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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 …

Meat demand in Europe falls by 20% in just 3 months.

Demand for meat has fallen dramatically in recent months, a meat industry expert has warned. Speaking at a conference in Christchurch, New Zealand, Jeff Grant, a red meat sector representative of New Zealand, warned that Europe’s meat demand has reduced by 20 percent in less than three months. Grant said that the ‘biggest issue in …

Vegan restaurants are taking over New York City

New York City is in the midst of a vegan tidal wave.  Consumers are ditching the once popular cheesy pizzas and greasy hot dogs as more and more healthy, ethical plant based restaurants pop up across the city. Restaurateur Nima Garos, co-founder of vegan hotspot JaJaJa Plantas Mexicana in Chinatown and Williamsburg, told the New …

Heinz tweaks No Added Sugar Beans recipe to make it vegan

Food giant Heinz has removed honey extract from its No Added Sugar Heinz Beans recipe to make it suitable for vegans. The beans are used in breakfast meals from budget pub chain Wetherspoons, meaning vegans can now safely enjoy a full vegan English at the bars. A spokesperson for Heinz told Plant Based News: “All …

Healthy vegan trail mix range launches at Tesco

A new healthy vegan trail mix range has been launched at Tesco stores across the UK. Real Handful has launched two new resealable trail mix sharing packs exclusively to the UK’s biggest supermarket chain. After launching the brand in 2016, co-founders Joe and Carly Taylor have expanded their trail mix range to launch Strawberry Stomp …