As plant-based sales stagnate in the US, Bethan Grylls looks at the lessons that can be taken into the cultured meat industry, including how it should position and market itself around the world and what the best move is for those in plant proteins going forwards.
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Beyond Meat Jerky is the first product to launch from the Plant Partnership between Beyond Meat and PepsiCo, and will hit stores in March 2022.
Joost Matthijssen of Nutreco explains how alternative protein can be part of the solution to feeding an increased global population, rather than a sole saviour for the food industry.
Beyond Meat has signed agreements with some of the biggest players in the fast-food industry as vegan options become more commonplace on the world’s favourite menus.
The plant-based meat specialist will team up with food and drink giant PepsiCo in a move which saw the former’s stock increase dramatically.
McDonalds say its plant-based burger is ready for markets "whenever they're ready", while Pizza Hut will offer plant-based pizza toppings across the US and in select locations in the UK.
Lightlife Foods called on the two plant-based giants to stop using "processed ingredients" that are "unnecessary and confusing" for consumers.
With deforestation and depleting resources at the forefront of the coffee-growing industry, Dr. Sylvain Charlebois explores how synthetic lab-produced coffee is developing as an alternative.