Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney does not want meat-eaters to ‘Let it Be’

His Meat Free Monday campaign’s new study claims that more than 30% of those who tried giving up meat once a week for five years ended up giving it up entirely

Vegan KitKat launched!

Nestlé has released a plant-based version of the chocolate bar across Europe

Vegan children shorter than meat-eating kids?

Study shows vegan children are shorter than those that eat meat

John Lewis puts landfill waste to bed with vegan-friendly, fully-recyclable mattress

The mattress is manufactured in the UK in a circular, carbon-neutral factory and is ‘completely glue and chemical-free’

Nestlé launches new pea-based dairy alternatives, boasting ‘even better environmental footprint’

The Swiss food giant says the production of plant-based products made from pea protein is a key focus area

Vegan leather industry ‘will be worth $89.6bn by 2025’

The report indicates specific submarkets like furnishing, automotive, footwear, clothing and bags are being increasingly transformed by the environmentally-friendly option

Quorn adds carbon footprint labelling

Quorn says it’ll be the first food manufacturer in the world to print the carbon footprint of products on the label

Burger King launches plant-based Whopper ‘unsuitable for vegans’

The soy-based Rebel Whopper is cooked on the same broiler as the original beef burger but is aimed at flexitarians rather than strict vegans

McDonald’s unveils its own plant-based burger

The meat-free ‘Plant, Lettuce, Tomato’ is now being trialled at 29 restaurants across Ontario, Canada

Walt Disney World takes a sustainable ride with vegan meal announcement

In total, more than 400 new plant-based dishes will be launched across the firm’s theme parks in the US