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Cadbury to go vegan in new London pop-up

Customers visiting the five-day pop-up will be greeted by a free Cadbury Plant Bar. This month, following in the footsteps of Burger King, Cadbury is opening a one-of-a-kind vegan pop-up shop in Soho, London. For five days starting on 22 March, Cadbury’s unique sweet shop will welcome chocolate lovers of all kinds. This move comes on …

Popeyes to launch its first vegan chicken burger this month

The new sandwich features a proprietary blend of breaded and fried red bean patty, lettuce, and tomato on a Brioche bun. Fast food chain Popeyes is launching its first-ever vegan burger. The American brand – well-known for its fried chicken- has created the new Creole Red Bean Sandwich, using a proprietary blend of breaded and …

William’s Earthshot Prize grants £1m to five climate campaigners

Prince William called for “all parts of society — to raise their ambition and unite in repairing our planet.” Five climate change campaigners won £1m each of what reports describe as ‘the most prestigious global environment prize in history’. The Earthshot Prize awards has been set up by the Duke of Cambridge through his Royal …

Brighton’s vegan fried chicken comes to London

Brighton’s first vegan fried chicken shop is expanding with a new location in London. Brighton-based Really Happy Chicken, has now opened its second outlet in London. The new shop is housed in Vaulty Towers, Waterloo. The brand, which serves KFC inspired vegan chicken, opened the doors to its first restaurant in West Street just last …

Tom Kerridge’s ‘fundamentally vegan’ fast-food restaurant set to open this month

“Bad Vegan aims to showcase that delicious and filling plant-based food can help non-vegans become more aware of their meal choices.” Tom Kerridge’s Bad Vegan – a ‘fundamentally vegan’ fast-food restaurant is set to open its doors on 24 June in Camden, London. The joint spread across two shipping containers at Buck Street Market will …

UK’s first vegan hot meal vending machine for NHS staff arrives at London Hospital

“The NHS has been doing an incredible job of keeping the country afloat during this terrible pandemic, and it’s been a pleasure to collaborate to improve the quality of NHS staff diets across the country.” NHS staff at Hillingdon Hospital in Greater London will now have access to hot vegan meals via a new vending …

London butcher ditches meat and replaces it with plants

A former cattle farmer is taking over a butchers in London to show customers the best vegan meat on the market. Jaap Korteweg, founder of The Vegetarian Butcher, will host the popup at butchers Hill & Szrok in East London’s Broadway Market on Monday September 30, and will serve only plant based meat. The popup …

Activists pour ‘toxic slime’ over their heads to protest leather use at London Fashion Week

Animal rights activists held a striking demonstration at London Fashion Week in which protesters poured buckets of black “toxic slime” over their heads. The action by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) aimed to raise awareness of the hazardous waste associated with the leather industry. Signs on buckets of slime read “Leather Is …

Lewis Hamilton launches global vegan burger restaurant franchise

Vegan Formula 1 champ Lewis Hamilton is launching a vegan burger chain starting with a site in London. The animal lover’s new venture named Neat Burger has ambitions to open 14 sites globally in the next two years. Hamilton is working with Beyond Meat investor Tommaso Chiabra and hospitality company The Cream Group to launch …

‘Huge drugs bust’ at Gatwick Airport was actually vegan cake ingredients

Vegan chefs be warned: You might want to label your ingredients and even bring samples if you don’t want to be arrested the next time you head through the airport. BTP Sussex (British Transport Police) have issued a warning after a mix-up led them to believe they had discovered a ‘huge drugs bust’ at Gatwick …

Record Turnout as over 12,000 activists attend the Animal Rights March in London

The yearly event was organized for the 3rd time by vegan activist collective Surge and volunteer movement Animal Rebellion – a mass volunteer movement that campaigns to end animal agriculture and uses non-violent civil disobedience tactics to be heard.  The rally marched through London from Hyde Park towards Parliament Square, and halted at Trafalgar Square …

London university bans beef on campus to fight climate change

London’s Goldsmiths University has banned the sale of beef in all cafes and shops on campus in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint. When the new academic year starts this September, no food outlets will stock beef as the university attempts to become carbon neutral by 2025. The campus will also introduce a 10p …