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PETA launches its first-ever Christmas ad to encourage people to spare turkeys this festive season

The animated commercial calls for a peaceful and vegan Christmas Vegan charity PETA has created its first-ever Christmas advert to urge viewers to leave turkeys off their plate this festival. It is shot from the point of view of a turkey and follows young Toby’s narrow escape from an abattoir-bound lorry into the loving home …

Retail giant Moda Operandi ditches fur and exotic animal skins

“Exotic skins and fur belong on the animals born with them, not on collars or clutches.” Luxury online retailer Moda Operandi has confirmed that it has banned fur and exotic animal skins. The move came about after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) sent the company footage of horrific animal suffering within the …

Starbucks finally drops extra charge for non-dairy milks

All of the coffee giant’s 1,020 stores across the UK will offer all of its plant-based milk options, including oat, almond, coconut, and soy for no extra charge. Starbucks has finally announced that it will drop the upcharge for alternative milks. Starting 5 January, all of the coffee giant’s 1,020 stores across the UK will …

Krispy Kreme expands vegan range with three mouth-watering flavours. Here’s where to get them

The hand-crafted range will debut in totally new flavours: Fudge Brownie Bliss, Caramel Choc Delight and Apple Custard Crumble. US doughnut chain Krispy Kreme is launching three new vegan flavors at its United Kingdom locations on 31 December. The new indulgent range comes just in time for Veganuary – where people pledge to go vegan …

Damning footage reveals abhorrent animal cruelty at turkey farm linked to supermarkets

“These well-natured birds are treated as nothing more than Christmas commodities – packed into densely populated sheds.” An undercover investigation into a deeply overcrowded Lincolnshire farm has revealed disturbing scenes of the abhorrent treatment of turkeys destined for Christmas dinners. Leading vegan campaigning charity Viva! conducted the investigation. The farm in question is operated by …

Vegan butcher launches ‘perfect’ royal Christmas dinner box worth its price

The box serves two people and is packed with plant-based versions of Yutelide favourites including vegan turkey plus all the trimmings. The UK’s first vegan butcher shop has launched its luxury Christmas dinner package priced at £79.00. Rudy’s ‘Royal Christmas Meat Feast box’, which feeds two people contains a complete roast dinner. It features its famous Christmas …

Lindt expands vegan chocolate range with vegan cream eggs and Easter bunny

The new vegan treats are made with oat milk and almonds. Lindt has expanded its vegan range with new product announcements. The Swiss chocolate company is now launching its first vegan Easter bunny and vegan cream eggs. The vegan treats are made with oat milk and almonds. The vegan cream eggs with hazelnut filling costs …

1 in 5 Brits to eat meat-free meals this Christmas

A majority of the respondents eating plant-based for Christmas made the switch within the past four years. An impressive 20% of Brits are planning to ditch meat this Christmas, according to a survey. Food delivery platform Deliveroo, which commissioned a survey of 2,000 adults also found that the majority (58%) eating plant-based for Christmas made …

Tesco reports record vegan Christmas sales as COVID boosts interest in sustainability

“The increased interest in plant-based and vegan products, and the company’s success in reducing plastic, reveals just how important sustainability is to contemporary grocery retailing in the UK.” Tesco has reported having a “record” vegan Christmas as sales of the retailer’s largest-ever Plant Chef range spiked by more than 90%. The data comes after the …

Brian May questions the Christmas tradition of having a turkey, says ‘its not attractive to me now’

The legendary musician says: “Having a dead bird on the Christmas table is not attractive to me now, even though it was a big part of my childhood.” This year, musician Brian May celebrated a ‘peaceful and hopeful’ Christmas and feasted on a turkey-free and 90 % plant-based dinner. Sharing the highlights of his Christmas …

Piers Morgan blasts Meghan Markle for using celeb connections to promote vegan latte brand

Piers Morgan is often heard mocking those promoting a vegan lifestyle and this time Meghan has come under fire from the T.V presenter. Television presenter Piers Morgan has blasted Meghan Markle for sending gift samples of Clevr Blends’ vegan latte powders to Oprah Winfrey. According to the 55- year-old TV host, the Duchess of Sussex …

Tesco scraps 20m single-use plastic items from Christmas range

“It’s an important commitment given the damage we all know that glitter and throwaway plastic is doing to our marine environment.” UK’s largest supermarket chain Tesco has scrapped 20m pieces of single-use plastic from its Christmas range this year in an effort to tackle plastic pollution. The move is part of its pledge towards removing …