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
emirate-airline-vegan-meal
On board vegan meal (Photo: Emirates Airline)

Emirates Airline has reported a 40 percent increase in onboard requests for vegan meals in January compared to last year.

20,000 vegan meals served in January

The airline, which was voted best airline for vegan meals last year, served over 20,000 vegan meals during January, ranking as the third most commonly requested special meal by economy class passengers.

Emirates Airline has over 170 plant-based recipes in its kitchen, including vegetable tagine with couscous, mushroom ravioli, and sweet potato, lentil and spinach ragout with brown rice.

They also offer a selection of vegan desserts such as a key lime parfait with date and citrus compote, a 'moist' chocolate cake, and a chia seed pudding.

18,000kgs of vegan cheese

The airline introduced a dairy-free cheese on board in April last year and have since served 18,000 kgs of the nut-based vegan cheese.

Vegan meals, including raw vegan, are available on all Emirates flights and across all classes as long as they're requested 24 hours before departure.

Sign up for our newsletter to get the best of Plant Based News delivered to your inbox weekly.
------

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are prepared in the author's capacity and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Plant Based News itself. 

Reuse this content
PBN Contributor:

Liam is a writer and poet from the north of England. His work has been featured in Gay Times Magazine, Attitude Magazine, Oh Comely, and The Huffington Post. He loves vegan mac and cheese more than anything else in the world.

(c) 2019 Plant Based News LTD. All Rights Reserved. Content must not be copied without permission.

Join the conversation

Since you're here...
Plant Based News is a FREE service that receives millions of views each week on YoutubeFacebookInstagramTwitterour weekly newsletter and this website. This takes a lot of our personal time, money and hard work. But we do it because we KNOW it makes a difference. If those following our reporting helped by contributing, we could do even more. Please consider supporting us so we can create further awareness about animal rights, environmentalism, ethical consumerism and the plant-based lifestyle. Not a false narrative - but information that empowers people to make better choices.

It's World Vegan Day