FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Labeling of Plant-Based Milk Alternatives

April 20, 2023 FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will reopen the comment period for the draft guidance entitled “Labeling of Plant-Based Milk Alternatives and Voluntary Nutrient Statements; Draft Guidance for Industry,” that appeared in the Federal Register on February 23, 2023.

Hero Certified Burgers Expands Partnership With NotCo To Launch Plant-Based and Non-Dairy Food Options Across Canada

April 13, 2023 Hero Certified Burgers

Hero Certified Burgers is proud to announce its innovative partnership with NotCo Canada, Inc., a trail-blazing leader in plant-based food solutions. With an extensive existing array of plant-based options, Hero Certified Burgers is continuing to tap into the growing consumer demand for plant-based foods, to give Hero Certified Burgers’ customers all the benefits of healthier and more sustainable plant-based food options with no sacrifice of flavour.

The ISH Company Launches Salmonish Burgers, New Plant-Based Seafood Alternative

April 4, 2023 The ISH Company

The ISH Company, a startup disrupting the food industry with healthy and sustainable plant-based seafood alternatives, today announced the launch of its new product Salmonish™ Burgers, a plant-based salmon burger. Following its flagship products Shrimpish® and Shrimpish® Crumbles, Salmonish Burgers are the third product in the company’s portfolio, and will be available through a distribution deal with Dot Foods. The ISH Company announced its partnership with the largest food industry redistributor in North America earlier this month.

Barvecue Announces Equity Funding for World’s Largest Plant-Based Smokehouse

March 13, 2023 Barvecue

Plant-based food company Barvecue announced today that it has completed the opening capital raise for its Series Seed equity funding round. The company will use the funds for continued growth of its retail and foodservice business, along with sustained operations of its Carolina Smokehouse production facility.

Gov. Evers Urges FDA to Not Allow Non-Dairy Products to be Marketed as Dairy

March 13, 2023 Wyatt Bandt, WKOW

Gov. Tony Evers is urging the FDA to reconsider defining plant-based dairy alternatives as “dairy,” saying it threatens one of Wisconsin’s core industries.