Waitrose

UK supermarket chain Waitrose has expanded their range of meat-free and vegan products to meet the growing demand from customers. The supermarket developed the range with a Dutch company called The Vegetarian Butcher. It consists of 30 vegetarian dishes, 11 of which are suitable for vegan customers. A spokesperson announced: “Waitrose is the first UK…

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London steakhouse

A chain of London steakhouse restaurants has surprised its customers by announcing that it will launch a vegan menu to coincide with World Vegan Month, meaning it will be launching on World Vegan Day — Wednesday 1st November. The menu from steakhouse chain Foxlow, will be available at both lunch and dinner times and will…

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Best Vegan Magazine

The hotly contested Best Vegan Magazine award at the 2017 VegFestUK Awards went to Vegan Life Magazine over the weekend. This is the third award won by the vegan publication after it previously won awards for Best Publication and Best Vegan Service at the 2014 and 2015 VegFestUK Awards respectively. Vegan Life Magazine is in…

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Temple of Seitan

Much-loved vegan fried chicken brand Temple of Seitan has announced a second London location after the overriding success of its first branch in Hackney. The current location — titled Temple of Hackney — is only small in size, but certainly packs a punch. At its busiest times queues can stretch outside of the building and…

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California Walnuts

When you think of California, the first thing that springs mind might not be walnuts, but in fact, 99 per cent of the total US production of walnuts comes from California and walnuts are the third leading export commodity from the state. Exports are valued at just under $1.2 billion (wholesale) with the UK being…

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Wagamama

Wagamama has become the latest mainstream restaurant to add a vegan menu alongside their standard options. The restaurant chain that serves Japanese cuisine has been a popular option for vegan customers due to Japanese food often being easily adaptable to be made suitable for vegans. However, until now it has always been necessary to make…

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Califia Farms

Almond milk alternative brand Califia Farms is looking to expand globally to meet the growing demand for plant based equivalent products. The company this week announced news of a $15 million investment from finance company CapX Partners to give the funds for further expansion of its production capacity. This means the milk brand will now…

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