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Hi Fly becomes the first airline to ditch single-use plastics on flights

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Hi Fly becomes the first airline to ditch single-use plastics on flights

We all know how unsustainable single-use plastic is, yet, for the most part avoiding it is impossible   In an extraordinary step towards helping the environment, Portuguese airline Hi Fly has announced that it will eliminate all single-use plastic, across all of its flights.   In December 2018, the company launched a plastic-free trial on…

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Can your diet make you happier?

It’s here – Blue Monday, the date that has been dubbed as the most miserable day in Britain   It’s thought that today is the one day when Brits are more down in the dumps than any other day all year round. Blue Monday has existed for a number of years now, but it’s more…

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Harvester extends vegan menu

Nationwide chain Harvester have launched an extensive three-course vegan menu     The family-friendly restaurant now have five vegan mains and four desserts, accompanied by a range of extra options on the main menu, as well as their unlimited salad bar.   It’s the first time a major national restaurant brand of Harvester’s kind (casual…

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M&S wins first-ever Vegan-Friendly High Street Retailer Award

PETA honours Marks & Spencer’s for its expansive vegan ranges     Not only has Marks & Spencer met the rising consumer demand for vegan and eco-friendly products, but it has also come headway’s with its new ‘vegan’ logo, making all of their vegan products easily identifiable for customers. In light of this, Marks &…

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Hopefield Animal Sanctuary to reopen with vegan café

They’ve already done so much for animals in need, and now, Hopefield has announced that their tearoom will reopen in March with a one hundred per cent vegan menu   Since the sanctuary’s opening in 1983, Hopefield has rescued vast numbers of horses and farm animals, and over the years, the kinds of animals they…

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Scottish start-up dares you to taste better

A new range of plant-based meat alternatives has been released – and the founders are certain that the products taste better than the real thing       Glasgow-based DARING Foods say they’ve found the secret recipe to show the world that we don’t need animals for food. DARING’s new range of beef, chicken and…

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Ben & Jerry’s limited-edition vegan menu made permanent

Back in November 2018 for World Vegan Month, Ben & Jerry’s announced the exciting news that they would be launching an exclusive four-piece vegan menu at its Scoop Shop in Soho, London     This month, after the limited-edition menu’s huge success, and in honour of Veganuary, Ben & Jerry’s have announced that their vegan menu…

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McDonald’s launch their first ever meat and dairy-free Happy Meal

Fast-food chain McDonald’s, have finally launched a vegan-friendly Happy Meal, as well as a new Spicy Veggie Wrap     The two additions are in response to the growing customer trend for more meat-free meal choices. In fact, a study found that 33 per cent of McDonald’s UK customers said that it’s important to them…

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Record-breaking numbers sign up for Veganuary

2019 has arrived, and in light of tradition, people the world over are making New Year’s resolutions   In attempt to improve their health and well-being for the year ahead, many people opt for Dry January, but this year, signing up to Veganuary, the pledge to go vegan for a month, is proving to be…

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More products added to Sainsbury’s expansive vegan range

Veganuary is almost here, and in preparation, Sainsbury’s have introduced 25 new plant-based products   The supermarket, which won Best Supermarket for Vegan food in the Vegan Food UK’s vote, is holding true to its title, with the additions bringing their plant-based range to include over 100 products. It’s Sainsbury’s fourth vegan expansion, since they…

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Taking on Dry January? The best vegan-friendly drinks to try this month

For many years alcohol-free drinks were few and far between, often the only options available were limited to J2O and Becks Blue. There was perhaps the view that these non-alcoholic drinks were more of a necessity rather than something people actually enjoyed drinking. The token offering to appease a nominated driver that somehow made up…

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Spare a thought for reindeer this Christmas

For hundreds of years we have celebrated Christmas and there is a certain magic surrounding the end of December. Images of children making a snowman, Christmas trees dressed in gold and red sparkling in a window and, of course, Father Christmas flying through the sky on his sleigh pop to mind. Christmas is a time…

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