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A few days ago, the international media company Forbes released its yearly “30 Under 30” list, which names thirty influential and inspiring leaders under the age of thirty. Of the more than 20,000 nominations, several vegans made the list for 2020, including co-founder and CEO of Plant Power Fast Food (PPFF) Zach Vouga. Vouga was selected as the 29...

Only a few days ago, the bigtime yogurt company Yoplait announced the introduction of its very own dairy-free line––called Oui––which offers coconut milk-based yogurts at certain retailers. Come January 2020, the distribution list is expected to expand nationwide. As part of Yoplait’s new Oui line, you can expect a wide variety of flavors to choose...

After Thanksgiving, we're ready to officially kick off the holiday season! So we're craving flavors like hot cocoa, s’mores, and peppermint!  It’s only fitting that one of our favorite vegan ice cream brands, NadaMoo! debuts their first limited-edition flavor, Peppermint Bark to Whole Foods shelves nationwide!  Inspired by the foods and t...

Beyond Meat is now making its way into the big leagues. Only earlier this week, the very successful NBA team––Los Angeles Lakers––broadcasted that it will be partnering with the ever-growing vegan meat brand Beyond Meat.    The partnership between the two entities is for Beyond Meat’s “Go Beyond” campaign. The vegan brand has hopes to edu...

Very recently, the vegan brand Mrs. Goldfarb’s Unreal Deli received a striking deal offer from Shark Tank’s very own Mark Cuban. On Sunday’s episode of Shark Tank on ABC, the plant-based deli meat brand––Mrs. Goldfarb’s Unreal Deli–– took its chances on the show with hopes of landing a deal. And it worked. The pitch was done by none other than the ...

Starting tomorrow, November 15th, Quiznos will be introducing a trial run of Mrs. Goldfarb’s Unreal Deli plant-based corned beef in several Denver Quiznos locations. The new plant-based corned beef, which will be made available for a limited time only, is set to be featured on a completely new Quiznos menu item –– the Plant-Based Corned Beef sandwi...

If you’re a frequent Amazon shopper, you’ll be delighted to know that shopping for cruelty-free products just got a lot easier, thanks to a new tool. Earlier this week, a new web browser by the name ‘Tribe’ was introduced to aid Amazon shoppers in finding products to purchase that are cruelty-free. A free tool, Tribe shows up as a tiny box in the b...

While most other fast-food restaurants seek media attention once they add a plant-based option to their menus, Wendy’s is working behind-the-scenes. Just recently, the fast-food chain secretly introduced a new plant-based burger (called the Plantiful Burger) at many of its locations in Canada. Wendy’s has not yet made any formal announcements regar...

We VEG WORLD readers know all about it. And most of us are pretty happy about it. But not all of us. “It” is the dramatic and newsworthy large-scale growth of traditional meat and dairy companies that are enlarging their investments in plant-based foods. Of course, they’re doing so in response to the growing number of people with plant-based lifest...

If you are or were a fan of leather clothing and accessories, the market just got better for you – cactus is now being used as a means to develop plant-based leather alternative goods. Two Mexican entrepreneurs – Marte Cázarez and Adrián López Velarde – recently introduced a product called Desserto, which is the first-ever plant-based leather ...

Meati Foods, a recent startup based in a brewery-like space in Boulder, CO, is doing something other plant-based food manufacturers can only dream about: making plant-based versions of steak and chicken breast. Well, not exactly plant-based; make that fungus-based. Wait! Don’t stop reading! Here’s one time when fungus is our friend, the basis of wh...

Following the trend that we’ve been seeing in the last two years, Papa John’s is now making plans to add a few vegan options to its menu, starting in the United Kingdom. Currently, the massive pizza chain Papa John’s is recruiting for a new position, called a Chief Vegan Officer (CVO), to assist in adding a few vegan options to the menus in the Uni...

Dunkin’ Donuts is already the go-to shop for coffee and donut lovers in the country. Soon, Dunkin’ will also be on the radar of vegans and health-conscious people looking for quick and meatless breakfast eats. Dunkin’ is introducing a meatless breakfast sandwich across the nation, following in the footsteps of several other large chain restaurants ...

If you’ve ever watched the popular sitcom series Shark Tank, then you know that landing an investment opportunity from ‘the sharks’ can be a task. For most aspiring entrepreneurs, a $1 million offer from Mark Cuban would be a one-way ticket to dream-of success. For the co-founders of Atlas Monroe, however, this otherwise grandiose offer was less th...

100% plant-based milk, Milkadamia will be available in all seven London area Whole Foods locations starting this month.  The non-dairy milk, made of raw macadamias, grown primarily on the company’s Jindilli Farm in Australia, recently won raves at last month’s lunch! Show at the ExCel in London as well as at this year’s London Coffee Festival ...

Mouthwatering plant-based food production company Atlas Monroe will be appearing on this season of Shark Tank! Their episode will air on Sunday, October 6, 2019, on ABC. Watch the episode with us here !  Their plant-based Cajun Southern fried chicken and waffles were named BEST fried chicken at the 2018 National Fried Chicken Festival by Time'...

Meat alternatives are increasingly becoming mainstream and 3D printing businesses, such as Israel's Redefine Meat and Spain's Novameat, believe their technology can help improve plant-based products and speed up the manufacturing process. Such potential has seen both Redefine Meat and Novameat attract the backing of investors recently. Companies be...

by Diana Potter   The influence of the plant-based/environmental advocacy movement on our lives just keeps growing, as evidenced by the September 10 launch of a new vegan Exchange Traded Fund, or ETF, on the New York Stock Exchange: the US Vegan Climate ETF (ticker symbol VEGN). Designed for environmentalists and animal rights advocates, the U...

by Diana Potter   Until now, despite decades of protest by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and others, including vegans, using animals to test toxic materials has continued in the US without restriction. Until now.   On September 10, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it was beginning what it termed ...

How old were you when you became a vegan? When you decided on a career? When you became a celebrity in your career? Okay, most of us, including me, have no answer for that last one! But how many of us could answer the first two questions with, “I was 11”? Not me, and (sorry…) presumably not you, either. Omari McQueen can. Yes, at the age of 11, he’...

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