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Hemp tofu is the new high-protein, nutritious option taking the vegan world by storm

For some people, traditional tofu is off the menu due to allergies or simple taste preferences. But hang-on, have you tried the alternative version called Hemp tofu?  Or are you wondering if it’s worth the hype? What is hemp tofu?  Also known as Hemp-fu and Hefu, hemp tofu is simply tofu made from hemp seeds …

Supermarket giant Kroger launches vegan meat aisle

US supermarket giant Kroger will display plant-based meat in the conventional meat aisle for 20 weeks to gauge customers’ buying preferences. The company will plant a three-foot vegan meat display case in dedicated meat sections of 60 test stores in Denver, and parts of Indiana and Illinois over a 20-week period.  Earlier this month, Kroger …

Taco Bell launches first ever meat-free menu board

Taco Bell has launched its ‘first ever dedicated in-store vegetarian menu board’ across stores in the US. The fast food giant is rolling out a new menu which also contains brand-new meat-free products, including fully plant-based offers.  From tomorrow (September 12) Taco Bell stores will feature a “not-so-new ‘new’ vegetarian menu”, the company announced.  The …

Pub landlord bans beef and blames ‘billions of greedy mouths’ for Amazon fires

A pub landlord has revealed he will no longer serve beef in response to the fires which have devastated the Amazon rainforest.  Richard Bell, landlord at the Three Stags in Kennington, UK dramatically took a stand against beef consumption, which he said is destroying the Amazon ‘in order to feed beef to billions of greedy …

Asda launches plant-based ‘food coating’ to cut plastic and food waste

Asda is the first UK supermarket to try new invisible food-coating technology which prolongs shelf-life of fruit and reduces plastic waste. The plant-derived, water-based coating is designed by California-based food technology company Apeel Sciences. The coating provides an extra ‘peel’ that allows fruits and vegetables to remain fresh for a longer period of time.  Asda …

Startup’s new coconut wood technology to save 200 million trees a year

As rainforests are destroyed across the world and deforestation rapidly contributes to global warming, a startup business has found an ingenious solution to part of a growing problem.  The Asian pallet industry allows businesses to export a huge range of goods around the world. 1.7 billion pallets are manufactured annually for Asian exporters, resulting in …

Aldi expands vegan ready meal range

Aldi is set to launch three new vegan ready meals to expand its own brand plant-based range. The budget supermarket chain will introduce Red Pepper and Mango Curry, Smoky Jackfruit Chilli and Yellow Thai Curry to its I am Vegan selection. The frozen meals are approved by The Vegan Society and will be available in …

Vegans share pictures of their most disappointing in-flight meals

Many vegans will be all-too-familiar with pathetic airline food offers. If you’re fortunate enough to be given anything at all, rather than having to rely on airport crisps and nuts, it’s generally not worth holding your breath for anything remotely passable or nutritious. But as veganism accelerates in popularity, the plant-based community has had enough …

Walmart now stocks JUST vegan eggs

Plant-based JUST Egg has launched in selected Walmart stores across the US. The hugely successful mung beans-based vegan alternative was created to resemble the taste and texture of a chicken egg, but with no need for animal products used and a lower environmental footprint. The company has sold the vegan alternative equivalent of more than …

Quorn launches Vegan Spicy Escalopes and Tex Mex Nuggets

Quorn is introducing two new Vegan Spicy Tortilla Escalopes and Crunchy Tex Mex Nuggets in the UK.  The popular meat-free brand has launched the new high protein, low calorie products which will be available this year. Quorn said in a statement: “Tex-Mex food never fails to satisfy but can be heavy on meat and largely …

Terre à Terre: The vegan fine dining restaurant proving you don’t need meat for the perfect meal

The iconic venue of Terre à Terre in Brighton, UK, is the perfect example of vegan fine dining which could turn even the staunchest of meat eaters into a raging plant-lover. As veganism takes the fast-food world by storm, it’s worth reminding ourselves that we don’t need an Imposter Whopper to enjoy a truly indulgent …