We’re happy to see the growth of food made with plant-based ingredients. It’s never been easier to be a vegetarian. Our choices and access to plant-based foods continues to grow and grow. Here are the latest four pieces of news:
Plant-based food – the leading trend
Whole Foods no longer whole paycheck.
Store displays showed the “new lower price” on items along with the prior price, along with signs that said “We’re Growing Something Good — Whole Foods + Amazon.” There have been immediate price drops on a wide selection of foods ranging anywhere from about 30%-45%.
Amy’s set to challenge McDonald’s
Fast food is a guilty pleasure many Americans find impossible to avoid. But Amy’s Drive Thru is a first-of-its-kind restaurant serving up organic, local, vegetarian, and non-GMO fare. Two years after the company opened its first location in Rohnert Park, California, business is booming. Six new Northern California locations are currently in the works and the plan is to go national. Amy’s is already a favorite of vegetarians all over the country with their line of vegetarian food products widely available.
Here comes Benevolent Bacon
Sweet Earth specializes in turning tofu, lentils and beans into alternatives that resemble meat. It uses them in frozen and chilled breakfast sandwiches, burritos and burgers. The company’s 48 menu items includes offerings like “General Tso’s Tofu,” “Meatless Sausage, “Benevolent Bacon” and “The Curry Tiger.”
Watch out for more good news, as we’re sure this trend is set to continue!