Meet vegconomist+: Unlimited Access to 50 New Articles Per Week and Our 7,500+ Article Archive

For over four years now, we have been covering the vegan business world, producing over 7,500 articles in the process. Today we reach more than 220,000 readers each month in over 190 countries. Through our reporting, we hope to inspire startups and corporations alike to invest in a plant-based future. Until now, we have relied on advertising revenue to finance this reporting. To continue to bring you approximately 50 new articles per week, including exclusive interviews, and to be able to invest in more premium content, we will start a subscription model: vegconomist+ This will mean that everyone can read five articles per week, with additional articles available after a free registration. After that, you can subscribe to vegconomist+ for $19.90/month to read an unlimited …


Double Your Donation: Vegan Meals For Refugees in Ukraine (More Than 20,000€ Already Donated)

vegconomist has been supporting a vegan meals project for refugees in the Ukrainian city of Lviv since April 2022 (scroll down to read more about the project). As the disgraceful invasion of Ukraine continues, we will also continue to support the project. As of September 2022, with the help of our readers and a $10,000 matching grant from the Karuna Foundation (which matches each reader’s contribution), we were able to send more than €20.000 to Lviv Vegan Kitchen. Update: September 8th, 2022: The Karuna Foundation offered another $10,000 matching grant! E.g.: You donate €50. The Karuna Foundation will also donate €50, totalling €100. A big thank you to the Karuna Foundation and the team behind it, for making this possible!

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Meet vegconomist at Plant Based World Expo in New York

We are pleased to announce that vegconomist will be attending the Plant Based World Expo, which takes place on September 8 & 9th in New York. It is North America’s only professional 100% plant-based focused event. If you are interested in reaching up to 220,000 monthly business visitors via vegconomist (retailers, ingredient suppliers, food companies, food service companies, and even machine manufacturers with vegan food processing competence), feel free to contact Nadja in order to book an appointment and discuss your opportunities: [email protected] +4930549090505 We are happy to receive your press releases in connection with the Plant Based World Expo.  

Wishing You a Happy Easter from vegconomist

Here at vegconomist we will be taking an Easter break from the 15th to the 18th. Next Tuesday we will be back for you with all the latest vegan business headlines.  Feel free to use the time until then to look through our archive of articles, there are over 12,000 to choose from!! The vegconomist team wishes you all a very happy Easter break.    

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ProVeg International Partners With vegconomist to Offer Exclusive Insights On Plant-Based Foods

Food awareness organisation ProVeg International has teamed up with vegconomist to offer our readers speedy access to the latest insights from ProVeg’s New Food Hub. The New Food Hub is the ultimate guide to increasing plant-based revenue. It’s packed with concise expert guides designed for busy people. From global market data, case studies, and professional recommendations, the New Food Hub provides actionable insights in one easy-to-use place.  Every Monday, Vegconomist readers will get exclusive early access to insights on a range of subjects from the New Food Hub, starting next week with product categories that present the biggest opportunity to expand plant-based profits with the lowest risk.  Breakthroughs in plant-based, cultured, and fermented foods are already accelerating changes in consumer behaviour. With vegconomist’s early access …


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Introducing Nadja Schulte, New Head of Sales and Media Solutions

It’s time for a review: vegconomist has seen tremendous growth since its inception in the summer of 2018; more than 14,000 articles in four languages (at our German, French, Spanish platforms as well as here in Global) are online and can be viewed for free at any time. Readership will soon reach the 200,000 mark. In addition, the number of newsletter subscribers is also rising continuously, meaning our news regarding plant-based and cell-based business now reaches over 190 countries around the world. This upswing is not only due to the editors and staff, but also to the numerous partners and sponsors. No surprise that the vegconomist team around Editor-in-Chief Peter Link has been searching for another team member in order to attend to customer concerns …


Vegconomist Now Has a New Set of Categories

vegconomist launched in July 2018 as the first vegan and global business magazine. After nearly four years, you can find over 6,000 articles on vegan and cell-based business. Around 40 – 50 new articles are added each week. To make it even easier for you to find exactly the content and articles you are looking for, we have spent the last few weeks working on new categories. You can now find them on the website in the menu at the very top (desktop) or mobile, at the top right behind the icon with the three horizontal lines. We welcome constructive feedback via this form. Duration of the survey: less than two minutes

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Vegconomist to Attend World’s Leading Sweets & Snacks Trade Fair ISM Cologne

The world’s leading confectionery and snacks trade fair ISM Cologne is set to take place from January 30 to February 2 2022, following a two-year break due to the pandemic. The trade fair will feature 1,085 exhibitors from 56 countries, showcasing sweets such as chocolate, biscuits, and ice cream alongside a range of snacks. The event will cover 90,000 square metres of space at Cologne’s fairground. As in previous years, ProSweets Cologne, the international supplier trade fair for the confectionery and snacks industry, will take place alongside ISM. Together, the two fairs cover the entire value chain for the industry. An “indispensable” opportunity “Meeting up face-to-face with important trade buyers as well as winning over new customers is indispensable for our exhibiting companies,” Gerald Böse, …


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Merry Christmas and Best Vegan Wishes From the Team

Dear Readers, Thank you for reading vegconomist regularly. We are taking an editorial break from 24.12 to 2.1.22, we will be back for you on 3.1 with new exciting content. We are very happy that so many professionals from all over the world use vegconomist. In 2021, we were able to increase our reach once again. We currently register 170,000 unique business visitors per month from 190 countries, plus almost 12,000 newletter subscriptions and over 27,000 LinkedIn followers. We offer an enormous pool of over 6,000 articles and interviews free of charge. A special thanks goes to the numerous companies that have booked advertising campaigns with vegconomist. They have practically financed the content. Many, many thanks for that! We hope that in 2022 there will …


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vegconomist Seeks Content Support in USA

Help push the vegan business world forward and reflect market changes in order to inspire further change! We are seeking a freelance part-time writer in a US timezone to report on North American business news in plant-based and cell-based industries, in adherence to our style. Must have writing experience and a current knowledge of the market, be preferably vegan or at least flexitarian, and have a flexible schedule. You should be passionate about vegan business and ideally be familiar with the key players. Since we are a remote-only company, ideally you are good at using digital tools for collaboration and are open to try new ones on a semiregular basis. Write for readers in over 160 countries, more than 10,000 newsletter subscribers, 25,000 LinkedIn followers, …


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All vegconomist Articles Now Available as Audio Podcasts

Since a few weeks ago, you can now listen to all new articles either directly on the website or as an audio podcast in Spotify and all podcast players. Again, as is so often the case, accessibility helps everyone. Most of the articles have a duration of about two to four minutes and are therefore ideal as short news chunks throughout the day. Whether you’re on your way to work in the car, on the train or on your bike, or out for a walk alone or with your dog. With Spotify or any podcast app of your choice, even offline and therefore available everywhere. Below are a few podcast app recommendations: iOS Overcast (free) Apple Podcast (free) Android Podcast Addict (free) Player FM (free) …