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Costco Surpasses Whole Foods as #1 Organic Grocery

The big-box retailer sells more organic food than any other grocery store.

Where are Americans buying organic food? These days, Costco reins king. Last week, the big-box retailer announced that sales of organic products are up 33 percent to more than $4 billion—surpassing the $3.6 billion in organic sales reported by Whole Foods Market. According to CFO Richard Galanti, the store is attracting millennials and their desire to consume vegan and healthy options at affordable prices. Currently, Costco stores offers a variety of organic items in their produce section along with packaged goods like juices, whole grains, sauces, and snacks. With locations in 43 states, Costco has 474 stores nationwide.

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Ben & Jerry's Hosts Vegan Ice Cream Parties Across US

The iconic ice cream brand is scooping its dairy-free flavors in Washington DC, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and beyond.
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Groundbreaking Vegan Film Dominion Announces US Debut

The film—regarded as Australia's version of influential vegan documentary Earthlings—will be screened at the upcoming Animal Rights National Conference in Los Angeles this summer.
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Avengers Star Benedict Cumberbatch Goes Vegan

The British actor discussed his commitment to veganism in interviews promoting the new Avengers: Infinity War film.
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Dubai Dairy Brand Launches Vegan Milk Line

Koita Foods, which distributes its dairy products to the Ritz Carlton hotel, will now offer a dairy-free line made with almonds, oats, soy, and rice.
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Vegan Fish Steaks Launch at 150 British Pubs

Fish Steaks made by VBites—a vegan brand founded by vegan athlete Heather Mills in 1993—are now on the menu as vegan Fish and Chips at Greene King Flaming Grill.
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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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