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Are miniature avocados the answer to food waste debate?

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Are miniature avocados the answer to food waste debate?

Miniature Avocados

The debate surrounding food waste is ongoing, as more consumers become fed up with the lack of provisions by supermarkets for wasting food. Tesco has now taken a new step to try and prevent wastage between supplier and consumer with the introduction of its new line of miniature avocados. These smaller avocados would usually have…

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Indian school set to switch to vegan menu

Indian school

A German International school in India will mark the start of the new school year with a significant change. The German International School Chennai will ditch all animal products from their menu going into the next academic year, with the decision being explained as an ethical one: “We felt it was ethically not right, said…

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Yorkshire pop-up providing plant based meals for struggling families

Yorkshire

A pop-up food project in Yorkshire is ensuring that children and their families are well fed during the summer holidays. The project started up after it was found by the Yorkshire Evening Post that up to 4,500 children in Leeds could be going hungry during the school holidays. The Real Junk Food Project started up…

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Steakhouse adds vegan menu that everyone can enjoy

steakhouse

The vegan community of Seattle now have a new restaurant option when eating out, as Daniel’s Broiler steakhouse has added a fully vegan menu. For a long time, Seattle has been a great place for vegan-friendly food, and this steakhouse adding a vegan menu represents the huge growth in demand being seen for plant based…

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CCTV to be made mandatory in all slaughterhouses

slaughterhouses cctv

The government has announced new plans for CCTV to be made mandatory across all slaughterhouses in England. The measure is hoped to improve animal welfare standards. Environment secretary, Michael Gove, said: “We have some of the highest animal welfare standards in the world and the actions I am setting out today will reinforce our status…

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Air India banishes meat to boost profits

Air India

International airline Air India, who fly to 89 destinations worldwide, including London, New York City and Paris, have decided to stop serving meat dishes to their economy class passengers. The airline already offered vegetarian and vegan meals upon request, alongside provision for Hindus, Muslims, Jains and various other dietary requirements. However, Air India have discovered…

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Vegan café challenging gender pay gap in controversial move

gender pay gap

The gender pay gap is clearly an issue which needs speaking about. One vegan café in Australia has taken a controversial step to challenge the disparity in pay between men and women, with male visitors to the café having to pay more for their purchases. For one week per month at The Handsome Her café in…

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Linda McCartney’s expanding vegan Christmas range

vegan christmas range

Meat-free giants Linda McCartney’s is adding more vegan products to its range as it prepares for Christmas. Perhaps the most exciting of the new products is the Vegetarian Beef Roast with Red Wine & Shallot Glaze. The product, which will be available from Sainsbury’s from 20th August and RRP at £2.00, provides a new option…

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Rebel Kitchen mimicks dairy with latest release

Rebel Kitchen

Rebel Kitchen work with the idea that we need not accept the norm — and in the case of their latest product, they challenge the norm of cow’s milk being a staple in the day-to-day world. Mylk, which is available in whole, semi-skimmed and skimmed versions, has been made to mimic cow’s milk whilst being…

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Popular US vegan chain by Chloe is coming to UK

by Chloe restaurant

Two years ago, by Chloe had just a single New York City premises, but the brand has since branched out to seven locations across the US with another four planned to be open before the end of 2017. Now, by Chloe plans to open a brand new location in London. A food expert recently described the plant…

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