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Hormel Partners With Better Meat Co. to develop animal-free products

Hormel Partners With Better Meat Co. to develop animal-free products

22 Oct 2021

The venture arm of Hormel Foods Corporation, which is best known for its SPAM canned meat product, has entered into an exclusive partnership with The Better Meat Co. with the aim of launching mycoprotein-based products to the marketplace. Financial det...

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Clara Foods rebrands as the EVERY Company and launches animal-free egg

Clara Foods rebrands as the EVERY Company and launches animal-free egg

20 Oct 2021

Fermentation startup Clara Foods announced it is rebranding as the EVERY Company at the same time that it is launching the world’s first animal-free, nature-equivalent egg protein — ClearEgg.

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Grey Poupon introduces mustard wine, sells out in a day

Grey Poupon introduces mustard wine, sells out in a day

19 Oct 2021

In early October, the well-known, Kraft Heinz-owned Dijon mustard brand Grey Poupon announced it would launch La Moutarde Vin, a white wine infused with Grey Poupon mustard seeds.

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Mondelez introduces a vegan version of its Cadbury bar

Mondelez introduces a vegan version of its Cadbury bar

18 Oct 2021

Cadbury will soon have a new vegan chocolate bar in the U.K., called the Cadbury Plant Bar, Mondelez International announced. The new plant-based offering is inspired by Cadbury’s Dairy Milk, one of the most well-known chocolate bar options in the regi...

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Report: walnuts and mushrooms are the latest ingredients to trend in alternative protein

Report: walnuts and mushrooms are the latest ingredients to trend in alternative protein

15 Oct 2021

Plant-based alternatives are becoming increasingly normalized, and consumer interest is branching out beyond conventional hamburgers and sausage, and they are seeking alternatives to conventional meat products in more niche categories such as deli meat...

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Perfect Day lands $350M, introduces cream cheese

Perfect Day lands $350M, introduces cream cheese

4 Oct 2021

Animal-free dairy protein company Perfect Day announced it closed a $350 million Series D funding round led by Temasek and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments). Additional participation came from long-time investors Horizons Ventures,...

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Cultivated meat comes to the pet food sector

Cultivated meat comes to the pet food sector

1 Oct 2021

Cell-based protein technology has now migrated from human food to pet food. Brands such as Wild Earth, Because, Animals and Bond Pet Foods have all committed to eliminating animals from the supply chain that feeds pets.

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Goose Island UK launches hydroponic hops IPA

Goose Island UK launches hydroponic hops IPA

30 Sep 2021

Anheuser-Busch InBev-owned craft brewery Goose Island announced it is launching a session IPA in the U.K. called Hail Hydro. Brewed with hydroponically-grown hops, the beer is available in limited supply only on the Goose Island U.K. website.

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Leonardo DiCaprio invests in two cultivated meat startups

Leonardo DiCaprio invests in two cultivated meat startups

29 Sep 2021

International star and climate activist Leonardo DiCaprio invested in both Mosa Meat and Aleph Farms, two startups focused on creating lab-grown meat alternatives. The investment amount made by the Hollywood actor was not disclosed, but he will sit on ...

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Meatable and Royal DSM join together for affordable cultivated meat

Meatable and Royal DSM join together for affordable cultivated meat

22 Sep 2021

Dutch cell-based meat manufacturer Meatable partnered with the Dutch ingredients manufacturer Royal DSM to jointly develop affordable growth media for cultivated protein. In addition to price, the joint partnership will focus on the development of meat...

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Campbell Soup bubbles into beer with limited time partnership

Campbell Soup bubbles into beer with limited time partnership

21 Sep 2021

Soup brand Campbell Soup brand Snyder’s of Hanover is partnering with Captain Lawrence Brewing to tap into the beer market with a brew that combines the flavors of the perennially popular bar snack pretzels with the New York brewery’s craft brews. The ...

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Autonomous human milk factory arrives in U.S.

Autonomous human milk factory arrives in U.S.

20 Sep 2021

108Labs announced it will build a ‘Cellfacturing’ facility to produce the startup's cell cultured human milk. The factory will operate using a proprietary artificial intelligence platform to produce this cultivated milk at scale.

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