Post Holdings leads $25M funding round for Hungry Planet

Dive Brief:

  • Plant-based meat startup Hungry Planet Inc. has closed an oversubscribed $25 million Series A financing round led by Post Holdings and including Singaporean investment group TRIREC and other unnamed “plant-forward” investors, according to a press release.
  • Founded in 2016, Hungry Planet has sold more than 4 million servings of its plant-based meats around the world, according to the company. CEO and Co-founder Todd Boyman said it will use the new funding to expand further in retail, foodservice and e-commerce in the U.S. and overseas.
  • The company’s broad product line, which includes plant-based chicken, pork, beef, lamb, turkey,
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It’s spring! Let’s bake hot cross muffins, flourless chocolate cake, blueberry scones | Gwinnett Daily Post Food and Recipes

Springtime means it’s time to clean out the closets. As sweaters hibernate for the summer months, so do the comfort foods and confections that got us through the winter.

We’re grilling instead of roasting, serving salads rather than slow-cooked sides and making not-so-sweet scones instead of sugar cookies. Sure, the chocolate bunnies and Cadbury eggs might make an appearance or two in coming weeks, but in general, you may be craving lighter desserts, so we’ve gathered four springtime baking recipes for you to try now that the temperature is warmer and the sunset later.

The hot cross muffins are a

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