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Your Vegan Weekly News Roundup – 18.09.20

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.

Lizzo Raises Her Voice To Redefine ‘Meat’

Lizzo performs

Photo credits: NME

The flute-playing, vocal sensation, Lizzo, has spoken out to her 9M strong Instagram followers this week. She had us all hooked with a vegan cooking video, where we saw her make some tasty looking jackfruit ‘pulled-pork’. During the video, you can hear her say ‘I’m sick of people saying that vegans don’t eat meat’ and ‘watch me eat this jackfruit meat’ before showing us all just how versatile it is. We hear you Lizzo, and if you ever fancy an allplants kitchen-collab, let us know!

Rowntree's Go Plant-Based

rowntrees fruit pastilles

Photo credits: Rowntree's

Everyone’s childhood favourite has made the move to veganism – Rowntrees, we welcome you! After 130 years of sugary service, they’re now totally vegan. They have warned to keep checking labels for the time being, as plenty of non-vegan bags will still be in circulation. The company also took the opportunity to remind everyone that their Jelly Tots are already vegan. We’re looking forward to more vegan sweets makers following suit.

Vegan Cashmere From Weganool 

vegan cashmere

Photo credits: Weganool, Faborg

An Indian startup called Faborg has designed a zero-waste, cruelty-free and 100% sustainable new fabric, Weganool. The material is made from a plant called Calotropis (similar to milkweed) and has been designed to replicate the luxury quality of cashmere. The founders had the idea after seeing sunbirds use the plant-bush as nesting material.

Zizzi To Sell Their PETA Vegan Food Award-Winning Pizzas In Supermarkets

zizzi pizza

Photo credits: Zizzi

Does anyone remember Zizzi’s knock-out jackfruit pepperoni pizza? Well, if you haven’t tried it in their restaurant, then now’s the chance to grab a slice for home. Seeing as staying in is the vibe of  2020, why not do it in style with their mouthwatering vegan Rustica? 

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By Fabian Jackson
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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