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Two Michelin star chef refuses to cater vegan food because ‘it’s a rip-off’

Nottingham based Michelin-starred chef has refused to add vegan meals on menu because he feels his critically acclaimed menu cannot be recreated with cheaply available vegan ingredients. Chef Sat Bains has had a 33-year illustrious career in which he has earned 2 Michelin stars and a reputation for his carefully curated menu that mainly caters …

Asda to close its meat and fish counters across stores

UK’s second largest supermarket, Asda has announced that it is replacing all its meat and fish sections with ready-to-eat food counters serving vegan fare among other items. Following a spate of trialing alternatives over the past year, Asda is set to transform its meat counters into “Food for Now” areas that will sell ready-to-eat items …

Ben & Jerry’s launches new vegan ice cream called “Netflix & Chilll’d”

Ice cream giant Ben & Jerry’s has released its newest flavor called Netflix & Chilll’d using almond milk for the vegan version. In a first-time collaboration with Netflix, the Vermont-based ice cream company has released a flavor to capture the essence of the cult phrase-“Netflix and chill.”  The brand’s new Netflix inspired flavor features peanut …

Pret a Manger launches vegan croissant and will serve plant milk for free

Pret A Manger has dropped its surcharge for plant-based milk alternatives, added oat milk to its menu and is launching its vegan croissant just in time for Veganuary. Pret customers can now enjoy their barista prepared hot and cold drinks without paying any surcharge for milk alternatives. The sandwich coffee chain is also offering oat …

Oatly is offering free vegan drinks across the UK to help people switch to plant-based milk

Swedish plant milk brand Oatly has decided to tour parts of the UK offering free coffee, tea and chocolate drinks to encourage customers to ditch dairy for oat milk.  Oatly is on another promotional spree to entice customers to try oat milk in their beverages and this month, the vegan brand is gearing to set …

Asda launches new limited-edition vegan rainbow pizza to celebrate Veganuary

UK supermarket giant Asda has unveiled a range of delectable vegan treats this month for consumers opting for plant-based alternatives. After introducing its own-label range of 48 vegan products in time for Veganuary, the supermarket giant is back with a limited time vegan rainbow pizza. The new vegan pizza priced at £2.70 will be available …

Domino’s Pizza tests plant-based toppings for its US menu

The international pizza chain has announced it is open to introducing more vegan options and is internally testing new plant-based toppings. Although the pizza giant has successfully added a vegan beef topping to three of its popular pizzas in Australia and also added a vegan cheese pizza across its outlets in the UK, the company is …

New ‘not vegan but plant based’ Rebel Whopper from Burger King is a win for veganism

Burger King UK has angered many vegans after releasing a plant-based Whopper which is grilled on the same surface as the meat version.  The fast food giant has not listed the Rebel Whopper as a vegan product and explained that the burger is not aimed at vegans or vegetarians, but instead at ‘flexitarians’. Burger King’s …

Company plans to save billions of birds by making vegan meat cheaper than chicken

A startup food company is developing new production technology which aims to make plant-based chicken as cheap or cheaper than meat produced in factory farms. Seattle-based company Rebellyous explained that plant-based meats are typically two to five times the price of animal produce due to the vast scale of meat production. This means that many …

M&S to launch new vegan range with 100 plant-based meals, snacks and drinks – just in time for Veganuary

M&S has a massive and impressive vegan lineup with innovative meat-less options to ring in the new year. The brand’s popular Plant Kitchen range has been steadily adding new vegan dishes to its repertoire the past year and the supermarket is now ready for another onslaught of new vegan dishes in an attempt to offer …

Plant-based food trend is here to stay believes Dunkin’ chairman

Current chairman and former CEO of fast-food chain Dunkin’ Nigel Travis has been on the corporate fast-food scene for nearly five decades and he thinks that plant-based food is a trend here to stay. In his 50 years of managing food businesses including leadership at Burger King and CEO of Papa John’s to the CEO …