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UK pub giant to expand vegan offer as bosses predict ‘the trend in veganism will continue’

UK pub giant Greene King has announced it will cater for the rapidly growing vegan population by introducing an expanded range of plant-based meals at its venues.  The pub and brewer, which runs more than 3,000 pubs in the UK, has identified veganism as a key way to drive sales at the business. Chief executive …

Kellogg’s-owned MorningStar Farms goes vegan, saving 300 million eggs a year

Kellogg’s-owned brand MorningStar Farms has announced it is transitioning to veganism, which will spare an estimated 300 million eggs a year. The company has been known for producing vegetarian burgers, sausages and chicken nuggets for many years, but in the past its products have mostly contained egg whites. But that’s all about to change as …

Pineapple pizza colada launched at Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut is continuing to expand its vegan offering with a new product likely to divide opinion – the pineapple-topped Pizza Colada. The new pizza features the controversial fruit topping on a flatbread base, combined with bbq jackfruit, tomato sauce, peppers, red onion, sweetcorn and rocket. Pizza Hut says the new pizza offers ‘massive flavour’ …

Greggs is now on Just Eat with no delivery fee or minimum spend

Vegan sausage roll fanatics can now have their favourite plant-based pastry delivered to their door after UK bakery Greggs teamed up with Just Eat. The delivery service will offer all of Greggs’ food and drink with no minimum spend or delivery fee from stores in London, Glasgow and Newcastle.  And any Gregg-ites desperate for an …

The McDonald’s ‘Big Vegan’ burger is coming

McDonald’s has announced the next stage of its ‘Big Vegan’ burger expansion with the plant-based option set to hit venues in Israel. And the fast food giant has indicated it will further roll out the burger if the trial is successful. The Big Vegan burger is McDonald’s’ answer to the growing trend for high street …

Meat eaters furious over vegan Cornish pasty launch

So here we go again – meat eaters are losing their minds after finding out one of their sacred pastry-covered meat treats can be made vegan. No, this time it’s not the Greggs vegan sausage roll. The Cornish Vegan Pasty Company has entered the market with a pasty containing seitan in place of steak. Following …

Michelin-starred chef put chicken stock in vegan curry

As veganism becomes more mainstream and high street chains introduce plant-based options, it’s still advisable to be vigilant to ensure dishes truly contain no animal products. Vegans are all too often accidentally served up meat and dairy as venues new to veganism make clumsy blunders. But if you’re splashing out on some high-end vegan fine …

KFC vegan burger sells out within four days of launch

KFC’s trial of the vegan Imposter Burger has been a raging success, with the plant-based chicken burger selling out within four days of its launch. The fast food giant found sales of the new vegan chicken burger to be 500 percent higher than a normal burger. In KFC’s store on Gloucester Road in London, one …

Vegan, plastic free restaurant storms to top of TripAdvisor ratings

A vegan, plastic-free restaurant has become a raging success in Bournemouth, UK – storming to the top of the town’s TripAdvisor ratings within a year of launching. Twelve Eatery serves an exclusively plant-based and organic menu with a range of breakfasts, beer battered tofu and chips, burgers, juices and cocktails. The restaurant has made history …

Sainsbury’s ‘Meat Free Butchers’ has arrived

Sainsbury’s has launching a new butchers – but instead of the traditional array of animal meat, this counter is full of the best plant-based alternatives. While Tesco has been forced to close its meat counters due to low demand, Sainsbury’s is adapting to take advantage of the rise of veganism by opening a new Meat-Free …

Outrage as Tesco shopper ‘swaps labels on meat and vegetarian meals’

A malicious prankster has been swapping packaging of vegetarian and meat products to spite unsuspecting customers. A man bragged about the stunt on social media, sharing a picture of the products he sabotaged at Tesco. The unnamed prankster wrote on Facebook: “Sometimes I like to pop into Tesco & Switch the cardboard sleeves around on …

Greggs superfan tours UK to eat a vegan sausage roll from all 2,000 stores

A Greggs fanatic has fallen in love with the bakery’s vegan sausage rolls to such an extent that she’s pledged to tour the UK and eat one in every store in the country. Gregg’s launched its showpiece vegan roll at the start of the year, leading to hysteria from vegans and meat eaters alike. Vegetarian …