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Tokyo introduces more vegan options for the 2020 Olympics

Japanese lawmakers have considered implementing certain guidelines to make food choices more vegan friendly ahead of the 2020 Olympics. Japan is deliberating on how to make vegetarians and vegans tourists visiting Japan during the Summer Olympics find suitable meal options. The government officials in a meeting proposed some steps to make the transition smoother such …

Gregg’s vegan steak bake to hit stores soon

Greggs has been working on making its popular products vegan and customers could soon sink their teeth into the brand’s iconic vegan steak bake. After Greggs’ Quorn filled vegan sausage roll was declared a runaway success, the bakery chain has been busy in the kitchen. Although, Greggs has not yet released an official statement, the …

OPINION: The hummus has betrayed us

or, Unconnected Thoughts on Industrial Food Production We are a community in crisis. At the beginning of November, Zorba Delicacies Limited, leading supplier of hummus to the UK’s supermarkets, announced a product recall due to the possible presence of salmonella. Some 80 hummus products, produced for retailers like Sainsburys, Asda, Lidl, Aldi, Morrisons, Spar, Safeway, …

Beyond Meat aims to launch in China by next year

Beyond Meat has announced massive expansion plans as it prepares to debut in China by 2020. After establishing its presence in several Asian countries such as Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong, Beyond Meat, a vegan startup, is aiming to tap into China’s mainstream market- the world’s largest hog producer and pork consumer. Executive Chairman Seth …

Morrisons to debut vegan pork pie just in time for Christmas

Morrisons has introduced a vegan version of its classic pork pie increasing its range for a rapidly growing plant-based market.  The Vegan ‘No Pork’ Pie will be on sale from December 9th at £1.75 each or two for £3. The vegan pork variant is close on the heels of the brand’s foot-long vegan sausage roll, …

PETA UK launches campaign for a McVegan Burger from McDonald’s

PETA has urged McDonald’s to bring its McVegan burger in the UK in new petition. Vegan charity PETAUK wants the fast food giant to introduce its meaty vegan burger across its 1,270 branches in the country. The burger already enjoys a huge fan following in Sweden and Finland after the chain sold 150,000 of its …

Ben & Jerry’s launches vegan ice cream burgers in the UK

Ben & Jerry’s has partnered with BOSH! to launch three mouthwatering limited-edition vegan desserts that will sell in select European scoop shops this month.  To make the World Vegan Month memorable, the ice cream brand approached BOSH!’s Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, to whip up an ice-cream ‘burger’, hot chocolate, and sundae. In a statement …

JUST set to launch slaughter-free chicken nuggets made from animal cells

JUST has announced plans to debut its newest chicken nuggets prepared from cultivated meat that eliminates the need to kill animals. JUST, the US vegan food business that has made plant-based mayonnaise and vegan eggs is now ready with its cell-based chicken nugget formula.  The company uses cellular agriculture to harvest animal cells in a …

Costa Coffee to offer plant-based milk at no extra charge

Costa Coffee has announced that it has dropped its surcharge for plant-based milk for the festive season.  The UK coffee giant already serves soy without any extra charge but will now include coconut and almond too in the price of the drink. The chain said that form 1 November to 1 January 2020, customers could …

Morrisons to sell foot-long vegan sausage roll for £1

Morrisons has announced a giant vegan sausage roll tapping on the growing popularity of plant-based alternative meat. After Greggs swept the market with its plant-based sausage roll, Morrisons has followed suit with a whopper sized foot long vegan roll. The roll weighs 466 grams, almost four times the weight of normal sized roll. It’s also …

OPINION: Eating fake meat doesn’t make you a hypocritical vegan

More than 2000 years ago, during the Han dynasty of China, a substance was created by curdling the milk made from ground soybeans, in a process analogous to that used to make cow’s milk into cheese. Nobody is precisely sure about the substance’s origin. Legends say it was developed by Prince Liú Ān of Huainan …

Selfridges UK unveils a massive sweets hall with a dedicated vegan counter

Selfridges has launched a brand-new confectionery hall featuring world famous chocolate brands and a special vegan counter. The iconic luxury department has unveiled its revamped confectionery hall with over 1500 different varieties of chocolates and sweets from 40 brands all under one roof. Chocolate connoisseurs can now feast on delicious treats from leading brands such …