Business

August 7, 2020
Lindt Vegan Chocolate

Lindt Will Launch Dairy Free Chocolate By Christmas

Luxury Swiss Chocolatier Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG, more commonly known simply as Lindt, will be releasing 3 dairy-free vegan chocolate bars in time for Christmas 2020
August 5, 2020

Plant Based “M*** F*** campaign” Launches In UK

Plant based meat company Meatless Farm, based in Leeds, is hoping to continue the post lockdown sales increase with its M*** F*** campaign. The provocative campaign has been rolled out in supermarkets, radio, tv, print, and social media, and will cost a total of £1.5m between August and September.
July 27, 2020

V-Face Opens Permanent Location in Stoneybatter, Dublin

V-Face, Dublin’s first vegan burger bar, now has a permanent home in Stoneybatter. The vegan burger brand applauded by vegans and carnivores alike has set up shop permanently on North Brunswick Street, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7.
July 9, 2020

Dublin Vegfest 2020 Cancelled

Dublin VegFest confirmed that the 2020 festival cannot take place this year, with uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 epidemic and the safety involved.
June 25, 2020

Plant Based Deliveroo Food Orders Surge 187% During Lockdown

Food delivery service Deliveroo has revealed that during the lockdown period of Covid 19 orders of plant based and vegan options increased 187%, with users in Dublin being the biggest consumers of plant based options, followed by Cork.
June 10, 2020

Kerry Group Expands Plant Based Range In Response To Consumer Demand

Kerry Group is looking to capitalize on the consumer demand shift to plant based and meat free alternatives with its new "Radical" range. The company, despite being a juggernaut of the Irish meat and dairy industry, is steadily increasing its alternative meat and dairy offerings, which use a variety of non-animal proteins including pea, rice, and sunflower.
June 9, 2020

Uk Dairy Producer Builds Plant-Based Manufacturing Facility. What Does This Mean For Irish Dairy?

Meadow Foods, the UK’s largest independent dairy and leading supplier of dairy ingredients to the food industry, has announced its plans to open a £4,000,000 plant based manufacturing facility in Chester, England. Construction began in January, and the facility is expected to be producing dairy-free milks, creams, yogurts, and sour cream by the end of 2020.
June 2, 2020
Plant Based Vs Vegan

As Vegan Food Options Increase, Consumers Must Educate Themselves To Make Healthy Choices

The Recent Boom In Heavily Processed Vegan Foods Is Not Healthy, and consumers must educate themselves on the difference between a plant based and vegan diet
May 26, 2020
Good Catch Plant Based Tuna

Plant Based Tuna Gets Major Investment

Good Catch Tuna Welcomes Celebrity Investors & Has Raised Over $40m This Year. The alternative fish company has announced an investment from a group of celebrity investors to add to the $35m raised in January. Woody Harrelson, Paris Hilton & Lance Bass are among the names said to have backed the company
May 22, 2020

“Thanks Plants” Launch Irish Plant Based Sausages

The Irish Alternative Meat Start Up Is Available in SuperValu Stores From Today, selling three flavours of plant based sausages: Sundried Tomato & Herb, Apple & Sage, and Frankfurter.
May 20, 2020

Coca Cola & Carlsberg Switching To Plant Based Bottles

Coke, Carlsberg And L'Oréal Have All Committed To The "Paper Bottle Project"
May 19, 2020

New Irish Start-Up Locates Plant Based Products Near You

Vegan Check was launched in March 2020 and helps users find plant based food options, as well as cosmetics, clothing, and other product categories