Vegetarian and Vegan

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

Veganuary fights decision to ban bus ads

Two ads promoting veganism which were removed from buses by Arriva are to be reinstated after the Veganuary campaign successfully fought the decision.

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.

Marigold creates new superfood condiment

Marigold Health Foods has launched its latest product, Super Engevita Yeast Flakes, described as a ‘superfood condiment’.

Moving Mountains ‘bleeding’ burger makes retail debut

Moving Mountains has announced the retail debut of its ‘bleeding’ Burger this month through a partnership with online supermarket Ocado.

Bounce rolls up with V Life vegan energy balls

Bounce has launched its V Life range of vegan energy balls onto the market.

Tree of Life introduces raw choc line

Natural and organic food brand Tree of Life has created an eight-strong range of organic Raw Cacao Chocolate bars.

Veganuary hits the one million mark

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

Plant-based diets: more than just a 2018 trend

A new study, published under Current Developments in Nutrition shows ‘strong evidence’ that diets rich in plant foods offer the body protection from cardiometabolic disease. 

One Planet Pizza creates first gluten-free option

Vegan brand One Planet Pizza has cooked up its first 100% gluten-free frozen pizza in the form of the new Gluten Free Three Cheezly Margherita.

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.

Fresh new lines from Nairn’s

Nairn’s is offering up a new oatcake variety as well as a three-strong range of on-the-go Oat Bars for healthier snacking.

Body and Mind Botanicals claims UK CBD first

British organic wellness brand Body and Mind Botanicals has introduced what it asserts is a UK first: Cannabis Infused Dark Chocolate Buttons.

Foraging Fox gets crafty with Fox Box

The Foraging Fox has introduced a food-gifting element to its range in the form of the Fox Box. The gift set features 255g bottles of...

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.

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.

Rubies in the Rubble whips up innovative new mayos

Sustainable gourmet condiment brand Rubies in the Rubble has created two inventive mayonnaises – Aquafaba Mayo and Chipotle Mayo.

Tribunal judge rules ethical veganism is ‘philosophical belief’

In a landmark legal case, a tribunal judge has ruled that ethical veganism qualifies as a ‘philosophical belief and must be afforded special protections.

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.