Beyond meat recently introduced its upcoming IPO on the NASDAQ (BYND). They have an offering size of 100 million, but the amount is subject to change. Ned Segal (Twitter’s CFO) and Kathy Waller (Coca Cola) are to join the board.
Heather Mills to Open Vegan Food Factory
County Duhram, U.K. Heather Mills is converting a chip factory into the U.K.’s largest vegan food factory. This factory will create around 500 jobs, which will help to restore their economy after PepsiCo closed their Peterlee factory in 2017.
Spain, Mexico, Japan, and Hawaii are currently researching new developments to be able to farm octopi on a mass scale. Nissui, a Japanese seafood company is looking at having fully functioning octopi farms by 2020. Kanaloa octopi farm recently became fully functioning.
Octopi are intelligent creatures and have been observed using tools to catch prey. Contact Nissui based in Japan, Kanaloa based in Hawai’i (808-747-6895), and Fremantle based in Australia(+61 08 9335 6300) to tell them that this is evil.
UK Starbucks adds Vegan
Mac n’ Cheese and Breakfast Wrap
Vegan options are the most requested item at Starbucks locations, so it’s no surprise that they added this vegan option to the UK, and are hoping to expand it to the U.S. Humane options have been introduced slowly by the corporation, including a vegan cookie, a vegan lentil wrap, and they’ve been incorporating healthier drink options into their menus.
Centr, Wellness App With Vegan Options
Centr is a newly launched vegan fitness app featuring a variety of options for different dietary preferences, including veganism. Created by Chris Hemsworth (vegan actor), a variety of athletes, nutritionists, and wellness experts, Centr focuses on mental wellness, exercise, and nutrition.