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Tokyo’s first vegan convenience store opens in Asakusa

Tokyo’s first ever 100% vegan convenience store has launched in Asakusa to serve exclusive plant-based foods and merchandise. Vegan Store opened its doors in Asakusa on December 3 becoming Tokyo’s first grocery store to cater to vegans, vegetarians and anyone looking to eat healthy and delicious plant-based food. The convenience store is only a few …

General Mills owned Yoplait debuts dairy-free yogurt

General Mills has launched its first-ever coconut-based non-dairy yogurt, under the Oui by Yoplait brand.  The Golden Valley-based mega food maker unveiled the dairy free versions of its French-style yogurt brand Oui in the US.  The dairy free yogurt is made using coconut milk and is available in vanilla, strawberry, mango and raspberry flavours. The …

The Herbivorous Butcher siblings in dispute with Nestlé over “VEGAN BUTCHER” trademark title

Minneapolis based The Herbivorous Butcher has objected to the food giant trademarking the term “vegan butcher” coined by them. Aubry and Kale Walch started the first vegan butcher shop in 2016 in the United States selling meat-free “meats” and dairy-free cheeses. In August 2017, they applied for four trademarks with the United States Patent and …

Sainsbury’s to launch 31 new vegan products this Veganuary

UK supermarket Sainsbury’s has announced the launch of its Plant Pioneers range to cater to the growing demand for animal free food.  According to Sainsbury’s, more customers than ever before are choosing cruelty-free alternatives and the supermarket has seen a staggering rise in vegan sales both online and instore. Sainsbury’s noted that the plant-based market …

Australia’s meat-free brand raises $35 million to expand plant-based meat production in the country

Australian startup v2food has secured a mammoth investment to tap into the growing market of plant-based foods. In a recent Series A round led by Main Sequence Ventures and Horizon Ventures, vegan brand v2food managed to raised AUD $35 million. The food brand backed by the CSIRO and Hungry Jack’s founder Jack Cowin, launched last …

Shaquille O’Neal devours two vegan burgers at Atlanta’s Slutty Vegan

Four-time NBA champion Shaquille O’Neal relishes on “Hussy Fussy” burgers on his visit to Atlanta’s Slutty Vegan restaurant. The retired NBA player ordered two “Hussy Fussy” burgers at Slutty Vegan’s Atlanta restaurant and couldn’t resist wolfing them down in record time. In a video shared on Slutty Vegan’s Facebook account, Shaquille O’Neal takes a bite …

Pie company Higgidy to launch its first vegan roll

Higgidy has introduced a plant based vegan roll that will sell in Waitrose from December 30. UK based pie giant Higgidy has developed a plant-based product named Miso Mushroom in time for the world’s biggest one-month pledge to go vegan-Veganuary.  The meat-less rolls are made with chestnut and porcini mushrooms along with pearly barley, spring …

Bakery group Oggs teams up with Macpac for eco-friendly food trays

Oggs has collaborated with packaging designers and manufacturers Macpac to launch 100% recyclable and biodegradable packaging. Oggs, a UK based bakery company tasked Macpac to manufacture a range of eco-friendly packaging using food grade recycled PET containing 100% recycled material that was not only 100% biodegradable but also safe for the products throughout their shelf …

Morrisons to sell £10 food boxes for just £3.09 to reduce food waste

Morrisons has launched a new discount scheme that allows customers to buy unsold food at a cheaper rate in a bid to reduce food wastage.    Morrisons has partnered with the Too Good to Go app making it the first supermarket in the UK to come up with a strategy that not only helps customers on …

National Trust launches vegan cream tea in 350 of its UK locations

The National Trust has introduced vegan cream tea in 350 locations across the UK to cater to the growing demand for dairy-free alternatives.  The National Trust is an independent charity that works for the environment and heritage conservation. It owns around 500 heritage properties across the UK including more than 350 historic houses, 160 gardens, …

Vegan drive-thru Plant Power Fast Food to replace Carl’s Jr. in California

San Diego’s vegan chain Plant Power Fast Food (PPFF) has taken over a closed Carl’s Jr outlet and will convert it into a vegan drive-thru by early 2020. Plant Power Fast Food that started out to provide plant-based fast-food alternatives to customers looking for healthier options to fast food will set up its next vegan drive-thru in …

Mrs. Crimble’s launching vegan gluten-free choc macaroons

Mrs Crimble’s has launched a vegan plus gluten-free version of its popular chocolate macaroon. Acting on its mission to ‘connect people to nature through healthy food that’s better for people and the planet’, Wessanen UK – the company that owns Mrs Crimble’s has expanded the brand’s gluten-free portfolio with a vegan alternative of its choc …