Posts tagged "vegan"

Hemp burger: BurgerFuel takes eating green to a whole new level

[03 September/The Country] BurgerFuel New Zealand takes eating green to a whole new level today with the launch of a limited-edition vegan hemp burger which will be sold nationwide for one month from today, or while stocks last. The burger contains hemp and broccoli bites, pūhā and cabbage kraut, avocado, hemp-seed-oil aoili and an organic...

Most ‘meat’ in 2040 will not come from dead animals, says report

[12 June/The Guardian] Most of the meat people eat in 2040 will not come from slaughtered animals, according to a report from global consultancy AT Kearney. The report predicts 60% will be either grown in vats or replaced by plant-based products that look and taste like meat. The report also highlights the heavy environmental impacts...

Vegan protesters charged after stopping traffic in Melbourne

 [09 March/NewsHub] 39 Vegan protestors have been charged after protesting against abattoirs at a major intersection blocking traffic in Melbourne. It has been reported they might face imprisonment for obstructing roads and resisting police. The protestors chained themselves to vans parked on tram tracks. The protest was part of a global movement calling for an...

New Culture’s cow-free cow cheese draws US backing

[09 April/NZ Herald] Kiwi start-up New Culture is developing lab-grown mozzarella. There is a growing demand for good-tasting vegan cheese that tastes good and is made for the conscious consumer. Co-founder Matt Gibson says New Culture has no direct competitors or at least none who are funded. Mr Gibson relocated from Auckland to California in...

Tesco’s Derek Sarno partners BOSH! to create ‘vegan Christmas feast’

[21 November/Plant Based News] Tesco’s Director of Plant Based Innovation, Derek Sarno, is working with Vegan influencers BOSH! to host a special Christmas event for Tesco in London on 4 December. Tesco Vegmas is a five course plant based festive feast to provide people with ideas about how to cater for a Vegan or Vegetarian...

Wool they or won’t they? PETA ask Dorset, UK, village Wool to change name to Vegan Wool

[25 November/NZ Herald] British animal rights activists have asked the Dorset village of Wool to change its name to Vegan Wool. The village received a polite letter from PETA director Elisa Allen asking, via the Wool Parish Council, to change the name to Vegan Wool, offering “cruelty-free” woollen blankets to all 2000 village households if...

Italian meat boss admits veganism is growing as he launches plant based line

[2 February/ Plant Based News] Felsineo, a major Italian deli meat producer, has launched a range of six vegan deli meat options under the Veghiamo brand.  The company has seen sales of traditional deli meat products slow, with President, Andrea Raimondi, noting that it is a fact that the number of people opting for vegetarian...

Cold turkey on meat and dairy in ‘Veganuary’

[1 January/The Daily Telegraph] The latest trend in new year detox’s is Veganuary, a commitment to eat a meat and dairy free diet for the month of January. In the UK the number of people making the commitment has increased from 1,500 in 2014 to 52,000 in 2018 making the UK the largest market for...

Lupin adds to dairy alternative options

[17 November/Dairy Reporter] At the recent Anuga show in Cologne, Germany, Prolupin exhibited its new vegan products. As well as the regular alternatives such as soy, almond and coconut, they also showcased their beverages and ice creams made from the plant lupin. The company specialises in lupin foods and found a valuable market with its...

Leonardo DiCaprio wants you to eat vegan hamburgers that actually bleed

[20 October/Maxim] Leonardo DiCaprio has been investing in a plant-based, vegan burger company called Beyond Meat to curb carbon emissions. The innovative company manipulates plant protein so that it tastes incredibly close to the real thing. The Beyond Meat burger patty’s bleed due to beet-juice faux blood. DiCaprio recently said in a statement that shifting...