Growthwell Foods, a plant-based food company based in Singapore, is launching its brand HAPPIEE! in select grocery retailers in the UK. The vegan brand offers more than just the usual plant-based nuggets and burgers — HAPPIEE! includes offerings like alternatives to shrimp and calamari. HAPPIEE! is now available at Ocado, an online grocer based in […]
In basic terms, plant-based diets are composed mostly or entirely of plants: fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and grains. Contrary to its colloquial usage, “plant-based” doesn’t automatically mean “vegan.”
The upscale restaurant and fine-dining scene is undergoing a major change. Over the past several years, a wave of well-known, upscale restaurants have announced transitions to plant-based menus. Many vegan and vegetarian restaurants — like Pietro Leemann’s Joia in Milan Italy, the first vegetarian restaurant to earn a Michelin star in Europe, or King’s Joy […]
A round of oysters, anyone? Pearlita Foods, a cell-cultured seafood startup, has revealed its vegan prototype for oysters made from ingredients like mushrooms and seaweed. The plant-based oysters will even come served in a no-shucking-necessary shell that is biodegradable.
More and more fast-food franchises have been adding plant-based items to their menus after growing pressure from consumers. Here are a few more places that you can rely on for a vegan or vegetarian meal on the go.
Flexitarianism isn’t so new after all. As it turns out, kings in the medieval period ate mostly plants, with meat served as occasional treats for feasts and other celebrations. A study from researchers at Cambridge University found that the wealthiest, most powerful people in society during these times ate mostly vegetarian diets. Bioarchaeologist Sam Leggett […]
According to a new study, children believe humans and farm animals should be treated in the same ways, but they start to lose these beliefs as they become teenagers. The study notes that speciesism is learned in adolescence. The study, done by researches at Exeter University and Oxford University, asked people of different age groups: […]
A new study from The Good Food Institute (GFI), the Plant-Based Foods Association (PBFA) and SPINS, a wellness-focused data technology organization, has found that at U.S. grocery stores, plant-based food sales were three times higher than total food sales in 2021. According to the report, plant-based food sales increased 6.2% compared to previously record-high sales […]
If you’re tired of long, lonely nights ordering plant-based pizza at home, a new smartphone app hopes to change that. Vegpal is a dating app aimed at “cruelty-free connections” for singles who follow vegan or vegetarian diets. Launched in August 2021, Vegpal is picking up steam as a popular dating app for people who want […]