Misha’s, a California plant-based dairy alternative company announced it closed a $3M seed round led by investors JAY-Z’s Marcy Ventures Partners Fund II, L.P., a firm with a passion for building game-changing consumer businesses, Lisa Shamus & Partners, a leader in innovative branding and licensing, and Chris Paul, 11-time NBA All-Star and businessman who seeks opportunities that accelerate social change and sustainably build a fair, equitable society.
Plant-based brand Alpha Foods is launching five new SKUs in Costco, Safeway and online for direct-to-consumer shipping. Perfect for quick mornings on-the-go, Alpha's newest breakfast options are not only packed with flavor, but also 15g+ of protein to power you through your day.
CLO-CLO Vegan Foods introduces plant-based shrimp entrée bowls and a "mac & cheeze" bowl as consumer demand for plant-based frozen entrées continues. The plant-based shrimp is based off the konjac root, which gives the shrimp the texture, look and taste of traditional shrimp.
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.
Due to popular demand, Bitchin’ Sauce is bringing their popular jumbo tubs (24-oz Chipotle) and snack packs (Bitchin’ Snackers) to the East Coast. Their 24-oz Chipotle tubs are expanding to 94 Costco locations across the Northeast. Additionally, 7-Eleven is expanding Bitchin’ Snacks (sauce and chips) into 200 stores throughout Maryland and Virginia.
Danone and Earth Island, maker of Follow Your Heart brands and a pioneering leader in plant-based foods, today announced that they have entered into a share purchase agreement under which Danone will acquire 100% of the shares of Earth Island. With a proven track record of growth and innovation, and a long-term commitment to nutrition, sustainability and environmental stewardship, Earth Island represents a strong cultural fit with Danone and provides Danone with a unique opportunity to strengthen its plant-based business.
Vevan plant-based cheese is now available for retail sale, including Sprouts Markets nationwide. The Vevan line includes Shred (shredded) and Melts (sliced) formats, plus a new line called Snax: portable snack packs containing Vevan cheese cubes with dried fruit and nuts.
The Violife EPIC Dairy Free Festive Platter includes three delicious blocks, each free from common allergens (like dairy, nuts, soy, lactose and gluten), so you can treat everyone this holiday season – no matter what their dietary preference or requirements.
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.