Ice cream giant, Ben & Jerry’s, is hosting vegan ice cream tasting events in scoop shops across the U.S. this summer. Customers will get a chance to try the brands’ nine non-dairy, almond milk based flavors, including its brand new vegan offerings: Cinnamon Buns and Peanut Butter Half Baked. Events have already been held in […]
Popular UK bakery chain, Greggs, famous for pies and sausage rolls, has launched its first ever vegan menu item: a Mexican bean wrap. As reported in the British newspaper, The Sun, this Summer Greggs is rolling out a brand-new menu, which includes products such as the vegan wrap, carrot sticks, and new salads. From June […]
A fruit festival is coming to the Okanagan Lake in British Columbia, Canada, this August, named “The Great Canadian Fruit Fest.” The event is family-friendly and will be serving a 100 percent raw vegan menu to attendees – consisting of purely fruits and vegetables. A raw vegan diet is the consumption of foods that are […]
A giant tofu cake has been created in China, using over 3100 kg of soybeans. The cake, which weighed in at 7000 kg, was made on Laojan Mountain, in central China’s Henan province. On the top of the cake, a large Yin Yang (or Taiji) symbol was depicted, the symbol represents how opposing forces interconnect, […]
Canadians are more than twice as likely to say that cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises) should be banned from captivity, than to say the practice should continue, according to a new study by the forum, Angus Reid. In Ontario, where Marineland is located, a theme park similar to SeaWorld in the US, the number of […]
A California Kickstarter campaign which smashed its initial funding target and raised $1.8 million on the site, is on a mission to eradicate the use of disposable plastic straws completely. Named FinalStraw, the product is simple, a dishwasher safe, eco-friendly, easy-to-clean, stainless steel straw, which folds down and fits inside a case that is easily attachable […]
US actor, Ashton Kutcher, has surprised talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres, with a $4 million donation to The Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund. The money, donated by Ripple, a currency exchange system which Kutcher plans to invest in along with business partner Guy Oseary, was transferred to DeGeneres on the show on Wednesday (May 23rd). In February, […]
Actor and vegan advocate, Alicia Silverstone, is encouraging her followers to attend a new vegan conference in San Francisco. The two-day conference, inspired by films Cowspiracy and What the Health, will focus on wellness, sustainability, and activism. The organizers note the event is intended to “bring together environmental experts, health professionals, and community activists in […]
California-based startup, Before the Butcher, is set to unveil a new, affordable, plant-based meat burger named the “B4Burger.” The B4Burger is set to be revealed at the National Restaurant Association Show this weekend, at the Lakeside Center in Chicago. The new, plant-based, GMO-free, gluten-free B4Burger has a texture similar to that of real beef and, […]
Vegan civil rights activist, Shaun King, recently spoke out on his Twitter account against medical animal testing. The activist shared a video alongside his post that depicted lab dogs, particularly beagles, being used for experimentation. “I had no idea this happened,” King wrote. “It’s horrific. As a human rights advocate, I used to think that animal rights […]
The international pizza chain, Piola, which has restaurants across South America, Mexico, the US, Italy, and Turkey, has added Follow Your Heart vegan cheese to nearly all of its locations in the United States. With help from Vegan Outreach, a nonprofit organization “working to end violence against animals,” Piola has made vegan options available in ten […]
A new outdoor vegan festival is coming to Scotland this Summer. Named “V In The Park”, the country’s first-ever outdoor vegan festival will be held in Galloway Forest on the second weekend of July. Tickets for the family-friendly event, for which the funds were raised on crowdfunding site Indiegogo,  are on sale now, priced at £30 […]
Switzerland is the top country in Europe to be vegetarian, according to a new study conducted by the Eco Experts. The study looked at twenty-six European countries and compared the number of veggie-friendly restaurants available, the annual meat consumption, and the price of meat by the kilogram. Switzerland came in at number one, the United […]