Plant-based foods and beverages

One 237ml of Mooala bananamilk serving contains 60 calories, 1 g fiber, 1g protein and 3g sugar

Bananamilk... the next big thing in plant-based dairy?

By Elaine Watson

The plant-based milk segment was already pretty crowded by the time Jeff Richards quit the day job to launch Mooala in 2016. But the fact that buyers at the likes of Whole Foods, Safeway, H.E.B., Costco, and Wegmans, were willing to give him a shot this...

The Beyond Burger: Made from plants, but “looks, cooks and satisfies like beef”

The plant-based Beyond Burger is now in 10,000+ foodservice outlets

By Elaine Watson

Beyond Meat has struck a deal with A&W - Canada’s fastest growing national burger chain – to add its plant-based Beyond Burgers to the menu at 925 outlets, boosting its overall distribution in the foodservice sector to 10,000+ restaurants, hotels,...

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IAG seeks to patent dairy-free yogurt made from green banana flour

By Elaine Watson

International Agriculture Group (IAG) is seeking to patent a dairy-free yogurt made from high starch fruits such as green bananas or unripe breadfruit, promising “improved taste, texture and sensory characteristics compared to commercial non-dairy yogurts...

Manufactured by Australian company Freedom Foods, Messy Monkeys is set to make its US launch.

Messy Monkeys balances nutrition with affordability for US launch

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Finding nutrient-dense snacks becomes more of a challenge for moms once they exit the baby aisle and right around the time 'picky-eater syndrome' sets in. To fill this gap, Messy Monkeys is positioning itself as an affordable and healthy snack...

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