What began as an extremely niche business concept has now transformed into an international foodservice trend. Vegan butchers are becoming more commonplace, particularly in the US and UK; however, Poland now has a plant-based butcher of its own. The Meatless Meat Shop, the first of its kind in Poland, has officially launched and has announced […]
Germany may lead the way in launching the most new vegan products per year, but the UK is experiencing a mounting increase in the sale of vegan meats. According to data from IRI and Kantar Worldpanel, the UK meat-free category grew by 17 percent this year. Quorn, an international vegan and vegetarian meat alternative company, […]
VBites Ventures, the investment branch of Heather Mills’ UK-based food company VBites, just announced its third investment partner. The venture company is now invested in a vegan meat brand it calls “the king of seitan,” LoveSeitan. Mills wears many hats, and the VBites project is just one of several acclaims. She is a Paralympic Ski […]
Jay and Silent Bob, two fictional characters created by vegan entertainer and producer Kevin Smith, are practicing their yoga skills in preparation for the “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.” The upcoming comedy is a spin-off of the lighthearted 2001 parody, “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.” In the film, Smith portrays Silent Bob alongside his […]
French cuisine is known for its liberal use of animal products. From mother sauces rich with butter to egg and cream-filled desserts, one might find it difficult to navigate the country on a vegan diet. However, a few mobile apps are now available to help conscious consumers to find vegan options in the palm of […]
Pret A Manger, an international grab-and-go chain founded in the UK, just released its new autumn menu, featuring several vegan options. The soup, sandwich, and coffee shop has introduced vegan options in the past, and its latest additions confirm the appeal. Dessert first. The most vegan-friendly seasonal offerings are actually on the sweet side. The […]
The food scene in Las Vegas is typically ascribed to mile-long seafood buffets and steakhouses; it’s overindulgent fare to fit the high-rolling, all in, live-it-up mindset of the city’s entertainment industry. This food isn’t going anywhere, but within the past year, a new wave of vegan and vegetarian eateries have taken root. POTS, a vegan-friendly […]
Morrisons, the UK’s fourth largest supermarket, has announced a major effort to appeal to its plant-based and conscious consumers. The company has created its own line of vegan ready meals to keep up with the market demand for animal-free products. David Potts, Morrisons chief executive, told The Guardian that the company is attempting to appeal […]
New Zealand lawmakers have made history by passing a ban against sheep mulesing. The country, known for its sheep farming and wool exports, has officially prohibited the practice following increased pressure from animal welfare groups and major clothing companies. Mulesing is a common practice among sheep farmers that involves cutting a portion of skin from […]
The annual Nantucket Project event is welcoming vegan visionaries this year. This weekend, 500 thought leaders from around the world will gather on the island of Nantucket, Mass., to “disconnect from the noise and connect with each other.” Among these leaders are iconic musician and animal advocate, Moby, vegan ultra-endurance athlete Rich Roll, and former […]
One of Los Angeles’ most star-studded vegan events is taking place this Saturday. The annual Mercy for Animals Hidden Heroes Gala always attracts compassionate celebrities for a red carpet soiree dedicated to celebrating the nonprofit’s undercover investigators and raising funds to end animal suffering. Following a change in scheduling, this year’s host is vegan actress […]
Celebrity chef, restaurateur, and health advocate Jamie Oliver has teamed up with the UK’s leading supermarket chain Tesco to promote healthy eating. The collaboration, entitled the Little Helps Plan, will focus on making healthy choices more visible, convenient, and affordable in all Tesco stores. Oliver will be Tesco’s health champion, suggesting “helpful little swaps” consumers […]
Whole Foods is once again expanding its vegan options with three new hot breakfast items. Now in addition to the $2.00 coffee and vegan pastry deal (looking at you, maple donut), customers can order hot vegan egg breakfast sandwiches for a substantial start to every morning. The English muffin-style sandwiches are launching in 58 Whole […]
Moby may have sold his touring equipment, but he’s not out of the spotlight. This legendary electronic music icon, now concentrating on his vegan activism, is the star of a new Netflix documentary. The ninety-minute memoir, “Once in a Lifetime Sessions With Moby,” explores the man behind the music, from his unorthodox childhood to the inspirations […]
Plant-based tennis star Novak Djokovic just secured his 14th Grand Slam championship title after defeating Juan Martin del Potro at the U.S. Open yesterday. He won all three sets, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Djokovic played well in the first two of the Grand Slam tournaments and walked away with the victor’s trophy at Wimbledon in […]
Many would argue that doughnuts are best eaten in pajamas. However, not everyone is comfortable swinging by the doughnut shop in their flannel boxers or oversized nightshirts. Glazed, a new business in Wellington, New Zealand, recognized this dilemma and came up with a solution. Wellington residents can now order vegan doughnuts for delivery. It’s the […]
International pizza chain, Pizza Express, is taking its vegan pies to the mass market. The company is launching its signature Vegan Giardiniera pizza in Waitrose supermarkets later this month. The UK-based pizza chain has already commercialized many of its popular dine-in menu items, but this will be the brand’s first retail vegan launch. The Vegan […]
One of the most buzzed-about vegan documentaries this year, “The End of Meat” is making its UK debut in early October. The German film will premiere at the Raindance Film Festival on October 4 and 5 in London. Filmmaker Marc Pierschel wanted to explore a future without meat or animal agriculture. The feature is the […]