Alt Protein & Meat News

Small plant, big protein opportunity: is Jackfruit the next meat substitute?

Jackfruit offers a tasty and nutritious alternative ingredient to pork products as it can be cooked and shredded like the real thing. Startups will enjoy its versatility, replicating the exact taste and texture of pork which is key to developing plant-based proteins consumers will invest in. Although the plant is native to India as well …

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Webinar: riding the plant-based wave

The context of traditional protein production is no longer sustainable. For 2050 alt protein production is going to be double of what it is today. Startups are fulfilling new consumer needs across three main areas: taste, nutrition and sustainability by offering new, innovative solutions and now larger companies want to be a part of it …

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Tips for plant-based startups & entrepreneurs amid COVID

Covid19 has undoubtedly put a strain on the plant-based and vegan food ecosystem. Anne Marie Butler, EU R&D Applications Manager at Edlong, says the number of new product lines is at a standstill as the pandemic has shifted focus onto more well-known products. She told FoodIngredientsFirst that protein remains one of the most important ingredients …

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Plant power: the rise of the protein revolution

What is the protein revolution? Plant protein has been identified as a major source of future foods that could help prevent the complete collapse of the food system amid covid. By changing the way we produce food and offering consumers more sustainable options, we could save the crisis from buckling our food supply chains completely. …

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4 signs alt protein foodtech investment is heating up amid covid

Innovative startups developing plant-based substitutes for meat and dairy products are now attracting more investment and capital than ever before. With the meat industry crumbling amid covid, alternative protein solutions seem to be filling the empty void. The current pandemic has exposed the vulnerability of the meat industry, from outbreaks in factories to public health …

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Plant-based startups: the rise of alt protein amid covid19

As distribution systems begin to buckle and meat factories become hot beds for the virus, faux meat has started to establish itself as a sustainable alternative. But this isnt anything new, over the past few years we have slowly seen a global shift towards better for your products and more nutritional diets, and as the …

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Restaurant marketing tips to drive revenue amid covid19

Amid the struggle of covid19 many restaurants have been battling with having to close their doors and rethink their business models to stay afloat. Plant-based leader Impossible Foods has come up with some tips including how to engage with customers online, boost awareness around your takeout and delivery offerings, and keep your business going strong …

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Plant-based is going retail

As covid19 rages on, consumers have started looking for cleaner label, safer foods. As meat production slows down, plant-based companies are experiencing a spike in demand. Alternative meat leader Impossible Foods is expanding into 777 more stores across the US, according to Bloomberg.  “We have to be able to go where the food consumers are …

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BREAKING: Provision Analytics secures $3.2m to expand food safety data platform

Covid has put food safety and the issues of our food supply chain at the center of many consumers’ minds. As companies come to terms with the financial woes of the pandemic, some agrifood tech startups are actually well-poised to offer solutions. “Generally, the public hasn’t considered the impact of a pandemic on the value …

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Is plant-based going to boom or bust?

With covid drastically changing the American lifestyle consumers have experienced empty supermarkets, closed restaurants and stockpiling warnings. The pandemic is putting more pressure on the supply and production food chain than ever before – so what does that mean for the plant and meat industry? In their 2018 “Year in Food” report Grubhub saw plant-based food …

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