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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 …

Nescafé launches three creamy vegan latte flavours in UK supermarkets

Nestlé has launched three new vegan latte mixes under the Nescafé Gold brand. The soluble almond, oat and coconut lattes are available in Tesco around the country, and will reach other supermarkets in February 2020. The products which Nestlé say create a frothy, smooth and creamy coffee drink are all certified by The Vegan Society. …

Burger King’s plant-based Impossible Whopper launches in 7,200 stores

Burger King is launching its plant-based Impossible Whopper across US stores this week following the raging success of a trial. The fast food giant initially launched the burger patty from Impossible Foods at sites in St Louis, where the plant-based option outsold national averages by 18.5%. Chris Finazzo, president of Burger King North America said …

Slaughterhouse protesters can now face 5 years in jail

Vegan activists who hold demonstrations at slaughterhouses and farms can now face five years in prison in Australia, the government has announced.  Protesters aiming to expose brutality can also face fines of up to $12,600 AUS as officials aim to deter a wave of activism in the country in recent times.  Activists often use tactics …

New Zealand government encourages plant-based eating

New Zealand’s government has included the promotion of plant-based eating in a groundbreaking report into the future of its health sector and sustainability. The Ministry of Health published report titled Sustainability and the Health Sector, which looks into the carbon footprint of hospitals and other healthcare providers. It suggests introducing new vegan menus, encouraging people …