New research by finance comparison website, finder.com, has found that 22 per cent of the population will be following a meat-free diet by the end of 2019. This figure equates to 12 million people, and will almost double as 6.5 million people in the UK population currently eat a meat-free diet. Finder.com has found that…

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Award-winning vegan pizza brand, One Planet Pizza has just announced their latest stockist, Ocado. One Planet Pizza have been creating vegan frozen pizzas for two years, and recently gained investment and part ownership from Heather Mills under her VBites Ventures investment portfolio. Ocado is the first mainstream retailer to stock One Planet Pizza, with their…

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UK retailer Sainsbury’s, has announced that it plans to sell meat alternatives alongside animal meat in 20 stores around the UK. The decision comes as more people are opting for meat alternatives, and the consumption of meat must be reduced to meet climate targets and help the environment. The decision aims to spark the interest…

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Jet2, the UK’s third largest airline has announced the launch of its new vegan meal available to buy on board. The airline announced the new menu amidst the number of consumers switching to a meat-free and plant-based diet, with the new menu accommodating to this. As a result, Jet2 have added vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free…

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Takeaway pizza chain, Papa John’s has confirmed a supplier for their much anticipated vegan cheese pizzas, following a petition calling for the option. The chain previously responded to the petition by announcing that they would be launching a vegan option soon. The vegan cheese will be added to its 350 UK locations, with Bute Island…

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British plant-based meat start-up, Moving Mountains, has revealed its latest deal, securing its future post-Brexit. The creators of the UK’s first ‘bleeding’ plant-based burger will be supplying Jan Zandbergen, one of Europe’s largest meat companies. The deal is worth €25 million in sales across three years, making it Moving Mountain’s biggest deal to date. This…

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UK supermarket, Tesco, has released a vegan haggis in the lead up to Burns Night, the traditional Scottish celebration, started by poet Robert Burns. Haggis is traditionally made from offal, typically from sheep, but the plant-based option is comprised of seeds, pulses, vegetables, oats and spices. The demand for vegan haggis has soared by 120…

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Plant-based cheese company, All In Foods, has established itself in the site of a former abattoir in France. The brand creates vegan cheese and other plant-based products, and moved to the former abattoir after the previous business had to lay off staff in 2013. All In Foods was created by the Jouault brothers, who work…

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Pioneering food company, JUST, has announced that they sold over 2 million eggs in the three months since its launch in September. JUST’s liquid egg replacer is sold in the US, Hong Kong and Singapore, with the data coming from all three countries. Co-founder and CEO of JUST, Josh Tetrick, shared the news on Instagram.…

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Finnebrogue Artisan, an Irish bacon and sausage producer, has announced that it will be opening a new vegetarian and vegan facility at its site in County Down, Northern Ireland. The business has been making meat-free products since 2016, but with the demand for plant-based food increasing, the designated production facility has coincided with a ‘significant’…

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