Planterra Foods has opened a new manufacturing plant in Denver. The 189,000-square-foot facility will increase Planterra’s production capabilities, offering opportunities to expand the brand to more consumers and retailers and provide 200 jobs in the Denver community.
Loryma, a specialist in functional ingredients from wheat has designed special premixes that form an authentic texture in the end product after the addition of water to vegan meat alternatives. They provide numerous opportunities for manufacturers to respond to the trend for vegan meat alternatives with quick and fail-safe convenience products.
Barveque's 10,000-square-foot plant can produce 800,000 pounds of product annually.
October 13, 2021
Barvecue, producers of wood-smoked, plant-based proteins, has opened the world's largest plant-based smokehouse. The 10,000 square foot production facility, called Carolina Smokehouse, opens for production with an initial capacity of making 800,000 pounds of Barvecue a year and expects to employ 15 team members as production ramps up.
Bidfood UAE, a multi-channel foodservice provider of international F&B brands and part of the Bidcorp Group, was appointed as the official distributor of ImpossibleTM Burger across the country’s foodservice channel. The products roll out kicks off with eight restaurant launch partners on board as part of Bidfood UAE’s extensive distribution network.
The future of fresh food confronts a strong challenge from frozen and plant-based alternatives that are benefiting from shifting consumer behaviors and purchase patterns, according to new research by Deloitte.
Sophie’s Kitchen, a growing name in the plant-based food industry, announced a $5.6 million investment led by Billy Goat Brands, which is a publicly-listed venture capital platform with a focus on the blue economy. The funding will support the growth of the Sophie’s Kitchen brand and product innovation.
For more than 25 years, Foodwest Ltd., Seinäjoki, Finland, has provided testing and development of food products as well as manufacturing technologies and packaging solutions for production scale-up. Expertise at this facility covers all food sector categories from snack food and bakeries to one of food’s fast growing market sectors—plant-based foods.