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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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Tesco’s meat aisles now contend with plant-based food

A new own-brand range of affordable plant-based foods has been launched by Tesco into 450 of its stores. This will see the British grocery chain have one of the largest selections of plant-based foods on the UK high street. Plant-based food trend of decade Tesco’s plant-based food has become the …

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Vincent’s latest veg venture

Vincent Vegetarian Food has launched Vincent’s Marketplace, located in, Fitzroy, Melbourne. The new marketplace is a comprehensive vegan supermarket, that includes a standing room café all under one roof. “There is a real appetite for plant-based proteins, high quality coffee and ethical groceries,” General Manager and Vincent’s son, Daniel Ng …

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Product of the Year: healthy and gluten free on the rise

Healthy and allergy-free alternatives have won an unprecedented 10 of the 50 Product of the Year 2019 (POY) categories this year. About 14,000 Australian consumers voted for their favourite products. Their votes reflect rising consumer demand for health-conscious and dietary-specific foods, say the award organisers. Although there were many new …

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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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