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Wendy’s Vegan-Friendly Burger a Hit in Test Markets

Social media analysts say online conversations around the veganizeable burger are three times more positive than about the fast-food chain itself.

Wendy’s vegan-friendly Black Bean Burger—introduced first in 2015 to two locations in Ohio, then to select markets in Utah and South Carolina earlier this year—is reportedly being well-received, according to social media data. TickerTags, a website that tracks social media engagement to identify opportunities for public stock growth, has found that conversations around the easily-made-vegan fast-food option to be extremely positive—as much as three times as positive as conversations about Wendy’s in general, reports Benzinga. The burger’s vegan black-bean patty—made with peppers, grains, corn, carrots, and a blend of spices—is prepared separately from meat options, served on a vegan multigrain bun (which is toasted in a common toaster with buns that contain egg and milk), and can be ordered without animal ingredients by omitting the pepper jack cheese and parmesan-ranch sauce.

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Moby Sells 100 Musical Instruments to Help Vegan Doctors

The vegan activist has opened an online shop for his prized music equipment to raise funds in support of vegan medical group Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
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Cardi B Feasts on Vegan Food at Coachella

The celebrated songstress and fellow musicians Migos, Daniel Caesar, Ghostface Killah, Kelela, and Beyoncé's crew enjoyed vegan food at Coachella thanks to vegan chef Lauren Von Der Pool.
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Kevin Smith Officially Goes Vegan

The famed director's vegan daughter Harley Quinn Smith confirmed that her father—who recently had a massive heart attack—has gone vegan and loves Veggie Grill's nachos.
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Vegan Croissants Crowned as Best in Miami

L'Artisane Creative Bakery is the first vegan bakery to take the top spot in annual competition Croissant Battle Miami.
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Vegan Chocolate Cake-Scented Bus Stop Erected in London

Londoners can now smell the sweet aroma of BOSH!'s chocolate fudge cake while waiting for the bus.
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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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