Posts tagged "vegan"

Italian meat boss admits veganism is growing as he launches plant based line

[2 February/ Plant Based News] Felsineo, a major Italian deli meat producer, has launched a range of six vegan deli meat options under the Veghiamo brand.  The company has seen sales of traditional deli meat products slow, with President, Andrea Raimondi, noting that it is a fact that the number of people opting for vegetarian...

Cold turkey on meat and dairy in ‘Veganuary’

[1 January/The Daily Telegraph] The latest trend in new year detox’s is Veganuary, a commitment to eat a meat and dairy free diet for the month of January. In the UK the number of people making the commitment has increased from 1,500 in 2014 to 52,000 in 2018 making the UK the largest market for...

Maple Leaf buys vegan meat company for $120M

[3 December/ Food Dive] Maple Leaf Foods has announced that it has acquired Field Roast Grain Meat for USD 120 million. Field Roast Grain Meat was a premium make of grain based meat, with annual sales of around USD 38 million. Maple Leaf Foods President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael McCain said the acquisition complemented...

Lupin adds to dairy alternative options

[17 November/Dairy Reporter] At the recent Anuga show in Cologne, Germany, Prolupin exhibited its new vegan products. As well as the regular alternatives such as soy, almond and coconut, they also showcased their beverages and ice creams made from the plant lupin. The company specialises in lupin foods and found a valuable market with its...

Leonardo DiCaprio wants you to eat vegan hamburgers that actually bleed

[20 October/Maxim] Leonardo DiCaprio has been investing in a plant-based, vegan burger company called Beyond Meat to curb carbon emissions. The innovative company manipulates plant protein so that it tastes incredibly close to the real thing. The Beyond Meat burger patty’s bleed due to beet-juice faux blood. DiCaprio recently said in a statement that shifting...