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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 […]

Veganuary Co-Founder’s Vegan Fried Chicken Brand VFC Raises US$3.4M In Seed Funding

4 Mins Read U.K.-based movement Veganuary’s co-founder Mathew Glover unveiled a new vegan fried chicken brand called VFC. Today, a mere 3 months after its launch, the company is in the news again thanks to a GBP£2.5M (approx. US$3.4M) round of seed funding that will help scale the firm’s production of plant-based chicken. Joining forces with famed chef and restaurateur […]

Pret A Manger Swaps Meatball Wraps For Vegan Alternative Due To Consumer Demand

3 Mins Read Following increasing consumer demands for sustainable and animal-free foods during the U.K. based movement, Veganuary, British fast-food chain, Pret A Manger replaces meatball wraps with vegan alternatives. Since the Veganuary campaign, increasing consumer demand for plant-based foods has led Pret A Manger to eliminate meatball wraps from its menu permanently and feature the vegan substitute […]

FoodForage: Mobile App Aims To Make Vegan Purchases Simpler With Find & Share Features

4 Mins Read March 3 2021 Update: This article has been updated to reflect the additional features and new changes available on the revamped FoodForage app. Technology software company Bionix Technologies recently launched its new mobile app FoodForage, created to help an increasing number of vegans and individuals looking to buy plant-based alternative products and share their findings […]

Dairy Farmers Ditch Cows To Make Oat Milk Delivered In Reusable Bottles

3 Mins Read Jay and Katja Wilde of Bradley Nook Farm in the U.K. have recently launched a new oat milk subscription service, ditching their traditional dairy farm operations to produce the ethical and sustainable plant-based alternative. Working with Refarm’d, a London-based startup that helps farmers transition into the plant-based dairy business, their fresh oat milk is now […]

ProVeg International & Veg Capital Team Up To Accelerate Food Tech Funding

3 Mins Read ProVeg International and Veg Capital have partnered up to invest in food techs who are developing alternative proteins and sustainable food solutions. Together, the two organisations have already invested in two ProVeg Incubator alumni firms, and have announced yet another funding package to plant-based desserts startup Zveetz.  Sustainable food nonprofit ProVeg International and venture capital […]

The Pack: Celebrities & Influencers Back London-Based Plant-Based Startup Looking To Disrupt Dog Food

4 Mins Read The Pack has recently announced that it has successfully closed a pre-seed investment round for its new range of plant-based dog food. While the funding total is undisclosed, the round received support from high profile celebrities such as international footballer Chris Smalling and UK’s famous vegan celebrity chef duo Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, also […]

10 Myths About Plant-Based Diets Debunked By A Cardiologist

4 Mins Read Every January, thousands of people around the world join the Veganuary movement, a 31-day pledge to go vegan for the planet, animals and health. While veganism has become one of the hottest trends recently, there are still loads of myths about the meat and dairy-free diet. Now, Dr. Alberto García Guerrero, a cardiologist and expert […]

Beauty & Haircare Brand Aveda Removes Beeswax From Products, Goes 100% Vegan

4 Mins Read Aveda, the globally present cruelty-free haircare brand, has announced that it is removing beeswax from its products, and in doing so, reformulated more than 500 products, strengthening the brands’ commitment to offering only 100% vegan products.  Founded in 1978 and owned by The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC), the brand has been cruelty-free and mostly vegan […]

Veganuary Makes History As 500,000 Pledge To Eat Only Vegan Food This January

5 Mins Read U.K. based movement Veganuary has hit record-breaking 500,000 signups with people having pledged to eat only vegan food in January 2021. This number is double the number of signups the campaign attracted last year in January 2019. This news just comes days after Veganuary announced its partnership with chef and restaurateur Adam Lyons to start […]

Eating Vegan Costs 40% Less Than Meat & Seafood Meals, Study Reveals

3 Mins Read Eating vegan doesn’t just save the animals and the planet, it can help you save money too. According to new data, plant-based meals cost on average 40% less than those containing meat and fish – and also reduces cooking time by a third as well. While existing studies have typically underlined the nutritional and sustainability […]

Veganuary Co-Founder Launches New Vegan Fried Chicken Brand VFC

3 Mins Read Co-founder of U.K.-based movement Veganuary, Matthew Glover, has partnered with renowned chef and restaurateur Adam Lyons to launch a new vegan fried chicken brand. Dubbed VFC, the company is described as a “positive rebellion” against the health, environmental and animal welfare impacts of factory farming by offering people a delicious animal-free choice.  Officially launched in […]

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, […]

Veg Capital: Veganuary Co-Founder Launches Not-For-Profit Vegan Investment Fund

3 Mins Read A new vegan investment fund, Veg Capital, has just been launched by vegan entrepreneur and co-founder of the plant-based campaign Veganuary Matthew Glover. Veg Capital will provide funding to plant-based and cultivated companies working on slaughter-free food substitutes, and all of its profits will be donated to animal welfare charities in Europe and the United […]