Christmas – Totally Vegan Buzz

Starbucks finally drops extra charge for non-dairy milks

All of the coffee giant’s 1,020 stores across the UK will offer all of its plant-based milk options, including oat, almond, coconut, and soy for no extra charge. Starbucks has finally announced that it will drop the upcharge for alternative milks. Starting 5 January, all of the coffee giant’s 1,020 stores across the UK will …

Krispy Kreme expands vegan range with three mouth-watering flavours. Here’s where to get them

The hand-crafted range will debut in totally new flavours: Fudge Brownie Bliss, Caramel Choc Delight and Apple Custard Crumble. US doughnut chain Krispy Kreme is launching three new vegan flavors at its United Kingdom locations on 31 December. The new indulgent range comes just in time for Veganuary – where people pledge to go vegan …

Damning footage reveals abhorrent animal cruelty at turkey farm linked to supermarkets

“These well-natured birds are treated as nothing more than Christmas commodities – packed into densely populated sheds.” An undercover investigation into a deeply overcrowded Lincolnshire farm has revealed disturbing scenes of the abhorrent treatment of turkeys destined for Christmas dinners. Leading vegan campaigning charity Viva! conducted the investigation. The farm in question is operated by …

Vegan butcher launches ‘perfect’ royal Christmas dinner box worth its price

The box serves two people and is packed with plant-based versions of Yutelide favourites including vegan turkey plus all the trimmings. The UK’s first vegan butcher shop has launched its luxury Christmas dinner package priced at £79.00. Rudy’s ‘Royal Christmas Meat Feast box’, which feeds two people contains a complete roast dinner. It features its famous Christmas …

Lindt expands vegan chocolate range with vegan cream eggs and Easter bunny

The new vegan treats are made with oat milk and almonds. Lindt has expanded its vegan range with new product announcements. The Swiss chocolate company is now launching its first vegan Easter bunny and vegan cream eggs. The vegan treats are made with oat milk and almonds. The vegan cream eggs with hazelnut filling costs …

1 in 5 Brits to eat meat-free meals this Christmas

A majority of the respondents eating plant-based for Christmas made the switch within the past four years. An impressive 20% of Brits are planning to ditch meat this Christmas, according to a survey. Food delivery platform Deliveroo, which commissioned a survey of 2,000 adults also found that the majority (58%) eating plant-based for Christmas made …

Tesco reports record vegan Christmas sales as COVID boosts interest in sustainability

“The increased interest in plant-based and vegan products, and the company’s success in reducing plastic, reveals just how important sustainability is to contemporary grocery retailing in the UK.” Tesco has reported having a “record” vegan Christmas as sales of the retailer’s largest-ever Plant Chef range spiked by more than 90%. The data comes after the …

Brian May questions the Christmas tradition of having a turkey, says ‘its not attractive to me now’

The legendary musician says: “Having a dead bird on the Christmas table is not attractive to me now, even though it was a big part of my childhood.” This year, musician Brian May celebrated a ‘peaceful and hopeful’ Christmas and feasted on a turkey-free and 90 % plant-based dinner. Sharing the highlights of his Christmas …

Piers Morgan blasts Meghan Markle for using celeb connections to promote vegan latte brand

Piers Morgan is often heard mocking those promoting a vegan lifestyle and this time Meghan has come under fire from the T.V presenter. Television presenter Piers Morgan has blasted Meghan Markle for sending gift samples of Clevr Blends’ vegan latte powders to Oprah Winfrey. According to the 55- year-old TV host, the Duchess of Sussex …

Tesco scraps 20m single-use plastic items from Christmas range

“It’s an important commitment given the damage we all know that glitter and throwaway plastic is doing to our marine environment.” UK’s largest supermarket chain Tesco has scrapped 20m pieces of single-use plastic from its Christmas range this year in an effort to tackle plastic pollution. The move is part of its pledge towards removing …

UK poll shows 20% Brits will cook a fully vegan Christmas dinner this year

“Our survey results show people are increasingly willing to forgo their traditional Christmas foodie treats for healthier alternatives even when it makes cooking vegan for the whole family.” 1 in 5 Brits will serve an entirely vegan Christmas dinner this year, a poll reveals. The survey has been conducted by cheese giant Applewood wherein it …

UK’s first permanent vegan butcher launches vegan Christmas festive meat box at £13.75 per head

The vegan Christmas feast box contains all the classic Christmas dishes including a turkey, meatloaf en-croute, ham, pastrami and more. Rudy’s – the spectacular vegan diner and UK’s first vegan butcher has launched its first Christmas Meat Feast Box for four priced at £13.75 per head. It created the box so that vegans can enjoy all …