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Nestlé opens plant-based food factory in Malaysia
Nestlé opens plant-based food factory in MalaysiaArticle

Nestlé has launched a plant-based meal solutions manufacturing facility in Malaysia, the first in Asean and one of only two in Asia...

8 Apr 2021

New scholarship to support doctors' certification in Lifestyle Medicine
New scholarship to support doctors' certification in Lifestyle MedicineArticle

Infinite Foods is launching a new scholarship programme to support medical practitioners in Africa to be certified in Lifestyle Medicine...

1 Apr 2021

RCL in joint venture to scale plant-based food market in Africa
RCL in joint venture to scale plant-based food market in AfricaArticle

RCL Foods and US plant-based food collective Livekindly Collective have established a local plant-based joint venture, Livekindly Collective Africa...

18 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Small-batch plant milk made in the Cape
#StartupStory: Small-batch plant milk made in the CapeArticle

From the bright minds behind Mielie Mailer comes Oh Oat, a locally-produced oat milk brand with a sustainable approach to packaging...

Lauren Hartzenberg 10 Feb 2021

Ethan Brown, Beyond Meat founder. Credit: Beyond Meat
PepsiCo and Beyond Meat partner to develop plant-based snacksArticle

PepsiCo and Beyond Meat have teamed up to form The PLANeT Partnership, a joint venture to develop, produce and market snack and beverage products made from plant-based protein...

27 Jan 2021

Innovation on shelf as plant-based food market grows
Innovation on shelf as plant-based food market growsArticle

From conscientious animal lovers to health-conscious flexitarians, vegan food is gaining traction both locally and globally...

1 Dec 2020

#ConsciousLiving: How the Vegan and Plant-Powered Show is harnessing the new virtual event space - Q&A with Heidi Warricker
#ConsciousLiving: How the Vegan and Plant-Powered Show is harnessing the new virtual event space - Q&A with Heidi WarrickerArticle

This year's Festive Vegan and Plant-Powered Show (FVPPS), set to take place online on Saturday, 28 November 2020, will play host to a wide range of plant-based food and lifestyle brands...

Ruth Cooper 10 Nov 2020

Good nutrition for good immunity
Good nutrition for good immunityArticle

The global pandemic has highlighted many fault-lines across society, and in our current state of ongoing disruption, it also presents us with unique opportunities to make changes...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 8 Oct 2020

Meet the SME Heroes: No use crying over spilt milk - how one local business was able to reach new markets during lockdown
Meet the SME Heroes: No use crying over spilt milk - how one local business was able to reach new markets during lockdownArticle

OkJa, one of the beneficiaries of Tractor Outdoor's fund, is a plant-based food and beverage business that was founded in 2019 by Rui Esteves and David Chait...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 30 Sep 2020

Festive Vegan and Plant-Powered Show goes online in November
Festive Vegan and Plant-Powered Show goes online in NovemberArticle

The Festive Vegan and Plant-Powered Show (FVPPS) is set to take place online on Saturday, 28 November 2020, from 11am to 5pm...

22 Sep 2020

Plant-based innovation trends - now and beyond 2020
Plant-based innovation trends - now and beyond 2020Article

Plant-based has been a growing food trend for some years now, and with greater consumer interest has come better product innovation...

Hayley Richardson 7 Sep 2020

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Food giants appointing teams to focus on plant-based productsArticle

Food giants muscle in on booming alternative protein market, with dedicated teams to develop and sell plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy...

30 Jul 2020

7 ways we can celebrate Mother Earth during a pandemic
7 ways we can celebrate Mother Earth during a pandemicArticle

Today, 5 June is World Environment Day and it's such an important one for us to acknowledge, especially as we are smack bang in the middle of a global crisis that is affecting the whole planet...

Tammy Fry 5 Jun 2020

Fry's joins new global plant-based food collective The Livekindly Co.
Fry's joins new global plant-based food collective The Livekindly Co.Article

A new global plant-based food collective, called The Livekindly Co., launched in New York and has joined forces with The Fry Family Food Co...

12 Mar 2020

Barry Callebaut invests in dairy-free chocolate production
Barry Callebaut invests in dairy-free chocolate productionArticle

Barry Callebaut is investing in dairy-free product development and production facilities to cater to the demand for plant-based products...

5 Feb 2020

Pockets of CPG growth found amid squeezed consumer spending
Pockets of CPG growth found amid squeezed consumer spendingArticle

Like many business sectors in the country, the South African retail industry is battling the effects of stagnant GDP growth and constrained consumer spending...

Lauren Hartzenberg 3 Feb 2020

The vegans are coming! What's fuelling the interest in plant-based eating?
The vegans are coming! What's fuelling the interest in plant-based eating?Article

Between the rise of veggie burgers that "bleed" and vegan protesters at supermarkets, veganism is in the news...

Matthew Ruby and Tani Khara 23 Jan 2020

What to expect from the first Vegan & Plant Powered Show
What to expect from the first Vegan & Plant Powered ShowArticle

The Vegan & Plant Powered Show has been postponed till the 5-6 September 2020 to the Covid-19 outbreak. The inaugural Vegan & Plant Powered Show will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on 30 and 31 May 2020...

14 Jan 2020

South Africans go plant-based for Veganuary
South Africans go plant-based for VeganuaryArticle

More than 14,000 South Africans have officially signed up to partake in this year's Veganuary campaign, joining 350,000 other people across more than 150 countries...

Lauren Hartzenberg 10 Jan 2020

Emirates adds plant-based options in celebration of Veganuary
Emirates adds plant-based options in celebration of VeganuaryArticle

Emirates is celebrating Veganuary on board by including an additional plant-based option on its menus for the month of January...

8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The new normal, 5 plant-based food trends for 2020
#BizTrends2020: The new normal, 5 plant-based food trends for 2020Article

2019 was, by far, the biggest year the meat-alternative industry had ever seen. This is not surprising given the rapid growth of plant-based living and veganism...

Tammy Fry 7 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Trends for the near future
#BizTrends2020: Trends for the near futureArticle

In the knowledge economy, every glimpse of the probable future carries monetary value...

marian salzman 13 Dec 2019

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Fry's, Natural Herbs & Spices and Red Bull
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Fry's, Natural Herbs & Spices and Red BullArticle

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up our pick of food and beverage products that have hit the shelves recently...

Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Dec 2019

Unilever unveils €85m food innovation centre in the Netherlands
Unilever unveils €85m food innovation centre in the NetherlandsArticle

Unilever has invested €85 million in a new food innovation centre in the Netherlands, as the consumer goods giant looks to address "major global food system challenges".

9 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: How Yococo's Sine Ndlela started serving scoops of love
#EntrepreneurMonth: How Yococo's Sine Ndlela started serving scoops of loveArticle

Sine Ndlela is not yet 30 years old, but she's the founder of a thriving South African dairy-free ice-cream brand...

Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Nov 2019

Spur launches new vegetarian and plant-based menu
Spur launches new vegetarian and plant-based menuArticle

Spur Steak Ranches has launched a new plant-based menu at its restaurants across the country...

19 Nov 2019

#WorldFoodDay: The move to veganism in South Africa
#WorldFoodDay: The move to veganism in South AfricaArticle

With World Food Day on 16 October, it's interesting to note that South Africa is one of 25 countries where veganism has seen a sharp increase, with Cape Town being most prominent...

16 Oct 2019

Why we should all take silage seriously
Why we should all take silage seriouslyArticle

Around the world, we're increasingly conscious of what we eat. We advocate for farm animals to be ethically reared and naturally fed...

Gerhard Diedericks 2 Oct 2019

Beyond meat? The market for meat substitutes is way overdone
Beyond meat? The market for meat substitutes is way overdoneArticle

Beyond Meat [recently] reported quarterly earnings of $67.3 million - much better than market expectations of $52.7 million...

Paul Wood 23 Sep 2019

KFC is testing vegan fried chicken in the US, could it come to SA?
KFC is testing vegan fried chicken in the US, could it come to SA?Article

If you enjoy a plant-based diet but still want what meat-eaters have, KFC will this week begin testing vegan fried chicken in the US city of Atlanta...

Shereesa Moodley 28 Aug 2019

Third World Plant Milk Day returns on 22 August
Third World Plant Milk Day returns on 22 AugustArticle

World Plant Milk Day celebrates the array of plant-based alternatives to dairy products and highlights their benefits for humans, animals and the planet, to ultimately encourage people to try them...

19 Aug 2019

Investing in the future of food and agriculture - farm better, not bigger
Investing in the future of food and agriculture - farm better, not biggerArticle

It is no secret that food security, health and sustainability are concerns around the world. The knock-on effect to this is the need to address hunger, lifestyle diseases and climate change...

Mark Hassenkamp 14 Aug 2019

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To tackle climate change we need to rethink our food systemArticle

The way we produce, consume and discard food is no longer sustainable...

Kathleen Rogers and Dr Shenggen Fan 12 Aug 2019

#Newsmaker: Nqabisa Gabriel on driving sales of plant-based protein products
#Newsmaker: Nqabisa Gabriel on driving sales of plant-based protein productsArticle

Infinite Foods, a distributor, licensor and manufacturer of plant-based protein products, has appointed Nqabisa Gabriel as its area sales manager...

Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Jul 2019

Why the meat industry could win big from the switch to veggie lifestyles
Why the meat industry could win big from the switch to veggie lifestylesArticle

One of the largest meat processors in the UK, supplying supermarkets across the country with beef, pork, and lamb, has launched a plant-based meat alternative. ABP is the first UK meat producer to do so...

Malte Rödl 16 May 2019

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Fry's, Mirari Gin, Hanoi Coffee Club and Southern Comfort
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Fry's, Mirari Gin, Hanoi Coffee Club and Southern ComfortArticle

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up some of our favourite food and beverage products that have hit the shelves recently...

Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2019

Nestlé bets on plant-based food with new burger products
Nestlé bets on plant-based food with new burger productsArticle

Nestlé is launching a new 'cook from raw' 100% plant-based burger this month...

8 Apr 2019

What SA dietitians say about the planetary health diet
What SA dietitians say about the planetary health dietArticle

For the first time in human history there is a proposal on the table that all the world's people follow the same diet...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 19 Mar 2019

Wellness Warehouse launches plant-based pop-up
Wellness Warehouse launches plant-based pop-upArticle

Health and wellbeing retailer Wellness Warehouse has introduced a pop-up shop inside its Cavendish Square store, that caters to customers with an interest in living a more plant-based lifestyle...

1 Mar 2019

Will 2019 really be the year of the vegan?
Will 2019 really be the year of the vegan?Article

The Economist recently declared 2019 'The Year of the Vegan'. There can no longer be any doubt that veganism, and the embracing of a greater plant-based diet, is going mainstream...

Tammy Fry 21 Feb 2019

Uber Eats reveals most popular foods among South Africans
Uber Eats reveals most popular foods among South AfricansArticle

Uber Eats shares the most popular foods among its South African users for 2018, and the food trend it predicts for 2019.

29 Jan 2019

Fast-food chains use cute animal toys to market meat to children - new vegan ranges pose a dilemma
Fast-food chains use cute animal toys to market meat to children - new vegan ranges pose a dilemmaArticle

Being vegan appears to be all the rage in Britain. The news that McDonald's has launched a new plant-based "Happy Meal" for children based on a vegan "wrap" would seem to bear this idea out...

Kate Stewart and Matthew Cole 24 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Key trends in wellness and ethical retail for 2019
#BizTrends2019: Key trends in wellness and ethical retail for 2019Article

The focus of innovation in the conscious consumption space is certainly not trend based. The environmental and health issues facing the planet are so pressing...

Robyn Smith 23 Jan 2019

Campbell's 6 defining food trends for 2019
Campbell's 6 defining food trends for 2019Article

Throughout the year, the chefs at Campbell Soup Company monitor the biggest food trends across the globe to compile Trendscape - a list of what and how you'll be eating in the coming year...

10 Jan 2019

Restaurant trends for 2019
Restaurant trends for 2019Article

It's time to begin thinking about the trends that will dominate the restaurant industry in the coming year. Toufic Akl, partner at Hodema Consulting Services, tells us what to look out for in 2019, as we sharpen our knives and forks in anticipation...

3 Jan 2019

Top 10 food and bev trends for 2019
Top 10 food and bev trends for 2019Article

Innova Market Insights from Arnhem in the Netherlands, said targeting increasingly adventurous consumers set on new discoveries and experiences, will be key to developments in the food and beverage industry in 2019...

3 Jan 2019

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#BizTrends2019: Food security and the planet are on a collision courseArticle

Food security and environmental sustainability are on a collision course and now, more than ever, we need to see a drastic change in the type of meat and dairy consumed by the majority of the world's population...

Kevin Coetzee and Michelle Adelman 21 Dec 2018

#FreshOnTheShelf: New Bos tea, Oh My Goodness, Flora Vegan and Pocket Scotch
#FreshOnTheShelf: New Bos tea, Oh My Goodness, Flora Vegan and Pocket ScotchArticle

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up some of our favourite food and beverage products that have hit the shelves recently...

Lauren Hartzenberg 13 Dec 2018

5 tips to travel more sustainably while in Africa
5 tips to travel more sustainably while in AfricaArticle

Africa today is not yet affected by overtourism, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't travel more sustainably...

Martin Tvede Larsen 10 Dec 2018

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