‘It doesn’t sell so well’

The vegan ice cream market is forecast to see strong growth. Research from Data Bridge, for instance, suggests the segment will grow by a CAGR of 10.8% through to 2029, when global sales are forecast to hit £850m. The consultancy says key drivers are an expanding cohort of consumers that identify as vegan, and ‘rising … Read more

Plant-based drinks ‘not real alternatives’ to dairy milk – study

The study, carried out by Swiss scholars and nutrition experts, analyzed the nutrient profile of 27 samples of plant-based beverages and two of cow’s milk were compared. The plant drinks, 13 of which were fortified, were collected from two major supermarkets in Bern and included soy, almond, cashew, coconut, hemp, oat, rice and pelt. To … Read more

Bel Group bets on precision fermentation dairy in Standing Ovation partnership

Swapping animal-derived proteins with alternative protein sources has been a focus for a growing number of food scientists, manufacturers and consumers. In turn, the dairy alternatives market is projected to grow by more than 10% annually between 2022 and 2028, reaching a value of more than US$31.5bn according to Facts and Factors. And while plant-based … Read more

To soy or not to soy? Genelia Deshmukh opens up about this ‘controversial’ source of protein

Genelia Deshmukhwho has been keeping herself busy with a lot of things — films, her vegan meat brand, and of course, her popular Instagram reels with husband Riteish Deshmukh — recently opened up about her diet, vegan lifestyle, and why eating soya is healthy for the body. Speaking exclusively with indianexpress.com, the Vikrant Rona actor … Read more

Meat and dairy set to be banned at University of Stirling after student union vote

Meat and dairy products are set to be banned on a university campus after students vote to go vegan. Stirling University’s student union backed a move towards a plant-based menu at the three food outlets it controls, with activists to demand that the policy be adopted across the entire institution. The campaign group Animal Rebellion, … Read more

Bel Groups and Standing Ovation deal centers on “holy gril” of dairy-free cheese alternatives

16 Nov 2022 — Bel Groups, which is behind major cheese brands like Babybel, The Laughing Cow and Boursin, is leveraging precision fermentation technology from Standing Ovation to incorporate dairy-free casein protein in Bel’s alternative cheese offerings. The deal closely follows Bel acquiring an equity stake in Standing Ovation in September. Bel Groups continue its … Read more

Plant-based drinks ‘not real alternatives’ to dairy milk – study

The study, carried out by Swiss scholars and nutrition experts, analyzed the nutrient profile of 27 samples of plant-based beverages and two of cow’s milk were compared. The plant drinks, 13 of which were fortified, were collected from two major supermarkets in Bern and included soy, almond, cashew, coconut, hemp, oat, rice and pelt. To … Read more

Nut-based alternative holds dairy innovation potential

14 Oct 2022 — There is an increasing need to improve on nutrition and sustainability credentials in plant-based beverages, with both aspects playing a bigger role in consumers’ purchasing decisions. Nuts, in particular, still hold untapped potential in the alt-milk arena, as producers diversify outside of oat and soy. “Nuts have ‘game-changer’ potential in the … Read more

5 vegan substitutes for your favorite dairy and meat products that you may not be aware of

Vegan Day 2022: 5 vegan substitutes for meat, diary and honey; you may not be aware of | File Image Vegan diet is based on plants (vegetables, grains, nuts and fruits) and foods made from plants. Vegans do not eat foods that come from animals including meat, eggs, and dairy thus excluding all forms of … Read more

Diwali 2022 health tips: Plant-based proteins to look out for this Deepawali | Health

The great Indian festival of Diwali, a vivid, colorful and full-of-life occasion, is celebrated with much fervour across the country and this is also a time for one to relax and rejuvenate one’s mind, body and soul however, as we feast During the festivities, our food tends to be high in calories and we may … Read more