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Freya Cox is making history as GBBO’s first ever vegan baker

Freya Cox is the first ever vegan baker to participate in the show. The 12th series of The Great British Bake Off 2021 challenge has taken off. And this time there is a history making contestant in UK’s hit cookery show with Freya Cox being the show’s first ever vegan baker. The 19-year-old from Scarborough …

Meat industry pushes UN to support more meat production

The meat industry giants argued that some members in their summit group were trying “to further an ideological anti-livestock stance,” and also threatened to stage a walk out in protest. A coalition of meat industry giants have lobbyied the UN to support global meat consumption and promote intensive livestock farming before an upcoming hi-profile summit …

OMG: Fast food mascots are suing a vegan brand

The lawsuit claims that Alpha Foods’ products are making people ‘unknowingly vegan’. Mascots of major fast-food giants have filed a lawsuit against a major vegan brand. According to Colonel Sanders (KFC), Ronald McDonald (McDonald’s), and Wendy (Wendy)’s, California based Alpha Foods tricked them into thinking its vegan chicken and meat alternatives are the real thing. …

THAT’S RIGHT: 1 In 3 Brits now drink plant-based milk

“The plant-based trend continues to gain momentum in the UK, fuelled by environmental and health considerations.” A growing number of Brits are ditching dairy and switching over to plant-based milk options. According to Mintel, one in three Brits are now consuming non-dairy alternatives  – a record high. The global market research company polled 2,000 people aged …

1428 dolphins killed in an illegal hunt

The scale of the hunt is being described as possibly the largest single hunt of cetaceans ever recorded worldwide. On 12 September, a super-pod of 1428 Atlantic white-sided dolphins were ambushed and slaughtered as part of an illegal hunt, international marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd reported. According to the non-profit, the scale of the hunt is …

Nestlé launches soy-based Garden Gourmet Sensational Range

“Our aim is to make plant-based food an easier and more attractive choice for people who want food that is good for them and good for the planet.”  Nestlé is set to roll out a new vegan range under its Garden Gourmet brand. The plant-based food range will hit UK supermarket shelves from 20 September. …

GO CLARKE: Vegan café owner counters customer’s one star review with epic reply

The non-profit vegan enterprise trains and employs adults with learning disabilities A vegan café owner has responded brilliantly to a one-star review that claimed the customer was ‘forced’ to drink a ‘porridge tasting’ oat milk cappuccino. A customer rated Café Van Gogh – a 100% vegan restaurant in Brixton – one star  on Tripadvisor because …

Men on a plant-based diet experience flatulence 7 times more than those on a standard western diet, study finds

According to scientists, more flatulence on a plant-based diet indicates healthier gut flora and better colon health. A new study has found that men eating a plant-heavy diet pass more gas in comparison to those who eat a meat-based diet. According to the researchers, plant-based foods do actually cause men to fart more and have …

The McPlant Burger arrives in the UK, but what other vegan options does McDonald’s have on its global menu

The fast-food giant finally launched its highly anticipated McPlant burger in the UK after working on it for three years. The McPlant has finally arrived in the UK and one look at social media confirms that fans can’t wait to get their hands on it. McDonald’s has taken over three years’ worth of research to …

BIG NEWS: McPlant coming to UK McDonald’s soon

McDonald’s will roll out The McPlant developed in partnership with vegan brand Beyond Meat in UK and Ireland stores by the end of this month. This week, fast-food giant McDonald’s announced it will launch its highly anticipated plant-based burger, The McPlant, at select locations in the UK and Ireland. The burger was unveiled at an …

Costa Coffee unveils new vegan ‘bacon’ bap with parody video on Gordon Ramsay

The coffee giant has enlisted a Gordon Ramsay lookalike to front its new Vegan Bac’n Bap campaign after the chef ‘roasted’ the brand on social media. Today, Costa Coffee has launched a new Vegan Bac’n Bap across its UK branches. The move is in response to the growing demand for savoury plant-based options. The coffee …

51% of Brits willing to swap meat with plant-based alternatives, new survey finds

Respondents cited health, animal welfare, and environmental concerns as primary motivations for reducing their meat consumption. More than half of Brits are willing to swap meat with plant-based alternatives, according to research by  Appinio. The research platform surveyed 1000 British adults of which 69% identified themselves as omnivores. 11.4% said they were flexitarian, 8.7% vegetarian, …