Vegetarian and Vegan

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

Vegan Society turns heads with billboard takeover

On 18 April The Vegan Society took over a 23 foot wall in East London, unveiling a mosaic to publicize its new Future Normal campaign.

Plant-based pledge returns for 2020

Veganuary 2020 begins next months, and the charity which organizes the annual plant-based pledge is calling for businesses to get involved once again.

Battle Oats cooks up plant-based protein cookie

Battle Oats has added a new cookie range made using pea protein to complement its free-from high-protein oat bars.

Kallø creates protein-packed Veggie Cakes

Kallø has introduced an innovative new line of Lentil & Pea Veggie Cakes into the healthy, plant-based snacking category.

Bravura owner sees success in World Championships

Veggie business owner Lisa Gawthorne has been flying the flag for veganism, representing Team GB for Duathlon in the European and World Championships.

Need help going vegan? There’s an app for that

The Vegan Society is launching what is says is the first ever app designed to help people become vegan.

Galaxy launches into vegan space

Mars Wrigley is launching into the valuable vegan market with a trio of variants of its famous Galaxy chocolate bar. The three new Galaxy vegan lines –...

Stores reflect on The Veganuary Road Trip 2019

Following the The Veganuary Road Trip 2019 – a collaboration between non-profit organization Veganuary, frozen vegan pizza brand One Planet Pizza and the National Association of Health Stores (NAHS) – independent retailers and consumers alike have spoken out about the impact of the campaign.

Take a healthy break with Coppola’s POWERSÛPs

Innovative Italian food company Coppola Foods has created POWERSÛP, a range of 100% natural vegetable soups using simple ingredients that aims to reflect the current crossover trend between drinks/smoothies and soups.

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 tuna is the catch of the day from Loma Linda

American sustainable plant-based protein brand Loma Linda is launching its innovative plant-based seafood alternative, Tuno, at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April.

The Food Doctor prescribes veggie goodness

A new range of snacks has been created by The Food Doctor in the form of Veggie Goodness Bars.

Roll up for vegan sushi from Ima

A new plant-based ‘salmon’ sushi set, made using the Asian root vegetable konjac, has been created by London-based vegan company Ima.

BRAVE creates snacking first

Sustainable British snack brand BRAVE has introduced what it says is a world first: Chocolate & Salted Caramel Roasted Peas.

Chocolate trumps cheese, says Veganuary

Forget cheese, says the Veganuary campaign: a recent survey confirms that the item vegans miss the most is milk chocolate.

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.

Innovative cake line mixes it up

Alternative Foods is proclaiming its Alternative Cakes range a ‘new kind of ethical all-plant treat’ due to its use of the naturally occurring protein aquafaba instead of egg.

Purearth extends Kefir water offer

Purearth has added a trio of new flavours to its vegan Kefir water range with the launch of Hibiscus + Lime, Passionfruit + Turmeric and Ginger + Lemon.

Rude Health gets spicy

Rude Health has introduced its new Ginger and Turmeric Granola, described as combining earthy turmeric with zingy ginger in what is the brand’s first ‘swavoury’ cereal.

Aussie brand lands in UK to pimp up meals

Australian brand Pimp My Salad has entered the UK market, offering a three-strong range of innovative vegan meal toppers. Created using slow-dried cooking techniques to...