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Tasty updates from the food world

December 14, 2018

High-End Store Selfridges Launches New Vegan Puddings

The puddings, which are soy-free, gluten-free and free from refined sugars, will hit shelves in January

December 13, 2018

Ben & Jerry's Launches New Vegan Flavor In The UK

The brand brought its dairy-free line to the UK in 2017, with a line-up of three flavors. Now it has expanded the range

December 11, 2018

Major Supermarket Morrisons Launches Vegan Pigs In Blankets

The new offering is one of many festive plant-based options being offered by leading retailers this year

December 11, 2018

Major Meal Delivery Company Launches First Vegan Box

The company is going meat-free for January - and has pledged to ditch meat forever if the month is successful and customers enjoy the new meals

December 9, 2018

Vegan Startup 'Real Fake Meats' Opens Plant-Based Butcher Shop

The store founders launched an online business earlier this year, now they want to offer their customers 'the environment of a cruelty-free butcher shop'

December 8, 2018

Movie Theatres, Airport, And Concert Halls In LA May Have To Offer Vegan Food

A proposed piece of legislation by a Los Angeles councilman calls for plant-based food to become more widely available across the city

December 3, 2018

New Vegan McDonald's Burger Launches In Finland

The new launch - called the El Veggo, follows the 2017 release of McDonald's first vegan burger - the McVegan

December 3, 2018

Vegan Gin Makers Now Refill Empty Bottles In Sustainability Drive

The company says the move has multiple benefits - including saving customers money as well as generating less landfill

December 2, 2018

Major Vegan Pizza Brand Purezza Launches Christmas Calzone

The festive special is stuffed with vegan meats and cheese - as well as everyone's favorite seasonal special - roast potatoes

December 1, 2018

BREAKING: Greggs 'To Launch Vegan Sausage Roll Soon', Says Reportedly Leaked Email

Campaigners have been calling on the British high street favorite to create a plant-based version of its flagship product. Now it appears their prayers could have been answered...

November 30, 2018

Thousands Urge Lidl To Clearly Mark Own Brand Vegan Products

The supermarket offers a wide range of plant-based products but hasn't followed the lead of the other major supermarkets which have starting clearly labeling or have pledged to

November 30, 2018

IKEA UK Donuts No Longer Suitable For Vegans

Previously, the ring donuts used to be free of any animal products, but multiple people have now said the supplier has changed and they now contain dairy

November 30, 2018

More People Than Ever Ate Vegan Meat This Thanksgiving, Says Report

Market data shows that sales of vegan alternatives have skyrocketed over the last 12 months - with more people opting for plant-based meat, milk, and cheese

November 29, 2018

Vegan Shrimp And Smoked Salmon Launching Sainsbury's In January

A 'gourmet seafood' brand is bringing its plant-based fish alternative products to the UK in early 2019

November 26, 2018

London Vegan Fast Food Joint To Give Away 100 Free Beyond Burgers

The outlet is the first in the world to specialize in the high-tech 'bleeding' Beyond Burger - and offers some classic builds featuring the patty

November 26, 2018

10-Year-Old Vegan Entrepreneur Scoops Award For Dipping Sauce Business

Omari McQueen ditched animal products after learning about the meat, egg, and dairy industries. Now he's on a mission to create food everyone can eat

November 26, 2018

Major Vegan Brand Gardein Coming To The UK In January

The company has announced that it will be launching some of its plant-based products in Sainsbury's at the beginning of next year

November 25, 2018

Major Organic Alcohol Brand Achieves Worldwide Vegan Certification

The Drake's line is the first and only range of spirits to be certified as organic by the USDA, verified as GMO-free, gluten-free and kosher, and now certified vegan

November 24, 2018

UK's First Vegan And Veggie Cannabis Restaurant Opens Next Weekend

Founders say they say that they want to 'redress dating stereotypes mislabeling this extraordinary natural resource purely as a recreational substance'

November 22, 2018

Vegan Brand Oumph! Wins Two Major Awards At Food Matters Live

The Swedish company which is best known for its meat replacement products was awarded 'Best Food Product of the Year' and 'Best Food Product for Food Service'

November 22, 2018

UK's First All-Vegan Supermarket Greenbay Launches Plant-Based 'Steak'

The product, which is made from soy, beans, and spices, is designed to make going vegan as easy as possible for people who previously enjoyed eating animal products

November 22, 2018

PBN Partner Prince Khaled To Open 30 Vegan Restaurants Across Middle East

He wants to bring healthy, plant-based food to as many people as possible across the region - encouraging meat eaters to try eating a veg-heavy diet

November 22, 2018

Brighton Japanese Restaurant Searches For The City's Best Vegan Chef

Restaurant entrepreneurs are looking for a chef who can create the best plant-based food which is not only sustainable for the environment, but restorative

November 21, 2018

Tesco's Derek Sarno Partners BOSH! To Create 'Vegan Christmas Feast'

Sarno - Tesco's Director Of Plant Based Innovation - wants to help home cooks feel more confident in creating plant-based dishes over the holidays

November 21, 2018

Fury As Iceland Reduces Vegan Options Over Christmas

The supermarket confirmed it's taking some plant-based meals off the shelves over the festive period and apologized for any disappointment this may cause

November 20, 2018

Major Vegan Food Awards Open For Voting This Week

Winners of the awards - which honor the best of the vegan food scene - are voted for by members of the Vegan Food UK community

November 20, 2018

UK Supermarket Morrisons Launches Major Affordable Vegan Range

The retailer's new line includes a range of plant-based products including two flavors of cupcakes, lentil hotpot, and mushroom bolognese among others

November 16, 2018

Quorn Opens World's Biggest And 'Most Advanced' Vegan And Veggie Food Factory

The company expects continued growth in the meat-alternative sector and wants to expedite its own growth by opening the 'most advanced production facility in the world'

November 16, 2018

Are Avocados Vegan? An Expert Says Yes

There has been much debate around the topic since a television show said they are not suitable for ethical vegans

November 15, 2018

Violife Launches Two Christmas Vegan Cheese Platters In Supermarkets Across UK

The brand says making dairy-free options available is now 'essential' due to demand

November 15, 2018

Major Holiday Company Launches Vegan Ski Breaks To Meet Demand

The brand says bookings requesting meat-free food are 'at an all-time high'

November 14, 2018

Lawsuit Filed Against Miyoko's Kitchen For Calling Vegan Butter 'Butter'

The lawsuit accuses the vegan product of being 'misleading'

November 13, 2018

'Lower Carb' Vegan Pizza Launches At Waitrose Stores Across The UK

The meal counts as two of your 'five-a-day'

November 12, 2018

Vegan Nuggets Launch At UK Frankie & Benny's - £5.99 For Unlimited Portion

The new dish celebrates National Nugget Day

November 12, 2018

Plant Based News Launches 'A Very Vegan Christmas' With Avant Garde Vegan Gaz Oakley

A new section on the PBN website will feature festive recipes from the top chef

November 11, 2018

'Abra-kebab-ra': Scotland's First Vegan Kebab Shop Opens - Replacing A Meat One

All equipment has been replaced with new never-touched-flesh items

November 11, 2018

Vegan Egg Replacer 'Aquafaba' Is Now Officially A Word In Scrabble

The product has become famous after appearing in the 'Great British Bake Off'

November 11, 2018

The Times' Food Editor Says Choose Cashew Cheese And Vivera Burgers For The Healthiest Vegan Diet

An analysis of some popular vegan prepared foods yielded some surprising results

November 9, 2018

Vegan Christmas Food Guide Features 'Elusive' Yorkshire Pudding

The guide by Viva! will help you create food for a vegan Christmas

November 8, 2018

UK Chain Zizzi Launches Vegan Christmas Menu

Dishes include the all-new Melanzane Tagliatelle

November 8, 2018

Vegan Christmas Mince Pie Donut To Launch This Month

Award-winning baker Crosstown is expanding it popular plant-based range

November 8, 2018

Vegan Oatly Exceeds Sales Targets After 'Like Milk But Made For Humans' Campaign

The company says it is working to meet high consumer demand

November 7, 2018

Vegan Tuna Fish To Launch In Costco And Walmart

The product is described as 'a first of its kind' for the UK market

November 6, 2018

UK 'Running Out Of Vegan Chefs' As Demand Grows For Meat-Free Food

13% of Brits now identify as vegan or veggie

November 6, 2018

Pho Launches Vegan Christmas Menu - With Gluten-Free Options

Dishes include rice cracker nibbles, pho noodle soup, and curry and wok-fried noodles among others

November 5, 2018

Pizza Express Launches Vegan Christmas Menu Across UK

Dishes include Mushroom and Pine Nut Pizza and Snowball Dough Ball

November 4, 2018

Buzz Grows Around Artisan Vegan Cheeze Maker

The company's products have been described as 'works of art'

November 4, 2018

Vegan Cafe Beats Traditional Eateries To Scoop Top Honors In Major Tourism Awards

The eatery's owners say they want to provide food for vegans and non-vegans alike

November 4, 2018

Classic Pick 'n' Mix Now Available For Vegans In The UK

You can finally quell that craving for banoffee foams...

November 3, 2018

Masterchef Winner Faces Criticism Over Confusion Around 'Vegan' Range That Contains Meat

The chef later apologized for her misunderstanding of the term 'plant-based'

November 2, 2018

Disneyland Launches Four Limited Time Vegan Meals - Including A Chili Dog

The dishes were launched in celebration of World Vegan Day

November 2, 2018

Vegan Fined €900 After 'Threatening To Stab Mother' For Cooking Meat

The civil case was settled by a Justice of Peace

October 31, 2018

Vegan Italian Cold Cut Sub Launches In Tesco As Demand Skyrockets

The sandwich contains cheese from Follow Your Heart

October 31, 2018

Vegan Brioche Bun Created By Leading Food Service Group

The organization wanted to meet the growing demand for vegan products

October 30, 2018

GBK To Give Away 900 Free Vegan Burgers For World Vegan Day

The chain recently launched its plant-based 'Jack-in-a-bun'

October 26, 2018

'Fall In Love With Plant-Based' Campaign Launched By Supermarket Chain

The outlet has partnered the Plant Based Foods Association

October 25, 2018

'Forks Over Knives' Fifth Cookbook Released Featuring Whole Food Vegan Recipes

Aimed at the home cook, it will offer tips and technique on adopting more whole foods into an everyday routine

October 25, 2018

Vegan Chef Institute Opens In London To Train New Generation Of Plant-Based Cooks

This progressive centre of learning and innovation will help develop vegan cuisine

October 25, 2018

Vegan Vurger Co. Planning 'Global Expansion' After Prince Khaled Investment

The company says it is 'proud and honored'

October 24, 2018

Vegan Left Without Meal On 7 Hour Flight - Despite Paying Surcharge

She said the experience was 'distressing and humiliating'

October 23, 2018

Over 10,000 People Urge Papa John's Pizza To Add Vegan Cheese

A recent petition has garnered significant interest

October 23, 2018

Prince Khaled Signs Deal To Bring Vegan Fast Food Chain To Middle East

Plant Based News' Investment Director wants to show how delicious healthy food can be

October 19, 2018

BOSH! Team Up With GBBO's Prue Leith's To Help Her Cook Vegan

Henry Firth and Ian Theasby also introduced the culinary legend to nooch

October 19, 2018

Vegan Butter Block Launched By Naturli' Foods - And It's Palm Oil Free

The new addition is organic and dairy-free

October 19, 2018

Newcastle Brewery Goes Vegan To Meet Demand For Plant-Based Beer

It has also ditched plastic straws in a bid to be more 'green'

October 19, 2018

Pizza Express Offers Free Dough Balls To Celebrate World Vegan Day

The chain recently expanded its menu to offer more plant-based options

October 18, 2018

Oatly Partners London Coffee Shops To Offer 80% Off Vegan Drinks

The company wants to highlight the potential to reduce CO2 emissions by 80% by using its oat drink instead of cow's milk

October 18, 2018

100% Vegan Fish & Chip Shop Opens In Kent

The outlet will sell vegan fish and chips, chicken nuggets, and burgers among other dishes

October 16, 2018

Bella Italia Offers 40% Off New Vegan Mains - Including Plant Based 'Meatballs'

The chain is one of many outlets to expand its vegan offering

October 16, 2018

100% London Vegan Fish & Chip Shop Wins Praise From 'The Telegraph'

The outlet offers a number of vegan dishes as well as its own take on fish

October 16, 2018

‍ Demand For Vegan Menu Spikes By 44% At Café Rouge

The outlet recently released new vegan dishes

October 16, 2018

Major Chain GBK Launches Vegan Jackfruit Burger Across UK

The new offering features a homemade butternut squash and quinoa patty, beetroot mayo, and Korean pulled jackfruit

October 15, 2018

Tesco Vegan Range 'Wicked Kitchen' Doubles To Meet Huge Demand

The 26 new options include Charred Pineapple Dream Cake, Pesto Lasagne, and Packed Puff Pie

October 12, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Avant Garde Vegan Partners Wagamama To Launch 'Egg' Rice Dish

The meal will launch later this month

October 12, 2018

Vegan Oktoberfest Criticized For 'High Prices' And 'Deleted Reviews'

Organizers say there's a 'lots of positive feedback' and many attendees 'had a good time'

October 11, 2018

BOSH! To Release Two More Vegan Cookbooks Following Record-Breaking Debut

The first will be published in the UK in April next year

October 11, 2018

Papa John's Pizza Urged To Introduce Vegan Cheese

A petition has been launched by vegan organizations

October 11, 2018

Gardein Launches Single-Serve Vegan Ready Meals Across US

The meals are aimed at vegans, vegetarians, and flexitarians

October 10, 2018

Waitrose Launches Major New Vegan Range

Options include mac and greens, pizza, and lemon mayo

October 10, 2018

Sainsbury's To Launch New 'Affordable' Vegan Meat Brand In Stores Across UK

The products are made by plant-based startup The Meatless Farm Co

October 9, 2018

Mum Wins Battle For Free Vegan School Meals For Daughter

She had been told that vegans are not entitled to free school meals as it's a lifestyle choice

October 9, 2018

Vegan Café Opens At Royal College of Art Following Student Requests

The outlet was designed in collaboration with the Student Union's President

October 8, 2018

Vegan Brand Co-Yo Rejects Contamination Claims By Pret A Manger After Woman Dies

A woman died in 2017 after eating a sandwich that was labeled as vegan

October 5, 2018

Award Winning Vegan Meat Oumph! Launches In 620 Holland & Barretts Across UK

Four varieties of the product are available in the health food chain

October 5, 2018

Breakthrough Vegan 'Aberdeen Angus' Burger Launches In Sainsbury's UK

The burger is made by the company behind the first supermarket vegan steak

October 5, 2018

Jamie Oliver Opens London Food Waste Pop-Up Café - With Vegan Options

The celebrity chef wants to highlight how much food is wasted in the UK

October 5, 2018

Wetherspooons Launches Vegan Full English Breakfast

The pub chain has expanded its vegan offering in recent times

October 5, 2018

Vegan Burger Chain Reveals Global Expansion Plans

The eight-year-old outlet is starting with Indonesia

October 4, 2018

Vegan Pizza Crowned 'National Pizza Of The Year' At Major Awards

The winning pie featured vegan mozzarella, fried aubergine, crumbled soya sausage, basil and nutritional yeast

October 3, 2018

London To Host Vegan Wine And Cheese Night With Mindfulness Focus

The 'Winefulness' event will take place in Shoreditch

October 3, 2018

Great British Bake Off Vegan Week To Feature Meringue, Tiered Cake, And Tarts

The iconic show is ditching animal products for a week

October 2, 2018

Vegan Sausages Rolls 'Being Tested' By Greggs Bakery In UK

The move follows demand for more plant-based products

October 2, 2018

Oatly Launches Skinny, Semi and Whole Vegan 'Milk For Humans'

The company has expanded its plant-based range

October 1, 2018

Vegan And Veggie Cookbooks Are Third Most Popular Genre Of All Time

New data shows a large number of people are buying meat-free cooking manuals

October 1, 2018

Is This The Hottest Vegan Burger Ever? You Have To Sign A Waiver To Eat It

Cooks have to wear gloves and safety glasses to prepare the sandwich

September 28, 2018

Competition: Top Vegan Chef 'Epivegan' To Celebrate Book Launch By Cooking For You

The passionate foodie will travel to the lucky winner to make them a meal

September 27, 2018

Fry's Launches 8 Vegan Products In 500 Sainsbury's Across UK

The options include sausage rolls, pie, and beef-style strips among others

September 26, 2018

128-Year-Old Pie & Mash Shop in London Closes: Vegans Blamed

The manager says offering vegan options would be a 'bad joke'

September 26, 2018

BOSH! Wins Award For Vegan CookBook

The pair said huge progress has been made by the vegan movement

September 26, 2018

Yorica! Allergen-Free Vegan Ice-Cream Launches In UK

The company is famous for its Soho vegan ice-cream parlor