Dirty Vegan Nuggets

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Fast Food

Burger King UK Launches Dirty Vegan Nuggets for World Vegan Day

Burger King is marking World Vegan Day by launching a new plant-based option — Dirty Vegan Nuggets — in the UK. Made in collaboration with The Vegetarian Butcher, the soy-based nuggets are a limited-edition version of the popular vegan nuggets launched by the chain at the beginning of the year. They come topped with barbecue sauce and crispy onions. To buy the nuggets, customers will need a code that can only be found on the Burger King app. The menu item will be available both in-store and via click-and-collect from November 1-6. It can also be ordered from Deliveroo. Plant-based by Burger King UK Burger King has been expanding its vegan options worldwide as it aims to become 50% plant-based by 2030. The chain’s UK …


a vegan man and woman couple that found each other using Grazer app

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Products & Launches

Dating App Grazer Relaunches as ‘Meatless Matchmaker’ for World Vegan Day

Grazer, a UK dating and friend-finding app dedicated solely to vegans and vegetarians, has relaunched for World Vegan Day. The app has also rebranded, describing itself as “the meatless matchmaker”. “You don’t have to cuddle a carnivore or put your ethics aside for a ride. If you’re looking for something serious or not so serious, Grazer is here to be your meatless matchmaker,” says the company. “A serious glow-up” The Grazer app was founded by Lewis Foster and Charlotte Elizabeth, both vegans with experience of dating meat-eaters. In 2021, the app was among the 21 startups that received full or partial funding through Vevolution’s investment marketplace.   Earlier this year, Grazer raised over $400,000 in a crowdfunding campaign. This enabled the company to rebrand, accelerate its …


Charity & Campaigns

Over 170 Irish Restaurants to Offer Plant-Based Options for World Vegan Day

Full Irish Vegan is a campaign group promoting World Vegan Day by asking restaurants, pubs, and cafes around Ireland to offer plant-based options. The group’s 2022 campaign launched two weeks ago, endorsed by Oscar winner and animal rights activist Joaquin Phoenix. Over 170 restaurants, cafes, pubs, and hotels have already signed up for the campaign and will offer vegan options — ranging from breakfast rolls to fine dining — during World Vegan Day and beyond. World Vegan Day in Ireland World Vegan Day is celebrated worldwide on November 1st. The day was established in 1994 by the Vegan Society UK to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the organisation’s founding. The Full Irish Vegan campaign has been organised by a group of activists around the country …


Wicked Kitchen Rustic Vegetable Pizza

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Studies & Numbers

Consumers Urged to Cut 40% of Emissions by Eating One Plant-Based Meal Per Day

This World Vegan Day, plant-based brand Wicked Kitchen is urging consumers to help the planet by eating a plant-based meal every day. According to the company, this could reduce an individual’s carbon footprint by over 40%, which is more than any other action such as recycling or buying local. It could also save four animals per person per year from slaughter, meaning 1.2 billion would be saved annually in the US alone if everyone made the change. “With every bite, consumers have the power to radically transform the world to become a more compassionate, healthier place,” said Pete Speranza, CEO of Wicked Kitchen. “What we choose to eat every day can truly help ameliorate human and animal suffering, environmental crises, and infectious and chronic diseases. …


Company News

What Does vegconomist do on World Vegan Day?

November 1st is World Vegan Day. What is the vegconomist team actually doing on this memorable day, which will surely get more attention worldwide than ever before? Of course, everyday editorial work continues in Germany and internationally, filtering important news through worldwide news screening as well as viewing press releases and letters. And, of course, the writing of articles as usual.