M&S Plant Kitchen vegan VLT BLT sandwich

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Products & Launches

M&S Expands Vegan Range to 175 Plant Kitchen Products

M&S has added a variety of new products to its Plant Kitchen range for Veganuary 2022, as well as launching its own two-month-long Sparking Change National Challenge. The initiative includes free expert tips and resources on exploring plant-based protein and reducing food waste. The famous high street retailer now has 175 products in its plant-based range, with new products in the expanded vegan line including Plant Kitchen Lasagne, Tikka Masala, Vegan Fish Fingers, No Lamb Shawarma, VLT Sandwich, Wood-fired Hot & Spicy Pizza, Chocolate Cake Jar, and many more.  In January, M&S will be providing Sparking Change National Challenge ideas through Sparks – its loyalty reward scheme – around the best ways to incorporate more protein from plants into customers’ diets. With simple swaps and …


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Products & Launches

Marks & Spencer Introduces New Range of Vegan and Sustainable Wines

UK retailer Marks & Spencer has launched a new wine collection featuring 12 vegan wines as part of the company’s push to make its wine range 100% vegan by 2022. Named “Found”, the wines were also chosen for their sustainability credentials, with wineries utilising carbon offsetting schemes, organic and biodynamic farming and water management programs. 


Leon Sweet Carolina Burger


Fairs & Events

Veganuary 2021: Vegan Deliveroo +146%, M&S Vegan Beef Sells Every 30 Seconds, Vegan Meatballs Fastest Best-Sellers in Pret’s History

Veganuary 2021 has come to an end and has revealed some outstanding figures. In total, an official number of 582,538 people signed-up (not counting those who took part unofficially without signing up), far exceeding the target of 500,000. The groundbreaking initiative has also inspired an explosion of plant-based product launches, menu items and market activity.  Hundreds of new plant-based products launched in conjunction with the organisation and many initial sales have exceeded expectations. UK restaurant Leon released its Vegan Sweet Carolina BBQ Burger and in just one week was its bestselling burger. Department store Marks and Spencer reporting selling one of its new No Salt Beef Pretzel Roll every 30 seconds. Pret a Manger’s new Meatless Meatball Hot Wrap was its first new product to …


M & S Vegan Footwear

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Fashion, Design & Beauty

Marks & Spencer Expands into Vegan Footwear

Marks & Spencer has announced that it will be expanding its vegan-friendly options into the footwear category, in response to an increased interest in vegan-friendly products from customers. An extensive array of styles, available across Womenswear, Menswear and Kidswear, will be identifiable by an M&S vegan logo presently used within their food products.