Vegandale touring vegan experience

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Fairs & Events

“World’s Largest Touring Vegan Experience” Vegandale Expands to the UK

Vegandale, the North American festival described as the world’s largest touring vegan experience, is expanding to the UK in 2024. The festival has announced a London event at Clapham Common from July 13-14, and a Manchester event on July 6 (location to be announced). Additionally, there will be an event in Philadelphia this year, adding to the six existing North American locations — New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, and Dallas. Vegandale features a range of musical performances, with last year’s headlining acts including Rick Ross, Coi Leray, and DJ Khaled. London artists are expected to be announced next month. A diverse range of food, beverage, and lifestyle options will also be available, with the London and Manchester events featuring both local food and …


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Gastronomy & Food Service

Exclusive: The Vurger Co Reveals the Opening of Its Biggest Ever Restaurant Location

The Vurger Co, whose founders were awarded Restaurant Entrepreneurs of the Year at this year’s Food & Drink Heroes Awards, reveals exclusively to vegconomist that it is to open a fourth restaurant, venturing for the first time into the north of England with a new location set to be the biggest to date. As the much-loved vegan QSR chain celebrates five years of exponential success, founders Rachel Hugh and Neil Potts enthuse today: “We are incredibly excited to announce that our next restaurant will be opening in Manchester! Manchester has been a huge goal for us right from the start, and after spending a year sourcing the right site, we couldn’t be more excited to be launching our biggest restaurant site to date later this …


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Company News

New Delivery Platform ‘Get Vegan Grub’ is UK’s Ethical Alternative to Uber Eats

A new delivery platform called Get Vegan Grub, formerly known as IndieHob, which supports local and independent business, only allows 100% vegan products, has a policy of ethics towards its partners, and even provides eco-friendly food packaging, sets out to be a “cruelty-free alternative to Deliveroo, Just Eat, and Uber Eats.”