NUGGS, the “chicken” nugget startup, is pleased to announce its official launch. Founded by 19-year-old tech wunderkind and entrepreneur Ben Pasternak, NUGGS will disrupt the animal-based...

Construction of Australia’s first major commercial plant protein extraction facility will commence this month after investment was finalised last week. Australian Plant Proteins (APP) will begin...

Australian better-for-you food and beverage company Soulfresh is leading the way in the evolution of plant-based meats, with the launch of plant-powered ready-to-eat convenience meals and a BBQ classics...

Pizza Capers has launched its first vegan menu options. Vegan’s now have a number of items to choose from at Pizza Capers including Sweet Potato Vegan Lovers pizza and vegan-friendly calzones. Sunny...

Global vegetarian food and drink product launches double in five years, Mintel Global food and drink launches that carried a vegetarian claim doubled between 2009 and 2013, increasing to 12 per cent, up...

Simplot launches new meat-free and soy-free Pies and Schnitzels Food manufacturer Simplot Australia has launched new meat-free and soy-free Pies and Schnitzels under its vegetarian brand Quorn. Simplot...

A daily serving of lentils may lower "bad" cholesterol Eating one serve a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils may significantly reduce “bad” cholesterol, and therefore the risk of...

There is a slow but steady trend towards meat-free, or at least meat-minimal, eating in Australia, according to market research organisation Roy Morgan Research, with the number of Australians identifying...

Australian triathlete Charlotte McShane has signed on as ambassador for food manufacturer Simplot Australia’s meat-free brand Quorn. Made with mycoprotein – a meat-free form of protein and a member...

Premier Foods plc has completed the sale of its meat-free unit to Exponent Private Equity, which has created Quorn Foods, a company with the aim of developing the world’s “leading meat-alternative...