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World’s First Plant-Based Burger King Opens Doors As Flexitarianism Goes Mainstream

3 Mins Read The world’s first-ever meat-free Burger King outlet has opened doors in Cologne, Germany this week, amid surging mainstream demand for plant-based food as consumers adopt flexitarian eating habits for environmental, ethical and health reasons. The restaurant, open from June 7 to June 11, has teamed up with The Vegetarian Butcher to serve meatless Whoppers, vegan […]

Johnny Rockets Unveils Plant-Based Impossible Burger & Craig’s Vegan Shakes Across 80 Locations

3 Mins Read Diner chain Johnny Rockets along with eight other restaurant concepts have launched new plant-based options for a limited period of time that include the Impossible Original burger, Craig’s Vegan Shakes, and dairy-free Daiya Cheddar Style Slices. Owned by FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty.) Brands, a global franchising company that owns nine restaurant brands and franchises over […]

KFC Singapore Launches Meat-Free ‘Zero Chicken Burger’ At Over 80 Locations

3 Mins Read KFC Singapore has announced that it has debuted its first-ever meat-free alternative product called Zero Chicken Burger. It will be available for consumers at all KFC Singapore restaurants except the outlets at Singapore Polytechnic and Singapore Zoo.  Claiming to have a similar taste to that of chicken, the poultry-free Zero Chicken Burger showcases a mycoprotein […]

#PlantPatties: The 40 Best Vegan Burgers In Asia

11 Mins Read Who doesn’t love burgers? No one, that’s who. But here at Green Queen, we’re partial to plant-based patties. We curated a list of the best vegan burgers in Asia, so you can eat your way across the region with fries and ketchup. Our list features every kind of plant-based burger you can think of, from […]

PizzaExpress India Launches Vegan Cheese Pizzas Across All Locations

3 Mins Read Iconic global pizza chain PizzaExpress has just launched vegan cheese pizzas across all locations in India. Partnering up with local Mumbai-based cheese manufacturer Soft Spot Foods, the 100% plant-based cheese pizzas will now be available in Mumbai and Delhi. Although the unsustainable and unhealthy nature of dairy consumption has been well-documented by scientists, it has […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat The Best Vegan Food In New Delhi

6 Mins Read India has always been an incredibly welcoming country for vegetarian, a place where almost one third of the population avoids meat of any kind. While Southern India tends to be a vegan culinary sanctuary, the plant-based dining scene in the country’s capital has been growing of late, to cater to people embracing meat-free lifestyles for […]

Hong Kong Tops List of Worst Emissions Polluters Due To Excessive Meat & Dairy Consumption

3 Mins Read The University of Hong Kong‘s Department of Earth Science released a study last year revealing the significant greenhouse gas contributions that Hong Kong generates, predominantly fuelled by the city’s excessive appetite for meat. Results from the study indicate that if citizens cut back on meat and dairy intake in accordance with recommended nutritional guidelines, the […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat Vegan Food In Japan’s Capital Tokyo

6 Mins Read Who knew Tokyo was so vegan friendly? If you’re in love with Japanese food and thought you couldn’t find certain dishes made fully plant-based, then you’re in luck. From tempura and teriyaki-filled bento boxes to delicious ramen to Michelin-starred cuisine to moreish burgers and desserts, here’s our ultimate Green Queen guide to eating your plant-based […]

Green Common Debuts Animal-Free Chicken Nuggets & We’re Lovin’ It

2 Mins Read Hong Kong’s plant-based grocery and café chain Green Common has rolled out Alpha Nuggets, a vegan take on fast food favourite chicken nuggets, across all its locations in the city. This marks another step forward in the accelerating market for plant-based meat alternatives, which have grown in popularity across the world and particularly in Asia.  […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat Vegan Food In Ho Chi Minh City

6 Mins Read There’s a huge chance you will be stopping by Ho Chi Minh City if you’re travelling in Vietnam. Still called Saigon by some locals, the country has a never-ending stream of vegan and vegetarian options. While many travellers might use the city as a stopover for their next Vietnamese adventures, we’d say there is a […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat The Best Vegan Food In Macau

4 Mins Read Planning a weekend trip to Macau? We have you covered for your mini getaway! You’re in luck too if you are looking to spend some time outside of those huge indoor malls. Below, our roundup of the best vegan and vegetarian diners, cafés and restaurants in Macau. The Blissful Carrot The Blissful Carrot is Macau’s […]

Zhenmeat: China ‘Impossible Foods’ Launches Meat Alternative Products Made From Plant Protein & Fungus

3 Mins Read Zhenmeat, a new Chinese food-tech startup, brings plant-based meat analogs tailored to Chinese cuisines, from dimsum to stuffed peppers to mooncakes. The Beijing-based company launches their plant-protein and fungus based meat alternative on the market today, and hopes to not only target vegans and vegetarians, but meat eaters too.  Dubbed the “Chinese version of Impossible […]

USDA 2020 Dietary Guidelines To Exclude Research Showing Meat & Processed Foods Harmful

4 Mins Read The Trump administration is restricting scientific input into the 2020 dietary guidelines, which are the recommendations for nation-wide school lunches and food assistance programs. By excluding research on the negative health effects of red and processed meat, ultra-processed foods and the role of sodium, the move by the federal government is likely to exacerbate the global […]