Plant based meat

There is a global rise in the amount of people switching to a plant-based diet. Roy Morgan research has recognised continued growth in Australians choosing more sustainable meals (eating all or almost all vegetarian) to the tune of 12.1% of the population in 2019 (up from 11.2% the year prior)

Australian plant based meat company v2food today announced a $77 million series B raise, the largest funding round in the plant-based meat sector in Australia so far. The company, which formed in 2019 from a joint venture between the CSIRO and Hungry Jack’s franchiser Competitive Foods Australia, has now raised

Local plant-based meat startup v2food this week announced the addition of Professor Martin Cole as its new Chief Scientific Advisor.  Cole has held senior positions at CSIRO, the University of Adelaide, Food Standards ANZ and the United Nations, and will oversee v2food’s research and development of its range of plant-based

Plant-based meat company Fable is partnering with Heston Blumenthal to launch its first product and has raised $1.5 million from Blackbird Ventures, Grok Ventures and food industry angel investors.  The start-up was founded by Michael Fox, Shoes of Prey co-founder, fine dining chef and mycologist Jim Fuller, and organic mushroom

V2, an Australian startup which produces plant-based meat products, launched in Sydney last night. The company, which is backed by the CSIRO, is among a growing cohort of meat alternatives companies hoping to disrupt the meat production industry. While plant-based meat products are not new, v2 claims it has cracked