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Owner of Northern Ireland Bakery Says Vegan and Gluten-Free Products Are the Future

A bakery owner from Northern Ireland has said that vegan products are “the future” and that restaurants and bakeries should offer more inclusive options, noting that while there was little demand for plant-based products when the bakery opened 12 years ago, this was changing fast. Jennifer Stewart of Belfast’s Bread and Banjo Bakery said that veganism “really isn’t that hard to cater for”, explaining that she had swapped milk and butter in some products for vegan alternatives. On Instagram, she described glazing some baked goods with oat milk instead of eggs to make them suitable for vegans. Speaking to the Belfast Telegraph, Stewart said, “I think veganism is becoming more popular and there are more and more vegan alternatives out there. It is the healthier …