Vegan cheese has made major progress over the past year, and all the efforts have finally paid off, as Violife has been named one of fastest growing free-from brands. The free-from cheese sector is said to be growing at a rate of 78.5 per cent. The Grocer’s Top Products Survey featured Violife twice in the…

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How can your business profit from the January health boom? We take a look at how businesses can cash in on this annual diet trend, and how retailers are keeping consumers interested and motivated to sticking to their healthy-eating goals. The New Year signifies the chance to start afresh, with a clean slate for the…

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As the UK is estimated to waste 7.3 million tonnes of food and drink each year, it’s no surprise that supermarkets have constantly been in the spotlight. Many have introduced campaigns in order to help tackle this number and to educated customers on how they too can cut their food waste back at home; it’s…

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Many retailers in the UK are facing a backlash after being found to be stocking products made from real, animal fur. For a while, fur has been a topic of contention for UK consumers who generally see it as surplus to requirement and not a necessary component of 21st century fashion. Therefore, the news that…

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The goal for all areas of the vegan sector must be to reach the level of crossover appeal that plant milks have managed. Often situated alongside the dairy milk products in the dairy aisle of supermarkets, vegan milk products have reached a level of status that many wouldn’t have believed possible a few years ago.…

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Unilever, has acquired Dutch brand, The Vegetarian Butcher in a bid to expand its vegan product portfolio. The vegan meat brand was started by ex-cattle farmer Jaap Korteweg, after he saw the destruction caused by BSE and swine flu, prompting him to become vegetarian. He will stay involved with the brand and the production of…

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Rothy’s, a vegan footwear brand based in San Francisco, has been given $35 million in investment funding, which will allow the brand to continue making shoes from recycled plastic. Renowned for its sustainable approach, the brand makes machine-washable shoes, with the products designed exclusively for women. Rothy’s have reused over 21 million single-use water bottles…

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Humane Society International (HSI), has released figures today, revealing the greenhouse gas emissions of a turkey Christmas dinner compared to a vegan Christmas dinner. A typical turkey Christmas dinner has more than double the greenhouse gas emissions attached to it. The charity released the information to encourage people to reconsider the impact that their Christmas…

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Ice cream brand, Ben & Jerry’s, has announced its new flavour, launching in 2019. Coconutterly Caramel’d will be the only coconut flavour in the European range since 2012, and the is expected to be a big hit with consumers. The Fairtrade dairy-free ice cream is made with an almond base, with vegan certified caramel and…

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Verident Foods, owned by James Cameron and his wife, Suzy Amis Cameron, has invested in a $140 million enterprise to help with the growth of the vegan protein market. Ingredion, a company who make ingredient solutions, is behind the push for improving the accessibility of plant-based protein in line with the increasing global demand. The…

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