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The V-Edge Congress 2019 in Munich

On 26.01.2019, the non-profit V-Edge Congress will take place in Munich. Under the heading “On the Edge of a Plant-Based Future”, speakers from science, business, activism, sport, cuisine and spirituality will educate 250 guests about the relevance of a plant-based lifestyle to sustainability, health and ethics.


Nordic Organic Food Fair Taking Place 14-15 Nov

The Nordic Organic Food Fair 2018 is taking place 14-15 November, at MalmöMässan in Sweden, featuring leading organic organisations and industry thought leaders – including Organic Sweden, Eosta BV, Business Sweden, Coop, Grönsakshallen Sorunda, Moreganic Sourcing AB, Organic Farmers & Growers UK, Natural Products Global, Ekoweb, Euromonitor International, and EkoMatCentrum.


What Does vegconomist do on World Vegan Day?

November 1st is World Vegan Day. What is the vegconomist team actually doing on this memorable day, which will surely get more attention worldwide than ever before? Of course, everyday editorial work continues in Germany and internationally, filtering important news through worldwide news screening as well as viewing press releases and letters. And, of course, the writing of articles as usual.


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The Free From Functional Food (Ingredients) Trade Fair 2019 in Barcelona

Free From Functional Food (Ingredients) 2019, Europe’s leading trade fair for gluten-free, lactose-free, vegan, organic/natural, sugar-free, or wheat-free FFF (Free From Functional) ingredient solutions and much more, will take place from May 28th to 29th at the Gran Vía, Fira Barcelona Exhibition Centre, Spain. The two-day exhibition and conference programmes on the theme of “The Free From Functional Food Industry/Ingredients” are expected to attract a number of European market leaders. …




EroFame: Vegan Products at the Trade Fair for Erotic Lifestyle

On 3 – 5 October, the Erofame trade fair for erotic lifestyle products will take place in Hanover. Lube gels, condoms, massage oils and various sex toys will be presented on the exhibition stands at the Expo grounds in Hanover in Hall 2 by exhibitors from all over the world. vegconomist contacted the organizers and some exhibitors in advance to find out how veganism influences the erotic lifestyle.


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Vegandale: Vegan Festival in New York

The New York-based Vegandale Festival is entering its next round. On September 29 and 30, more than 130 food, beverage and merchandise vendors will be offering various street food classics such as vegan burgers, doner kebabs and fish n’ chips at the festival. More than 25,000 visitors are expected, and they can look forward not only to the varied culinary specialities, but also to various interactive art installations. The festival’s …



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Europe’s Largest Vegan Trade Fair Comes to Munich

“Go vegan!” – That’s the motto of VeggieWorld, the trade fair for the vegan lifestyle, which takes place in Munich on September 15 and 16, 2018. Although VeggieWorld has only been around since 2011, it is the oldest trade fair in Europe focusing on the vegan lifestyle. The fair started out in Wiesbaden with just 21 exhibitors. Since it was taken over by Wellfairs in 2014, VeggieWorld has been expanding …


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“Good Food Conference” to Accelerate the Marketing of Clean Meat

From September 6-7 2018, the  Good Food Conference will take place, focusing on accelerating the marketing of alternative meat products such as plant-based meat and laboratory meat. The event, which will be at the Clark Kerr Campus Conference Center, Berkeley, is already sold out, but you can sign up for the livestream. It is the first of its kind in the world at which the world’s leading scientists, entrepreneurs, politicians …


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Design Jam: Envisioning the Future of Clean Meat

On 9th August this year, the organisers of the Cultured Meat Symposium will host an event named Design Jam: Envisioning the Future of Clean Meat. The event, which will take place in San Francisco, will gather designers, entrepreneurs, and biohackers to discuss the future of food and what it will look like in terms of design.