Miyoko’s Creamery Announces Intent to Convert Dairy Farm to Plant Agriculture

November 8, 2019 Miyoko's Creamery

Miyoko’s Creamery, makers of dairy products made 100% from plants, announce their intent to work with a California dairy farmer to convert their dairy farm to plant agriculture for human consumption. The transitioned acreage will become part of the Company’s research and development efforts for new cheese and butter products made from plants as well as part of the company’s supply chain for existing product.

Proposed NY Bill Wants All Plant-Based Beef Labeled ‘Imitation’

November 4, 2019 Jenny G. Zhang, Eater

The proposed bill, as currently written, suggests that slapping a prominent “imitation” label on plant-based beef would prevent “confusion” and “ensure that consumers can make informed decisions in choosing between meat products such as beef and imitation meat products.”

Fresh Cravings Launches Plant-Based Dip Line Made from Almonds and Cashews

October 21, 2019 Fresh Cravings

They are now available nationwide in the produce department at Walmart in keto-friendly, sugar-free savory varieties. Fresh Cravings Organic Plant Based Dips can be found at Publix stores, also in the produce department, and will soon roll out to additional prominent grocery chains.

Upfield Group B.V. Acquires Arivia, Leading Producer of Plant-based Cheese

October 17, 2019 Upfield Group B.V.

This strategic acquisition will enable Upfield to enter a new segment, presenting an additional growth opportunity for the company. VIOLIFE will become part of the iconic Upfield brand family, that includes household names such as FLORA, RAMA, COUNTRY CROCK, BLUE BAND and PROACTIV.

The Business Behind the Faux Meat Boom

In one of the biggest paradigm shifts in food industry history, entrepreneurs bent on reinvention, now joined by ‘big meat’ and ‘big food,’ are putting a major effort in creating animal-free meat.