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.
Cool Beans wraps bring together nutritious whole beans with global flavors to create clean, balanced eating. Before the pandemic, research showed that plant-based eating was on the rise. Now, its growing five times faster than overall U.S. food sales, according to the Plant Based Foods Association. As families across America embrace plant-based eating, the demand is creating a new movement of whole plant-based foods showing up in the freezer section. These foods don’t imitate products like meat or cheese that already existed, but instead are innovative chef-crafted meals, using whole plant ingredients.
Vejii Holdings through its U.S.-based subsidiary, Vejii, an online platform offering thousands of vegan and plant-based products, has launched Vejii Express, which offers guaranteed shipping within two business-days across the U.S. on select products. The website now includes a section that showcases products that are available via Vejii Express.
Plant-based food brand Heura has made an in-kind donation to leading UK food charity Refettorio Felix to help provide nutritious plant-based meals to Londoners in need during January. The donation was made to celebrate Veganuary, the global challenge started in the United Kingdom that encourages people around the world to go vegan for the month of January. 400,000 people from 192 countries joined this initiative last year, and over one million people have taken part in the challenge since its inception.
Seven new flavors will be distributed through retail and direct-to-consumer channels.
January 13, 2021
Swedish-style NICK’S Ice Cream and animal-free dairy innovator Perfect Day have partnered to launch a new line of vegan dairy ice creams. Seven new vegan ice cream flavors, including Swedish Mint Chip, Choklad Choklad and Karamell Swirl, will complement N!CK’S existing light ice cream line.
Modern Meat announces the launch of its dairy alternative milk line featuring an Oat Milk, Almond Milk and Barista Edition Alternative Milk. The ingredients used in the milks will be all natural, vegan, and GMO free.
Bitchin’ Sauce will now be available at more than 360 Sprouts Farmers Market stores nationwide. "We're so excited to be launching in Sprouts Farmers Market," says CEO and Founder Starr Edwards. "We used to purchase our fresh ingredients from our local Sprouts when we first started the company, so this partnership feels very full circle for me. We can't wait to share our Bitchin' goodies with even more Very Bitchin' People."
Vegan frozen dessert brand Jolly Llama is on a mission to create ice cream novelties that taste just as good as the original dairy treats, but cater to people with dietary restrictions and food sensitivities. Using ingredients like coconut milk, locally sourced fresh fruits, and more, they have created nostalgic frozen treats of our childhood, guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
Change the Whirled is a Non-Dairy offering, which is important to Colin Kaepernick, a vegan. Ben & Jerry's currently offers more than a dozen Non-Dairy, vegan fan favorites. Kaepernick's flavor features a caramel Non-Dairy sunflower butter base with fudge chips, graham cracker swirls and chocolate cookie swirls.