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40% of People In These 11 EU Countries are Cutting Back on Meat

In 11 European Countries, More Than 40% of People are Eating Less Meat

A new study finds Europeans are consuming less meat. The survey revealed just over 40 percent of consumers living in 11 European countries have either reduced their meat intake or have stopped eating red meat...
EU Protects Bees By Mandating a 50% Drop in Pesticides By 2030

EU Protects Bees By Committing to 50% Drop in Pesticides By 2030

The European Commission—the executive branch of the EU—has committed to reducing the use of chemical pesticides by 50 percent by 2030. A new 10-year-plan, which is part of the European Green Deal, includes a commitment...
Could a Global Tax on Meat Actually Save Lives?

Could a Global Tax on Meat Actually Save Lives?

At a recent event in the European Parliament, the True Animal Protein Price Coalition (TAPP) proposed a meat tax in Europe. But what impact would this meat tax have on health and climate change?...
Nearly 9 Million Dutch People Think Eating Meat Daily Is Outdated

Nearly 9 Million Dutch People Think Eating Meat Daily Is Outdated

Almost half of the people in the Netherlands agree that eating meat is a thing of the past. More Dutch people are leaning toward vegan and vegetarian diets. A study by Kien -- which was...
Denmark Paid $1.6 Million to Free 4 Circus Elephants

Denmark Paid $1.6 Million to Free 4 Circus Elephants

The Danish government just bought the last four remaining circus elephants in the country. Denmark paid $1.6 million to give the animals a proper retirement. This is ahead of a proposed ban on the...
There Are At Least 75 Million Vegans and Vegetarians In Europe Now

There Are at Least 75 Million Vegans and Vegetarians in Europe Now

In the last few years, the vegan movement has exploded as people are becoming aware of the health, environmental, and ethical issues linked with consuming dairy, meat, and eggs. Many people have opted to...
2.6 Million Swiss Are Reducing Their Meat Consumption

2.6 Million Swiss Are Reducing Their Meat Consumption

(Updated September 1, 2019). Roughly 2.6 million Swiss people -- or 31 percent of the population are cutting back on or have eliminated meat consumption. That's according to a recent survey conducted by Swissveg,...
Brussels Is Officially Home to ‘World’s Best’ Vegan Restaurant

Brussels Is Officially Home to ‘World’s Best’ Vegan Restaurant

Brussels-based restaurant humus x hortense was named the world's best vegan restaurant out of 800 other establishments. Located in Ixelles’ Flagey neighborhood, humus x hortense marries vegan fine dining with fresh, seasonal produce that "resonates...
Leading European Meat Company Goes 100% Vegan

Leading European Meat Company Goes Vegan

Vivera Foodgroup is one of the first meat companies in the world to remove meat from its lineup in favor of plant-based foods. The company just sold Enkco, which specializes in chilled and deep-frozen meats,...
Nestlé to Launch 'Incredible' Vegan Burger in Europe

Nestlé to Launch ‘Incredible’ Vegan Burger in Europe

Hot on the heels of joining the Future Food Initiative, Nestlé announced today it is launching its vegan burger in Europe. The new Incredible Burger, which will be sold under the Garden Gourmet brand, is...

Vegan Chicken and Steak Launched By German Meat Giant

German meat company Rügenwalder Mühle has added to its meat-free range with three new products: vegan chicken filet, vegan steak, and vegan chicken cold cuts. The company, which specializes in processed meat like sausages and...
Vegan Brand Oumph! To Launch in Lidl Sweden

Vegan Brand Oumph! To Launch in Lidl Sweden

Popular vegan meat brand Oumph! is now available in Lidl supermarket locations throughout Sweden, the brand announced yesterday. The move comes as part of its European expansion plans. "We are thrilled that Oumph! will be...
The 9 Best Romantic Vegan Vacations In Europe

The 9 Best Romantic Vegan Vacations In Europe

(Updated January 22, 2020) Europe is the ideal destination for a quick couple's break with your loved one. The continent is home to many interesting, historical, and artistic cities, perfect for a romantic vegan...
7 Vegan Restaurants in Paris to Try On Your Romantic Valentine Weekend Getaway

7 Vegan Restaurants in Paris to Try On Your Romantic Valentine Weekend Getaway

Whether you're after a Valentine's Day weekend of romance, a few days getting stuck into history, or you're a budding fashionista, Paris has a lot to offer its many visitors. However, the city of...
Indian Government-Backed Vegan Street Food Brand Expands to Europe

Indian Government-Backed Vegan Street Food Brand Expands to Europe

Indian entrepreneurs are finding opportunity in Europe and the UK, where authentic flavours and unique options are in high demand. The Times of India reports that Vada Pow, a Mumbai-born, Dublin-based vegan Indian street...
7 of the Best Vegan-Friendly Restaurants for a Medieval European Getaway to Krakow

7 of Krakow, Poland’s Best Vegan-Friendly Restaurants and Cafes

Krakow, the charming medieval city in the South of Poland, might not be the first place you think of when you're planning a vegan-friendly European weekend getaway. However, as well as museums, history, culture,...
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Vegan Beyond Burger Now Available in 25,000 Locations Worldwide

American plant-based protein company Beyond Meat hasn't even launched its vegan "bleeding" Beyond Burger across Europe yet and the reaction is already "overwhelming," says the company. Since launching in May 2016, the realistic plant-based patty...
The Netherlands' Jumbo Supermarket Adds Over 30 Feet of Dedicated Vegan Shelves

The Netherlands’ Jumbo Supermarket Adds Over 30 Feet of Dedicated Vegan Shelves

There really is no such thing as "too many vegan options" and shoppers in the Netherlands are soon to realise this: one location of the supermarket chain Jumbo Foodmarkt is adding more than 30...
Starbucks Launches Vegan Pumpkin Spice Syrup Across Europe

Starbucks Launches Vegan Pumpkin Spice Sauce Across Europe

It's officially Pumpkin Spice Latte season, and for vegans, that normally means giving a lot of envious looks during the morning coffee run at Starbucks. However, this is all about to change. Up until now, the...
UK's Vegan One Planet Pizza to Expand Throughout Europe

UK’s Vegan One Planet Pizza to Expand Throughout Europe

One Planet Pizza, the UK's first and fastest growing frozen vegan pizza brand, plans to expand across Europe after securing a £25,000 investment. The Norfolk-based pizza company, founded by father and son duo Mike and Joe Hill...

Ukraine Experiences Small But Significant Decline in Meat and Milk Consumption

The eastern European nation of Ukraine has seen a year over year decline in both meat and milk production, according to statistics released by Open for Business, a site focused on business news from...