The number of people taking the pledge in 2019 matched the total sign-ups from 2014-2018 - which Veganuary says shows 'how far veganism has come in recent years'
According to new data, diners are increasingly ditching meat and opting for more veggie and vegan dishes instead - with jackfruit, seaweed, and aquafaba set to be popular this year
One person has been signing up for the initiative every eight seconds, putting the organization on course to hit its target of 300,000
The mainstream publication has joined a slew of voices saying the vegan movement is set to keep on growing over the next 12 months
The food delivery service also revealed that many of the most popular dishes in 2018 were plant-based, including toast, avocado, and hummus
The charity - which supports people as they try out a vegan diet during January - has seen huge growth in recent years, with more and more people giving it a go