Here's a couple of our favourites. Veganuary 2019 has taken the UK by storm with too many new vegan releases to count! McDonald's is to join a growing list of fast food restaurants selling fully vegan meals in the UK. Hi Edel, Our Plant Kitchen range is 100% suitable for vegans and we engaged with both the Vegan Society and Allergy UK when developing it. Tesco Extra stores are more likely to have larger quantities of vegan foods than Tesco Express stores, for example. More than 200,000 people have signed up to Veganuary this year.. Posted on the 4th February 2019. No comments . Papa John’s Introduces Vegan Menu! New vegan future. New vegan products released in January 2019! Every time a new vegan product is launched we’ve included it below too so you can stay up-to-date with all the snacks, treats and items which are vegan friendly. Nearly one in four of all new UK food products launched in 2019 was vegan, analysis has found. Source: The Vegan Society, Mintel, Veganuary campaign . Lidl GB is the latest supermarket in the UK to introduce a new logo for its vegan and vegetarian products, following petitioning from charity Animal Aid. Tesco has launched a new own-branded range of plant-based products and ready meals, including alternatives to traditional British meals such as battered fish and cottage pie as well as snacks. From their meaty applications to replacing chicken farms to the numerous medicinal benefits and even turned into leather shoes, these fun guys will be all over 2019 like cow dung on your magic mushrooms. January 10th, 2019January 10th, 2019. Growth in the UK has been propelled by an increase in the number of consumers looking for animal-free options, which are viewed as more ethical and healthier. Hottest New Vegan Category: Mushrooms. So it's probably no surprise that, according to stats from the Vegan Society, the number of UK-based vegans has grown fourfold in the past 10 years, now hitting about 550,000. (January 10, 2019). Don’t call them plants! Hottest Plant: Cannabis. This is up from just 8% in 2015. 4. Vegan food accounted for 25% of all new product launches in the UK in 2019. This is up from just 8% in 2015. One example of this is Asda, who have been working particularly closely with our team to register more of their own-brand products with the Vegan Society Trademark, including seasonal products like Easter eggs and even mince pies! Almost a quarter of all new food products to launch in the UK last year were vegan, as companies rush to cash in on the growing number of “flexitarians”, according to the latest research. When looking at an average person’s food diary for a week, the percentage of people actually living a vegan lifestyle fell to less than 1% of the population. Del Taco recently began using Beyond Meat products, carrying out a trial run of vegan meat crumbles last September before adding the option to its menu at 16 San Diego-based locations in December. New dairy-free favorites, surprising protein sources, and automated everything: We’ve prepped a list of 2019’s biggest food trends—all vegan, of course. Like you, millions of people are more curious than ever before about the latest developments in the vegan culinary world. New Vegan Meat Line Debuts at 450 Whole Foods Nationwide UK import Meatless Farm’s vegan ground beef and burgers will begin appearing on store shelves starting August 5. by Anna Starostinetskaya. hi friends!! The number of new UK food products labelled vegan has risen from 17 per cent in 2018 to 23 per cent last year. Make way for mushrooms. Much of this growth was driven by own label NPD, said Mintel food and drink analyst Edward Bergen. new products to get excited about (updated every day) Sign up to be part of the vegan food awards We are the first to know what vegan food is all about to hit our supermarkets & independant shops. Sainsbury’s is launching 31 new vegan products this Veganuary – and they look delicious . But do call them the hottest vegan category to watch in 2019. Most UK supermarkets are increasing their efforts to ensure that their vegan-friendly products are labelled accordingly. Reading labels. New figures show that almost a quarter of all new UK food products launched last year were labelled as vegan, while nearly two-thirds of Britons chose to eat meat substitutes. UK vegan launches have doubled during the past two years, rising from 9% of all NPD in the year to April 2017, to 18% of all food launches in April 2019, according to new research by Mintel. Less than two weeks into a life of lentils, chickpeas and dairy-free cheese, the Veganuary challenge is well under way, as committed Brits turn to plant-based meals joining the likes of Ariana Grande and Benedict Cumberbatch. UK supermarket giant Lidl has committed to labeling its vegan products following a campaign by charity Animal Aid.. UK supermarket Sainsbury’s embraced Veganuary too, launching 29 new plant-based products that include chorizo-style Shroomdogs, seitan bacon, and meatless Szechuan “beef”. Share of new products launched declared as vegan or having no animal ingredients in Germany, the UK and Europe in 2018 [Graph]. September 18, 2019 Society ©Lidl. From vegan alternatives to honey, to collagen-enriched gin, we highlight 9 innovative food and drink products launched recently in the UK – using Mintel’s Global New Products Database (GNPD). Sainsbury’s move to become the first UK supermarket to place its vegan products – many of which have been designed to look and taste like meat – within the meat section is one that other grocers should look to follow. The Times Vegan Food Awards 2020: the 30 most delicious foods . I took a lil trip to McDonalds to try all of their new vegan products, and it did not disappoint :) instagram: @healthyfithelena With veganism entering mainstream, last year, nearly a quarter of all new UK food products launched were labelled vegan. If they don’t, there is a risk that shoppers, many of whom will likely be meat eaters, won’t bother to look for vegan aisles or simply forget they exist. Posted by Totally Vegan Buzz Team 17th January 2020 17th January 2020 Posted in News, Vegan Activism. San Francisco-based brand Just has been offering plant-based alternatives to meat and other animal products for over five years. Dubbed as the #MarkItVegan campaign, Animal Aid handed in a petition - which received more than 11,000 signatures - to Lidl's head office in London, calling for the retailer label its own-brand vegan products. Sainsbury’s new vegan product range, Plant Pioneers, is arriving in Veganuary. American restaurant TGI Fridays added the plant-based burger to its US menus in September 2018, as well as a new ‘bleeding’ vegan burger in January of this year. August 2, 2019 Nearly one in four (23 percent) of new product launches in the United Kingdom in 2019 were labelled “vegan,” according to data compiled by market research firm Mintel. Serena Coady Sunday 8 Dec 2019 1:53 pm. In Statista. Mintel revealed that 16% of new products launched in 2018 had a vegan or no animal ingredients claim. Mintel. Vegans can find a lot of great foods at their local Tesco, and depending on the size of the store, you may even be able to find some useful specialty items. 87% Most Veganuary participants in 2019 were female . New research from Kantar UK has suggested the number of vegans in the UK is significantly lower than thought, with only 3% defining themselves as such. Image: rblfmr / shutterstock.com . Marmite Crunchy Peanut Butter New festive vegan products launching for Christmas 2020. ... 1 /1 Nearly one in four UK food products launched in 2019 were vegan.