Plant-Based Protein Budding with Organic and Clean Label Food Shoppers

September 12, 2019 Packaged Facts

Consumers are increasingly more adventurous with what they eat and more consider themselves flexitarian than in the past.

As Plant-Based Meat and Dairy Picks Up Speed, a Labeling Fight Heads to Court

September 9, 2019 Aliza Abarbanel, Yahoo

Plant-based food companies like Just, Impossible Foods, and Beyond Meat have collectively racked up over $1 billion in funding, according to TechCrunch. But now lawmakers, backed by influential meat and dairy industries, are pushing back on the burgeoning industry by controlling the packaging language they’re allowed to use.

Kroger’s Simple Truth Brand Launches Plant Based Collection

September 6, 2019 The Kroger Co.

he Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today a new collection: Simple Truth® Plant Based. The collection will include fresh meatless burger patties and grinds as well as plant-based cookie dough, pasta sauces, sausages, deli slices, dips and other items.

MALK Organics Debuts New Organic Plant-Based Creamers Packed with Oats and Nuts

September 4, 2019 MALK Organics

Consistent with MALK’s original family of plant-based milks, MALK Creamer is cold-pressed and made without oils, gums, phosphates, thickeners or emulsifiers.

Meat Companies Aren’t Worried About Demand Amid Vegan-Burger Boom

The top executives at Brazil’s JBS SA and BRF SA say global demand for animal proteins will continue increasing for decades, buoyed by rising income levels and population growth in developing nations such as China and India.