Rainbao Colorful Plant-Based Dumplings

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Rainbao Dumplings Launches Colorful Asian Buns Filled with Plant-Based OmniPork

Rainbao Dumplings, a manufacturer of traditional Xiao Long Bao dumplings, is launching its range of brightly-colored buns filled with plant-based meat and seafood. The brand’s latest recipe, Golden Egg, features a plant-based chorizo made with leading Asian alt-protein brand OmniPork. Rainbao is also showcasing its line at the Western Foodservice and Hospitality Show from Aug. 28th – 30th in LA.  Founded by Jim Saunders and Cindy Liu, Rainbao specializes in …

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GOODLES Vegan Mac and Cheese Bowl

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Gal Gadot’s GOODLES Launches Its First Vegan Mac ‘n Cheese at Whole Foods Market

GOODLES, the mac and cheese brand backed by actress Gal Gadot, announced it has launched into US Whole Foods stores nationwide. Known for its nutritious remake of classic cheesy noodles, GOODLES’ says its first dairy-free flavor, Vegan is Believin’, will also launch at the retailer by the end of August.  Whole Foods in fact will be the first market to feature Vegan is Believin’, a plant-based version of white cheddar …

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Banza Kits

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Banza Launches Kid-Friendly Masterpiece’zas Kits to Transform Vegan Pizza into Art

Banza, maker of chickpea-based pizza, pasta, and rice products, has launched Masterpiece’zas – a new pizza kit that transforms Banza’s popular pizzas into creative art. Available in both vegan and vegetarian versions, each kid-friendly kit is designed to stimulate more play and imagination at dinnertime.  Timed to coincide with back-to-school seasons, Banza’s kits aim to make family mealtimes easier while helping parents to implement healthier eating habits. Masterpiece’zas come equipped …

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Wild Earth to Debut New Look and Pet Food Collection at SuperZoo 2022

Pet food company Wild Earth announces it is returning to SuperZoo 2022 to showcase its premium line of nutritionally complete, sustainable dog food and treats. The brand will also debut a new product design and preview its upcoming Core Collection, to be released in 2023.  New flavors At SuperZoo, North America’s largest pet retail show, Wild Earth co-founder and CEO Ryan Bethencourt will be on hand to unveil the brand’s …

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Barvecue Pulled Plant-Based Pork

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Barvecue Expands Wood-Smoked Plant-Based Meats into 190+ Harris Teeter Stores

Plant-based barbecue brand Barvecue announces a major retail expansion into Harris Teeter supermarkets. The brand’s Pulled BVQ and Carnitas are now available in the frozen aisle of 191 Harris Teeter stores throughout the Carolinas, Virginia, Georgia, Maryland, Delaware, Florida, and the District of Columbia. According to Barvecue, its wood-smoked plant-based meats offer great taste and texture while being gluten-free and non-GMO. The Pulled BVQ features traditional BBQ seasoning, while the …

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Wicked Kitchen Frozen Pizzas

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Wicked Kitchen Debuts New Artisan Frozen Pizzas and Entrees at 2,000 Kroger Stores

Global food brand Wicked Kitchen is adding new artisan frozen pizzas and ready-to-heat meals to its expansive range of plant-based products in the US. Now available at 2,000 Kroger stores, the artisan pizzas feature a hand-stretched, wood-fired crust topped with new vegan “motz” – a meltable plant-based mozzarella-style cheese. Each 14” pizza retails for $9.99 in these flavors:  The Wicked Meaty Pizza – Nana’s classic red sauce, spicy plant-based ground sausage, …

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Bon Devil Chocolate Ganache Dessert

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Bon Dévil Launches Two Chilled Desserts Into Harris Teeter

Plant-based dessert brand Bon Devil was rebranded this March from its previous name The Collaborative, with the new look and name reflecting its “devilishly un-guilty” products. Following a major retail expansion this May, Bon Devil now launches two desserts into Kroger subsidiary Harris Teeter. Says the brand, “Few mortals can resist the devastating temptation of Bon Dévil’s wickedly delicious coconut-based desserts. Born from the deepest darkest desires of grocery consumers, …

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Brazil’s Future Farm Expands US Retail at Amazon Fresh and Sprouts Farmers Markets

Brazilian alt-protein brand Future Farm announces it is expanding its premium plant-based meats at two new US retailers, Amazon Fresh and Sprouts Markets.  At Amazon Fresh, the brand’s Future Burger, Future Beef, and Future Sausage are now available nationwide, while select products are launching at two Sprouts Market locations in southern California. The company says both retailers will be serviced by KeHE distributors, making its products available to even more …

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Actual Veggies Clean-Label Burger Range

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Actual Veggies Launches Chef-Crafted Vegetable-Based Burgers at 57 Costco Stores

Actual Veggies, which produces plant-based burgers from real vegetables, announces it has launched into 57 Costco stores in the San Francisco Bay Area.  For the first time, the brand’s burgers will be sold in bulk packs of eight patties each. Based in New York, Actual Veggies seeks to “put real vegetables back into veggie burgers” and produces a line of gourmet, thick-cut patties made with wholesome, plant-only ingredients.  The range …

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PlantX Opens ‘XMarket Uptown’ – 6,000 Sq. Ft. Vegan Grocery Store in Chicago

Canada’s PlantX (CSE: VEGA), a plant-based digital platform, is celebrating the grand opening of its newest brick-and-mortar superstore, XMarket Uptown in Chicago. At 6,000 sq. ft., PlantX says the new market may be the world’s largest all-vegan grocery store.  First opened in late July, XMarket Uptown is the company’s second US store, and sixth location globally. Offering a vast selection of plant-based foods, shoppers can find everything from meat, dairy, …

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Buona Plant-Based Italian Sliced Beef

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Buona and Upton’s Naturals Launching Plant-Based Italian Beef at Whole Foods

American restaurant group The Buona Companies announces it is partnering with plant-based foods brand Upton’s Naturals to debut meat-free Chicago Italian Beef & Gravy at Midwest region Whole Foods, Fresh Thyme, and Jewel-Osco stores.  Created with Buona’s signature family recipe, the vegan Italian Beef features Upton’s thinly sliced and seasoned seitan soaked in a savory, vegetable-broth based gravy. The heat-and-eat product offers 36 grams of protein per serving with the …

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almond drinks by MALK Organics

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Clean Label MALK Organics Announces New Chocolate Oat & Retail Expansion

Founded in 2015, the on-trend brand MALK Organics claims it prides itself on “leading the charge for cleaner products in the plant-based milk category”. This week the Austin Texas producer announces the launch of its new Chocolate Oat variety as well as significant distribution expansion. Known for its clean label, cold-pressed almond and oat milks containing only 3-5 simple ingredients with no glyphosates, gums, fillers, or oils, MALK’s existing products include …

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Planet Based Foods Hemp Burger Box

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Planet Based Foods Makes Retail Debut at New Seasons and New Leaf Markets

Hemp-made meat company Planet Based Foods announces the launch of its first retail distribution at New Seasons Market and New Leaf Community Markets. The expansion will bring the brand’s Original Hemp Burger and Green Chili Southwest Burger to 26 stores in Northern California, the California Central Coast, Oregon and Washington. Shoppers at both chains can now find the burgers in the stores’ frozen foods aisles.  Nutrient-dense protein Made with hemp …

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Hooray Foods Improved AWESOME Bacon

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Hooray Foods’ Retail Footprint Tops 1,000 Stores as Bacon Expands into Raley’s, Good Eggs and Big Y

Plant-based bacon brand Hooray Foods is continuing its retail expansion with launches in several regional stores including Raley’s, Good Eggs and Big Y. The expanded distribution increases access to its bacon strips across several states, and brings the brand’s total number of stores to over 1,000 locations. In Northern California and Nevada, more than 100 locations of Raley’s family of stores will carry the product under the Raley’s, Bel Air …

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Pleese Cheese Vegan Pizza

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Pleese Cheese Partners With Webstaurant Store for First Online Retail Launch

Pleese Cheese, makers of innovative dairy-free pizza cheese, announces the launch of its product into Webstaurant Store, an online foodservice retailer. Customers outside of the company’s distribution zones can now purchase Pleese Cheese’s “game-changing” mozzarella shreds in bulk packs. The company is also rolling out a smaller-format product for supermarkets beginning in 2023.  Through its Webstaurant partnership, co-founder Kobi Regev says restaurant owners now have a greater selection of quality …

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