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Unilever joins the plant-based burger frenzy

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Thursday, December 20th, 2018
Author:
Julian Mellentin

Unilever is staking a claim in the plant-based meat alternatives gold-rush, acquiring a quirky brand for an undisclosed sum. De Vegetarische Slager (translation: The vegetarian butcher) is a Dutch plant-based meat alternatives company which started with one store in 2010. By 2017, the brand was available in more than 4,000 stores in 15 countries, including […]

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Meat gets a fresh face

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Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Author:
Julian Mellentin

In a world seemingly obsessed with plant protein, meat is having to work harder to appeal to a new generation of conscientious meat-eaters who want producers to go the extra mile for the sake of the planet. And 22-year-old cattle rancher Nikki Carr is leading the way in the normally staid and macho ranching industry […]

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Devoted to dairy?

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Thursday, November 29th, 2018
Author:
Julian Mellentin

If you think that young people are the next big consumers of dairy alternatives, think again. In October this year, twitter user @shine_with_love posted a humorous observation about the tendency of lactose-intolerant people to eat dairy, despite being fully aware of the intestinal discomfort that will follow. The post, pictured, received an astounding 188,000 likes […]

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