Y Combinator’s Kuleana is Making an Animal-Free Substitute for Raw Tuna

Companies like Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat that are making vegetable-based meat substitutes have captured the imagination and wallets of consumers, but so far, there’s been no real corollary for the seafood industry. Now, a startup coming from Y Combinator’s summer cohort, Kuleana, is hoping it can swim in those waters.

GOOD PLANeT Foods Accelerates March Towards Category Leadership With Co-CEO Bart Adlam On Board

August 7, 2020 GOOD PLANeT™Foods

Adlam brings his expansive experience as a proven food industry leader to GOOD PLANeT, with intentions to grow the brand dramatically year over year while also leading growth in the plant-based cheese segment overall.

A Kentucky Fried Miracle: Plant-Based KFC is Here to Stay in Canada

August 5, 2020 KFC Canada

KFC Canada announced today that Plant-Based KFC sandwiches will be available permanently coast-to-coast beginning August 10. After an incredibly successful pilot with plant-based partner Lightlife® in 2019, vegetarians and flexitarians everywhere can now experience KFC’s delicious taste at their local restaurant.

Gathered Foods, Makers of Good Catch Plant-Based Seafood, Appoints Christine Mei as New Chief Executive Officer

July 23, 2020 Gathered Foods

Gathered Foods, makers of Good Catch® plant-based seafood, today announced the appointment of Christine Mei as Chief Executive Officer. Mei will lead the growth and expansion of Gathered Foods as a preeminent innovator in the plant-based food industry.

Noops is Flippin’ Snacks With Brand Launch and Closes on a $ 2M Pre-Seed Investment Round

July 20, 2020 Noops

Noops, the world’s first protein-rich, plant-based organic oatmilk pudding, launches online and in select Northeast grocery retailers. Founded by Gregory Struck, who previously founded Hungryroot, Noops is poised to turn the snack world upside down with the introduction of an innovative superfood pudding that’s packed with real ingredients and powerful nutrition.