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Pret’s veggie fridges to stay until end of Summer

After the initial success of Veggie Fridge Trial, Pret have announced they’ll be keeping the green fridges in the shops until the end of the Summer. They have also just launched this month’s Chef’s Specials, which are available now until the 4th September. Including a new vegan option: Vegan Chilli & Avocado Flatbread, £3.99, vegan […]

Impossible Foods raises $75m for scaling up plant-based burger distribution

The maker of the ‘Impossible Burger’ has just closed off a round of funding which has raised $75m. The investors include Bill Gates and the Open Philanthropy project, with lead investor being Singapore-based investment company Temasek. Impossible Foods makes meat directly from plants which has a smaller environmental footprint than animal-based meat. The Impossible Burger is made […]

Tesla makes all seat options vegan

Tesla has dropped leather seats entirely from its range of car seats with immediate effect. All reference to leather seats have been removed from the website, and all upgraded interiors are now referred to as Tesla’s “premium” range, which they applied to the original launch of vegan seats made of a new synthetic material. The cars […]

Ben & Jerry’s Non-Dairy ice cream coming to the UK

Ben & Jerry’s have announced on their website that they’re definitely bringing their vegan ice cream range to the UK: Here’s the announcement: Well, so much for surprises! So many of our fans have been asking us to bring our non-dairy ice cream across the pond, we couldn’t keep the secret anymore. We can now […]

London vegan burger startup raises £300K through crowdfunding

The Vurger Co has attracted 284 investors and exceeded the £180,000 target through using the Crowdcube platform. The company’s mission is to revolutionise fast food forever through the power of plants. Having run a number of successful pop-ups, the experienced Vurger Co team have proven their concept and are raising funds to open their first […]

Sneak peak of Kat Von D’s new vegan shoe line

Kat Von D yesterday shared an update on Instagram about her progress with developing a range of uber cool vegan shoes. Here’s her update: MY NEW #VEGAN SHOE LINE IS COMING TO LIFE! ❤️🙃👠 The first round of prototypes just arrived to my house – here’s a tiny little sneak peek of 1 out of the 26 […]