A conversation with

Didier Toubia, founder and CEO of Aleph Farms

In a fractious time in society, Didier Toubia preaches a message of unity and teamwork across industry lines and points of view. That is, he has no interest in painting cultivated meat — his company's raison d'etre more...

The right tools make all the difference: A conversation with Christie Lagally, Rebellyous Foods

You can make good plant-based chicken nuggets on meat processing equipment — but not with the same economies of scale that allow major poultry processors to make the nuggets at a price attractive to foodservice customers more...

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By the numbers (infographic)

Protein flies in a pandemic

The spread of the pandemic has shined a spotlight on chicken, in particular — not so much in volume and sales figures but in its flexibility and ease of preparation. Plant-based proteins, meanwhile — despite more...

Parents for plant-based proteins

Alt-meat companies have a ripe target market — in parents. Parents were far more likely than non-parents to say they believe that plant-based proteins are healthy for children, and furthermore, that plant-based proteins more...

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Legislation

Aisle be seeing you: Why retail placement is so important to plant-based substitutes

Beyond Meat and other plant-based substitutes have made placement in or near the fresh meat case a major part of their marketing message, so much so that Beyond Meat’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission more...

Stretched thin

It’s a Rorschach test, of sorts, whether the supply continuity woes that have plagued Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are an indication of the huge market hungry for their products, or a sign that these start-ups more...

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Behind the news

Wicked success leads to Wicked Foods launch in U.S.

U.K.-based plant-based food brand Wicked Foods, created by chefs and brothers Derek and Chad Sarno, will expand to the U.S. next summer.The company’s vegan meals and other fresh offerings launched in January 2018 at more...

Silva joins Very Good Food Co.

The Very Good Food Company Inc., based in Victoria, B.C., has hired Ana Silva as president beginning in January 2021. Very Good Food, which produces alt-meat products under the Very Good Butchers brand, said in a news release more...

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Editor’s Choice

Too many locusts, few for food (anymore)

Destructive swarms of locusts in Africa and the Middle East this year have destroyed millions of acres of crops and worsened hunger in particularly vulnerable regions of the world. So, if they ate the food, why not eat them? more...

Where will Beyond Meat be in 10 years?

Articles on sites like The Motley Fool and Seeking Alpha have to be taken with a grain of salt, as they are the writings and the opinions of just one person at any given time. That being said, though, Motley Fool contributor more...

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