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Vegan Handbag Co. Finalist in Business Competition

Vote Pansy Maiden to victory as the fashion forward company enters the home stretch in a business pitch competition.

Pansy Maiden has gained recognition in the cruelty-free community for its stylish line of vegan-friendly handbags, but recently the Massachusetts-based company has showed mainstream potential as a finalist in a business-pitch competition sponsored by Google Apps and Indiegogo. Pansy Maiden was one of 150 companies to enter the contest and is now a top-10 finalist. On March 19, Pansy Maiden’s final pitch will be streamed live at Boston’s Fenway Park. The winner will get consulting time with a venture capitalist and have their product launched by startup-assistance company the Daily Grommet. You can support Pansy Maiden by voting for them here!

Canada Gets Its First Vegan Vending Machine

The grab-and-go machine, housed inside of a sports center, will be restocked daily with freshly prepared meals and snacks prepared by British Colombia-based eatery The Green Moustache Organic Café.
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Anthony Bourdain Says Plant Foods Help End World Hunger

The chef is critical of the Impossible Burger—which he has not sampled—but understands the world-changing effects of replacing animal foods with plant-based protein.
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France Bans Use of "Meat" for Plant-Based Products

Plant-based food companies in France will now face a $370,000 fine for using "meat," "sausage," "bacon," or any other term legislators have deemed is connected to meat marketing.
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Israeli Salami Brand Debuts Vegan Meat Line

Food company Soglowek will donate 20 percent of its profits from the new plant-based line to support the efforts of SuperMeat—an Israeli company working to develop slaughter-free meat.
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Vegan Burger Bar Pops Up for Earth Day

Earthie's Drive Thru is planting a tree for every Impossible Burger they sell.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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