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Outrage as Burger King passes off beef patties for plant-based ‘Impossible Whopper’

Vegans have been left furious after Burger King was caught passing off its standard beef patties for the plant-based ‘Impossible Whopper’. A chain in Brooklyn admitted staff had been serving the so-called vegan dish but filling it with real meat. Eater first revealed the Burger King on 736 Broadway had been swapping out Seamless delivery …

Plant milk giant Oatly plans UK factory to meet unprecedented demand

Plant-based milk brand Oatly is plotting to open a new factory in the UK to meet overwhelming demand for dairy alternatives. The company’s oat-based milks have been a raging success and been met with huge demand, even leading to shortages in some areas as popularity of plant milk continues to soar. To keep up with …

Beyond Meat’s vegan burgers sell out immediately on debut at German Lidl stores

Beyond Meat’s plant-based burger was a raging success on its debut in Lidl stores in Germany, with reports suggesting it sold out ‘immediately’. The company recently announced it would start producing its Beyond Burger in Europe for the first time by 2020. Lidl stores in Germany began importing the burger last week, and were hit …

Vegans hijack National Cheese Day in Twitterstorm to prove you don’t need dairy

Vegans successfully crashed National Cheese Day this year by sharing the most mouth-watering plant-based cheeses across social media. The traditionally dairy-filled celebration encourages cheese lovers to tuck in to animal products, but as the popularity and quality of the vegan cheese market skyrockets, vegans hijacked the day. Animal welfare group Mercy for Animals kicked off …

KFC plans plant-based chicken release in the US

The US president of KFC has revealed how the company has made a dramatic U-turn on its approach to the vegan market in the past six months. The fried chicken company is planning to react to a rapidly growing interest in plant-based meat alternatives as veganism continues to skyrocket. Kevin Hochman told Business Insider: “If …

90 percent of customers at this vegan pizzeria are non-vegans

Vegans have no shortage of incredible pizza options these days – from oven baked frozen pizzas with stretchy cheese or plant-based restaurants which have been crowned among the best pizzas in the world. And the vegan pizza revolution is not only beneficial for those who ditch dairy, but is also attracting non-vegans to the movement …

McDonald’s CEO delays vegan burger as he’s unsure veganism will ‘maintain the same level of buzz’

The CEO of McDonald’s has remained non-committal on the prospect of bringing out a vegan burger as the company waits to see if the ‘buzz’ around veganism will be maintained.  Steve Easterbrook admitted that the huge interest in plant-based meat alternatives is ‘not faddish’ in an interview with CNBC. But he said the company …

Burger King’s Plant-Based ‘Impossible Whopper’ To Launch In Europe Following Huge Success Of US Trial

Burger King is set to introduce its plant-based Impossible Whopper to the European market following its sensational trial in the US. The fast food giant has announced it will first release the burger – which closely mimics the meat version – in Sweden from this Wednesday. The news sparks hopes that Burger King will continue …

Internet Trolls Filmed Tasting Vegan Meat After Posting ‘Savage’ Comments On Plant-Based Products

Internet trolls who posted ‘savage’ comments on a vegan meat company’s social media pages have been forced to eat their words. Meat alternative company This invited three meat eaters in after they insulted the company’s products in posts on the company’s Instagram. The company gave them the chance to try bacon, sea salt & black …

Pret a Manger’s ‘Veggie Pret’ brand set for rapid expansion with acquisition of eat’s 96 stores

Pret a Manger is planning to ramp up its focus on the plant-based market with the expansion of its Veggie Pret brand. The chain is in talks to buy ‘the majority’ of sandwich chain Eat’s 96 stores to assist the development of its vegetarian and vegan branch, according to reports. At the moment Pret only …

Mr Kipling Creator Premier Foods To Launch ‘Plantastic’ Vegan Range Of Desserts And Soups To Target ‘Growing Trends’

Supermarket giant Premier Foods, the maker of Mr. Kipling and Bisto, has announced plans to launch a range of vegan desserts and soups this year. The company is developing a ‘Plantastic’ range which it says is in response to ‘current customer trends’. Premier Foods has a huge range of supermarket products including Ambrosia Rice and …

Veganism is a stock market winner as shares in Greggs and Beyond Meat soar

Interest, excitement and investment in the vegan meat-alternative market is swelling to unprecedented levels and creating huge profits for companies reacting to the rise of veganism. Shares in Greggs boomed to an all-time high yesterday (May 14) due largely to the sensational popularity of its vegan sausage roll. This follows Beyond Meat’s incredible debut on …