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Your Vegan Weekly News Roundup – 23.04.21

by Fabian Jackson

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Welcome to your weekly dose of the best vegan stories from across the globe. AKA, your ultimate feel-good foodie news.

1. ‘Go Vegan To Help UK Hit Greenhouse Gas Targets, Says Cabinet Minister Kwasi Kwarteng’ Evening Standard 


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Business Secretary and Cabinet minister, Kwasi Kwareng, has said that that the growing volumes of consumers abstaining from meat and dairy products will help the UK reach its huge 78 per cent reduced emissions target for 2035. As one of the most senior politicians to endorse plant-based living, we’re interested to follow its responses. 

2. ‘Online Vegan Supermarket To Plant Tree With Every Shop In Eco-Drive’ Plant-Based News

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The Vegan Kind, a plant-based online supermarket, has pledged a tree-planting initiative to help offset carbon emissions as well as launching a new educational platform ‘to help spread awareness of ecological issues.’ So far they have planted 2,343 trees and will continue to plant one for every check-out.

3. ‘Greggs Is Adding Two New Vegan Options To Its Menu’ Wales Online

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After the bakery’s uncharted success with the vegan sausage roll, Greggs has unveiled the latest plant-based options to reach customers – a plant-based version of its sausage breakfast bap and its ham and cheese baguette. Customers will be able to buy them in ‘the next week or two.’

4. ‘Michelin-Star Chef Alexis Gauthier Turns London Restaurant 100% Vegan Despite Pushback From Customers’ Plant-Based News

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The French Michelin star chef, Alexis Gauthier, shares his plans on working towards an entirely plant-based menu that has been in the works for a number of years. Customers have had mixed reactions at his brasserie Gauthier in Soho, but the menu already includes popular vegan options and we can’t wait to see what else the team comes up with.

5.‘The first-ever commercial vegan caterpillar cake is launching in the UK’ Vegan Food And Living

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If we could cope with any more caterpillar cake-based news then this would be it. Just Love Food Company has revealed their offering to the gang of caterpillars and it sounds like a tasty new cake. Their name is Archie and they’re a dairy and egg-free delight! 


Fabian Jackson
by Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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