Berlin is the German capital of Weg-Bier (“beer for the road”) and exciting new international food trends. It is also the birthplace of the first “Weg-Sake” which will be designed in Germany. The company Go-Sake, founded in 2017, started out with the aim of bringing the Japanese national drink to the attention of Germans and clearing up the prejudices surrounding it.
The spirits producer Nanbu Bijin Co., Ltd. from Ninohe, Japan, has been producing sake for over five generations. On January 25, 2019, the company received vegan certification for domestic and foreign markets (Japan: NPO Vege Project Japan, foreign countries: The Vegan Society), after previously receiving kosher certification in 2013.
Amanda Thomson is a former BBC television presenter and now CEO and Founder of Thomson & Scott, winner of the EY Winning Women 2017 and the Le Cordon Bleu Entrepreneur of the Year 2017. Her brand of high end prosecco and brut wines have been a huge hit in the UK, and the entire range is plastic-free, recyclable, and vegan to boot.