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Declan Donnelly considers going vegan after noticing Simon Cowell’s health transformation

Impressed by Simon Cowell’s health transformation since the music mogul transitioned to a plant based diet, TV host Declan Donnelly has spoken about his temptation to follow suit and go vegan. Cowell has spoken about feeling fitter and healthier since ditching animal products earlier this year, and his appearance on Britain’s Got Talent has impressed …

Vegan takeaway food sales grow by 388% in 2 years

Vegan meals are fast becoming takeaway favourites in the UK with meatless alternatives rapidly growing in popularity in comparison to animal products. The British Takeaway Campaign conducted research which found that orders of plant-based takeaways grew a staggering 388% between 2016 and 2018.  “As people look for healthier and more diverse eating options, they aren’t …

Lewis Hamilton launches global vegan burger restaurant franchise

Vegan Formula 1 champ Lewis Hamilton is launching a vegan burger chain starting with a site in London. The animal lover’s new venture named Neat Burger has ambitions to open 14 sites globally in the next two years. Hamilton is working with Beyond Meat investor Tommaso Chiabra and hospitality company The Cream Group to launch …

‘Huge drugs bust’ at Gatwick Airport was actually vegan cake ingredients

Vegan chefs be warned: You might want to label your ingredients and even bring samples if you don’t want to be arrested the next time you head through the airport. BTP Sussex (British Transport Police) have issued a warning after a mix-up led them to believe they had discovered a ‘huge drugs bust’ at Gatwick …

KFC & Beyond Meat’s vegan fried chicken sold out in just five hours

The verdict is out and by the looks of it KFC and Beyond Meat are clucking in delight.  KFC’s test drive to gauge customer response to their Vegan alternatives to fried chicken nuggets and boneless wings saw people swarming the Atlanta outlet from the moment the store opened. The vegan options, which included Beyond Fried …

FACT: Farm animals (and not vegans) consume 90% of soybean crops

90% of soybean crops, 50% of grain crops, and 40% of fish caught all go into feeding farm animals. Alarming figures and you could be shaking your head in disbelief, but the truth is livestock are not on a grass fed diet. In fact, these figures also refute the popular belief that rainforests are being …

Vegan fried chicken coming to KFC

KFC plans to test plant-based chicken nuggets and boneless wings from Beyond Meat at an Atlanta restaurant and get its customers to review the meatless variant to its popular meat counterpart. KFC, known for its fried chicken, will serve the six or 12-piece combo plant-based nugget meals for $6.49 and $8.49 and boneless wings for …

Greggs are working on making their popular products vegan

Greggs basking in the glory of its iconic Quorn filled vegan sausage roll has transformed from an “old-fashioned bakery from the north” to a “modern food-on-the-go brand.” The Quorn-filled roll, which launched in January, was such a hit that Greggs was forced to increase production. Their profits also boomed with Greggs confirming that sales had …

Chef Eddie Huang turns vegan because of Amazon rainforest fires

Huang—owner of NYC’s BaoHaus restaurant and former host of Viceland’s Huang’s World—vowed to have eaten his last meal of beef on Friday. He took to Instagram to make the switch official, where he wrote: “After watching videos of the Amazon on fire this week, Ive decided that this corned beef I ate at Junior’s last …

NEW Phuture Foods plant based pork for Hong Kong

Phuture Foods is looking to monopolize the Asian food industry by pioneering a plant-based pork substitute called Phuture Minced Pork to meet high demands for pork in the continent.  The start-up intends to sell vegan pork meat in Hong Kong with plans to expand in Malaysia and Singapore thereafter. With the plant-based pork being halal, …

Vegan JUST Egg to launch in 2,000+ Kroger stores across the US

Grocery king Kroger has partnered with plant-based startup JUST and will stock JUST Vegan Eggs in more than 2,000 stores across the US, reports CNN. Josh Tetrick- the Co-Founder and CEO of JUST, calls the launch with Kroger, ‘a big deal’.  Some Kroger stores already display the mung bean based bottled vegan egg, but the …

Eating plant based may help prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Globally, diabetes is on the rise! The World Health Organization reports that the number of people with diabetes has escalated from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014. Researchers studying diabetes have always stressed on following a wholesome diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes and nuts and keeping meat consumption to …