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Gaz Oakley’s Wagamama vegan ‘egg’ dish to launch nationwide

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Gaz Oakley’s Wagamama vegan ‘egg’ dish to launch nationwide

Originally trialled in two stores, the plant-based dish will become available in all branches next month   The Japanese chain-restaurant Wagamama, has teamed up with vegan chef, Gaz Oakley, A.K.A. Avant Garde Vegan, to launch a new vegan dish. The bowl comprises BBQ glazed seitan, caramelised king oyster mushrooms and asparagus, sticky rice, edamame, spring…

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Hourglass cosmetics to become world’s first luxury vegan make up brand

Luxury make up brand, Hourglass has announced its move to become a fully-vegan company. Back in 2017, the leading cosmetics company shared its intentions and they are now following through with their plans. The full range will be completely vegan by the end of 2020, with 80 per cent of its products already vegan. This…

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Plant-based pop-ups join forces to create ‘Palestinian dumplings’

Starting from Friday 5th April, vegan Palestinian pop-up What the Fattoush? and vegan Chinese pop-up Phung Kay are coming together to present the culinary adventurous with ‘Palestinian dumplings’.   For one month only, Londoner’s can sample the exclusive dish at What the Fattoush?’s pop-ups. Find them at Hornbeam in Walthamstow between 5-27th April, and in…

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New vegan brand EDEN launching into Sainsbury’s stores

A new vegan brand is going to be launching into Sainsbury’s stores around the UK. The Irish brand creates vegetarian and vegan food, with health and the environment at the forefront of their brand. The company uses natural ingredients to create their child food range, which includes burgers and vegetable-based bites. The addition of the…

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Research proves that vegan meals keep you fuller than non-vegan food

A study published in the journal Nutrients, has found that meat-free meals keep you fuller for longer, particularly vegan meals. The research also found that a plant-based diet regulated blood sugar, and promotes gut hormones that are beneficial to the digestive system. Researchers studied the hormone levels of 60 male participants. Of these, 20 had…

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Planet Vegan documentary series set to premiere in October

A brand new series called Planet Vegan is expected to premiere in October, looking into why countless people around the world are choosing to go vegan. The series consists of five episodes, each looking at different areas of the lifestyle, identifying why the lifestyle is soaring in popularity – the first episode looks at the…

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Cruelty-free brand Lush launches reusable, zero-waste lipstick case

Favoured cruelty-free brand, Lush, has announced the launch of its new zero-waste lipstick case. The product is inspired by 1950’s make up, and the case is made from aluminium and brass, 40 per cent of which is made from recycled materials. The product is designed for the brand’s Naked Lipstick refills, and is plastic-free. How…

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Lush removes egg from entire product range

Global cosmetics retailer, Lush, has announced that it will no longer be using egg in any of its products. Lush previously used free-range eggs in some items, and during their search to switch suppliers, the company faced up to the truths of egg production and took the decision to remove it from some products. Acknowledging…

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Innovative vegan silk added to new beauty range

Silk is an ingredient that is often used in beauty products, but the barbaric practices of the silk industry make and it being an animal-derived product means it is unsuitable for vegans. Silk is produced by silk worms, which are boiled alive in their cocoons for the material to be extracted – to make just…

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Beyond Meat launches new ground beef-style product

Plant-based meat company Beyond Meat has announced its new product launch, vegan ground beef, aptly named Beyond Beef. The Beyond Burger took the world by storm, with recent figures revealing that 93 per cent of those who eat the plant-based patty are omnivores, proving the success of alternative protein. The new Beyond Beef is made…

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Is It Time for Vegans to Make an Exhibition of Themselves?

By Stephen Balfour I’m currently working on a project to create a new local history museum in a small town in Scotland. While we will deliver a good quality museum telling lots of interesting stories, several objects are not exactly vegan friendly. The museum collection includes some wonderful objects including a fully restored life-size statue…

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