Plant Based Business

October 16, 2020

Interview With Ireland’s First Vegan Hospitality Consultant

With interest in plant based eating reaching new levels every week, more and more businesses are looking to capitalize on this emerging field. Venturing into a new market has its pitfalls. In the case of food service, offerings that tick the plant based or vegan boxes can cause confusion for those not in the know.
October 3, 2020
Ireland Vegan

The Rise Of Plant Based Eating In Ireland

Ireland, a country which boasts meat and dairy as its two main agricultural exports, has seen a steady rise in the popularity of plant based eating and a slow but steady move away from the traditional pint of milk, meat and two veg dietary staples which kept our ancestors fed for generations.
September 7, 2020
Aldi Vegan Plant Based

Aldi To Restock 3 Irish Plant Based Products

Aldi has announced that 48 products form a total of 7 suppliers will be returning to stores on Sunday, September 13th for two weeks only. Among these products are 3 Irish produced plant based products: Magic Mayan Chocolate, Furnace Green Black & White Pudding, and Porter & Nash Gravy.
September 6, 2020
Ireland Vegan

Ireland Is Ranked 10th Worldwide In List Of Countries Where Veganism Is Most Popular

Ireland has ranked 10th in the world for countries where veganism interest is highest. The data, compiled by Chef's Pencil, analyzed Google trends over the past 10 years in searches for vegan and plant based recipes. The study found that in Ireland in particular "plant-based cuisine is enjoying an even bigger popularity (than veganism)"
August 24, 2020
Nestle Plant Based Tuna

Nestlé Launches Plant Based Tuna

Nestle has announced the release of Plant based Tuna. Made with pea protein, the product was developed over 9 months & contains only 6 ingredients
August 21, 2020
Flahavan's Oat Milk

Flahavan’s Launches Irish Oat Milk

Irish Oat Producer Flahavan'swill be releasing 3 new Oat Milks or "Drinks" as it looks to expand its product range. The new offerings will come in 3 types, Organic Oat, Barista Style & Vitamin Rich
August 20, 2020

Actimel Launches First Plant Based Range In Ireland

Actimel brings its decades of experience in live cultures and immune support into the plant-based world with the launch of its new 100% Dairy Free Actimel shots. The new recipe uses a blend of roasted almonds and oats along with two different strains of live cultures, including Actimel's own L. Casei, and essential vitamins D and B6 to support the normal function of the immune system
August 18, 2020
Grow It Yourself

Learn To Grow Your Own Vegetables At Home With GIY

Grow It Yourself is offering its online course, How Food Grows, completely free and is available to anyone on their website. The 12 week course will guide participants step by step, from seed to harvest, on growing 12 vegetables in their back garden, with no extra equipment and previous growing skills required
August 7, 2020
Lindt Vegan Chocolate

Lindt Will Launch Dairy Free Chocolate By Christmas

Luxury Swiss Chocolatier Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG, more commonly known simply as Lindt, will be releasing 3 dairy-free vegan chocolate bars in time for Christmas 2020
June 2, 2020
Plant Based Vs Vegan

As Vegan Food Options Increase, Consumers Must Educate Themselves To Make Healthy Choices

The Recent Boom In Heavily Processed Vegan Foods Is Not Healthy, and consumers must educate themselves on the difference between a plant based and vegan diet
May 28, 2020
Grow With ALDI Vegan Plant Based

Aldi Launches New Plant Based Products

The program will see 75 new products hit the shelves in ALDI stores nationwide for 2 weeks only. 5 of these will go on to secure long term contracts with the retailer. Among these, several Irish plant based businesses will be stocked
May 22, 2020

“Thanks Plants” Launch Irish Plant Based Sausages

The Irish Alternative Meat Start Up Is Available in SuperValu Stores From Today, selling three flavours of plant based sausages: Sundried Tomato & Herb, Apple & Sage, and Frankfurter.