An Amsterdam supermarket is the first of its kind to have a plastic-free aisle, inviting shoppers to buy more sustainably. Plastic packaging has been in the public eye and media following concerns about plastic pollution around the world in the environment, and is subsequently affecting the food and water that humans eat and drink. The…

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Meat consumption in China continues to drop as veganism grows, leading the traditionally meat-heavy country to a more plant based lifestyle. China is the world’s largest market for beef, poultry and pork, however, according to Business World, they are “steadily growing wary of meat.” The more health conscious members of the population in China are…

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Australia’s largest supermarket, Woolworths are starting to stock vegan ‘sheese’. The products that will be sold in store are the cheese slices, shreds and blocks. The launch of these products in Woolworth’s follows the boom in plant based alternatives to dairy cheese, with the rise of veganism being one of the main reasons for this.…

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A gap for vegan food in Costco has been found in a new report launched by FAIRR (Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return). The supermarket chain has been identified in the report discussing alternative proteins and the growth and sustainability of proteins. In the report FAIRR say: “Costco does not address risks associated with its…

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Booja-Booja has been voted the tastiest in the UK by the Good Housekeeping Institute, in a ‘blind’ taste test of 142 Easter chocolates. The hazelnut crunch chocolate truffles that are part of the Easter collection was the winner of the taste test. The truffles are presented in a hand-decorated egg by the artisan chocolate company…

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Pizza restaurant Purezza, is seeking an in-house vegan cheesemaker to keep up with the growing demand for vegan pizza in their plant based restaurant as the UK’s first vegan pizzeria. They make their own vegan mozzarella, raw cashew cheeses, a ricotta style cheese and a cream coconut cheese. They are due to open a new…

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The Plant Based Foods Association staff numbers have grown to meet the consumer demand for vegan food. They have a new board member, three additional staff and an advisory team. Good Karma Food CEO Doug Radi is the new sixth member of the PBFA’s board of directors, with a passion and skills in leading a…

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The UK could save €7.54 billion if people ate more soya products, according to new research by the Journal of Nutrition. They believe that if just one in ten Brits included more soya in their diets, the cost savings could be that high. They also believe that if people turned to eating more plant based…

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Companies are being urged to make plant based products with support from trillion dollar corporations to future proof their food supply. As the demand for protein increases each year, and the world’s population grows exponentially, investors are turning to encouraging the production of plant based products to tackle this problem. Farm Animal Investment Risk and…

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Fast food chain McDonald’s have sold over 150,000 McVegan burgers in their Finnish and Swedish restaurants. The burger was trialed in Finland in October 2017, before becoming available in multiple branches in Finland and Sweden. In January alone, the sales have exceeded expectation, with the creators of the burger believing that the driving force behind…

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