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Vegetarian and Vegan

Bringing the natural and organic products industry the latest vegetarian and vegan news from around the UK and Ireland.

Politicians protest over EU plant-based dairy ‘censorship’

MEPs are calling for the EC to reject ‘plant-based dairy censorship’ amid plans to further restrict the terms used for plant-based dairy.

Getvov.com launches as e-commerce platform with a purpose

Launched ahead of Veganuary, Getvov.com is a new plant-based online marketplace in the UK that combines convenience and sustainability.

ProVeg Incubator puts call out for plant-based start-ups

The ProVeg Incubator is calling for pioneering food brands to apply for the chance to take part in its tailor-made accelerator programme.

Vegan Plenny Pot meals from Jimmy Joy

Plant-based food brand Jimmy Joy has created a range of nutritionally complete Plenny Pot instant savoury meals.

Europe’s largest plant-based meat factory to open in Lincolnshire

Plant & Bean, developer of plant-based food products, is to open Europe’s largest plant-based meat factory at a site in Boston, Lincolnshire.

Why the plant-based sector is pandemic-proof

As the year draws to an end, ProVeg International has published its meat-free moments of 2020, calling the plant-based sector pandemic-proof.

Almost one in ten Tel Avivians identify as vegan or vegetarian

A new survey commissioned by Tel Aviv Global & Tourism reveals 4% of Tel Aviv residents identify as vegan and 4.5% as vegetarian.

Soupologie introduces ‘five-a-day first’ meal pot sub-brand Foodologie

Vegan soup brand Soupologie has announced two new product ranges launching under the sub-brand Foodologie.

The Collective creates ‘game-changing’ line of dairy-free yoghurts

The Collective has entered into the plant-based arena with a new range of live, dairy-free, Greek-style yoghurts aimed at flexitarians.

The Savourists innovate in snacking sector

In what it says is a category first, ‘challenger’ snack brand The Savourists has launched an innovative line of savoury bars.

Passage Foods brings award-winning vegan bowls to UK market

Australian brand Passage Foods’ latest UK launch is Passage to India 90 Second Veg Curry Bowls for a quick and easy vegan meal.

Veganuary hits the one million mark

The annual Veganuary campaign is celebrating hitting a major milestone as it passes one million official participants.

UK start-up brings authentic Korean kimchi line to market

Roots of Kimchi is a newly launched company producing authentic kimchi using fresh, natural ingredients and traditional family recipes.

Spanish plant-based meat brand enters UK market

Spanish brand Heura has entered the UK ­- initially into The Vegan Kind and Planet Organic - with its range of plant-based ‘meat’ products.

Holy Moly shakes up RTD sector

Aiming to disrupt the RTD category, Holy Moly has created the UK’s first range of cold-pressed Nutshakes made from raw almond milk.

OGGS eggs on plant-based bakers

OGGS has launched Aquafaba, the UK’s first patented plant-based egg alternative designed as a practical store cupboard staple.

New Veggie Cakes from Kallø

Kallø has ‘taken the rice out of the rice cake’ for its latest plant-based creation, protein-packed Veggie Cakes made from peas and lentils.

The Real Foodists start-up enters UK market

Start-up The Real Foodists has introduced its innovative plant-based Yo’ridge range into the UK, after securing a $2.5 million investment.

Oatly brings dairy-free Oatgurt to UK

Oatly has launched its dairy-free yoghurt alternative, Oatgurt, into the UK market to offer consumers a product that tastes just like ‘normal yogurt’.

Katie’s Food targets healthy snackers

Spotting a gap in the market for ‘a crisp that is full of flavour, crunch and packed with goodness’, Katie's Food Co has launched a range of banana crisps.