Plant-based meat company LikeMeat recently released an extraordinary food performance film featuring German musician Till Lindemann (Rammstein). With the art movie, LikeMeat wants to draw attention to the global and ever-growing Veganuary movement and motivate people to go vegan this January (video below).
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London-based vegan business community Vevolution announces the launch of the third series of the Plant-Based Business Podcast. Since its launch in late 2019 the podcast has regularly been trending in the Apple UK Business Podcast charts and has attracted a global roll-call of leading plant-based entrepreneurs and investors.
Like no other, Patrik Baboumian embodies the power and health that a plant-based diet can bring. He achieved worldwide fame through the 2018 Netflix documentary The Game Changers, discussing the subject of ideal nutrition for top sporting performance, produced by Jackie Chan, Arnold Schwarzenegger and James Cameron.
Spanish “food activists” Heura have launched a huge billboard ad campaign highlighting the pollution caused by the livestock industry, and reports that it has received a number of threatening calls. One meat industry publication has lashed out with a Twitter attack, amid a week when the EU has dropped a €4.5 million pro- red meat campaign.
Mark Cuban is a US billionaire, vegetarian and judge on the business pitching show Shark Tank. From a vegan perspective, the success of three of his investments this year are noteworthy, namely Wild Earth, Mrs. Goldfarb’s Unreal Deli and Wanna Date?, as each of them opened a new market in the vegan segment.
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Award-winning interior architect and Founder / Director of Vegan Interior Design, Aline Dürr has released a book to help vegans and non-vegans alike to create 100% cruelty free, sustainable interiors. Did you know that some paint is not vegan? That towels are not vegan? That the leather on a couch could come from dogs or cats?
Pamela Anderson is a “powerful change-agent” with a huge following on social media. Her new collaboration with Canada’s Very Good Food Company, operating as The Very Good Butchers, is set to promote plant-based diets, offering customers a discount with a contribution to the Pamela Anderson Foundation.
Impossible Foods is “looking to dial up mainstream, mass-market awareness next year,” reckons The Drum, which postures (tenuously?) that a Super Bowl spot could be on the table for 2021. Here we take a look at some other recent TV spots from some big vegan brands, hitting TV screens now that vegan is as mainstream as football.