Lightlife is partnering with Canadian quick-serve restaurant chain Pizza Pizza, adding Lightlife's plant-based chicken items for the first time, including a Lightlife Plant-Based Chick’n Sandwich and Plant-Based Chick’n Bites.
Publix is launching the company’s first pea-based chickenless tenders and meatless burger patties. The GreenWise Chickenless Tenders, arriving in stores this week, and the GreenWise Meatless Burger, released in April, offer the texture and taste of meat while providing 11 and 19 grams of plant-based protein, respectively. As an added benefit for customers with food sensitivities, both new products are nondairy and soy- and gluten-free. The company also currently offers a traditional black bean burger and a veggie burger under the GreenWise brand.
Colorado-based Planterra Foods is expanding its portfolio of plant-based products in the fresh and frozen category by launching a variety of new items for families to have more options of convenient, delicious plant-based meals at home. Available now, consumers can add the OZO Frozen Nuggets (10.6 oz.), plant-based Chicken Patties (4, 2.5 oz. patties), and Italian Style Meatballs (12-1 oz. meatballs) as well as fresh Smokehouse Burgers (2-4 oz. patties) and plant-based Ground Turkey (12 oz.) to their plant-based rotation of delicious OZO meals.
Mediterranean plant-based meat company, Heura, has rolled out a line of kid-focused Nuggets. A recent study from the National Library of Medicine showed that 18% - 33% of infants and toddlers consumed no servings of vegetables throughout the day. While some of the littlest mouths can be the pickiest, developing healthy childhood eating habits are vital as they can lay the foundation for adulthood.
Raised & Rooted, Tyson Foods’ brand of plant protein products, has launched its new Plant Based Bites. The snackable bites meet the growing demand and desire for plant-based products with delicious taste and fan-favorite flavors. Available in Buffalo and Sweet Barbecue varieties, the bites are made with 100% plant-based protein, have 8g of protein per serving, 3g of fiber, and have 33% less saturated fat than USDA white meat chicken nuggets.
Kellogg's is expanding their existing partnership with Sodexo to deliver plant-based Incogmeato by MorningStar Farms Burger Patties at more than 3,000 locations. Sodexo, a leading provider of catering, hospitality and food retail services, already serves the Spicy Black Bean Burger by MorningStar Farms. The company is excited to meet the increasing demand for both plant-based and meat-like options.
Nabati Foods, a plant-based food tech company offering whole, natural, plant-based foods for health-conscious consumers, announces its plant based meat and Nabati Cheeze shreds are officially launching in the United States. These products join Nabati Foods’ already successful lineup of dairy-free, vegan cheesecakes that launched in the U.S. in 2020.
Alpha Foods has hired their first Chief Marketing Officer--former lululemon VP of Global Brand Management, Kierstin De West. Prior to her leadership at lululemon, De West founded her own marketing agency in 2003. During her fifteen years as a CEO, she helped guide clients such as Hershey, The North Face, MillerCoors, the Rainforest Alliance and more through the continued cultural shift towards sustainability, purpose and impact.
First Pride will debut in Malaysia first, and will roll out to other markets in the region in the coming months.
June 4, 2021
Tyson Foods is launching a new line of plant-based products in select retail markets and e-commerce across Asia Pacific under the brand, First Pride. This is the first time the company has introduced plant-based products in Asia, as it works to make protein more accessible and affordable for more people around the world. Tyson Foods is initially launching the products in Malaysia and will roll them out to other markets in the region in the coming months.
Lightlife, owned by Greenleaf Foods, announced two first-of-its-kind plant-based products: Plant-Based Chicken Tenders and Plant-Based Chicken Fillets. These items are the first refrigerated, fresh, breaded plant-based chicken products that are available in the market.