The British pub and restaurant chain “Greene King Flaming Grill” is now offering vegan fish steaks from the company VBites due to the growing demand for plant-based products. The company is thus creating a vegan “fish and chips” alternative, which is now offered at over 140 locations throughout the country.
The magazines “eathealthy” and “Running” from DoldeMedien Verlag will award Healthy Living Awards to innovative, trend-conscious and healthy products in the four areas of food, beauty, fitness and catering for the first time this year. The focus is on vegan options, among other things.
Proteins are important for many functions within the human body, making them vital for everyone. Whilst animal protein was long regarded as the number one source, researchers are now increasingly turning to plant protein sources, such as fungal cultures with extremely high protein levels.
The American company “Beyond Meat” recently announced the forthcoming market launch of its new Breakfast Sausage Patty. The popular brand’s latest vegan meat creation will be available in stores from this autumn.
The innovative vegan fashion label “Livin’ The MAD Life” from Miami has set itself the goal of improving the image of upcycling, and to this end is producing vegan designer fashion from garments which have already been upcycled. The concept of sustainability is very important to the label, and defines the philosophy behind it.
According to a report by the market research institute Market Insights Reports (MIR), the global tofu market will continue to grow by around 4.05 percent per year on average in the forecast period 2018-2023. One reason for this positive prospect is, among other things, the worldwide increase in veganism and the associated change in consumer behaviour.
Worldwide, the consumption of purely plant-based foods is increasing, and with it the competition between various suppliers in the food industry. As a result of this change, there are increasing complaints from the meat industry about misleading product names and distortions by suppliers of animal-free meat products. The fight for meat-free meat has begun.
REBBL’s beverages are made exclusively from vegan ingredients and contain active plant-derived substances – so-called adaptogens – which help the organism to stay calm in times of increased physical and emotional stress. The beverages are a newcomer to the market and could be in particular demand from consumers with stress-related conditions such as exhaustion or overload. The special thing about adaptogens is that they only become active in times of acute stress.
The American company “Freshiez” is to start shipping food boxes containing plant-based meat substitutes in the summer of 2018. Market penetration was made possible with the help of a successful crowdfunding campaign.
In more and more cities, vegan summer festivals are becoming an integral part of the annual festival landscape. In 2018, 21 of these summer festivals are planned nationwide, where people can feast, celebrate and exchange ideas with others.
USA: The vegan food manufacturer Outstanding Foods plans to launch its new plant-based bacon chips from June 2018, with the aim of making them suitable for the mass market.
The British food retailer Holland & Barrett has confirmed that it is planning a fully vegan superstore in the near future. Although the company’s focus has so far been on healthy food products, the growing demand from consumers for plant-based foods will now be taken further.
No eggs, no milk, no genetic engineering and no artificial flavours or corn syrup – that’s how the new cookie dough from “Just” is presented. The American start-up from San Francisco is expanding its product range with a variety of new flavours. But Just’s planning is still in full swing.
The fashion world is generally said to be short-lived and fast-paced, at least when it comes to trends. However, long-lasting vegan fashion is desirable when it comes to living consciously and conserving resources. We interviewed Olaf Schmidt – Vice President of Textiles & Textile Technologies – about the Ethical Fashion Show, the sustainability trend and upcoming developments in the fashion industry.
The Australian supermarket chain Woolworth has reported a significant increase in vegan food sales. All indicators suggest that the market will continue to grow.