Sometimes you have to break a few eggs to make a plant-based omelette. When JUST — then known as Hampton Creek — started up roughly a decade ago, founder Josh Tetrick wanted to shake up the food industry. While his goal has remained the same, the path has changed. The company has expanded its strategy beyond its own branded products to form strategic partnerships with a focus on ingredients as the way forward. To start, the company announced this week a new food service partnership with Michael Foods, a subsidiary of Post Holdings and one of the largest processors of egg products in the world.
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]?”
Two years after the co-op behind Welch’s food created fruit-bite brand Nothing But the Fruit (NBTF), the snack label is releasing its second juicy innovation: vegan fruit jerky. The portfolio expansion is part of the co-op’s strategy to show consumers the viability of its harvests goes beyond grapes.
Expanding on their popular line of cheese alternative products, the new GO VEGGIE Vegan Soy Free Grated Parmesan is made with healthy coconut and is currently undergoing Non-GMO Project Verification.
The company’s latest products—featuring innovation of its new Cutting Board Collection Shreds and reformulated Cheeze Slices—continue to raise the bar in the development of plant-based foods.
Bella Gluten-Free products received the official vegan certification. We are excited to be part of the vegan movement which provides countless benefits to our planet. Bella Gluten-Free makes tasteful, allergen-friendly baking mixes that fit all lifestyles, vegan included.
D’vash Organics is excited to announce the launch of D’vash Date Nectar, a USDA organic sweetener and vegan honey alternative made entirely from California dates.
Rushdi Foods Industries, Ltd., launched Mighty Sesame Co. a creamy, patent-pending tahini condiment in a ready-to-use, squeezable bottle. The high-protein, organic and vegan spread just landed in 26 Whole Foods supermarkets in New York in January.
Private-label firm Carmit Candy Industries Ltd., renowned specialist of gluten-free wafers, will launch its new vegan line of milk chocolate snacks, coins and buttons at Natural Product Expo West March 9-12.
Bob’s Red Mill, the leading provider of whole grain and gluten free foods for more than 40 years, has developed a new Gluten Free Egg Replacer that, in addition to containing no gluten or animal products, is also without soy, corn, grains, or beans.