No Evil Foods, makers of small-batch plant-based meat, is announcing their partnership with rePurpose Global, a movement of conscious consumers and businesses, to offset their plastic footprint. The brand has committed to going plastic negative by funding the recovery and recycling of two pounds of plastic waste for every one pound they generate. In doing so, they will become the first plant-based meat company to take a plastic-negative stance.
Simple Truth will offer more than 75 plant-based foods and beverages by the end of 2020.
October 15, 2020
Kroger has expanded its Simple Truth Plant Based collection, unveiling more than 50 new plant-based foods at affordable prices, including non-dairy cheeses, oat milk ice cream and Emerge fresh chicken-less patties and grinds.
Veggies Made Great is partnering with Beyond Meat, a leader in plant-based meat, to create a new Veggies Made Great Frittata Line made with Beyond Meat, which will be available at select retailers in the coming weeks.
Beyond Meat announced a major expansion in its long-standing relationship with Walmart, the world’s largest retailer. Following this summer’s successful launch of the Cookout Classic value pack, Beyond Meat’s most affordable product offering to date, this fall, Walmart plans to triple availability of the Beyond Burger from approximately 800 locations to more than 2,400 stores nationwide beginning next week. The move comes as part of Beyond Meat’s effort to increase worldwide accessibility to simple, plant-based meat products made without GMOs or bio-engineered ingredients.
Hormel Foods, the makers of Hormel Pepperoni, America's No. 1 selling pepperoni brand* and the maker of the Happy Little Plants products, are introducing new Happy Little Plants pepperoni-style topping at select Papa Murphy's locations across the country.
Plant-based meat company Heura has launched its new packaging, reducing the use of plastic by 80% and honoring the Mediterranean roots. Until today, the plant based meat segment has been led internationally by companies born in Silicon Valley. Heura, however, believes that the future of food must have its pillars in one of the most famous gastronomic cultures in the world, the Mediterranean.
New facility in Kentucky will flash-freeze plant-based meats and probiotic products.
August 6, 2020
Dippin’ Dots, the nation’s leading flash-frozen beaded ice cream company, has opened a new manufacturing facility focused on supporting the demand for Dippin’ Dots Cryogenics, L.L.C., an arm of the company that lends the brand’s patented technology and equipment for applications to other industries beyond ice cream.
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