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Sainsbury’s to launch vegan ‘BBQ Ribz’ and fat-free bacon

UK supermarket Sainsbury’s is delving deeper into the plant-based market with two new meat alternative products. The company claims to be the first to release a vegan ‘BBQ Ribz’, which join the supermarket’s vegan range Plant Power. Sweet ‘n’ Smoky Veggie Ribz cost shoppers £4, are made with tempeh and are covered in a sweet …

UK bar chain Slug & Lettuce launches 12 new vegan options on its summer menu

UK bar chain Slug & Lettuce has launched a new summer menu featuring 12 new vegan options. The company, which runs 70 sites in the UK, has shifted its focus to be more plant-based to keep up with consumer trends. New vegan options include the Smoky Soya Sloppy Joe tostada with vegan smoky bacon-flavoured crumb, …

KFC admits meat sales are doomed to decline in bizarre bacon burger ad campaign

KFC has admitted that sales of meat products are under threat due to the rise in veganism in a strange ad campaign which has been described as ‘unethical’. The promotion pictures a meaty burger and urges customers to ‘try before you turn vegan’. An accompanying message explains: “Let’s be frank – we’ve timed this burger …

Frankie & Benny’s has added 7 new vegan options including a plant-based full English breakfast

UK restaurant chain Frankie & Benny’s has added seven new vegan options due to the ‘great success’ of a new plant-based selection introduced earlier this year. The Italian-American restaurant diner, which has 250 sites across the UK, has added to an existing 15 vegan dishes to bring the total to 22 plant-based options. The new …

KFC is developing a vegan chicken burger

KFC is in the process of developing a vegan chicken burger due to overwhelming demand for plant-based options. Last year a petition launched by PETA called for vegan KFC options, gaining 12,000 signatures and catching the fast-food giant’s attention. Following the campaign, earlier this year the company announced plans to introduce plant-based options, with the …

A petition is calling for Starbucks to stop charging extra for plant milk

Luckily, it’s easier than ever to find a decent coffee with your favourite plant milk, but unfortunately cafés often hike up the price for anyone avoiding dairy. Many chains do keep equivalent prices for plant milk, but Starbucks still lumps an additional cost onto vegans in some locations. And now a petition has been launched …

‘Chicken, beef or nothing’: campaigners fight for in-flight vegan meals to be introduced as standard

Travelling by plane as a vegan can involve a familiar disappointment when the food options arrive, particularly if you don’t warn the airline in advance. But a new campaign is fighting to improve the standard of vegan food beyond the usual ‘chicken or beef’ options. To hold airlines to account, the FlyVe website has been …

Marks & Spencer has expanded its vegan ‘Plant Kitchen’ range to include mozzarella sticks and churros with chocolate

Marks and Spencer has added some exciting new products to its vegan Plant Kitchen range. The initial launch last year saw 60 new vegan products introduced to UK high streets. The UK supermarket has added churros with chocolate sauce and mozzarella sticks to its extensive Plant Kitchen range. The range includes everything from ‘dirty vegan’ …

Beyond Meat’s valuation more than doubled to $3.8bn on sensational first day on the stock market

The value of plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat more than doubled on an incredible first day on the stock market. The California-based company’s shares started off at $25 each, and soared throughout the day finishing at $68.75 – valuing the company at nearly $3.8bn. The surge was the biggest increase in valuation for any company …

You can now get a frozen vegan pizza with stretchy cheese in the UK

One Planet Pizza has launched a vegan frozen pizza range topped with stretchy plant-based cheese. The pizza company has collaborated with VBites to create a product which the company said has a ‘game-changing range of melty, stringy, fully pull-worthy’ cheese. The new range of Cheezly pizzas will be making their way into One Planet Pizza’s …

Burger King’s plant-based ‘Impossible Whopper’ will be grilled on the same surface as the beef version

Burger King’s new plant-based Impossible Whopper will be grilled on the same surface as the standard beef patties, Impossible Foods has revealed. The fast food chain has revealed it is rolling the burger out across the US following the raging success of the meatless burger’s trial launch. The Impossible Whopper patty is made with soy …

Burger King is rolling out the vegan ‘Impossible Whopper’ across the US to meet huge demand

Burger King is set to roll out its plant-based Impossible Whopper across the US following the raging success of the meatless burger’s trial launch. The meatless burger patty was introduced in the fast food chain’s restaurants in St. Louis, Missouri this month and was met with rave reviews and overwhelming demand. Burger King will continue …