NEW YORK, August 11, 2020 — VEGPRENEUR announces today its inaugural VEGPRENEUR Summit to take place on October 3-4, 2020. This first-of-its-kind, live virtual event will bring together and inspire entrepreneurs building earth-conscious and plant-based businesses in the food, beauty, farming, and fashion industries.
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 13, 2020 /vWire/ – Sol Cuisine Inc., a leader in gourmet plant-based protein foods announced today that it has closed a $10 Million equity financing round led by BDC Capital’s Industrial Innovation Venture Fund, along with existing investors EDC, New Acres, InvestEco, Planted Power, Chairman Mike Fata and CEO John Flanagan.
SHiDO Digital – a female-led digital market agency specialising in ethical and sustainable businesses – was launched earlier this year. The international agency has a personable and dedicated plant-based team with a combined digital marketing experience totalling almost 15 years.
It’s official! BeVeg International, a global leader in vegan certification is the first certification standard in the world — that is vegan in scope — to be globally accredited and recognized by ISO ISO/IEC 17065:2012 (ISO 17065). ISO 17065 is the international quality standard for organizations certifying products, processes and services.
ATLANTA, Aug. 6, 2020 /vWire/ — In honor of the restaurant’s second anniversary, Slutty Vegan ATL is giving back to its cult following once again- this time they’re making the customer the star. Similar to McDonald’s 2003 jingle competition, customers will submit and perform original lyrics referencing the popular brand and will be judged by the company’s social media followers.
SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2020 /vWire/ — GOOD PLANeT Foods announced today that Bart Adlam has joined the brand as Co-CEO, a role that comes alongside current CEO and Founder, David Israel. 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.
CHICAGO — Propulsion PR, a fast-growing strategic communications agency headquartered in Chicago, announces the expansion of its practice areas with the launch of its vegan/plant-based team, directly aligning with the firm’s commitment to representing businesses that work to reduce environmental risks and aim for sustainable growth.
It seems change is the only constant in today’s unpredictable environment. The pandemic has forced many businesses to re-invent offerings in how customers can access their products. While, sadly, there have been many casualties and some businesses simply couldn’t pivot fast enough, we have seen a number of success stories.
The vegan movement has been growing in recent years, and the vegan economy has skyrocketed in response to the demands of vegan, vegetarian, veg-curious and flexitarian consumers. According to The Good Food Institute, sales of plant-based foods that replace animal products grew by 29% in the US since 2018, for a total value of $5 billion.
NEW YORK, July 22, 2020 /vWire/ — The Beet, a new plant-based media platform incubated by 25madison, is announcing today a partnership with Songwriter Hall of Fame Member, Grammy-Award-winning music producer, rapper and long-time vegan advocate Jermaine Dupri.
NEW YORK, July 22, 2020 /vWire/ — Snackers, rejoice! Healthy Crunch, the popular line of healthy snacking products that support better-for-you lifestyles, has made its way to the US. Created by registered dietitian and trained chef Julie Bednarski, Healthy Crunch’s line of snacks – including granola bars, seed butters, instant lattes, coconut chips and more, are better-for-you foods that taste great and are designed to make you feel good inside and out, with category-unique flavor combinations to satisfy snack cravings and meet dietary needs.
NEW YORK, July 20, 2020 /vWire/ — Today, 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.
The global opportunities for growth among the plant-based industry are ripe. Over the past two years, sales of plant-based offerings that directly replace animal products grew 29% to $5 billion. More specifically, plant-based seafood accounts for only a small fraction of this total, creating opportunity for Good Catch to bridge this gap in the market.
KINGSTON, N.Y., July 7, 2020 /vWire/ — With more consumers turning to plant-based and dairy-free foods, Treeline Cheese today announces its new line of cream cheeses. These tangy cream cheeses are made from cultured cashew nuts and other natural ingredients and are available in three flavors: Plain, Chive & Onion and Strawberry.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 7, 2020 /vWire/ — Launched on May 15th 2020, in the middle of the Covid19 pandemic, GTFO It’s Vegan launched to bring curated vegan groceries right to consumers’ doorsteps. With more and more consumers seeking to find healthier food options, fueled by the introduction of plant-based meats and cheeses in restaurants and fast food establishments across the county, GTFO It’s Vegan has quickly realized its mission of offering the largest selection of vegan products in any one place.