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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 […]

Plant-Based Versus Vegan: What’s The Difference?

5 Mins Read With so much buzz around plant-based and vegan diets, thanks to campaigns such as Veganuary, documentaries like The Game Changers and the significant uptick in consumers avoiding meat and dairy products for the planet, it’s easy to get the two terms mixed up. If you’re caught up in the confusion and wondering what the difference […]

Study Finds Majority Of People Support Veganism For Ethics & Environment

3 Mins Read A study conducted by researchers at the University of Bath has found that most meat eaters consider veganism to be “ethical” and good for the environment. The study, which focused on psychological attitudes that impact shifting preferences away from animal consumption, shows that the general population already agree with the benefits of vegan diets to […]

UN To Investors: Get Ready For A Shift To Plant-Based Global Food System

3 Mins Read In a newly released forecast by the United Nations backed independent organisation Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), analysts warned investors to expect a global dietary shift toward a plant-based system amid our climate crisis. The report outlines that certain climate change mitigation policies, which include a drastic reduction in meat consumption among others, will inevitably […]

Green Queen 2020 Trend Predictions: Plant-Based Goes Mass, Affordable & Accessible

2 Mins Read Plant-based food is going to be increasingly accessible and affordable in 2020. With more people hopping on the now super trendy vegan trend, and a never-ending range of plant-based startups dishing out delicious alternatives from dairy-free cheeses, milks and yogurts to meat analogues like beef patties and pork sausages, we’re likely to see more competitive […]

#WorldVeganDay2019: 8 Reasons Why You Should Go Vegan

5 Mins Read Today is World Vegan Day! The annual event (which has become a month) is meant to shine a light on all the benefits of going plant-based, from ethics to health and the environment. Every year, we’re seeing growing numbers join in to celebrate veganism as more people make the switch. If you’re still bucking the […]

From Hippie To Mainstream: The History Of World Vegan Day

5 Mins Read Happy World Vegan Day! An annual celebration on November 1st originally created by The Vegan Society to promote the benefits of a plant-based diet and lifestyle, World Vegan Day has become a worldwide phenomenon. With the Economist naming 2019 the “Year of the Vegan” and the plant-based movement becoming a mainstream lifestyle, we thought it […]

The Unstoppable Rise Of Veganism

4 Mins Read The concept of ditching all meat and animal by-products might seem a bit radical to some, but thanks to increased global attention towards the climate crisis, younger generations being more attuned to ethical and environmental concerns, and an overall changing consumer environment driven by shoppers looking for do-good brands, veganism is now on an unstoppable […]

10 Ways To Celebrate #WorldVeganDay 2019

5 Mins Read November 1st marks World Vegan Day and the start of World Vegan Month, where all of us join in to celebrate all things plant-based and the wonderful benefits of a vegan lifestyle, from saving the planet to being kind to animals and your own health. Whether you’re a long-time herbivore or a budding flexitarian, here […]

Oxford Study: Healthy Food And Sustainable Food Are One And The Same

3 Mins Read A newly published study conducted by researchers at the University of Oxford has found that eating healthy plant-based foods is nearly always the best dietary option for the planet. The analysis aims to help inform better individual choices and promote not only healthier food consumption but also sustainable food choices. While many previous studies have […]

Nongfu Spring: Company Launches China’s First Vegan Yogurt Brand Made From Walnuts, Coconut & Almond

3 Mins Read After three years of research and development, the first “mainstream” vegan yogurt alternative by Nongfu Spring is now commercially available to Chinese consumers. The new vegan range by the Chinese food giant will feature three flavours made by fermenting plant milks. This comes at a time when plant-based products have become increasingly popular in China, […]