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Why “Plant-based” is Now Better than “Vegan”

More and more surveys are being published recently which reveal that the term “plant-based” is preferred over “vegan” and “vegetarian” in terms of food labelling, with the v-words increasingly being associated with unappetising connotations or seen as alienating to those who do not adhere strictly to a meat-free diet, or who perceive vegetarian and vegan food to be bland.


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Italian Luxury Brand Nemanti Launches Vegan Collection

The shoe brand Nemanti produces sustainable vegan luxury shoes in Italy. For the next autumn/winter season, the vegan company has announced a new shoe collection for men and women made using new innovative materials. Nemanti’s fine footwear is designed to appeal to customers who are interested in fashion as well as the environment and ethically responsible products. Naturalness and sustainability are particularly important to the luxury brand, which is why …



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Reebok Shoes: Sustainable but Not 100% Vegan

The shoe manufacturer Reebok has produced sustainable shoes with its “Cotton + Corn” collection. These shoes have been falsely advertised as vegan by a large number of (online) publications. When we spoke with the company, they were kind enough to inform and correct us as soon as possible.



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Iceland Agree to Comply with Vegan Labelling

Last month, vegconomist reported on the #MarkItVegan campaign initiated by UK animal rights organisation Animal Aid, which petitions supermarkets to clearly label their their own-brand vegan products in some way, whether by the use of the words ‘suitable for vegans’, a logo or otherwise. Today Animal Aid announce the good news that Iceland has confirmed it will introduce a clear labelling scheme for their upcoming vegan range, in adherence with the campaign.