Vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams was featured in a new mini-documentary series produced by Forks Over Knives, an online platform that promotes the health benefits of a plant-based diet based on the 2011 documentary of the same name. The film, titled “Reversing Diabetes With a Plant-Based, Vegan Diet,” shares the success story of Adams who managed […]
New vegan punk-inspired apparel line “Don’t Eat the Homies” (DETH) was launched earlier this week. Co-founded by Jordyn Weekly and Enrique Sanchez-Rivera, the Venice, Calif.-based brand hopes to inspire others to embrace a compassionate, meat-free lifestyle through its hoodies and tees that deliver a playful message. Vegan model Ireland Basinger-Baldwin, daughter of actors Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin, donned […]
  Portland’s first-ever VegOut! Portland Vegan Beer & Food Festival gets underway later this month. The event, taking place July 21-22, will welcome over 100 vendors, offering a variety of plant-based foods, vegan-friendly clothing, handmade cruelty-free cosmetics, and local art. The event is a collaborative effort between VegOut! events and Northwest Veg, an activist group that promotes […]
Southern California-based organic cold-pressed Juice Brand, Suja, has ventured into the vegan milk market with the debut of its pea protein milk range. While Suja is best known for its organic, cold-pressed juice, “wellness shots,” and kombucha, it is fitting that the SoCal-based brand would venture into making plant-based milk. The company’s mission statement envisions a market where […]
Food and beverage startups are increasingly attracting investments from venture capital firms, according to a recent article from Food Business News. Though the food start-up space is not entirely dominated by vegan brands, the trend also holds true for plant-based food companies, as more firms seek to invest in companies that create products that disrupt well-established […]
Cruelty-free and vegan natural beauty brand Herbivore has launched a new botanical skincare serum that promises to refresh skin using only natural ingredients. Called the “Prism Glow Potion,” the Seattle-based brand’s latest vegan beauty product is a water-based exfoliating essence-serum hybrid. The product claims to gently exfoliate the top layer of dead skin and unclog pores, leaving […]
On Tuesday, July 10, Domino’s Pizza put out a post in celebration of the Chick-Fil-A-created food holiday, Cow Appreciation Day. In the tweet, the company posted a photo of its classic cheese pizza and asked followers: “RT if you couldn’t live without cheese pizza. #CowAppreciationDay #UndeniablyDairy.” While Domino’s tweet prompted many fans to share the […]
U.K.-based pub chain All Bar One has added four vegan options to the menu in its more than 50 locations across the region. “Gone are the days when healthy eating meant torturing yourself with a boring and restrictive diet,” the company wrote in a press release. Each new menu item promises a vitamin-rich meal highlighting fresh, colorful […]
International retailer Primark has announced that cosmetics in its own-range brand of beauty products, “PS…” will no longer be tested on animals. “We are proud to announce that own-brand cosmetics at Primark have been awarded coveted Leaping Bunny status by Cruelty Free International, the gold standard certification programme for products that are free from animal […]
Tickets to the Chinese premiere of the animal rights documentary “Dominion” have sold out well in advance of the film’s screening. “Dominion” will be released in China for the first time on July 22 at the Camera Stylo filmhouse in Beijing. Interest in the film is likely due to China’s growing vegan movement. Last February, an article […]
Brighton-based vegan restaurant, Smorl’s Houmous, Falafel, & Salad Bar, has taken over a space previously occupied by a butcher shop. “In a rather symbolic turn of events, a former butchers shop in Brighton’s Open Market is now occupied by a vegan cafe,” Brighton Journal reports. Founded in 2014 by siblings Sarah and Christian, the plant-based restaurant specializes in serving […]
Gourmet burger chain Umami Burger has announced a two-year partnership with plant-based meat company Impossible Foods. As part of the new deal, the California-based company’s flagship product, the Impossible Burger, will be the only plant-based burger served at Umami Burger’s 22 locations across the country. Additionally, SBE, parent company to Umami Burger, will also exclusively serve the Impossible […]
The UK’s leading sandwich and food-to-go provider, Urban Eat, has extended its range of vegan sandwiches to include five new offerings, three of which are made with a generous serving of vegan cheese. The company hopes to cater to the growing number of meat-free consumers. The five new vegan sandwich options offer a diverse range of fresh, […]
Plant-based products are on the rise across the globe, according to new data from leading food and beverage market research firm, Innova Market Insights. The report revealed that the number of products referencing “plant-based” ingredients on the label has risen by 62  percent between 2013 and 2017. Nondairy milk led the way in terms of overall […]
Long-standing American vegan milk brand, Silk, will soon launch single-serve, shelf-stable versions of its nondairy vanilla coffee creamers. According to animal rights organization PETA, the new vegan coffee creamers are shelf-stable for months and are free from gluten, cholesterol, artificial flavors and colorings, and saturated fat. Silk and many other brands offer dairy-free coffee creamers in standard-sized […]