• Marion Bazzoli

Best reads of August 2020



Here is a subjective list of this month’s top news and articles on vegan lifestyle. Enjoy your reading!


The French contest EcoTrophelia France on foodtech highlights plant-based innovations.

https://veganmagazine.fr/actualites/10-07-2020-concours-ecotrophelia-des-innovations-alimentaires-qui-misent-sur-le-vegetal/

A study conducted by Johannesburg’s University found that plantain’s fibre could be used as a material for cars (article in French).

https://www.linfodurable.fr/environnement/afrique-du-sud-bientot-des-voitures-base-de-bananes-plantains-19490

According to a new report by FAIRR Initiative, “The protein transition has gone mainstream”.

https://vegconomist.com/studies-and-numbers/new-report-protein-transition-has-gone-mainstream-as-investments-in-plant-protein-hit-1-1bn-in-2020/

On the 22th August was Earth Overshoot Day. You can check the official website to help #MoveTheDate.

https://www.overshootday.org/

On the same day was also World Plant-Based Milk Day.

https://www.worldplantmilkday.com/

The future of vegan fast-food market seems bright.

https://vegconomist.com/market-and-trends/global-vegan-fast-food-market-to-see-substantial-growth-from-2020-to-2027/

To quote the article’s subtitle: to save the world, plant-based meat needs to be cheaper.

https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/21366607/beyond-impossible-plant-based-meat-factory-farming

A French law passed in May bans the use of meat-related terms for plant-based products.

https://vegantheworldconsulting.com/new-french-law-bans-the-use-of-meat-terms-such-as-sausage-for-vegan-products-what-it-means-for-companies-exporting-to-france/

A new documentary by Sir David Attenborough, “A Life On Our Planet”, will be released later this year on Netflix (and, for the lucky ones living in the UK, the Netherlands, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Australia or New Zealand, you will be able to watch it in some cinemas as from Monday 28th September).

https://www.livekindly.co/david-attenborough-wants-you-plant-based/


Did you notice any other relevant article this past month? Let me know in the comments 😉🌱