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OPINION: The hummus has betrayed us

or, Unconnected Thoughts on Industrial Food Production We are a community in crisis. At the beginning of November, Zorba Delicacies Limited, leading supplier of hummus to the UK’s supermarkets, announced a product recall due to the possible presence of salmonella. Some 80 hummus products, produced for retailers like Sainsburys, Asda, Lidl, Aldi, Morrisons, Spar, Safeway, …

Beyond Meat aims to launch in China by next year

Beyond Meat has announced massive expansion plans as it prepares to debut in China by 2020. After establishing its presence in several Asian countries such as Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong, Beyond Meat, a vegan startup, is aiming to tap into China’s mainstream market- the world’s largest hog producer and pork consumer. Executive Chairman Seth …

Morrisons to debut vegan pork pie just in time for Christmas

Morrisons has introduced a vegan version of its classic pork pie increasing its range for a rapidly growing plant-based market.  The Vegan ‘No Pork’ Pie will be on sale from December 9th at £1.75 each or two for £3. The vegan pork variant is close on the heels of the brand’s foot-long vegan sausage roll, …

PETA UK launches campaign for a McVegan Burger from McDonald’s

PETA has urged McDonald’s to bring its McVegan burger in the UK in new petition. Vegan charity PETAUK wants the fast food giant to introduce its meaty vegan burger across its 1,270 branches in the country. The burger already enjoys a huge fan following in Sweden and Finland after the chain sold 150,000 of its …

Ben & Jerry’s launches vegan ice cream burgers in the UK

Ben & Jerry’s has partnered with BOSH! to launch three mouthwatering limited-edition vegan desserts that will sell in select European scoop shops this month.  To make the World Vegan Month memorable, the ice cream brand approached BOSH!’s Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, to whip up an ice-cream ‘burger’, hot chocolate, and sundae. In a statement …

JUST set to launch slaughter-free chicken nuggets made from animal cells

JUST has announced plans to debut its newest chicken nuggets prepared from cultivated meat that eliminates the need to kill animals. JUST, the US vegan food business that has made plant-based mayonnaise and vegan eggs is now ready with its cell-based chicken nugget formula.  The company uses cellular agriculture to harvest animal cells in a …

Costa Coffee to offer plant-based milk at no extra charge

Costa Coffee has announced that it has dropped its surcharge for plant-based milk for the festive season.  The UK coffee giant already serves soy without any extra charge but will now include coconut and almond too in the price of the drink. The chain said that form 1 November to 1 January 2020, customers could …

Morrisons to sell foot-long vegan sausage roll for £1

Morrisons has announced a giant vegan sausage roll tapping on the growing popularity of plant-based alternative meat. After Greggs swept the market with its plant-based sausage roll, Morrisons has followed suit with a whopper sized foot long vegan roll. The roll weighs 466 grams, almost four times the weight of normal sized roll. It’s also …

OPINION: Eating fake meat doesn’t make you a hypocritical vegan

More than 2000 years ago, during the Han dynasty of China, a substance was created by curdling the milk made from ground soybeans, in a process analogous to that used to make cow’s milk into cheese. Nobody is precisely sure about the substance’s origin. Legends say it was developed by Prince Liú Ān of Huainan …

Selfridges UK unveils a massive sweets hall with a dedicated vegan counter

Selfridges has launched a brand-new confectionery hall featuring world famous chocolate brands and a special vegan counter. The iconic luxury department has unveiled its revamped confectionery hall with over 1500 different varieties of chocolates and sweets from 40 brands all under one roof. Chocolate connoisseurs can now feast on delicious treats from leading brands such …

Marks & Spencer to make their entire wine range vegan by 2022

In time for World Vegan Day (November 1st), Marks & Spencer have announced that their own-brand wine range will be fully vegan by 2022. While 70% of M&S brand wines are currently vegan, with the company having had wines labelled as vegetarian-friendly since 1998 and vegan since 2005, they plan to convert to a 100% …

Vegan food orders have shot up by 330% on Deliveroo in two years

According to Deliveroo, customers are increasingly choosing vegan food over their meat counterparts. The food delivery app has revealed vegan orders have spiked to over 330% in the past 2 years with the app receiving most orders for Honest Burgers’ PLANT – vegan + Chips, Wagamama’s vegatsu curry and Oowee Vegan’s Vegan Fried Chicken Burger. …