Ireland

August 2, 2020
Tanya OCallaghan Highway To Health

New Plant Based Series “Highway To Health” Features Irish Presenter Tanya O’Callaghan

Highway To Health, a brand new T.V. series showcasing the benefits of a plant-based diet, will debut later this year with Irish musician & activist Tanya O'Callaghan joined by co-presenter Derrick Green. The pair will be exploring cuisines and cultures worldwide, along with eco-friendly innovations in the food world and beyond.
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.
May 28, 2020
Grow With ALDI Vegan Plant Based

Aldi Launches New Plant Based Products

The program will see 75 new products hit the shelves in ALDI stores nationwide for 2 weeks only. 5 of these will go on to secure long term contracts with the retailer. Among these, several Irish plant based businesses will be stocked
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
May 11, 2020
Fiid Pouches

FiiD Online Sales “Up 450%” As Company Seeks Investment

The Irish Plant Based Start-Up Made €500,000 in Revenue Last Year & Is Looking To Expand Overseas
May 7, 2020

Spanish Supermarkets Stock Plant Based Alternatives as Meat Struggles

The outbreak of Covid-19 is causing Spanish consumers to shift to plant based alternatives, according to figures released from Heura foods, a Spanish plant based manufacturer
May 6, 2020
The Happy Pear Vegan Cooking For Everyone

The Happy Pear Releasing 4th Cookbook

Steve & Dave Flynn, best known as The Happy Pear, are set to release their 4th cookbook, "Vegan Cooking For Everyone". This follows the previous best selling three books, Recipes for Happiness, and the "Yellow" & "Blue" books. It is set for release by Penguin Ireland, at a time when plant-based eating is gaining momentum both here and overseas
May 5, 2020

Irish Start-Up Vada Pow Makes Plant Based Indian Street Food

Vada Pow (a name derived from the Indian word for "burger" and "bun") is an Irish plant-based start-up selling both chilled and frozen ready meals