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Brits Are More Climate Conscious Than Ever, According To Search Engine Data

4 Mins Read Google has released data that appears to demonstrate a shift towards climate awareness in the U.K. Users of the search engine have been looking for ways to reduce their environmental footprint, with specific methodologies starting to trend. Vintage and recycled clothing has proven to be a popular query, alongside electric vehicle searches. The revelation came […]

5 UK Vegan Burger Chains To Get In A Pickle About

4 Mins Read News of Burger King transforming its flagship Leicester Square restaurant into a fully vegan eatery for one month has excited vegan diners. While the combination of Violife cheese, La Vie bacon and The Vegetarian Butcher patties will tempt many through the doors, what happens when normal service resumes in April? Thankfully, there are a host […]

Morrisons Joins The Plant-Based Race With 50 New Vegan Products

3 Mins Read UK supermarket chain Morrisons has launched its Plant Revolution brand. The fully vegan range aims to make plant-based eating simple and interesting. The brand’s debut features 50 products from grab-and-go sandwiches to ready meals and desserts. Plant Revolution was inspired by existing Morrisons’ customers who asked for more vegan options. The overarching feedback was that […]

Domino’s and Pizza Hut Expand Vegan Options for Veganuary

3 Mins Read The vegan launches continue to roll in during the first week of Veganuary. The latest: U.S.-based pizza chains Domino’s and Pizza Hut have added vegan options including vegan pepperoni and vegan Buffalo chicken. Domino’s has launched its first vegan pepperoni pizza in the UK, which it’s calling PepperoNAY. The new pies are available across all […]

Deliveroo Reveals Massive 117% Surge In Searches For Vegan Food Options Since Veganuary 2021

3 Mins Read As another Veganuary begins, the stats for 2021 have started rolling in. Amongst them, Deliveroo has announced that it witnessed an overall 117 percent surge in searches for vegan-specific food since last year’s event. The delivery platform has added more plant-based-friendly partners to its listings as a result. Last year Deliveroo reported that Deliveroo Hong […]

Mighty Bags Extra £4.5 Million To Develop Precision Fermentation Milk In The UK

3 Mins Read A recent £4.5 million seed plus round brings alternative dairy startup Mighty’s total funding to £8 million. Funds are being earmarked for international expansion, alongside bringing a new precision fermentation-based plant milk to market in early 2022. The latest funding for Mighty was led by two of Germany’s leading brewing families. Bittburger Ventures and Schadeberg […]

20% of Brits Will Be Eating Vegan and Vegetarian This Christmas, Poll Finds

3 Mins Read 20% of people in the UK will be ditching meat over the Christmas holidays, a new survey has found. The poll, conducted by food delivery platform Deliveroo, also found that the majority of people who are going vegan or vegetarian for Christmas have only recently made the switch to plant-based eating.  The Deliveroo poll, which […]

England to Slash Meat Intake by 30% Under New Food Strategy

4 Mins Read People in England should cut their meat consumption by 30%, the new food strategy says. The advice is part of the second instalment of the government-commissioned National Food Strategy. Led by Henry Dimbleby, the founder of British restaurant chain Leon, the strategy details the sustainability and health benefits of reducing meat intake.  England’s latest National […]

Starbucks & Co: It’s Time To Scrap Your Plant-Based Milk Tax

2 Mins Read A spokesperson for global campaign Veganuary described the surcharge for customers ordering coffee with plant-based milks in many cafés a “vegan tax”, and that it should be removed to encourage people to try vegan options. Given that Asia is home to a large lactose-intolerant population, companies that charge customers extra for choosing plant-milk are not […]