Plant Based News

June 25, 2020

Plant Based Deliveroo Food Orders Surge 187% During Lockdown

Food delivery service Deliveroo has revealed that during the lockdown period of Covid 19 orders of plant based and vegan options increased 187%, with users in Dublin being the biggest consumers of plant based options, followed by Cork.
June 10, 2020

Kerry Group Expands Plant Based Range In Response To Consumer Demand

Kerry Group is looking to capitalize on the consumer demand shift to plant based and meat free alternatives with its new "Radical" range. The company, despite being a juggernaut of the Irish meat and dairy industry, is steadily increasing its alternative meat and dairy offerings, which use a variety of non-animal proteins including pea, rice, and sunflower.
June 9, 2020

Uk Dairy Producer Builds Plant-Based Manufacturing Facility. What Does This Mean For Irish Dairy?

Meadow Foods, the UK’s largest independent dairy and leading supplier of dairy ingredients to the food industry, has announced its plans to open a £4,000,000 plant based manufacturing facility in Chester, England. Construction began in January, and the facility is expected to be producing dairy-free milks, creams, yogurts, and sour cream by the end of 2020.
June 4, 2020

Novak Djokovic Details Benefits Of Plant Based Diet

Novak Djokovic has talked openly on how his switch to a plant based diet in 2007 rejuvenated his career.
June 3, 2020

Plant Based Athletes Outperform Omnivores In Endurance Study

A study conducted at l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) found that plant-based athletes outperformed omnivores in endurance tests, which the researchers say could be due to the higher carbohydrate intake
June 2, 2020
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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
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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 27, 2020

Mike Tyson Credits Plant Based Diet For Boxing Comeback

Former Boxing World Heavyweight Champion "Iron" Mike Tyson announced his comeback to the sport last week and credits his impressive physique and stamina to following a plant based diet for the last decade
May 26, 2020
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Plant Based Tuna Gets Major Investment

Good Catch Tuna Welcomes Celebrity Investors & Has Raised Over $40m This Year. The alternative fish company has announced an investment from a group of celebrity investors to add to the $35m raised in January. Woody Harrelson, Paris Hilton & Lance Bass are among the names said to have backed the company
May 25, 2020

Simon Cowell Loses 4 Stone on Plant Based Diet

Simon Cowell of X-Factor & Americas/Britain's Got Talent Fame, has lost 4 stone / 60lbs and credits it all to a plant-based diet. Cowell, 60, became pescetarian last year and successfully lost 1.5 stone or 20 pounds. This was after eliminating meat, dairy, wheat, and sugar from his eating.
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.
May 21, 2020
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European Union Promotes Shift To Plant Based Diet

The EU published its new Farm To Fork & Biodiversity strategies yesterday, which explicitly stated the need for member countries to shift to a "More plant-based diet" for both environmental and health reasons