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Veganzone: Social Media Platform Bags US$3M To Help Plant-Based Users Connect

2 Mins Read Veganzone, a community-based platform for vegans and vegetarians received its first round of financing, a US$3 million from Istanbul-based investment firm Focus Global Project to continue to help plant-forward netizens socialize together. Veganzone was founded in New York in February 2021 by Selin Tuyen, Murat Aksu, and Ogous Chan Ali as a social media app […]

85% Of Global Veganuary Participants Plan To Make Plant-Forward Diet Permanent

4 Mins Read More than 8 in 10 people who joined the Veganuary pledge for the first month of 2021 plan on making their newfound plant-forward diets a long-term habit. The findings, revealed in the annual survey released last month, also showed record-breaking levels of participation this year, spanning 582,000 people across 209 countries and regions globally, with […]

Nearly 90% Of Vegans Changed Their Diet For Animal Welfare, Global Survey Finds

4 Mins Read A new global survey involving more than 8,500 participants across over 100 countries reveals that animal welfare is the top reason motivating people to go vegan. While nearly 90% of respondents cited animal welfare, more people are now also going vegan due to sustainability reasons, as consumers begin to couple their diet to their environmental […]

Chef Margaux Riccio Launches Plant Food Lab To Incubate Vegan Restaurants

3 Mins Read Launched by Chef Margaux Riccio and Shaun Sharkey, the Plant Food Lab Incubator hopes to help vegan restaurants by offering a space to trial new menus and restaurant ideas starting with the vegan burger shop Bubbie’s Plant Burgers amidst an increasingly challenging environment for chefs due to the almost year long global Covid-19 pandemic. Recently […]

Over Half Of Vegans Refuse To Date Meat Eaters, New Survey Finds

4 Mins Read According to a survey by Veggly, a global dating app for vegans and vegetarians, over half of vegan daters the company surveyed refuse to date meat-eaters. The poll, which surveyed over 7,400 people from across the globe, also revealed that one in eight vegan daters would refuse to date a vegetarian. In a recent poll […]

Veganuary Celebrates 1 Million Participant As Plant-Based Diet Goes Mainstream

3 Mins Read Veganuary, the U.K.-based campaign encouraging people to eat vegan for the month of January, has just hit the 1 million supporter mark since its inception in 2014. The achievement is testament to the growing plant-based trend, especially in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, which has sent consumers all over the world looking for healthier, […]

Google Trends 2020: Interest In Veganism At Record High According To New Report

2 Mins Read Interest in veganism has reached an all-time high this year, data from Google Trends shows. It reflects the notable rise in popularity of plant-based diets and vegan lifestyles around the world amid the coronavirus pandemic, with consumers increasingly conscious of the dangers of the meat supply chain and prioritising health, safety and sustainability.  According to […]

Revealed: The 5 Biggest Misconceptions About Veganism

3 Mins Read While veganism might be one of the hottest trends in the world right now, many are still not exactly sure about what it means. To be clear, veganism is a lifestyle that seeks to exclude all forms of exploitation, cruelty and consumption of animals for any purpose, from food to clothing. You might be wondering: […]

Danone Aims To Double Plant-Based Sales To US$5.4 Billion By 2025

2 Mins Read French multinational food giant Danone is planning to dramatically increase its plant-based sales worldwide to capitalise on the fast-growing market. In a new statement, the company announced that it is creating a dedicated Plant-Based Acceleration Unit to help it expand into a number of vegan categories and pivot its existing brands into the sector.  Danone […]

One Year On, How Beyond Meat’s IPO Changed Plant-Based Meat Forever

9 Mins Read On May 2, 2019, Beyond Meat, the California-based plant-based food tech company famous for their meat-free burgers and sausages, went public. The company became the world’s first vegan meat alternative to list on the US stock market. A lot has changed since then for Beyond Meat and the wider plant-based industry, becoming one of the […]

5 Signs That The Vegan Trend Is Hitting India In A Big Way

3 Mins Read Scientists have been documenting the unsustainable nature of meat and dairy consumption for decades, but it is only in recent years that veganism has garnered the attention of mass consumers all over the world. While India is a country with a long history of vegetarianism, like many other countries that have undergone rapid urbanisation and […]

Vegan-ish: Welcome To The Era Of The Part-Time Vegan

4 Mins Read While the concept of being a part-time vegetarian has been around for decades, the idea of dabbling in the 100% plant-based diet and vegan lifestyle is becoming more widespread than ever before. Dubbed by some as the “vegan-ish” trend, we are now seeing more everyday consumers, especially the eco-conscious younger generation, as well as high-profile […]