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Scotland Just Banned the Fishing Industry From Shooting Seals

Scotland Just Banned the Fishing Industry From Shooting Seals

Scotland has banned the fishing industry from shooting seals. According to the Humane Society International (HSI), every year a significant number of seals are shot in Scotland. This is done in a bid to protect...
Scottish Labour Party Introduces Legislation for Longer Jail Time on Animal Cruelty

Scottish Labour Party Introduces Legislation for Longer Jail Time on Animal Cruelty

The Scottish Labour Party has proposed legislation that would increase penalties for animal cruelty charges in Scotland. If passed, violators of the new law would face up to five years in jail and an...
Scottish Prison Opens Vegan Restaurant to Rehabilitate Inmates

Vegan Inmate-Run Restaurant to Open At Scottish Prison

A vegan restaurant, staffed by current and ex-inmates, could soon open outside Perth Prison in central Scotland. Starting Step is leading the new project. The social business supports people from the prison system into work,...
10 Scottish Prisons to Serve Up Vegan Christmas Dinner

10 Scottish Prisons to Serve Up Vegan Christmas Dinner

Don't think the vegan trend has hit the mainstream yet? It's so popular even prisons are ditching animal products. This Christmas, ten of Scotland prisons will serve up vegan options to prisoners for Christmas...
60% of Scottish Dairy Farmers Say Industry Is In Full Decline

60% of Scottish Dairy Farmers Say Industry Is In Full Decline

Most of Scotland's dairy farmers believe the industry is suffering. A recent survey found that 60 percent of Scottish dairy farmers are "not so confident" or "not at all confident" about the future of...
How One Mom Got a Scottish School District to Go Vegan

How One Mom Got a Scottish School District to Go Vegan

All schools in the council area of West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, now offer vegan food options thanks to one mother's campaign. Alexis Kasravi has been trying to get plant-based meals for her five-year-old daughter Mia for...
Yes, Another Vegan Supermarket Is Opening in Scotland

Yes, Another Vegan Supermarket Is Opening in Scotland

Twenty-three-year-old entrepreneur Gavin Starrs has opened Redshift, a vegan supermarket in Angus, Scotland. The new store is already a success. According to Starrs, the supermarket nearly sold out of stock on its first day of...
The UK’s First 100% Vegan Hotel Is Opening This Summer

The UK’s First 100% Vegan Hotel Is Opening This Summer

The UK's first all-vegan hotel is set to open its doors in Scotland. Saorsa 1875 will ensure that everything -- from the meals served to the furniture used -- is free from animal products, "from...
Pub Without a Kitchen Actually Serves Really Good Vegan Food

This Pub With No Kitchen Proves How Easy It Is For Any Restaurant to...

There's a micropub in Scotland plating up vegan food -- and it doesn't even have a kitchen. Rutherfords is the country's only micropub -- a very small, one room public house that's usually opened in...
Edinburgh Is Getting a 100% Vegan Supermarket

Edinburgh Is Getting a 100% Vegan Supermarket

Updated June 2019 | Edinburgh is getting a vegan supermarket this summer. The new destination for plant-based groceries will stock specialty foods like vegan meat, dairy-free milk and cheese, snacks, and fresh produce, local news...
50% of People in This Scottish City Are Seriously Cutting Down on Meat

50% of People in This Scottish City Are Seriously Cutting Down on Meat

Nearly half of the residents in the Scottish Highlands town of Inverness are making efforts to reduce their red meat consumption, a new survey reveals. The survey was conducted by Quality Meat Scotland. According to...
Popular Indoor Playgrounds Now Serve Vegan Nuggets and Burgers

Childrens’ Soft Play Centres Launch Vegan Chicken Nuggets and Burgers

Children's indoor playgrounds across Scotland will serve vegan chicken nuggets and burgers thanks to a new partnership between Daring Foods and Wonder World Soft Play. “Adopting a plant-based diet is the best thing a young...

You Can Now Buy Vegan Breakfasts With Haggis From Aldi

You can now buy vegetarian breakfast packs, complete with vegan haggis, from Aldi supermarkets in Scotland. The breakfast packs -- which include vegan square sausages, link sausages, and haggis made with vegetables, pulses, and spices...
Fray Bentos Just Launched Vegan Steak and Kidney Pies

Vegan Meat Pies Come to 140-Year-Old Fray Bentos

(Updated April 9 2020) For 140 years, Fray Bentos has been the leading Scottish pie maker. In early 2019, it finally launched its first vegan offering. Now the food brand has introduced a vegan...
Glasgow Buses Urge Scotland to Ditch Cruel Wool

Glasgow Buses Urge Scotland to Ditch Cruel Wool

New advertisements urging consumers to boycott wool have appeared across Glasgow. The ads show a woman wearing a wool turtleneck pulled up across her face. The statement next to her reads, "Don't let them pull the...
Scotland Moving Toward Zero Emissions With Shift to Meat-Free Diets

Scotland Moving Toward Zero Emissions With Shift to Meat-Free Diets

A new Scottish report has acknowledged the importance of vegan and meat-free diets in helping the country reach its greenhouse gas emissions targets. Scotland has worked hard to reduce its carbon emissions, with floating wind farms...
‘Kim Kardashi-hen’ Mascot Helps Daring Foods to Sell $9 Million of Vegan Meat

‘Kim Kardashi-hen’ Set to Sell $9 Million Worth of Vegan Meat

New plant-based meat brand Daring Foods is aiming to sell £7 million ($9 million) worth of its vegan products in 2019. For such a "daring" goal, the team needs assistance. The company enlisted the help...
Scottish Parliament to Introduce Mandatory CCTV Surveillance Slaughterhouses

CCTV to Be Mandatory in Scottish Slaughterhouses

CCTV cameras are to be made mandatory in Scottish slaughterhouses. Rural affairs minister Mairi Gougeon said that the announcement is part of the Scottish government's plan to “improve further the already high standards” of all livestock. The...
Record Number of Scots Turn Vegan in 2019, Says Survey

Record Number of Scots Going Vegan, Ditching Bacon Over Booze

In the wake of 2019, there are more people in Scotland choosing the New Year's resolution of going vegan than there are ditching alcohol. In fact, "record numbers" of Scots will ditch bacon over booze, The...
Scotland Gets Its First Vegan Kebab Shop

Scotland Gets Its First Vegan Kebab Shop

Scotland's first vegan kebab shop, Karma Kebab, has opened in Edinburgh. Taking over the premises of a former meat-heavy kebab shop, after a year and half of planning, business partners Alan Collinson and Wade Tidbury have...
Glasgow Plant-Based Eatery ‘In Bloom’ Launches Vegan Doughnut Delivery Service

Smells Like Vegan Donuts at This Nirvana-Themed Restaurant in Scotland

Proving that Glasgow really is the most vegan-hungry city in the UK, Glaswegians are now getting plant-based doughnuts delivered straight to their doors. In Bloom, a fully vegan eatery named after a song by the...