Burger Launches At All Bar One Across UK

The chain eatery has seen a sharp increase in uptake of vegan dishes over the last year

October 29, 2018

Vegan Beyond Burger To Launch In Honest Burgers Across UK This Week

The plant-based patty is currently only available in the King's Cross branch

October 21, 2018

Beyond Meat Readies For IPO, Says Report

The high-tech startup already boasts an impressive roster of private investors including Leonardo DiCaprio

October 17, 2018

Vegan JUST Egg Launches In South East Asia

The product will be served at the Grand Hyatt Singapore hotel

September 27, 2018

Study Proves Vegan Beyond Burger Is 'More Sustainable Than Beef'

The company worked with the University of Michigan to compare the environmental impact of plant and animal proteins

August 31, 2018

High-Tech 'Bleeding' Vegan Burger To Launch In 400 Pubs Across UK Next Week

The food tech company has struck a £1 million deal with a major hospitality chain

August 29, 2018

Vegan Prince Khaled To Appear At The Future Of Food Event

The event will focus on the route to sustainability through food tech

August 9, 2018

Vegan Beyond Burger UK Launch Delayed Due To Product Shortage

The plant-based patty was supposed to reach Tesco this month

July 25, 2018

'Big Win' For Plant-Based Impossible Burger As FDA Deems Key Ingredient Safe

The ingredient - heme - is what gives the patty its meat-like taste

July 24, 2018

Vegan Brand Beyond Meat Receives 'Non GMO' Status For Its Plant-Based Products

The 'stringent' verification process took one year

July 23, 2018

JUST Vegan Egg Set To Launch In Europe

The product is currently available in the States and Hong Kong

July 20, 2018

Beyond Meat Opens Major 'Innovation Campus' To Create New Vegan Products

The company has hired world-leading scientists and engineers to 'rebuild' meat from plants

July 17, 2018

Freebirds Burrito Chain Launches Vegan Beyond Meat In 73 Outlets Across US

Consumers were calling for plant-based protein options

July 17, 2018

JUST Vegan Egg Will Be Available To Buy Online Next Month

The highly-anticipated product is currently available through several eateries

July 16, 2018

Veggie Grill Launches Vegan Beyond Meat 'Spicy Sicilian Sausage Sandwich'

The new item will be available for a limited time

July 16, 2018

'Canada-Wide Shortage' Of Vegan Beyond Burger Is Due To 'Extreme Popularity'

The patty is becoming increasingly hard to get hold of

July 13, 2018

Meat Industry Boss Accuses 'Vegan Activists' Of Pushing Clean Meat Agenda

She said 'they are trying find alternatives to stop people from eating meat, milk, and eggs'

July 11, 2018

A&W Urged To Make Its Beyond Burger Offering '100% Vegan-Friendly'

The patty is cooked alongside meat and served with mayonnaise

July 11, 2018

Plant-Based Impossible Burger 'Played Significant Role' In Growth Of Major Burger Chain

The tech startup has now signed a two-year exclusive partnership deal with the eatery

July 10, 2018

WATCH: PBN Taste Tests Vegan Beyond Burger As It Launches In Kings Cross Honest Burgers Today

The patty hits supermarket chain Tesco later this Summer

July 5, 2018

Politicians Brand Plant-Based Burgers An 'Existential Threat' To Beef Industry

High-tech developments in plant-meat are a worry to animal ag supporters

July 5, 2018

Vegan Products To Become Commonplace In Supermarket Meat Aisle

Tesco will soon become the second major UK retailer to sell vegan meat alongside animal flesh

July 4, 2018

MP Blasts Air New Zealand For 'Promoting' Plant-Based Impossible Burger Instead Of Meat

The airline will be serving the patty on its LA flights until late October

July 3, 2018

Plant-Based Impossible Burger Launches On Air New Zealand Flights

The airline is the first to serve the high-tech patty

June 25, 2018

Chicken Will Be First Clean Meat To Hit Market - This Year

Food tech maverick Josh Tetrick says his company JUST is working hard

June 22, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Top Vegan Bloggers Review Plant-Based JUST Egg

The product is highly-anticipated

June 21, 2018

Plant-Based Beyond Burger Coming To Canada's 1,000 A&W Restaurants

The companies have confirmed the earlier rumors

June 13, 2018

US Government Urged To Support Clean Meat

The brand says it has advantages over traditional meat in being antibiotic and pathogen free

June 7, 2018

Plant-Based Impossible Burger Hits Menu At 'Luxury' Hong Kong Hotels

The patty is expanding its presence in the region

June 6, 2018

Beyond Meat To Double Production As It Outsells Beef In Some Stores

CEO Ethan Brown told PBN the company is ahead of its sales targets

June 1, 2018

Tesco To Sell Beyond Burger When It Launches In UK This Summer

The retailer has been a leader when it comes to stocking plant-based products

May 31, 2018

Vegan Beyond Sausage Set To Launch In Europe Next Year

Beyond Meat's chairman shared the news while giving a recent talk

May 24, 2018

Beyond Meat Reveals New 'Beyond Breakfast Sausage' At Major Food Show

The new item reportedly 'looks, cooks and tastes' like traditional pork

May 23, 2018

Hi-tech Vegan Burger To Debut In Meat Restaurants Across London And Oxford

The 'Vegan Mac Daddy' will launch at the beginning of June

May 17, 2018

Supermodel Karlie Kloss Visits Vegan Startup Beyond Meat

She wanted to find out how the company is 'revolutionizing' food production

May 16, 2018

Food Tech Startup JUST Debuts New Vegan Cookie Dough

There will be a range of flavors and formats

May 8, 2018

Beyond Meat To Launch Plant-Based Burger In More Than 50 Countries Worldwide

The company will be launching its flagship product in Germany, Australia, and other countries

May 8, 2018

Beyond Meat Tells PBN: 'Our Plant-Based Burger Is Outselling Meat In Conventional Store'

The company has sold more than 13 million of its high-tech patties

May 3, 2018

Global Food Giant Tyson Invests $2.2 Million In Clean Meat Startup

The company has made a number of investments in alternative protein sources

May 2, 2018

Clean Meat Startup Makes Breakthrough With New '3D Technology'

The company aims to 'bring clean meat products to a whole new level'

May 1, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Plant-Based Brand Beyond Meat 'In Talks' With Tesco

The company is bringing its famous high-tech patty to the UK