Christmas – Totally Vegan Buzz

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 …

M&S launches vegan food gift bag for Christmas

The delightful festive hamper features truffles, pies, jam and more. Marks & Spencer has launched an elaborate Vegan Christmas Food Gift Bag full of irresistible festive vegan treats from the brand’s Plant Kitchen range.  The £40 hamper includes: Mount Benson Shiraz (75cl) Plant Kitchen Christmas pudding (100g) Vegan cocoa dusted truffles (260g) Plant Kitchen 4 …

Greggs just launched vegan mince pie for Christmas

The British high street bakery’s latest vegan offering has already rolled out in select stores across the U.K – retailing at 59p each or six for £1.75. High street bakery Greggs has unveiled vegan mince pies, according to Vegan Food UK. The food account recently shared a picture of the pie box, which has already …

Tesco launches a 15 vegan-item dinner box for Christmas

“We’ve seen an increased demand for vegan options across the business and Christmas is no different, with the new Finest Vegan Christmas Dinner Box joining our other dinner box for two option, so that there’s something for everyone.” Tesco has launched its ultimate Vegan Christmas Dinner Box for Two for the festive period following increased …

Plant-based Christmas dinners set to be more popular than beef and lamb this year

“We lift the lid on what this year’s ‘unprecedented Christmas’ will look like – from virtual Christmas dinners to a rise in charitable giving and more households than ever before enjoying ‘conscious Christmas’ celebrations.” According to Tesco’s annual Christmas report, the UK is preparing for a green festive season with plant-based main courses overtaking beef …

One Planet Pizza launches vegan Christmas pizza at Ocado

“The Crustmas Feast is going to be an exciting addition to the festive menus of plant-based eaters this Christmas, and will save a few real turkey’s feathers from being plucked as well as ruffling a few amongst your close ones.” Plant-based pizza company One Planet Pizza has just launched a unique Christmas offering. The brand …

Organic vegan panettone cake launches at M&S for Christmas

The mouthwatering sweet treat is just one of many tasty new plant-based products launched at the high-street retailer for the upcoming festive season. Marks & Spencer has been expanding its plant-based range with some delicious new launches including ice creams, marshmallows, and decadent desserts in recent months. The latest addition includes Mindfulbite’s Italian Vegan Christmas …