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Amazon’s vegan cooking show wins two prestigious Taste Awards

Vegan cooking show New Day New Chef won two Taste Awards, including ‘Best Series Pilot’ and ‘Best Filmed at Home Episodes or Film’. A vegan show has won two honors at the 12th Annual Taste Awards held virtually. The annual Taste Awards (aka the TASTY Awards) are also known as the ‘Oscars’ of food, fashion, …

Alicia Silverstone slams Starbucks again over vegan milk surcharge

“How can a company that has voiced a commitment to sustainability be so hesitant to make a simple change for the betterment of our planet?” Vegan actress and animal advocate Alicia Silverstone is back demanding Starbucks ditches its vegan milk surcharge The coffee giant offers a range of plant-based milks including oat milk, soy milk, …

Plant-powered mum calls for vegan options in schools across the UK

“More than one in a hundred people in the UK are now vegan, and the proportion is growing every year. It’s time our schools catch up and make sure all their pupils feel safe, welcome, and valued.” A vegan pupil’s mother has been campaigning to add vegan options to school menus across the UK. According …

Kim Kardashian to become vegan cooking instructor at ‘Poosh Your Wellness’ Festival

Kim Kardashian will host a vegan cooking tutorial at sister Kourtney Kardashian’s Poosh Your Wellness festival in May. Reality star, fashion mogul, and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian will be doling out cooking instructions during her sister Kourtney Kardashian’s second annual Poosh Your Wellness festival. On May 1, Kardashian will host a guided vegan cooking tutorial of …

Forager rolls out new line of organic, dairy-free ice cream made from cashews

“Our expansion into dairy-free ice cream is another step toward achieving our goal to make delicious, organic, plant-based food that leaves people amazed.” Plant-based company Forager Project is releasing its first line of organic dairy-free frozen treats made from cashew milk in the US.  According to the California-based brand, its all-new line of vegan icecreams …

Morrisons becomes first supermarket to stop selling plastic carrier bags

“We have been listening hard to our customers over the past year and we know that they are passionate about doing their bit to keep plastics out of the environment.” UK supermarket Morrisons has pledged to become the country’s first supermarket to ditch plastic carrier bags completely. While single-use 5p carrier bags were removed by …

World’s largest digital vegan marketplace Vejii launches in Canada

“By providing startups with exposure, we both help the brand and provide our customers with high-quality, plant-based alternatives that they may not have had access to before.”  Online marketplace Vejii has launched its Canadian platform offering a large range of vegan and plant-based products. According to Vejii, its multi-vendor platform ca.shopvejii.com aims to provide a …

Dunkin’ just rolled out 41 vegan donut flavours in Belgium outlets

The new vegan donut flavours released include lotus sensation, creamy raspberry, cinnamon jam, and more.  Dunkin’ has launched 41 vegan donut flavors in its outlets in Belgium. The international fast-food chain took to Instagram, to announce the news. It wrote: “Yes, your prayers have been heard! “From today on you can order more than 40 …

Impossible Foods launches first national ad campaign targeting meat eaters more than ever

“We can replace yesterday’s ridiculous, animal-based technology with a categorically better way of transforming plants into meat.” Impossible Foods has launched its first television advertising campaign “We Are Meat” to target meat-eaters.  The campaign—which will also run on digital and social media platforms—has five short television ads that show the Impossible Burger sizzling on a …

Black-owned ‘Slutty Vegan’ and Shake Shack launch limited-edition vegan burgers in Atlanta and NYC

“Our mission isn’t to tell people to go vegan–but rather, to inspire guests to open up horizons with something new and different.” Vegan entrepreneur Pinky Cole has partnered with Shake Shack to roll out a limited-offer vegan burger. The SluttyShack burger is part of Shake Shack’s “Now Serving” series – a collaboration that aims to …

42% of global consumers are flexitarians and driving mainstream plant-based shift, new report says

42% of global consumers identify as ‘flexitarians’ of which 54% are Gen Zs, who are increasingly avoiding meat and animal-based products More than two-fifths of global consumers identify as ‘flexitarians’, according to a new report. Euromonitor’s Health and Nutrition Survey for 2020 revealed that flexitarians– people who are actively eating less animal-based products–now make up …

Impossible Foods and Vegan Women Summit partner to launch initiative celebrating food and sustainability pioneers

“Whether it’s innovating on food technology solutions, advocating in government, building a climate-focused nonprofit, or leading a sustainable eating initiative at their school, women of all ages and backgrounds are leading the way for a kinder, more sustainable world.”  Impossible Foods and Vegan Women Summit (VWS) have teamed up to launch a new initiative that …