Turn your old lemon skins into drink coasters, yep that’s a thing

Turn your old lemon skins into drink coasters, yep that’s a thing

A group of British innovators have developed a process to convert lemon skins tossed out by bars and restaurants into drink coasters which can be recycled again. The result:  less solid waste and use of paper-based coasters. The project is supported by Seedlip, maker of non-alcoholic “spirits”, London’s Lyaness Cocktail Bar and Green Lab, anRead more about Turn your old lemon skins into drink coasters, yep that’s a thing[…]

Chicken product giant Tyson bringing vegan shrimp to you in 2020

Chicken product giant Tyson bringing vegan shrimp to you in 2020

Tyson Foods says it will market its brand of plant-based vegan “shrimp” to restaurant operators next year as part of an investment deal with New Wave Foods, the upstart product manufacturer. The shrimp is made from algae and seaweed (among other ingredients) and closely resembles the taste, look and texture of actual shrimp, the companiesRead more about Chicken product giant Tyson bringing vegan shrimp to you in 2020[…]

First marijuana restaurant opens to budding success

First marijuana restaurant opens to budding success

West Hollywood’s Lowell Café is taking the farm-to-fork concept to a whole new level by adding a new herb —  various marijuana selections — to its menu. Could this be the ideal restaurant concept?  Smokin’ appetizers that induce a bigger appetite?  A joint for joints?  The latest pot of pot? The crowds seem to beRead more about First marijuana restaurant opens to budding success[…]

Nestle to launch plant-based burger this fall

Nestle to launch plant-based burger this fall

Nestle, the world’s largest food company, is jumping in this fall to compete with Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods and others for the seemingly endless vegan hamburger market. Branded under the Sweet Earth name, Nestle has titled its burger “Awesome” and, like Beyond Meat, is pea-based. Here’s 30 seconds on how the new burger cooks up…