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Is the future of meat animal-free?

Advances in cell culture research are moving the commercialization of clean meat closer to reality, potentially yielding significant benefits in the areas of food safety, food security, and sustainability. What is clean meat? And why is this field emerging now? Clean meat (also called cultured meat) is the term for genuine animal meat grown by farming cells directly rather than …

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Morning Star Farms will be 100% plant-based by 2021

MorningStar Farms is making moves! The leading vegetarian brand, a subsidiary of Kellogg Company, just announced a landmark commitment to making their entire product line fully plant-based by 2021. The transition will effectively take 300 million egg whites out of the equation annually. Mel Cash, head of global marketing, plant based protein at Kellogg Company, stated, “This will also help …

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Alternative protein reports published

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and Plant & Food Research have released their joint report: The evolution of plant protein – assessing consumer response. The report was commissioned to assess consumer responses to protein and highlight the potential impacts to the New Zealand agricultural industry. New Zealand’s social, environmental, and economic well-being is linked to New Zealand’s ability to …

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Impossible Foods launching in Singapore

Foodies in Singapore will soon have more veggie options to look forward to with the launch of Impossible Foods’ plant-based meat in March. Following an earlier launch in Hong Kong, the United States start-up late February announced the roll-out of its product to Singapore, with a variety of dishes available at eight partner restaurants. This comes after the company unveiled its …

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Gordon Ramsay Adds Vegan Impossible Burger to His Menus

Singapore is set to welcome another vegan meat product to its shores, Business Insider reports. The vegan movement in Singapore is growing. Late last year, it was reported that “vegan activities” in the island nation had increased by 140 percent. The island recently became home to Beyond Meat and Omnipork, two brands making plant-based meats that closely resemble their animal-based …