The alternative protein-based foods industry and government in Australia are at odds over the use of terms such as ‘milk’, ‘meat’ and ‘seafood’ to label these, with tensions rising after the issue proceeded to high-level ministerial discussions.
Eating healthier is a common New Year's resolution that brands like to capitalize on every year. New plant-based dairy alternatives are kicking off 2020, trying to tap into the oat, almond and coconut-based craze that’s challenging the dairy industry.
The co-founder and former CEO of dairy brand Stonyfield Organic, Gary Hirshberg, has joined Hälsa Foods as an investor and chairman. Hälsa produces Scandivaian-style, oat-based milk and yogurt alternatives.
At a meeting between the United Dairy Industry Association, National Dairy Promotion and Research Board and National Milk Producers Federation, dairy farmers and leaders discussed protecting the US dairy checkoff from anti-animal-agriculture groups.
Non-dairy brand Miyoko’s Creamery announced a partnership with Farm Sanctuary to help California dairy farms transition to plant-based operations. They think it’s a win-win opportunity for a sustainable future.
At this month’s SupplySide West show in Las Vegas, Whitehall Specialties debuted its latest project, the NewFields Cheese division for plant-based products. Whitehall has been a producer of customized cheeses for 30 years.