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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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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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Veganism threatens local demand for Aussie meat and dairy

Booming veganism and rising meat prices are a growing threat to the domestic meat and dairy industries, says IBISWorld. According to the industry research company, sales of vegan food products have soared over the past five years in Australia. Intensifying the trend is the fact that the vegan boom has …

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Vegan food launches soar since 2014: Mintel

Research from Mintel reveals a 92 per cent increase in the number of food products launched with a vegan claim between 2014 and 2016, while one in eight carried a vegetarian claim. According to Mintel, the rise in vegan- and vegetarian-friendly launches reflects a growing appetite for meat-free foods among …

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