Though the paleo diet has gained traction in categories such as sauces and snacks, there’s still space for convenient, clean meal options. Kevin’s Natural Foods wants to help fill that need to via a line of ready-to-eat, refrigerated paleo meals.
While production issues currently plague the meat industry, plant-based meat companies are growing. In their respective quarterly earnings calls this week, executives from meat company Tyson and plant-based brand Beyond Meat discussed powering through a pandemic — and trying to develop future strategies despite looming uncertainty.
Last week Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-NY) and Rep. Roger Marshall (R-KS.) proposed the Real Marketing Edible Artificials Truthfully Act (Real MEAT Act) to Congress, which would establish strict guidelines against labeling alternative proteins as “meat.” Although the meat versus plant-based battle isn’t new, up until now, legal action on the matter has happened only at the state level — this is the first federal bill addressing the subject.
Future Meat Technologies (FMT) announced today that it closed a $2.2 round of funding, co-lead by Tyson Ventures, the investment arm of CPG giant Tyson Foods.
Through a partnership with Strauss Food, the functional fitness company is launching a “CrossFit approved” grass fed beef and free range chicken subscription box, and soon after, a line of jerky.
Hampton Creek CEO Joshua Tetrick spoke with NOSH about recent changes, including what he hopes his two newly named board members will bring to the table, why he’s looking beyond plants to meat and how licensing will play a role in the company’s future.
Pilgrim’s is launching a line of chicken sausages under its Gold’n Plump® label—a brand known for making good chicken its mission. Fully cooked and ready to heat on the backyard grill or stovetop, Gold’n Plump chicken sausages can be found in Midwest supermarkets and national retailers.
The acquisition is a natural next step in expanding Verde Farms’ offerings nationwide while maintaining the integrity of their founding values of healthy soil, healthy animals, and healthy and delicious beef. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The Ball Park Brand removed added nitrites and nitrates from all Ball Park beef hot dogs, and eliminated by-products and added fillers from its meat line.
Applegate, the nation’s leading natural and organic meat brand, is committing to transforming the lives of millions of chickens in its supply chain. By 2024, Applegate intends to elevate and third-party verify its standards for broiler chickens to be consistent with Global Animal Partnership (GAP).