Plant-based brands fight labeling laws, find breakfast partnerships in this week’s Checkout.
Oatly is ready to offer shoppers more than just milk, general manager Mike Messersmith told NOSH. Over the next two months the oat milk company will launch a line of ice cream into several national retailers. In 2020 the company will also bring online its largest facility to-date and double its current manufacturing capacity.
Just in time for the Fourth of July, Upton’s Naturals and The Plant Based Food Association (PBFA) are asserting their own independence against the state of Mississippi with a lawsuit to push back against new labeling laws. “It’s just ridiculous,” Upton’s founder Daniel Staackmann said about the new Mississippi law. “Perhaps the city of Hamburg should sue the meat industry in the United States for using [that term]?”
The latest entrant to the bleed-like-meat substitute category, Conagra, sees a $30 billion opportunity in its Gardein brand, CEO Sean Connolly said during the company’s fourth quarter earnings call last week.
FDA updates ‘Added Sugars’ requirement, Thrive removes CBD and hemp and more in this week’s Checkout.
The Checkout: Beyond Meat’s Q1 Financials, NACS and FARE Aim to Improve C-Stores for Allergy Sufferers
Beyond Meat’s Q1 financials, NACS and FARE aim to improve c-stores for allergy sufferers and more in this week’s Checkout.
Conagra, America’s fourth-largest food company, revealed upcoming product innovations, homing in on healthy and sustainable solutions for snacking and mealtime.
Sausage and hot dog brand Teton Waters Ranch (TWR) is in the business of beef. So it’s a bit of an anomaly that the company’s latest innovation aims to inspire its consumers to eat less of its core product.
The FDA today announced it has issued a request for information (RFI) in the Federal Register to solicit comments and feedback from the public to gain more insight into how consumers use plant-based alternatives and how they understand terms like “milk” or “cheese” when used to label plant-based products.
Last week the company released its 2018 sustainability impact report, which highlighted the startup’s progress and challenges during its continued pursuit to eliminate animals in food production by 2035.