Tag Archives: plant-based

Nestlé launches an ‘incredible’ plant-based burger

Nestlé has launched a new ‘cook from raw’ plant-based burger across Australia this week. Available exclusively at Woolworths, the Harvest Gourmet Incredible Burger blends natural plant extracts – beetroot, carrot, and capsicum, and is prepared using proprietary techniques that is said to imitate the juicy texture of a beef burger. …

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Hungry Jack’s founder and CSIRO launches plant-based meat start-up

Australia’s newest plant-based meat start-up, v2food, a partnership between CSIRO, Main Sequence Ventures, and Competitive Foods Australia, has officially launched. V2food was formed by CSIRO’s Innovation Fund, managed by Main Sequence Ventures, a part of the Australian government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA), in 2018. Competitive Foods Australia, the …

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‘Ditch’ dairy with Califia Farms

World Plant Milk Day took place on Thursday, August 22. With this in mind, Califia Farms says, “now is the perfect time to ditch the dairy and get on board the plant-based movement”. “Numerous studies consistently prove that a wholefood, plant-based diet is best for optimum health, and it’s also …

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Nutrition gets personal

Data from Innova Market Insights reveals nutrition is becoming increasingly personalised with food innovators seeking news ways to tackle the ever-growing demands of the modern consumer. This exciting time within the food space also presents a set of challenges for the industry and for NPD. “Today’s consumers are more engaged …

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Hello, halloumi – My Life launches plant-based ‘bio cheese’

My Life has extended its Mediterranean range to include Bio Cheese Halloumi, a plant-based and dairy-free halloumi cheese alternative. “Bio Cheese Halloumi is an entirely plant-based, dairy-free, nut-free and soya-free product,” founder and CEO Terry Paule said. “In addition to its perfect soft, mild and authentic taste, its unique higher …

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Mitey Aussie Nuts roll into Queensland

Picky Picky Peanuts has launched a series of “nutty innovations” in Queensland. Among these products is Mitey Aussie Nuts, a collaboration with Vegemite. Currently available in a selected number of Queensland Woolworths stores, the product combines plant-based protein, peanuts and Vegemite. In addition to Mitey Aussie Nuts, Picky Picky Peanuts …

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Dairy-free yoghurt for kids makes use of chia seeds  

The Chia Co. has reimagined its Chia Pod range for kids, creating what has been described as a “smooth, ready-to-eat pouch – perfect for little mouths”. According to the company, the new non-dairy yoghurt alternative range (Chia Pod Smooth) blends sustainably farmed, sun-ripened Australian chia seeds with coconut milk and …

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