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June 23, 2019

Food Giant Dr. Praeger's Launches Vegan 'Perfect' Burger

'The meat-alternative burger market lacks a tasty, vegan burger that contains a short and simple ingredient list'

June 21, 2019

KFC Vegan Burger Sells Out In 4 Days - Selling 500% More Than Average Launch

'We knew there were plenty of people who would want to get a taste of the Imposter, but we didn’t anticipate this phenomenal response'

June 19, 2019

Del Taco Launches 2 Burritos With Vegan Beyond Meat In 580 Outlets

The new launches follow the major success of the chain's Beyond Taco, more than 2,000,000 of which have been sold since April

June 19, 2019

Vegan Oatly Ice-Cream Launches In The US

Seven flavors of the oat milk-based ice-cream will be available in bodegas across New York, reaching Whole Foods and Wegman's later this Fall

June 18, 2019

Greggs Lover Vows To Eat Vegan Sausage Roll At Every Store In The UK

'When Greggs brought out the Vegan Sausage roll I was in heaven - I'm on a mission'

June 17, 2019

Beyond Meat To Launch Even 'Meatier' Version Of Its Vegan Patty

The new plant-based patty is said to have a meatier taste and texture, with marbling that 'melts and tenderizes like beef'

June 16, 2019

Impossible Foods Describes Plant-Based Fish As A 'High Priority'

The meat-free company says it 'has never been burger-specific' despite the success of its plant-based patty

June 15, 2019

Impossible Foods Struggling To Keep Up With 'Scorching Demand'

'A lot of people have been asking for it, people that are vegetarians or vegans. Everybody who lives that lifestyle absolutely loves it'

June 14, 2019

Byron Launches Two Vegan Burgers - With Beyond Burger Patty

'We designed the burgers to be enjoyed by committed vegans and people who just want to cut down on their meat consumption, without compromising on flavor'

June 13, 2019

Papa John's Welcomes Vegan Ben & Jerry's To Its UK Menu

The pizza chain has expanded its plant-based offering with its first dairy-free dessert

June 13, 2019

KFC Trials Vegan Chicken Burger Called 'The Imposter'

The burger, which features a quorn fillet coated in a the chain's traditional cripsy batter, will be available from June 17 for four weeks in selected restaurants

June 12, 2019

Vegans Shocked To Discover Kellogg's Frosted Wheats Contain Beef Gelatin

The animal-derived ingredient has been blasted for being 'unnecessary and disgusting'

June 12, 2019

Food Giant Says 'Final Goodbye' To Meat To Concentrate On Skyrocketing Vegan Market

Vivera Foodgroup, which is one of Europe's biggest plant-based producers, has sold meat company Enkco, describing the move as a 'final goodbye' to meat

June 12, 2019

Leon To Launch Vegan Soft-Serve As Part Of Its Biggest Plant-Based Menu

The new dishes include the soft-serve ice-cream, as well as vegan milkshakes, and cheesy jackfruit nuggets

June 11, 2019

Heather Mills Partners Kale United To Relaunch Major Swedish Vegan Food Brand

The Astrid Och Aporna line, which features vegan meat, fish, and dairy alternatives, is Sweden's most well-established range of its kind

June 9, 2019

Oatly Considers Plans For UK Factory As Veganism Skyrockets

'We're planning for more factories and we're looking at the UK because it's such a big market for us'

June 9, 2019

Vegan Brand Launches Palm-Oil Free Cakes In Major UK Retailer

The vegan-certified products are 'inspired by a younger generation being underwhelmed by the same old brands'

June 8, 2019

Vegan Cake Brand Now Available In Sainsbury's And Waitrose

The plant-based range of mini cakes hit the shelves at the beginning of this month

June 5, 2019

New Vegan Burgers To Launch In Meat Aisle Of Stores Across US

The plant-based meat products from Before the Butcher include beefless burgers, savory chicken burgers, roasted turkey burgers and breakfast sausages

June 3, 2019

High-Tech Vegan Chicken Nuggets And Bacon Launching At Patty & Bun

The launch marks the first time the products from vegan startup THIS will be available in a restaurant

May 31, 2019

Plant-Based Impossible Whopper Raises Burger King's Traffic By 18%

The plant-based burger 'continues to drive new traffic' to the fast-food chain

May 31, 2019

Beyond Burgers Sell Out 'Immediately' At German Lidl Stores, Causes Surge In Company's Shares

The well sought-after vegan patty was reportedly selling out across the country the same day it hit the shelves

May 31, 2019

Vegan Meat Brand Fry's Makes US Grocery Debut In Lazy Acres

The South African meat alternative specialist will begin selling its products in the organic grocery chain this summer

May 30, 2019

KFC Considering Plant-Based Options In US, Says Chicken Isn't 'The Big Trend Right Now'

The world's second-largest restaurant chain has announced it's meeting with major suppliers of plant-based proteins to 'understand the market and where it's headed'

May 30, 2019

Sainsbury's Celebrates World Meat Free Week With Plant-Based Pop-Up Butchers

'Our Meat-Free Butchers has been launched to encourage people to get up close to the products, try what they like and take home some valuable cooking advice'

May 28, 2019

Waitrose Launches UK's First Supermarket Vegan Seitan Burger

The upmarket supermarket said it is excited to be expanding its animal-free with the patty, which is aimed at meat-free diners over the barbecue season

May 27, 2019

Food Giant Alpro Debuts Range Of Low-Calorie Vegan Ice-Creams

The company has expanded its plant-based offerings with three new dairy-free ice-creams

May 26, 2019

Little Caesars Trials Impossible's Plant-Based Sausage

CEO of the third biggest pizza chain in the US has said plant-based meats are 'here to stay'

May 24, 2019

Wagamama Debuts Vegan 'Mini' Dishes For Kids

Following the success of its vegan range, the chain is expanding its plant-based offerings

May 24, 2019

Burger King Launches Vegan Chicken Burger In Sweden - Plus 'Unbelievable Whopper'

The fast-food giant seems keen to capitalize on the growing demand for vegan food, following its US 'Impossible Whopper' launch with these European options

May 23, 2019

Vegan Mince Made From Sunflower Protein To Launch In UK

The plant-based alternative to mincemeat has landed a deal with a major UK retailer

May 23, 2019

New Vegan Pizzeria Opens In London - 90% Of Customers Are Non-Vegans

The outlet, in Hackney, offers a range of vegan pizza toppings, including cheese, white sauces, and potatoes among others

May 22, 2019

Morrisons Welcomes Vegan BBQ Jackfruit Pizza To Its Stores

The supermarket chain has expanded its plant-based offerings following the launch of its vegan ready-meal range

May 22, 2019

Morrisons Launches Vegan Tuna - In Its Tinned Fish Aisle

According to the UK supermarket giant, 'so many customers want an easy alternative to tuna, that's high in protein and can be used in much the same way'

May 20, 2019

Budget Supermarket Aldi Launches New Vegan Meat Products

The new products include plant-based 'chicken' burgers, sausage rolls, no beef burgers, and superfood burgers made from quinoa, couscous, pumpkin seeds, butternut squash, red pepper, and sweet potato

May 20, 2019

Ultra-Realistic Vegan Sausages To Launch In Sainsbury's

According to the company behind the bangers, they will fool meat-eaters, as the texture and flavor is so similar to their traditional animal-based counterparts

May 17, 2019

Marks & Spencer Expands Its Plant Kitchen Range With Vegan Dessert Pots

The high-end retailer says it's making its plant-based range 'even sweeter' with its latest release

May 17, 2019

Fatburger Adds Vegan Cheese To Its Plant-Based Impossible Burger

The fast-food chain said it prides itself 'in being an early adopter of innovative new menu items' and anticipates that the new offering will perform well

May 16, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Lucy Watson Feed Me Vegan Ready Meals Launch At Ocado

All the meals, which launched in 155 Waitrose & Partners stores across the country last October, come in plastic-free packaging which is recyclable and biodegradable

May 16, 2019

Sainsbury's Launches Vegan Cocktail Sausages And Sausage Rolls

The new items join eight Fry's products that launched in 524 Sainsbury's stores at the end of 2018, including artisan southern-style tenders, chargrilled beef-style strips, and a steak & ale country pie

May 15, 2019

Beyond Meat Shares Soar After Tim Hortons Trials Its Vegan Sausage

It has been reported the company's shares increased by 'as much as 16%' and reached an 'all-time high of $93'

May 15, 2019

Tesco Introduces Vegan Wine To Its Finest Range

The new collection includes an English White, a Mosel Riesling, a South African Cinsault, and a Chablis. It is priced between £7- £12

May 15, 2019

Food Giant Behind Mr. Kipling To Launch Vegan Cakes And Desserts

The new releases are described as a response to changing consumer taste, as more people opt for animal-free offerings

May 15, 2019

Keto And Fasting Website Steals Vegan's Before And After Pictures

The man who appeared in the pictures described the made-up story as the 'ultimate in fake news' adding that people should be 'careful what they read'

May 15, 2019

McDonald's Giving Away Free Vegan-Friendly Wraps In The UK This Week

The fast-food giant says it is celebrating National Vegetarian Week by giving diners the complimentary wraps

May 14, 2019

Papa John's Launches Vegan Hot Dog Pizza With Cheese

The chain added vegan cheese to its menu earlier this year, after a petition was launched by animal rights organization Animal Aid in collaboration with Vegan Food UK

May 13, 2019

Pastry Giant Ginsters Launches Vegan Pasty

The company has taken its award-winning vegetarian Moroccan Vegetable Pasty and reformulated the recipe so it is suitable for vegans

May 12, 2019

Chick-Fil-A Is 'Looking At' Developing A Vegan Option

The food giant has hinted at launching 'some kind of alternative protein on a sandwich' to its menu

May 9, 2019

'Unprecedented Numbers Of People Are Going Vegan', Admits KFC In New Advert

The fast-food giant made the admission in a recent tongue-in-cheek advert promoting its new bacon burger - saying that this is a bad time to launch such a meaty option as more people opt for veggies

May 9, 2019

100% Fat-Free Vegan Bacon To Launch In Sainsbury's Across UK

The product was created by Vivera, which currently sells a number of its plant-based products in UK supermarkets, including its 'breakthrough' steak

May 9, 2019

Taco Bell Launching Limited Edition Vegan-Friendly Tacos In London

The Tex-Mex eatery will offer customers at three London locations the opportunity to try plant-based meat made from pulled oats in customizable veggie tacos

May 8, 2019

Del Taco Sales Increase Following Launch Of Vegan Beyond Meat Taco

The option was only added to the menu 11 days ago, but the brand has seen an increase in customer spending and traffic in that time period

May 8, 2019

Sainsbury's Is First UK Supermarket To Launch Vegan BBQ 'Ribs'

The retailer says it is 'always looking out for new ways to pioneer with its plant-based products' and is 'thrilled' to be offering its customers another vegan product

May 8, 2019

New Vegan Bacon That 'Will Fool Carnivores' Launching In Stores Across UK

The product from startup THIS is made from a soy and pea base. It is one product in a wider range, which producers say was created to appeal to meat eaters

May 7, 2019

Frankie & Benny's To Expand Its Vegan Offerings

The American-Italian-inspired chain's new plant-based items include a 'No-Cheesecake' and Vegan Scrambled Eggs

May 7, 2019

Vegan Ground Beef Launching In Meat Aisle In Stores Across North America

The Lightlife Ground will hit shelves in thousands of stores across the US and Canada this Summer, alongside the brand's new Lightlife Burger

May 7, 2019

Meat Giant Tyson To Launch Vegan Meat This Summer

The company admitted some time ago that it would have to branch out into plant-based products to stay relevant, as consumer tastes change

May 5, 2019

11.8 Million Pounds Of Chicken Strips Recalled Due To Risk Of Containing Metal Pieces

The recall has expanded from 69,000 pounds of potentially contaminated meat to nearly 12 million pounds following a series of complaints

May 4, 2019

Irish Service Station Applegreen Launches Vegan Sausage Roll

The company has expanded its plant-based offerings with a 'tasty' new product

May 3, 2019

IKEA Is Developing New Plant-Based Meatballs

The Swedish company says its seen a 'growing demand' for 'more sustainable food options'

May 3, 2019

KFC Is 'Working On' A Vegan Chicken Burger

The fried-chicken eatery's plant-based burger has been described as a 'brilliant product'

May 2, 2019

Marks & Spencer Adds Vegan Churros And Mozzarella Sticks To Plant-Based Range

The British high street stalwart launched its major vegan range earlier this year with around 60 products including ready meals and ingredients - and has since added to it with a range of snacks and treats

May 1, 2019

Vegan Chain By Chloe To Triple Its US Presence By 2023

The plant-based eatery's CEO said the company is 'ready to take it to the next level'

May 1, 2019

Award-Winning Vegan Wine Company To Launch In The US

The brand is expanding its distribution due to the skyrocketing popularity of veganism in the states

May 1, 2019

McDonald's US Bosses 'Paying Close Attention To Vegan Options'

The fast-food giant's CEO has questioned whether launching vegan options in the states would cause an 'additional complexity'

May 1, 2019

Women Have Physical Fight 'Over Last Greggs Vegan Sausage Roll'

The altercation was captured on camera and shared on social media. It reportedly shows one woman being punched in the head at the counter, after requesting the last of the vegan snacks

May 1, 2019

Marks & Spencer Removes Gelatin From Its Percy Pig Sweets

The move has been met with criticism by a number of consumers, with some calling on M&S to put the animal products back into the sweets

April 30, 2019

Nearly 90% Of Consumers 'Not Confused' By Using Dairy Names On Vegan Milk

Dairy producers want to ban plant-based businesses from using traditional names like milk and butter, saying this misleads shoppers. But data shows this simply isn't the case

April 29, 2019

Canned Vegan Sausages And Beans To Launch At Co-op Stores

The product was created by two meat-free food giants - Suma and Heather Mill's company VBites

April 28, 2019

Pizza Hut Denies It Is Launching Vegan Cheese In The US

A statement from the pizza giant saying it would launch vegan cheese was published by a news outlet - but the chain has now said that is untrue

April 26, 2019

Frozen Vegan Pizza With 'Melty Stretchy' Cheese To Launch In UK And Abroad

One Planet Pizza, the UK's first frozen pizza brand, says its new cheese 'melts, stretches and pulls like never before'

April 26, 2019

Award-Winning Brand Launches Vegan Ribs

Oumph! has also created a burger and mince, which it will be launching in Sweden, to accompany its currents products which include meat alternatives and pizza

April 25, 2019

Vegan Pizzeria Scoops Top Prize At Prestigious World Pizza Championships

Purezza won with its IPA-infused whole grain pizza dough, topped with stir-fried cavolo nero, Italian-style marinated tempeh, pioppini mushrooms, borlotti bean sauce, and two types of plant-based cheese

April 25, 2019

McDonald's Launches Vegan Burger In Germany

The fast-food giant has been expanding its animal-free options in various countries around the world - this is the latest step in its intention to expand plant protein offerings

April 18, 2019

Blaze Pizza Welcomes Vegan Chorizo To Its Menus Nationwide

The spicy plant-based sausage has been introduced to more than 300 US stores

April 18, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Tesco Confirms Its 75p Vegan Sausage Roll Launches Next Week

The news initially got out via a post on Accidentally Vegan UK. Now the supermarket giant has revealed more details about the highly anticipated snack

April 18, 2019

Wagamama Launches Gaz Oakley's Vegan 'Egg' Dish Nationwide

The meal, which features BBQ glazed seitan, caramelized king oyster mushrooms, asparagus and other ingredients alongside the 'egg', was originally trialed in two stores

April 18, 2019

'Breakthrough' Vegan Burger To Launch In Meat Aisle Of 2,000 Krogers Across US

The Don Lee Farms Organic Plant-Based Burger caused a stir when it launched in Costco - with 1 million of the patties selling within 60 days of its release

April 18, 2019

Del Taco's Beyond Meat Vegan Tacos To Launch Next Week

The outlet is one of the latest fast-food eateries to expand its meat-free offering, as consumer demand for vegan and vegetarian food continues to grow

April 17, 2019

Morrisons Launches Vegan 'Corndog-Style' Mini Hot Dogs

The supermarket chain has been expanding its vegan offering in recent times - launching its own affordable line of animal-free foods

April 17, 2019

Vegan Sub And Salad Launch At Subway Across The UK Today

The sandwich chain previously trialed the plant-based options - and has confirmed that they are now rolling out nationwide

April 16, 2019

Holland & Barrett Launches Own-Brand Vegan Ice-Cream

The company, which has 715 stores across the UK, says it wants to offer a vegan low-calorie option with its range which comes in three flavors - peanut butter, passionfruit, and salted caramel

April 16, 2019

Vegans Shocked To Find Beef Collagen In Marks & Spencer Fruit Drink

The 'Super Water Protein', which are flavored with fruit including orange and passionfruit, contain the beef to boost protein content, according to the store

April 16, 2019

Linda McCartney's Launches New Vegan Sausages Made From Pea Protein

The new sausages are available from today from the freezer aisle of supermarket Tesco at a recommended retail price of £2.00

April 15, 2019

Tesco Launching Ready To Eat Vegan Sausage Roll In Its Bakery

The news, which was shared by Accidentally Vegan UK, comes from an unnamed source who shared an image from the retail giant's bakery team

April 14, 2019

Disney World Launches 'Plant Based Cuisine' Pamphlet For Its Guests

The 'Magic Kingdom' offers a range of animal-free dishes including vegan Sloppy Joe, Hot Dogs, and a 'Southwest Cheeseburger'

April 13, 2019

Impossible Whopper A 'Wake-Up Call' For Farmers Says Meat Boss

'This is not just another disgusting tofu burger that only a dedicated hippie could convince himself to eat'

April 12, 2019

Vegan Chicken Caesar Salad Launched At Marks & Spencer

The high street store recently released its major Plant Kitchen line - and it keeps adding new products, saying the ones it has are 'flying off the shelves'

April 12, 2019

McDonald's Urged To Add Vegan Burger In US By New York Times Bestselling Author

Kathy Freston, who has written bestselling self-help and vegan books, launched a petition years ago - but it has just seen a surge of support following the launch of Burger King's Impossible Whopper

April 10, 2019

UK Subway Trials New Vegan Sandwich And Salad

The fast-food giant has responded to the skyrocketing demand for vegan food with its new plant-based offerings

April 10, 2019

Holiday Resort Butlins Launches Vegan Options

The seaside resort has partnered with vegan brand Oumph! to provide its guests with plant-based alternatives

April 10, 2019

Laemmle Theatres Launches Vegan Option After Partnering With Fry's

The collaboration follows a proposed bill that, if passed, would require entertainment venues in LA to put at least one vegan dish on their menus

April 9, 2019

Tofurky Raises $7 Million Investment As Vegan Meat Sales Skyrocket

The US plant-based brand says it is outpacing the growth of products in its own sector and will be using the investment to ramp up production

April 7, 2019

Vegan Brand Perennial Debuts Dairy-Free Drink For 'Healthy Aging'

The company is founded by Brent Taylor, Co-Founder of vegan brand Beyond Meat

April 6, 2019

Vegan Eatery Yorica! Launches Dairy-Free Ice Cream In Major UK Retailer

The plant-based product, which is free from all 14 major allergens, is available to buy in selected Waitrose stores

April 5, 2019

Tesco To Sell Vegan Foods In Meat Aisle - To 'Promote Sustainability'

The major UK retailer wants people to make choices that are healthier for them and the planet, so it is encouraging them to 'enjoy a diet of eating more vegetables, less meat, and more plant-based alternatives'

April 5, 2019

Iceland Launches Affordable Vegan Chocolate Melt Pudding

The frozen food specialist has hugely expanded its animal-free offering in recent years, with meat alternative products, pizza, and ready meals hitting its shelves

April 4, 2019

Asda Debuts Vegan Flatbread Pizza In UK Stores

The supermarket chain is expanding its own-brand plant-based offerings, following the skyrocketing demand for vegan food

April 4, 2019

Vegan Cherry Bakewell Almond Butter Launches In UK

The palm-oil free spread, which is made by artisan nut butter brand Pip & Nut, will first launch in Ocado early next week

April 3, 2019

Vegan Brand Oatly Releases Dairy-Free Flavored Yogurt Range In Sweden

The company says its 'pretty progressive product' is a 'thoughtful choice for the planet'