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November 30, 2020

Ireland’s First Walk-In Plant-Based Bakery Bear Lemon

Just three weeks ago, Ireland saw the opening of its first-ever walk-in vegan bakery, Bear Lemon. Located in Drumcondra, the bakery offers customers delicious vegan and plant-based baked goods. Another plant-based first for Ireland, the bakery sells "Bear Oats", an in-house made oat-based Ice cream brand. The Ice cream can be bought on its own or as a base for the brand's range of milkshake-style shakes.
November 3, 2020

Research: One-In-Three Consumers Seeking Tastier Plant-Based Products

Research conducted by Kerry Group has revealed some interesting insights into the European plant-based market. With the sector poised for exponential growth over the next decade, these numbers are the tip of the iceberg when tracking the changing consumer trends in favour of plant based alternatives to traditional products. The research found that not only are 42% of plant-based food consumers are choosing plant-based products on a more regular basis, they are seeking tastier products and a wider range to select from.
October 17, 2020

Analysing The Northern Irish Livestock and Meat Commission’s “Love NI Beef” Campaign

The Northern Irish (NI) Livestock and Meat Commission(LMC) has launched its new "Love NI Beef" campaign to counteract the decline in beef sales and the growing consumer effort to reduce their meat consumption. The campaign is presented in both traditional media and online, with a combination of farmers, chefs, Dr's and environmental experts offering their opinion in their area of expertise.
October 16, 2020

Interview With Ireland’s First Vegan Hospitality Consultant

With interest in plant based eating reaching new levels every week, more and more businesses are looking to capitalize on this emerging field. Venturing into a new market has its pitfalls. In the case of food service, offerings that tick the plant based or vegan boxes can cause confusion for those not in the know.
October 3, 2020
Ireland Vegan

The Rise Of Plant Based Eating In Ireland

Ireland, a country which boasts meat and dairy as its two main agricultural exports, has seen a steady rise in the popularity of plant based eating and a slow but steady move away from the traditional pint of milk, meat and two veg dietary staples which kept our ancestors fed for generations.
September 6, 2020
Ireland Vegan

Ireland Is Ranked 10th Worldwide In List Of Countries Where Veganism Is Most Popular

Ireland has ranked 10th in the world for countries where veganism interest is highest. The data, compiled by Chef's Pencil, analyzed Google trends over the past 10 years in searches for vegan and plant based recipes. The study found that in Ireland in particular "plant-based cuisine is enjoying an even bigger popularity (than veganism)"
August 31, 2020
David Attenborough A Life On Our Planet

David Attenborough Documentary Promotes Plant Based Eating To Save The Planet

In his new documentary, David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet, the 93 year old details the urgent need to reduce our meat consumption at this crucial time in the planet's history. In his 94 years, David Attenborough has visited every continent on the globe, exploring the wild places of our planet and documenting the living world in all its variety and wonder
August 21, 2020
Flahavan's Oat Milk

Flahavan’s Launches Irish Oat Milk

Irish Oat Producer Flahavan'swill be releasing 3 new Oat Milks or "Drinks" as it looks to expand its product range. The new offerings will come in 3 types, Organic Oat, Barista Style & Vitamin Rich
August 10, 2020
Plant Based Vegan Jobs Ireland

Find A Plant Based Job With Vegan Jobs Ireland

Vegan Jobs Ireland, a free online recruitment service for companies & staff operating in the plant-based & vegan market in Ireland, is seeing steady growth in both the number of skilled staff uploading their CV's and business seeking these individuals
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".
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.