Vezlay is making India’s favorite meat-based dishes without the meat, providing what it calls “nutritious, healthy, and delicious” vegan foods around the country. According to its website, the brand was one of the first in India to use soy to create plant-based meat products. Vezlay’s range includes Chikka-Rogan Josh, Shami Kabab, Seekh Kabab, Veg Mutton Tikka, […]
Bangalore, India, is set to host its first ever vegan festival this month. Named Wilderfest, the festival will be held at the shopping mall, VR Bengaluru, in Whitefield on May 26th and 27th. Backed by the Federation of Indian Animals Protection Organisations (FIAPO) and The Pollination Project, the aim of the festival is to bring […]
Two of India’s top vegan magazines, Vegan First and VegPlanet Magazine, have combined to form “Vegan First Magazine.” The new publication will form Asia’s largest vegan magazine. Both magazines launched in 2016 with the same goal: to support vegans and anybody curious about the lifestyle. Vegan First began as an online portal, connecting consumers with […]
The demand for vegan beauty products is growing in India, the Indian Express reported. “Thanks to conscious consumers, the demand for natural, organic and vegan beauty products is on the rise in India,” the news publication said. Data from Market Research Future found that the cruelty-free cosmetics market is set to increase 6.1 percent between […]
Vegan, activist and actor Evanna Lynch, best known for her portrayal of Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter film series, is urging the public to boycott elephant rides. After an invitation by charity Save The Asian Elephants (STAE), Lynch journeyed to India with news publication The Sun to raise awareness about the cruelty of the animal […]
Greece-based Violife’s vegan cheeses have arrived in stores across India. The brand, which is popular in the U.S., the U.K., and on online marketplaces, had yet to make its Indian debut. Violife claim its vegan cheese products are indistinguishable from dairy counterparts, that they’re so good “you won’t know it’s not made from milk,” reads […]
Abhay Rangan, a 21-year-old animal rights activist and entrepreneur from Bangalore, India, is bringing affordable plant-based milk to customers across the country through his company Veganarke. The company was conceptualized by Abhay when he was only 18-years-old after realizing “that vegan alternatives were several times more expensive than dairy,” the company website notes. Veganarke currently manufactures […]
In a blow to the Canadian seal hunting industry, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade of India has officially banned the import of seal furs and skins. Reported by Mumbai Mirror, the landmark decision is the result of years of campaigning on the part of Indian animal rights groups Humane Society International/India (HSI) and People […]