Tyson Foods invests in plant-based protein producer Beyond Meat

USA - Tyson Foods, Inc., an international leader in the food industry, has made an additional investment in plant-based protein producer Beyond Meat. Through Tyson’s venture capital fund, the company chose to participate in Beyond Meat’s most recent fundraising initiative, which is designed to generate additional capital to help the business continue to expand its…

Campbell Soup joins the Plant Based Foods Association

USA - Campbell Soup Company, an American producer of canned soups and related products, has announced that it is joining the Plant Based Foods Association, the nation’s only trade group representing the fast-growing plant-based foods sector. The company’s move comes after it opted this year out of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), the largest grouping…

Mediterranean-diet style may eliminate need for reflux medications

UNITED STATES - A plant-based, Mediterranean style diet had been shown to provide alternative medical benefits for treating laryngopharyngeal reflux as popular medications for reflux. According to a study published in JAMA Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery by researchers from Northwell Health’s The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and New York Medical College, the plant based…