A recent study has detailed that meat snack sales, such as pickled sausages, meat sticks and beef jerky have been effected by the growth of veganism. The Global Meat Snack Market was set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.60 by 2022, but this recently decreased to 8.01 per cent, highlighting…

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Today, fast food chain Chipotle has launched a vegan protein option in it’s six London restaurants, which are aimed at both meat-eaters and vegans. The protein option is made from braised tofu which consists of onion, garlic, paprika oregano, chopped tomatoes and cumin. Consumers can choose to have the option with tacos, burritos or as…

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Seven companies have teamed up to form the Global Coalition for Animal Welfare (GCAW), with Néstle, Unilever and Ikea Food Services being three of the companies involved. The aim of the coalition is to provide advance standards of animal welfare in the food chain. Aramrk, Compass Group, Elior Group and Sodexo are the other companies…

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UK supermarket Iceland has announced that they are going to be launching a frozen food section specifically for vegan food. The retailer launched their own ‘bleeding’ burgers earlier in the year, keeping up with the demand for new vegan products. Neil Nugent, head of development at Iceland, said that the success is down to the…

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Quorn have announced that they are investing £7 million into a new research and development facility, following the rise of veganism. The new site, based at their North Yorkshire headquarters will pave the way for the development of more goods, which is in demand more than ever before. Quorn uses mycoprotein as the main source…

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The dairy industry could be facing tough times post-Brexit, according to Arla Foods. The dairy cooperative commissioned a report from the London School of Economics (LSE), and has said that if the findings from the report are proven to be true, British consumers could face shortages of dairy. The dairy industry has been in steady…

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UK retailer Iceland has partnered with Tiny Rebel, a Welsh brewery, to make pale ale from the supermarket’s leftover bread. Tiny Rebel uses the unsold bread from Iceland’s Welsh bread supplier and their stores to make the Bread Board ale. The ale has “tropical fruit and citrus aromas with a refreshing hopped bite.” Speaking about…

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Purezza are set to open a vegan cheese factory, after securing funding from investors. The vegan pizzeria, who has two restaurants – one location in Brighton and another in London –, announced the plans after securing funding at an investing event. They have secured £35,000 funding from Bran Investments in the pitch competition called Pitch…

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