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Parent Company of Silk and So Delicious Acquires Vega

Today, vegan nutrition company Vega—makers of popular nutritional shakes, energy bars, and supplements—announced that they are being acquired by the WhiteWave Foods Company. According to Vega president and founder, Charles Chang, “We are confident that WhiteWave will provide us with the expertise and resources to further realize our vision of empowering the world to thrive through clean, plant-based nutrition.” Vega was founded in Canada in 2004 and is part of the fast-growing $8.6 billion nutritional powders, bars, and ready-to-drink beverages market. WhiteWave—one of the leading plant-based food and beverage companies in North America with brands like Silk, So Delicious, and Earthbound Farm—is acquiring Vega for $550 million in cash.

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Tyson to Launch Plant-Based Meal Bowls

The meat company is disrupting itself to stay competitive as consumer habits shift toward animal-free foods.
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Pregnant Sisters Launch Vegan Dessert Sushi Brand

Vegan Rice Krispies Treats stand-in for sushi rice, and gelatin-free candies replace fish in creations made by sisters Kasia Mierzejewska and Emilia Augustyn for their allergen-free brand Sweet Sushi Factory.
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PG Tips Creates New Tea Aimed at Vegan Consumers

The nearly 90-year-old tea brand formulated a new blend that pairs perfectly with plant-based milk.
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Australia's First Vegan Hotel Restaurant Opens in March

New eatery Alibi—featuring a menu developed by vegan restaurateur Matthew Kenney—will occupy the ground floor of Ovolo Hotel in Sydney.
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Miami's Plant-Based SEED Food & Wine Festival Debuts in LA

SEED and Eat Drink Vegan will join forces this year to bring an epic vegan festival to Los Angeles.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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