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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 …

Review: vegan Pizzeria Purezza, the world pizza of the year winner capable of converting the most dedicated cheese lover

Vegan pizzeria Purezza is at the forefront of a new generation of plant-based restaurants which provide a truly indulgent experience, and can be hugely influential in tearing apart common misconceptions about a vegan diet. The company’s restaurants in London and Brighton are the perfect answer to anyone who thinks they can’t go vegan because they …

Papa John’s has launched a vegan cheesy hot dog pizza, and people are loving it

Pizza delivery chain Papa John’s has added a new hot dog-style vegan pizza to its UK menu. The US-inspired pizza is covered in vegan cheese, plant-based hot dog sausages and mustard – and has a Heinz Tomato Ketchup base. The sausage is made from soy, while Papa John’s uses Sheese in place of dairy cheese …

Ginsters has launched a vegan Moroccan vegetable pasty

Cornish pastry company Ginsters is set to release a vegan Moroccan Vegetable Pasty to meet growing demand for mainstream plant-based options. Ginsters is the largest pastry-maker in the UK and has created the recipe with Michelin-starred chef Chris Eden. The company already sells a vegetarian Moroccan Vegetable Pasty, but the recipe is being adapted to …

Schools in Glasgow must now offer vegan meals after a landmark human rights challenge

Schools in Glasgow will now need to offer a plant-based school meal option thanks to a human rights challenge by vegan campaigners. A parent in East Renfrewshire made a request for their child to have a vegan option available, but authorities initially rejected the request. Go Vegan World stepped in to help the vegan parent, …