October 10, 2016

Tyson Foods, a Meat Leader, Invests in Protein Alternatives

Tyson Foods appears to be the first big meat company to invest in a business that, among other things, aims to reduce consumption of chicken, beef and […]
October 10, 2016

Tyson Foods Invests in Startup Beyond Meat

Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. meat company by sales, on Monday said it took a 5% stake in Beyond Meat, a purveyor of plant-based burger […]
August 3, 2016

These ‘Bloody’ Veggie Burgers May Change Your Mind About Healthy Eating

It looks, smells, tastes and feels like a beef burger, but it’s made entirely of plant products. Last week’s sizzling launch of the meatless “Impossible Burger” […]
August 2, 2016

Farming on the moon and meat grown in a lab. Six thoughts on the future of food.

His own collection of restaurants, named The Kitchen and Next Door, aim to shake up food distribution by sourcing ingredients locally and providing fresh, natural food at sensible prices. His […]
July 16, 2016

Ethan Brown: The future of protein

Imagine using plants to make “meat”. One California-based company is doing just that. Ethan Brown is the founder and CEO of Beyond Meat. It produces a 100% […]
July 8, 2016

Ripple Foods Bags $30M Led by GV

Ripple Foods, a maker of dairy-free milk, has been served up $30 million in Series B funding led by GV. Emeryville, Calif.-based Ripple Foods, formed by […]
June 28, 2016

The shockingly beeflike veggie burger that’s not aimed at vegetarians

In Seth Goldman’s vision of the supermarket meat case of the future, he doesn’t see a meat case at all. He sees a protein case. And […]
May 25, 2016

Ripple is a Silicon Valley-based startup making milk from peas

The Bay Area fosters a culture of forward thinkers and new ways to solve problems in our world, including in our food system. Ripple Foods is one such startup […]
April 18, 2016

This Pea-Based Milk Is Healthier Than Almond Milk, And Actually Tastes Almost Like Milk

After building Method, the sustainable soap brand, into a $100 million-plus business, cofounder Adam Lowry probably could have retired. Instead, he tackled a new problem: the […]