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.
Tofurky, a leading independent producer of plant-based proteins in the U.S., is setting aside self-interest to call on consumers to join in the battle against climate change. For the first time, a brand is creating billboards at shelf level, dedicating its packaging to advocacy with the goal of inspiring widespread consumer action.
In 2020 – the year of quarantining and social distancing – many Americans have chosen to indulge in comfort food. A new poll of 2,000 Americans found that two in three are reverting to childhood food favorites and eating more comfort food during the pandemic. That includes an uptick in such favorites as pizza (55%), hamburgers (48%), ice cream (46%), French fries (45%), mac and cheese (38%), spaghetti and meatballs (32%) and others.
JUST Egg announces the largest expansion yet for its award-winning plant-based egg. By the end of the month, JUST Egg will be available at more than 17,000 points of retail distribution in the United States, a 40% increase and a testament to the breakout success of the pioneering product that launched nationwide last year.
Plant-based patty is now available in more than 8,000 retail outlets nationwide, a 50x increase in less than six months.
July 31, 2020
Plant-based Impossible Burger will will soon be stocked in nearly 2,100 Walmart Supercenter and Walmart Neighborhood Market locations. Customers can find Impossible Burger in the fresh meat section of the store in 12-ounce packages. Impossible Burger is also available through Walmart Grocery Pickup & Delivery.
First-of-its-kind meatless burger now made with fewer, simpler ingredients debuts on Harvey’s cross-country ‘RV tour’ thanking frontline workers
July 20, 2020
Lightlife launched its reinvented Lightlife Burger at more than 250 Harvey’s locations across Canada. The new plant-based burger recipe includes only simple ingredients like pea protein, coconut oil and garlic powder, and has 17 grams of protein and only five grams of saturated fat. No other plant-based meat brand has made a plant-based burger with as few and as simple ingredients, while still delivering a delicious, satisfying taste.