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Lightlife: “Vegan Consumers are the Tip of the Spear and Many are Following Their Lead”

Lightlife Foods, founded in 1979, is the #1 refrigerated alternative protein brand in U.S. retail. Lightlife is part of the plant-based portfolio of Greenleaf Foods, who announced yesterday plans to construct North America’s largest plant-based protein manufacturing facility, which will enable Lightlife to more than double its production output.

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Fairs & Events

Vegan Fairs Expanding Across the UK in 2019

Vegan Fairs is set to hold more than 16 vegan events across the UK in 2019 and they’re looking to create a wholesome plant-based experience for vegans and non-vegans alike with trader lineups, talks, demos and advice at each fair.

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Vegan Nights: “Encouraging People to Challenge Their Perception of Food”

As veganism moves into the mainstream, more and more events, both in terms of business conference and seminars to social events, are cropping up and selling out all over the world. The interest in healthy eating is clearly a major driver for this and both plant-based and flexitarian consumers are seeking alternatives to the usual selection of alcohol and junk food that are traditional fodder for many social events. Vegan Nights is a hugely popular monthly event in London which demonstrates a microcosm of the vegan food industries and offers a great insight into up and coming trends.



Top Stories

New Organisation Founded: Plant-Based Foods of Canada

It was announced this Monday that members of Canadian plant-based industries have united to form the Plant-Based Foods of Canada (PBFC), to support and assist the interests of vegan food companies throughout the country. The PBFC consists of key representatives of “food companies that make and market plant-based products that are part of a combination of or are the main source of proteins by a growing number of Canadians.”


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Market & Trends

Market Report: Vegan Mayonnaise

Oil, egg yolk and vinegar are the main ingredients in traditional mayonnaise. But there are also alternatives that do not contain egg yolk. The market report “Eggless Mayonnaise Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 – 2027” by Transparency Market Research examines the market for vegan mayonnaise.