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Looking for Plant-Based Burgers Made from Actual Veggies? [GreenGut Weekly Find 8/21]

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It’s time for another GreenGut Weekly Find! 🌿 This week’s highlight: Actual Veggies, an NYC-based brand making its mark on the plant-based burger space with products made from — actual veggies. 🍔 🍅🥬🥕🧅



Look around: There are a ton of products entering the alt meat/plant-based protein space right now. Enough that choosing one can actually be confusing, even before you flip the package over and read the ingredients.

Actual Veggies is bucking the trend with its ...

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Industry Interviews: The Future of Protein is Plant-Based 🌿🥩

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The next generation of protein is here, and it’s made from plants. 🥗

Sound like a bold statement? The numbers are telling:

  • Total retail dollar sales for plant-based foods have increased 29% since 2018.

  • Plant-based meat sales grew 18% in 2019.

  • Plant-based milks lead the pack with $2 billion in sales (and 686% growth for just oat milk) in 2019.

Consumers across the dietary spectrum — from hardcore meat lovers 🥩 to vegans 🌿 — are seeking tasty new alternatives that promise better health ...

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What IS Plant-Based Food? 🥗 New Advances Expand the Definition

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Good Monday, fellow nerds! 🤓💗 Coming at you today with roundup of 100% animal-free headlines. It’s pretty clear by now (unless you’re living on a spaceship like all those people in WALL-E 🚀) that plant-based is way more than a trend, and innovators are running wild with the possibilities.

Ready for a quick trip through the weird and brain-bending world of alt everything? Let’s go! 🙃


Move Over, Additives — Here Come the Mushrooms

Ever wonder why even “healthy” processed foods have so ...

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Legendary Vish: The Student-Run Startup Revolutionizing Plant-Based Seafood

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Welcome, fellow nerds, to this week’s GreenGut Weekly Find! Today, we’re delving into the realm of plant-based seafood — specifically, salmon. 🐟🐟

Why seafood? Commercial fishing and aquaculture (fish farming) both pose some significant problems:

  • Bycatch, the unintentional hooking or netting of other marine wildlife, including protected species

  • Overfishing, which depletes ocean ecosystems and threatens the livelihoods of global populations

  • Risk of diseases spreading from fish farms to infect wild populations

  • Increased demand for soy and small fish to feed farmed fish, which puts ...

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Robots are Invading Food and Agriculture (and it's Amazing)!🤖

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It’s another Monday, fellow nerds, and you know what that means…time for a roundup. 😎 Today, the focus is robots! (Speaking of robots, if you didn’t see last week’s Weekly Find feature on Picnic, the modular pizza-making system, go check it out! 🍕)

I’ve highlighted a few specific companies creating robots and robotic systems for use in food and agriculture — and this is just the tip of the iceberg. Robots and AI systems are making appearances in so many ...

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Food Preferences & Content Marketing: The Connection is Real

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Happy Monday, fellow nerds! 👋🏻 This week’s news roundup is a bit different — we’re taking a look at how the shift toward more plant-based eating affects content marketing.

Whether you’re promoting a brand, creating novel proteins or just like to eat a lot of tasty plant foods, the way people think about meat and dairy alternatives has an impact on the content you create and consume. 📱💻

Health Plays a Key Role in Consumers’ Food Choices

Consumers were already ...

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