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February 18, 2019

Vegan Egg Replacement And Cakes To Launch Nationwide

Following the skyrocketing demand for plant-based products, vegan brand, Alternative Foods, has signed a contract with two major UK retailers

February 17, 2019

Europe's First Vegan Supermarket Chain Sets New Industry Standard For Sustainability And Transparency

New labels on Veganz products will give buyers information on animal welfare, water use, rainforest destruction and carbon footprint relating to what's in their shopping baskets

February 16, 2019

The Dirty Vegan: Nottingham's First Plant-Based Fast-Food Takeaway

The vegan chip shop style cuisine provides 'your weekend treat, without the meat' with its plant-based kebabs

February 15, 2019

Vegan Brand Oumph! To Launch At Lidl Stores In Sweden

The award-winning plant-based 'meat' company has plans to expand its distribution in Sweden and Europe

February 14, 2019

Luxury Jamaican Hotel Opens Its First Ever Raw Vegan Restaurant

The Half Moon hotel in Montego Bay has added its first vegan eatery, Ital Café, to its award-winning collection of culinary offerings

February 14, 2019

Top 5 Vegan Valentine's Day Recipes For Romantic Eats

From gooey, decadent mac and cheese to plump, juicy strawberries with crumbly shortbread and rich coconut cream, we've got you covered when it comes to recipes for Valentine's Day

February 13, 2019

Marks & Spencer Launches Heart-Shaped Vegan Beet Burger For Valentine's Day

The patty is made from roasted beetroot and sweet onions and joins the high street store's growing line-up of vegan products

February 13, 2019

Ben & Jerry's Adds New Vegan Ice-Cream Flavors To Its Dairy-Free Range

The company first launched its dairy-free line in the US in 2016, with four flavors available. Since then the range has been more than doubled

February 12, 2019

Greggs Vegan Sausage Roll To Launch In All 1,950 Shops: Date Announced

The high street bakery chain said there has been high customer demand for the animal-free alternative to its flagship product

February 12, 2019

UK Fried Chicken Chain Absurd Bird Launches Vegan Menu

The eatery wanted to emulate the tastes and textures of its traditional chicken dishes include chicken waffles, tenders, and fillets

February 11, 2019

Food Giant Häagen-Dazs To Launch A Vegan Ice Cream Infused With Alcohol

As part of its 'spirits' collection, the global ice cream brand has created another dairy-free flavor: amaretto

February 11, 2019

Virgin Trains Launches Vegan Wrap To Meet High Demand

The rail company has teamed up with The Vegan Society as more customers - vegans and others - have responded enthusiastically to the plant-based products onboard

February 11, 2019

Meat Giant Tyson To Create Vegan Cheese, Meat, And Poultry

The company wants to tap into growing demand for plant-based products, increasing its portfolio which used to be based entirely on animal products

February 10, 2019

Wagamama Has Launched A Vegan Full English Breakfast

Following the skyrocketing demand for plant-based cuisine, the high-street eatery has decided to add even more vegan options to its menu

February 10, 2019

Whole Foods To Launch Vegan Pea Milk In The UK

The latest dairy-free alternative to hit the shelves has been featured in Whole Foods UK 's 2019 food trends predictions

February 8, 2019

LemonShark Poké Looking To Trial Vegan Tuna Nationwide

The third biggest poké franchise in the US is adding a plant-based alternative to raw tuna fish - ahimi - to its menu

February 8, 2019

Artisan Vegan Cheese Shop 'La Fauxmagerie' Opens In The UK

The London-based store, which will stock brands including Kinda Co., and Tyne Chease opens today. It will also stock bread, crackers, and chutney

February 7, 2019

Vegan Magnum Ice-Cream To Launch In The US

The bars are already available in multiple countries including Australia and the UK - now dairy-free consumers across America can buy the Magnums which come in two flavors

February 6, 2019

Waitrose Launches 14 New Vegan Products Including 'MLT' Sandwich

The high-end retailer has been expanding its animal-free offering in recent times, as consumers opt for more plant-based meals and snacks

February 5, 2019

Disneyland Named America's Most Vegan-Friendly Amusement Park

The 'Magic Kingdom' offers a range of animal-free dishes including Mickey-shaped waffles, vegan gumbo, and portobello Philly sandwiches

February 4, 2019

Emirates Airline's Vegan Meals Nearly Doubled During Veganuary

The skyrocketing demand for plant-based products has significantly increased vegan requests for the Dubai-based airline

February 4, 2019

Ed's Diner Turns Its Famous Shakes Vegan

The shakes are made with vegan ice-cream and an oat-based dairy alternative to maintain the thick creaminess and flavor synonymous with an Ed’s shake

February 2, 2019

The Good Food Institute Has Released A Scorecard of Plant-Based Entrées In The US

Following the skyrocketing demand, vegan items have made their way on to 11% of US menus, making plant-based food one of the fastest growing segments in the foodservice

February 1, 2019

A Bali Inspired Vegan Cafe Has Opened In Hackney

Following the success of their vegan bakery, the duo behind Camden Market's Cupcakes and Shhht, have started their latest venture: ‘We Are Vegan Everything’ (WAVE)

January 31, 2019

Crosstown To Launch Limited Edition Vegan Valentine Dough Bite Gift Box

The award-winning bakery will be selling the holiday dough bites in all its stores on February 14 only. It will also be available via pre-order

January 31, 2019

Major Pub Chain Launches New Vegan Menu In Almost 200 Outlets

Vintage Inns - which runs pubs up and the nation - has added a range of plant-based dishes to its menu, saying demand for animal-free food is continuing to grow

January 31, 2019

'Veganism Is No Longer Niche - And Hospitality Industry Is Responding' Says Industry Expert

The hospitality industry has seen a 123 percent rise in vegan-specific job roles over the past 12 months - with businesses expanding their staff skillsets as well as product ranges

January 31, 2019

VBites To Launch 10 New Vegan Cheese Flavors In UK And US

The company, which was founded by entrepreneur and athlete Heather Mills, recently acquired a 200,000 square foot factory to meet growing production demands - with plans to invest in another soon

January 30, 2019

New 'Beefy' Vegan Burger Is Lightlife's 'Most Innovative' Launch

The burger, which is made from pea protein, coconut oil, and beet powder is said to have a 'juicy, beefy texture' by the company

January 30, 2019

Award-Winning Vegan Company One Planet Pizza Launching In Ocado

The two-year-old brand, which is run by a father-and-son team, was the first to introduce frozen vegan pizza to the UK market. Now it is expanding its reach in the retail market

January 29, 2019

Papa John's Pizza 'Served Dairy Cheese After Running Out Of Vegan'

The chain eatery launched its new vegan options yesterday, and according to a spokesperson, has almost sold out. Now people have taken to social media to claim they were given non-vegan cheese

January 29, 2019

Award-Winning Swedish Brand Oumph! To Launch Vegan Burger

The company has expanded its operations in recent times - recently launching its products in Ireland. Now it is adding to its range with a new plant-based patty

January 29, 2019

Asda Launches New 'Dirty Vegan' Food Range In 300 UK Stores

The new line, which includes classic favorites like 'chicken' nuggest and kiev, and vegan fish fingers, was 'inspired by the best vegan food you can eat out'

January 28, 2019

UK Airline Launches Hot Vegan In-Flight Meal To Meet Demand

Jet2.com has added a Penne Arrabbiata meal to its menu, which passengers can buy. It has also added a vegan logo to appropriate products

January 27, 2019

South Africa To Hold Its First Ever Vegan Food Festival

Cape Town will soon become the first city on the entire continent to have a plant-based expo, following the skyrocketing increase in veganism

January 25, 2019

McDonald's Launches Vegan McFalafel In Sweden

The fast-food giant has expanded its vegan offering in recent times - with new burgers, a wrap, and this latest dish all on the menu

January 25, 2019

Starbucks UK Launches Vegan Mac And Cheese

The global coffee giant has made a commitment to expand its vegan offering - and more products have been hitting its shelves in recent months, with more food and beverage options available

January 25, 2019

Award-Winning Vegan 'Meat' Oumph! Launches In Ireland

The Swedish brand's initial launch - which is aimed at vegans, vegetarians, and flexitarians - includes five products which are available in store now

January 24, 2019

Papa John's Pizza Launches Vegan Cheese Nationwide In The UK

The chain recently revealed it would be adding vegan cheese to its menu - now it has confirmed what new animal-free dishes will be on offer

January 23, 2019

Tesco Launches Vegan Haggis In England And Wales As Scottish Demand Skyrockets 120% In A Year

The traditional Scottish product is made from sheep heart, liver, and lungs. The vegan alternative is made from seeds, nuts, and oats - mixed with spices and stock for flavor

January 22, 2019

Aldi Adds Affordable Vegan Burger To Its Growing Plant Based Range

Earlier this month the budget retailer added a number of vegan products to its shelves including mayonnaise, veggie stew, and paleo bars in a bid to meet growing consumer demand

January 22, 2019

Pizza Hut To Expand Vegan Menu After Sales Almost Double Target

The fast-food chain promised customers it'd permanently sell its vegan pizza if it sold over 10,000 during Veganuary

January 20, 2019

Significant Increase In Meat And Poultry Recalls, Study Finds

A report from the Public Interest Research Groups (PIRG) has raised concerns about the current food safety system after meat and poultry recalls have almost doubled since 2013

January 18, 2019

Vegan Street Food Party To Feature Michelin-Starred Chef

The event will bring together some of the leading food talents of the UK scene offering a range of dishes including the Beyond Burger and wood-fired pizza

January 18, 2019

Laura Ashley Adds Vegan Afternoon Tea To Its Menu To Meet Demand

The vegan menu, which costs from £20 per head, features sandwiches, scones with jam, double chocolate cake, banana cake, and fruit skewers

January 17, 2019

Harvester Launches New Vegan Menu In Its 200 Outlets Across UK

The new dishes start from £6.99 for mains and include Moving Mountain's high tech B12 Burger, and desserts like Blackcurrant Mousse, Chocolate Orange Slice, and Harvester Sundae

January 17, 2019

Marks & Spencer Wins Award For New Vegan Food And Fashion Ranges

The high street stalwart has massively expanded its vegan offering in recent weeks, with its Plant Kitchen range featuring over 50 dishes and its vegan shoe line with 350 styles

January 17, 2019

Papa John's Pizza To Roll Out Vegan Cheese In Its 350 UK Outlets

The confirmation follows a petition asking for the dairy-free option launched by Animal Aid in conjunction with Vegan Food UK - which was signed by almost 30,000 people

January 16, 2019

Pizza Hut's Vegan Jackfruit Pizza Smashes Sales Target

The high street chain launched the pie on January 1. It features a tomato base, Violife vegan cheese, sweetcorn, red onions, peppers and BBQ Jackfruit with a BBQ drizzle

January 16, 2019

Quorn Launches Vegan Breaded And Battered 'Fish' Fillets

The new items will join the company's current vegan line-up, which makes up 12 percent of Quorn's range, and features sausages, spicy 'chicken' burgers, and deli slices among other products

January 15, 2019

Greggs Vegan Sausage Roll Selling Out Across UK

Now the high street bakery says it is working hard to make the product available in all of its 1,800 UK stores following its initial launch in 900 outlets

January 15, 2019

Fast Food Chain Leon Launches Healthy Vegan Burger In UK And US

The new patty - which the chain describes as 'packed with plants' - was developed in response to a growing body of evidence supporting a link between gut and mental health

January 14, 2019

New Vegan Easter Eggs Come In Plastic-Free Packaging

The new eggs - from Goupie - come packaged in a reusable tin and a recyclable cardboard box in original and salted sticky toffee flavors

January 13, 2019

Food Giant Hellmann's Partners Vegan Restaurant To Give Away Free Food

Following the record number of Veganuary participants, Hellmann’s has partnered up with Biff’s Jack Shack, to help people power through their meat-free pledge

January 11, 2019

Taco Bell To Launch Vegetarian And Vegan Menu In 2019

The fast-food giant has committed to trialing more meat-free options in 2019 - joining a host of other restaurants which are creating vegan food in a bid to meet the growing demand

January 11, 2019

Nearly 30,000 Urge Papa John's Pizza To Add Vegan Cheese To The Menu

The chain has been warned that it faces losing ground to competitors if it doesn't join other major outlets in adding more plant-based options to its offerings

January 10, 2019

First Vegan Feta Cheese Wrap Lands On The UK High Street

The grab-and-go meal was created by Crussh Fit Food & Juice Bars, which has 35 stores across London. The chain has recently expanded its vegan offering

January 10, 2019

Zizzi Launches New Vegan Caramelized Biscuit Cheesecake Across UK Outlets

The Italian-style chain has added a number of new vegan dishes to its menu recently - including the high streets first plant-based four cheese pizza

January 10, 2019

Canadian Vegan Fast Food Chain To Open 230 Outlets Globally By End Of 2020

Copper Branch will open its first US branch on February 1, with many more outlets set to open across North America and France over the next 24 months

January 10, 2019

'Cult' US Vegan Snack LÄRABAR To Launch In Sainsbury's Next Week

The brand, which offers more than 24 flavors in the US, is launching in the UK with three varieties - Apple Cinnamon, Banana Choc Chip, and Peanut Butter Choc Chip

January 10, 2019

Greggs To Launch Vegan Sausage Roll In All 1,800 Stores As Demand Skyrockets

The vegan version of its famous sausage roll has been selling out in the 900 stores it launched it, since its arrival last week, amid much fanfare

January 8, 2019

Five Star Dublin Hotel Teams Up With Blogger To Create Vegan Menu

The Merrion Hotel's Executive Chef Ed Cooney partnered food blogger and cookbook author Holly White to create its 'innovative' animal-free dishes and meet demand

January 8, 2019

Co-op Launches Major New Vegan Range As Demand Grows

The UK retailer has added a number of plant-based products to its shelves, joining other supermarket giants in expanding its vegan offering

January 7, 2019

Non-Dairy Giant Silk To Launch New Vegan Oat Milk In Stores Across The US

The new product, which comes in three different flavors - chocolate, plain, and vanilla - will be released in Target, Walmart, Publix, and Sprouts among other stores

January 7, 2019

41% Of Customers 'To Choose Vegan Options' In 2019

A UK-based vegan meat company is launching a pop-up dining concept off the back of the significant growth of the plant-based sector in recent times

January 7, 2019

Frankie & Benny's Launches Major Vegan 20-Item Menu To Meet Demand

The family dining chain added the plant-based dishes - including hot dogs and ice-cream - after customers kept asking for more vegan options

January 6, 2019

Did English Defence League Protest Greggs Vegan Sausage Roll? Reports Say No

Photos showing members of the far-right organization gathered outside a Greggs bakery in central Manchester sparked rumors that they were demonstrating against the new pastry

January 6, 2019

First Vegan Restaurant Opens At Tokyo International Airport

The HealthyTOKYO Cafe & Shop was opened to meet the growing demand for plant-based foods and beverages in the region, and to cater for the increasing number of tourists visiting Japan

January 4, 2019

TGI Fridays Launches Vegan Burger In UK After Being 'Inundated' With Requests

The burger is made from coconut oil, mushrooms, herbs, plant proteins, and spices, and served in a vegan bun with lettuce, onion, and tomato, as well as a side salad or fries

January 4, 2019

UK Retailer Marks & Spencer Introduces New Vegan Labeling

The major brand has just launched 50 new vegan dishes instore - and now it has confirmed that the products will be clearly marked making shopping easier for consumers

January 4, 2019

Costa Coffee Launches Almond Milk Due To Vegan Demand

The high street chain also offers coconut and soya as plant-based alternatives to dairy milk - as demand for vegan alternatives continues to skyrocket

January 4, 2019

Greggs Vegan Sausage Roll Has More Protein Than Its Meat Version

The company's most recent nutritional information shows how the two pastry-encased sausages stack up when it comes to calories, fat, and of course protein

January 4, 2019

Meat Eater 'Can't Tell The Difference' Between Greggs Vegan Sausage Roll And Meat

The highly-publicized snack was sent to writers at UK tabloid 'The Sun' for a taste test - and the review may surprise some readers

January 3, 2019

McDonald's Launches Vegan-Friendly Wrap And Happy Meal In The UK

The global fast-food giant has made strides forward with its vegan offerings in recent times with plant-based options being made available in multiple countries

January 3, 2019

UK Supermarket Iceland Launches Vegan Pizzas

The store came under fire last year when it reduced vegan stock before Christmas - but now it is adding to its own-brand range of plant-based food

January 3, 2019

'So Vegan In 5' Cookbook now Available

The new book features 100 recipes containing just five ingredients each, as well as advice on how to live a more sustainable life

January 3, 2019

Zizzi Launches High Street's First Vegan Four Cheese Pizza

The Quattro No-Maggio is part of the chain's special two-for-one offer on all vegan mains throughout the month, in celebration of Veganuary

January 3, 2019

Chef Gordon Ramsey Launches Vegan Menu In His Restaurant

The fiery foodie was well-known for his angry outbursts about vegetarians and vegans - but now he has started offering animal-free meals

January 2, 2019

Aldi Launches New Vegan Products In Stores Across The UK

The new items will include own-label products as well as a host of vegan-friendly favorites from other brands including Hellman's and Soulful

January 2, 2019

Waitrose Launches Vegan 'Fishless Fingers' To Meet Demand

The supermarket launched a huge own-brand range of vegan products several months ago and became the first major retailer to offer shoppers a dedicated vegan section last year

January 1, 2019

BREAKING: Greggs To Launch Vegan Sausage Roll Tomorrow In 950 Stores Across UK

According to the retailer, the launch follows a high level of customer demand for plant-based food-on-the-go, including a petition by animal rights charity PETA

January 1, 2019

Pizza Hut Launches New Vegan Jackfruit Pizza In All 253 UK Outlets

The item is currently a January launch only - but will become a permanent fixture on the menu if sales exceed 10,000 this month

December 30, 2018

Sainsbury's Adds 25 Vegan Products To Shelves - Including Bacon And Prawns

The products are all being released during Veganuary 2019 - which is set to be the initiative's biggest - with more people looking for vegan food than ever

December 29, 2018

Marks & Spencer Launches Major Vegan Range With 60 Products

The high-end retailer has come under fire in the past for not offering much selection when it comes to plant-based options - but that is set to change

December 26, 2018

Major Company BOCA Confirms Most Of Its Products Are Now Vegan

The news follows a campaign by animal rights group Compassion Over Killing which launched a petition calling on the company to ditch dairy from its products

December 24, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: 'Unparalleled' Vegan Bacon And Chicken To Launch In UK In 2019

The new products were created by two former burger restauranteurs who decided that they want to make plant-based 'the new norm'

December 24, 2018

RECIPE: Tiffany Watson's Vegan Cookies And Cream with Baileys

The reality TV star was asked to was asked to create a delicious vegan cocktail with Baileys Almande, the dairy-free variant to celebrate Christmas

December 24, 2018

How To Make The Perfect Vegan 'Fried Egg' - One Blogger Nails It

The foodie told her followers that people have been fooled into thinking her plant-based version came from a chicken

December 24, 2018

Trader Joe's Launches Vegan Queso Dip In Time For Christmas

American grocery store, Trader Jo's, has added an organic dairy-free, and cashew fiesta dip to its festive range, responding to the skyrocketing demand for vegan food

December 22, 2018

Last Tickets Available For PBN Zero Waste Supper Club

The event will celebrate plant-power while inspiring you how to reduce food waste and get creative with ingredients and leftovers

December 20, 2018

Field Roast Approaching 5,000,000 Pounds Sold of Vegan Holiday Roasts

Its growing range of plant-based products are aimed at flexitarians and vegetarians, as well as the burgeoning vegan sector

December 20, 2018

Iconic OXO Tower Restaurant Launches Vegan Afternoon Tea

The decadent meal with plant-based sandwiches, sausage rolls, scones, and cakes, will be available throughout January next year

December 20, 2018

Vegan Christmas Dinner Has 50% Fewer Carbon Emissions Than Turkey Meal, Says Report

Millions of turkeys are killed in the run-up to Christmas - described by the report as a 'ghastly' number

December 19, 2018

Vegan Cheese Ranked Among UK's Top 20 Successful Cheese Brands For First Time

Leading food industry magazine The Grocer ranked Violife in its highly-anticipated listing. It also made an appearance in the free-from list

December 18, 2018

McDonald's Launches Vegan Burger In Flagship USA Outlet

The fast-food giant is trialing plant-based options in Scandinavia and is rumored to be launching an animal-free sandwich and wrap in the UK next year

December 17, 2018

'The Apprentice' Finalist Camila Ainsworth To Launch Vegan Nut Milk In Holland & Barrett

The Salted Honeycomb Hazelnut flavor of her M+LKPLUS will hit shelves in the health food store first - retailing for £1.99

December 17, 2018

Virgin Trains Launches Full Vegan Menu In UK To Meet Demand

The company says it has received a 'clear message' from vegan customers - who want consistency with options when they board a train

December 16, 2018

Vegan Options On The Agenda At McDonald's, Says Fast Food Boss

The fast food giant has made some notable vegan launches over recent months - including two burgers in Finland - with new options rumored to launch in the UK

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