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What’s next for plant-based milk?

Soy, oat, coconut, almond...it would seem that there is a plant-based milk option for every consumer and every occasion. And yet, it remains clear that the market is not yet saturated, with the plant-based milk…

ProVeg at the fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.1)

Having gained accreditation to the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in 2020, ProVeg took part in the first part of the 5th UNEA session in February this year. The Assembly sets priorities for global environmental…

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ProVeg announces finalists of the Southeast Asia Food Innovation Challenge

In early April, ProVeg announced the finalists of the Southeast Asia Food Innovation Challenge. Between January and April, 125 projects were submitted by students from all over the region. Together with leading…

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Jointly-signed letter to FAO on transforming our food systems

On Friday, 19 March, ProVeg International and 44 partners from civil society sent a letter to FAO’s Director General, Dr. Qu Dongyu, urging the UN agency to further explore the potential of shifting towards more…

ProVeg signs on to support Maryland HB 317 and the DC Green Food Purchasing Act

ProVeg US has shown strong support for two bills that would change the way Maryland and Washington, DC purchase food and their environmental impact. Maryland HB 317 would reduce Maryland’s GHG Emissions from…

You pushed plant-based in 2020 to the max – thank you

2020 has been a year of immense challenges. Because of you we were able to keep plant-based and cellular agriculture on international and national agendas despite a global pandemic, and we want to thank you for…

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Farmed animals as food – increasing the risk of zoonotic pandemics

Three aspects of human behaviour are particularly devastating and increase both the risk of pandemic occurrence and the severity of its impacts. In our previous blogs we explored the first factor – The destruction…

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Virtual summit New Food Invest 2021 announced

ProVeg and Beyond Animal are proud to announce their collaboration in the form of the first virtual New Food Invest event. This virtual summit aims to leverage the most promising developments currently taking place…

How the Loss of Biodiversity & Ecosystems Increases Pandemic Risk

The emergence of a novel zoonotic disease is a highly complex process, involving many factors. Yet, there is compelling evidence that certain human activities strongly increase the likelihood of such developments…

Cellular Agriculture – 2020 in review

This year marked groundbreaking progress in the cellular-agriculture sector. From investment to regulation to technological progress, here’s a summary of the key aspects of the sector, as they unfolded in 2020. …

Making healthy diets accessible and affordable for all

Unhealthy diets exact a high health cost, cause environmental destruction, increase the risk of pandemic outbreaks and lead to massive greenhouse gas emissions and global food insecurity. Unfortunately, healthy…

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Wild animals as food – increasing the risk of zoonotic pandemics

There is compelling evidence that certain human activities strongly increase the likelihood of zoonotic diseases. In our previous blog, we explored the first factor: the destruction of ecosystems and the loss of…

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