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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 …

Vegan Haribo Sweets Now in Tesco

The soft, jelly, fruit flavoured candy comes in a cute golden 11-inch-tall bear-shaped container. Most of the German confectionery company’s recipes use non vegetarian glazing agents- beeswax, beef or pork gelatin.  However, Haribo’s latest candy has no traces of animal ingredients, appeasing vegans. The soft jelly sweets contain fruit juice concentrates from lemons, oranges, strawberries, …

80% of Americans plan to replace meat with plant-based alternatives

According to Numerator’s Infoscout Omnipanel data, 80% of US shoppers might replace a portion or all of their meat consumption with meatless alternatives. Results of the study indicated that 21% were ready to go completely vegan; 23% intended to replace a sizeable portion; whereas 36% were comfortable in replacing only a small portion of their …

Plant based KFC-style popcorn chicken pieces at Asda

Asda is wooing vegans with its plant-based array of dishes that are not only meat-free but tasty. UK’s second-largest supermarket chain now sells its own vegan, KFC-style, frozen, soy-based chicken pieces in a crispy southern-fried coating. The item is low in saturated fat and a source of protein, according to the product’s label. This meat-free …

NEW plant-based Rebel Whopper released by Burger King in Brazil

This meatless patty produced by meat giant Marfrig will be on the menu in 58 stores in São Paulo from September 10th. After launching its plant based – Impossible Whopper – in all of its 7,200 US stores last month; Burger King has decided to trial a plant-based patty by the world’s largest producer of …

Beyond meat to launch new plant-based bacon and steak

With its signature plant-based ‘Beyond Burger’ being a huge hit, the company is now planning to develop meatless alternatives bacon and steak.  The company’s CEO- Ethan Brown has not officially announced a launch date yet, tagging it as part of Beyond Meat’s long-term project. Though, he did mention that the company was focused on expanding …

A vegan pie was named Pie Of The Year, and meat eaters can’t handle it

A vegan pie has caused hysteria among meat-eaters after it was named the ‘Supreme Champion’ at the National Pie Awards. The curried sweet potato, butternut squash and spinach pie, created by John Thorner, won the coveted award at the British Pie Awards, overcoming competition from traditional meaty entries. The vegan treat beat 886 other pies …

Lidl launches budget Ben & Jerry’s-style ice cream

Lidl has launched vegan Ben & Jerry’s style ice cream at stores in the US. The budget supermarket offers non-dairy version of its ice cream range using coconut milk as its base ingredient.  The range is available in Chocolate or Cookie Dough flavour – similar to ice cream giant Ben & Jerry’s in both flavour, …

Online shopper disgusted after supermarket replaces out of stock vegan sausages with meat

An online vegan shopper was furious when her online delivery arrived after discovering the supermarket had replaced her plant-based sausages with a meat version. Coles customer Gabi Jo from Sydney, Australia was disgusted to be given the beef and pork Primo sausages in place of the Alternative Meat Company sausages she had ordered. Jo had …

Plant-based Impossible Burger to launch in 1,500 hospitals and schools

Plant-based options will soon be more readily available across the US after Impossible Foods partnered with a catering service which supplies public buildings across the country. The plant-based burgers will be available at 1,500 schools and hospital cafeterias thanks to the partnership with Sodexo. As demand for vegan options ramps up across the country, Sodexo …

Burger King’s Impossible Whopper is cooked on the same grill as meat – would you still eat it?

Burger King’s Impossible Whopper has divided opinion among vegans after it was revealed the new plant-based patty will be grilled on the same surface as the meat version. The fast food giant has announced the Impossible Foods burger will be rolled out to all 7,200 US sites this week. The patty is made primarily from …

Subway to launch plant-based Beyond Meatball Marinara sub at 685 stores

Subway has announced plans to release a plant-based sub using Beyond Meat meatballs. The Beyond Meatball Marinara will be available in 685 restaurants in the US and Canada for a limited time. From September Subway is partnering with Beyond Meat to test the market for its plant-based protein options.  The new sub is made with …