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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.
August 4, 2020
Mens Health Joe Wicks

Mens Health Magazine Says Meat Is Not “Man Food”

Men's Health, the world's largest men's health publication, made the statement in its July 2020 issue of the magazine, examines the idea in an article entitled "We Need to Get Over the Idea of "Man Food".
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 10, 2020

“Forks Over Knives” No Longer Available On Netflix

The Groundbreaking Plant Based Documentary Will Be Removed From The Streaming Service On July 15th
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 4, 2020

Novak Djokovic Details Benefits Of Plant Based Diet

Novak Djokovic has talked openly on how his switch to a plant based diet in 2007 rejuvenated his career.
June 3, 2020

Plant Based Athletes Outperform Omnivores In Endurance Study

A study conducted at l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) found that plant-based athletes outperformed omnivores in endurance tests, which the researchers say could be due to the higher carbohydrate intake
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