Plant Protein


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"Beyond Meat"
Plant Protein

Beyond Meat Turnaround Plan Will Cut Costs, Discontinue Jerky Product

Feb. 28, 2024
After posting a net loss of $338.1 million for fiscal 2023, the plant-based protein processor plans for significant changes in the new fiscal year.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Plant-Based, Non-Dairy Creamer Brand Nutpods Acquired by Investment Firm

Jan. 16, 2024
Recently launched MPearlRock partnership company takes the reins with designs to help Nutpods continue to grow.
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Mergers & Acquisitions

European Plant-Based Processor Cultured Foods Acquired by U.S. Wellness Company

Dec. 12, 2023
CV Sciences Inc. plans to bring Cultured Foods products, which sell in 15 European countries, to the U.S. and grow its own distribution throughout Europe.
Legal Issues

U.S. Senator Reintroduces Real MEAT Act to Label Alternative Proteins as ‘Imitation’

Nov. 17, 2023
Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) originally introduced the Real MEAT Act in 2019 to clearly differentiate alternative proteins from animal proteins on product labels.
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Plant Protein

Tindle Chicken Makes U.S. Retail Debut, Gearing Up for Nationwide Launch in 2024

Nov. 14, 2023
Frozen patties, tenders, wings and nuggets are available for the first time in select retailers on the East and West coasts, in the Midwest and online.
Tiia Monto
Business Strategies

Oatly Cancels Construction of Two New Plants, Meeting Demand in Current Facilities

Nov. 14, 2023
The projects in the Americas and EMEA segments have been shelved in conjunction with Oatly’s “asset-light” strategy.
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Plant-Based, Conventional and Cultured — What to Expect in Protein in 2024

Nov. 8, 2023
Nicole Johnson-Hoffman, CEO, independent board director and protein-industry veteran, shares her insights on where the various segments of the protein industry stand as it plans...
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Plant Protein

Beyond Meat to Lay Off 19% of Non-Production Workforce

Nov. 2, 2023
Citing a weaker-than-expected third quarter, the plant-based meat company will drop 65 employees and consider additional changes to improve results.
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Plant Protein

Tindle Foods Launches First U.S.-Developed Product for Foodservice Channels

Sept. 26, 2023
The breakfast sausage patty is the first fully conceptualized and developed in the U.S, and first Tindle product manufactured entirely in North America.
Tony Webster
"Vegan Meat - Beer Brat Sausages"
Mergers & Acquisitions

No Meat Factory Purchases Former Frozen Veggie Plant in NW Washington

April 6, 2023
Facility is the Canadian plant-based protein-processor’s second overall and first in the United States.
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Plant Protein

Mushroom-root Protein Processor Opens ‘Mega Ranch’ Production Facility

Feb. 6, 2023
Meati Foods, processor of protein analog products made from mushroom root, has opened its first industrial-scale production facility in Thornton, Colo., dubbed the “Mega Ranch...
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Frozen Foods

New Food & Beverage Product Rollout: November 2022

Nov. 2, 2022
Our editors selected the following food and beverage products to feature in our November 2022 issue of Food Processing. See which products they chose.
Regulatory Compliance

USDA to Spend $300 Million in New Organic Transition Initiative

Aug. 23, 2022
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will spend up to $300 million to increase organic crops.