Top U.S. free-from brand, Enjoy Life Foods, has become the first food company in the country to receive a Palm Oil Free Certification. The new Grain & Seed Bars, as well as Protein Bites launching in June, are the first products to receive the certification. The International Palm Oil Free Certification Trademark & Accreditation Programme […]
UK supermarket chain Iceland is taking a stand for rainforests and orangutans by becoming the first major supermarket to cut palm oil from its own private-label products. The chain hopes to phase out palm oil from Iceland-brand products in all 900 of its stores by the end of the year. The ingredient was present in more […]
Founder of Virgin, Richard Branson has once again taken a big step in advocating for animals. The billionaire wrote an educational blog post about “the real cost of illegally produced palm oil”. After sharing his post online, it is clear Branson won’t stay quiet about global sustainability issues. The caption read: “[a]re you ready to say […]
Ethical beauty brand Bloomtown officially has the answer to all your secret Santa woes! If you’re looking for a stocking filler or just a tree decoration with a little bit of a twist this festive season, Cornwall based Bloomtown is spoiling us with these new limited-edition, luxury, beauty baubles. Back in 2016, Preyanka and Medwin returned […]
Palm oil is a hugely contentious issue within vegan circles. Some claim that it cannot be compatible with a cruelty-free lifestyle. Others claim that since it is not an animal product, its use is justified. Mainstream media has even begun discussing the ethics of the oil. With all this debate, it can be overwhelming to […]
On Thursday, as I stood waiting to take payment for coffee and cake at the all-vegan bakery I work at, a customer remarked to me despondently “Everything’s vegan except the five pound note.” A sentence that says a lot about how our world is changing while those at the top have yet to catch up. […]