“Here Are The Top Food Tech And Sustainability Predictions For 2022”

Full Forbes article found here “Beyond Plant Based And Toward Whole Plant Solutions Alternative proteins had a moment in 2021 with record funding levels. Often called ‘plant-based,’ these foods are made using biotechnology. The technologies differ – some are cellular-based, some are fermentation based, and many are a combination of both. And while meat-free solutions are … Read more

“jack & annie’s closes $23M; aims to make jackfruit hero among meat alternatives”

Full TechCrunch article found here “Jack & annie’s, a sustainable, animal meat alternative brand made from jackfruit, announced Tuesday $23 million in Series B funding. The round was co-led by Creadev and Desert Bloom and included participation from Wheatsheaf and existing investors Beta Angels and InvestEco. Company founder and CEO Annie Ryu told TechCrunch the … Read more

“Alt-meat startup puts jackfruit in the spotlight”

Full Food Business News article found here BOULDER, COLO. — Jackfruit is the star ingredient in Jack & Annie’s, a brand of frozen and refrigerated plant-based meat alternatives developed by a first-time entrepreneur with no previous experience in the food industry. Fresh off the heels of a $23 million Series B fundraise, the Boulder-Colo.-based brand … Read more

“21 Store-Bought Vegan Chicken Brands We Love”

Full VegOut article found here jack & annie’s “Made with jackfruit as the first ingredient, these plant-based nuggets and Buffalo wings are an innovative way to enjoy cruelty-free poultry products. We love pairing the nuggets with hand-cut fries from the air fryer and adding the Buffalo wings to a salad with ranch. Find several other … Read more

jack & annie’s Positioned for Exponential Growth with the Close of $23 Million Series B Funding Round

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–jack & annie’s made by The Jackfruit Company is a sustainable plant-based brand made from a real, whole plant, jackfruit. jack & annie’s is proud to announce the closing of a $23 million Series B growth capital raise. The round was led by Creadev and Desert Bloom with major participation from Wheatsheaf and existing investors BetaAngels and InvestEco, who have all been known to partner with entrepreneurs … Read more

Cranberry sauced classic jack meatballs

vegetarian cranberry meatballs

Ingredients 2 packages Classic Jack Meatballs 1 c cranberry sauce ½ c barbecue sauce 2 T brown sugar 1 tsp lemon juice ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp thyme, plus more for garnish 2 T vegetable oil Directions  In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium. Add the Classic Jack Meatballs and sauté to … Read more

Maple Breakfast Jack Sausage Casserole

Ingredients 1 package maple jack breakfast sausage links from jack & annie’s 16 oz tater tots, defrosted ½ small yellow onion, finely diced 6 ounces fresh baby spinach 10 large eggs 1 cup heavy cream ½ cup shredded swiss cheese ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese Vegetable oil Chives Kosher salt Pepper Directions  Preheat the oven … Read more