Veganism

The ASA has slammed an ad for Burger King's Rebel Whopper for being misleading

Burger King ad slammed for false vegan claims

By James Ridler

Online ads for Burger King’s Rebel Whopper have been pulled for making misleading vegan- and vegetarian-friendly claims, according to the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA).

Staff shortages and the demand for vegan products were just two of the challenges facing food manufacturers in 2020

Challenges and trends for food and drink in 2020

By James Ridler

The availability of seasonal staff, increasing cost pressures and the rise of veganism are all key challenges that will shape the future of food and drink in the UK, according to Regency Purchasing Group.

Plant-based continues to grow

Plant-based foods continue to boom in US

By Michelle Perrett

The growth of plant-based foods is continuing, with the traditional meat-eating US seeing retail sales increase by 11% in 2019 bringing its market value to $5bn (£3.9bn).

Looking to the future with award-winning Fatherson Bakery

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Looking to the future with award-winning Fatherson Bakery

By James Ridler

A bigger focus on seasonal goods and developing new vegan products will guide the future of Fatherson Bakery, Small Bakery Manufacturing Company of the Year at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2020.

Unilever-owns Knorr commits to plant-based

Knorr commits to more plant-based foods

By Michelle Perrett

Unilever-owned Knorr has committed to increasing the number of its products featuring plant-based foods from its Future 50 Foods by 25% by 2025.

Farming, trade and adapting to change post-Brexit

Farming, trade and adapting to change post-Brexit

By James Ridler

The future of farming in the UK post-Brexit, the growing trend of plant-based foods and trade negotiations outside the EU were standout discussions at this year’s Business Leaders’ Forum, according to chair Geoff Eaton.

M_ilk Chocolate follows the success of Barry Callebaut's ruby chocolate

Chocolatier launches dairy-free chocolate

By James Ridler

Barry Callebaut – the chocolatier behind the launch of ruby chocolate – has launched a completely dairy-free chocolate into its Plant Craft range of products.

Greggs Vegan Steak Bake saw strong sales

Over 400,000 people back Veganuary

By Michelle Perrett

Over 400,000 people turned vegan in January – up from 250,000 in 2019 – according to organisers of the annual Veganuary initiative, which encourages people to give up meat consumption for the month.

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