Danone CEO Says Plant-Based Could Become as Big as Dairy in U.S.

Danone’s U.S. plant-based business could become as big as its traditional yogurt business there in 10 years, according to Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel Faber.

Greenleaf Foods SPC to Construct North America’s Largest Plant-Based Protein Facility in Indiana

April 10, 2019 Greenleaf Foods, SPC

Greenleaf Foods, SPC (the “Company”), today announced plans to construct North America’s largest plant-based protein manufacturing facility in Shelbyville, Indiana. The 230,000-square-foot facility will more than double the Company’s production capacity to meet the surging consumer demand for its portfolio of brands, including Lightlife® and Field Roast Grain Meat Co™, the #1 and #2 brands in the refrigerated alternative protein category.

DAHlicious Organic, Maker of India-Style Slow-Cultured, High-Probiotic Lassi and Yogurts Expands into Plant-Based Yogurts

March 4, 2019 DAHlicious® Organic

DAHlicious® Organic, maker of organic, India-style, high-probiotic lassi and yogurts, today announced its launch into organic slow-cultured, high-probiotic plant-based yogurts. The company will be exhibiting at Natural Products Expo West and showing its new almond milk cup yogurts and cashew milk drinkable yogurts.

Chipotle Extends Lifestyle Bowls With Meatless “Plant-Powered” Options

March 4, 2019 Chipotle

Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today announced its “Plant-Powered” Lifestyle Bowl options, which include a new preconfigured organic plant-based protein “Vegan” bowl as well as a “Vegetarian” bowl that includes guacamole. Plant-Powered bowls are the first extensions in the brand’s Lifestyle Bowl offering, which launched earlier this year with Keto, Paleo, Whole30 and double protein diet-approved menu options.

Tyson Plans Own Plant-Based Foods

Demand for products that look, feel and taste like meat, poultry and cheese will likely continue to grow, Tyson Foods said this week. The company plans to develop its own similar protein products and they could be on store shelves as early as this year, said Noel White, the company’s president and chief executive.