Tag Archives: veganism

Vincent’s latest veg venture

Vincent Vegetarian Food has launched Vincent’s Marketplace, located in, Fitzroy, Melbourne. The new marketplace is a comprehensive vegan supermarket, that includes a standing room café all under one roof. “There is a real appetite for plant-based proteins, high quality coffee and ethical groceries,” General Manager and Vincent’s son, Daniel Ng …

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Vegan sausage rolls selling for $13 EACH on eBay

Demand for Greggs vegan sausage rolls in the UK is so fierce that people are bidding up to £7 ($13) each for them on eBay. The British bakery chain launched its “vegan-friendly” sausage roll on January 3 this year in 950 stores. The rollout followed what Greggs describes as “strong …

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Hello, halloumi – My Life launches plant-based ‘bio cheese’

My Life has extended its Mediterranean range to include Bio Cheese Halloumi, a plant-based and dairy-free halloumi cheese alternative. “Bio Cheese Halloumi is an entirely plant-based, dairy-free, nut-free and soya-free product,” founder and CEO Terry Paule said. “In addition to its perfect soft, mild and authentic taste, its unique higher …

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AUSVEG slams ‘radical’ vegan activists

AUSVEG has expressed solidarity with Australian farmers and condemned “radical” vegan activists and following direct action in Melbourne and elsewhere. The peak industry body says it’s “disappointed” it’s been dragged into the controversy and has distance itself from the activists. It doesn’t want its plant-based commodities “to add fuel to …

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Veganism threatens local demand for Aussie meat and dairy

Booming veganism and rising meat prices are a growing threat to the domestic meat and dairy industries, says IBISWorld. According to the industry research company, sales of vegan food products have soared over the past five years in Australia. Intensifying the trend is the fact that the vegan boom has …

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Health concerns driving boom in plant-based foods

Consumers are choosing plant-based meat and dairy alternatives for many reasons, but health remains the key driver. This is the latest finding from Dutch consumer research company Innova Market Insights (IMI), whose ‘Top Trends for 2019’ report looks at the rise of replacement foods and ingredients. IMI found that half …

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Plant-based Beyond Burger to hit Australia

Beyond Meat says it’s bringing its “revolutionary plant-based breakthrough to Australian dinner tables” – the Beyond Burger. According to Beyond Meat, the burger has “all the juicy meat deliciousness of a traditional burger, but comes with all the upsides of a plant-based meal”. The company says Beyond Burger: Packs 20g …

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A ‘consumer revolution’? One in three eating less meat

A third of British people have either stopped eating meat or are eating less of it, according to new research. Conducted by British supermarket Waitrose, the research reveals a huge shift in the UK’s eating habits. It also revealed that one in eight people now follow either a vegan or vegetarian …

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