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Sweden's Top Fast-Food Chain Debuts Vegan Milkshakes
Max Burgers' new vegan milkshakes will eventually replace all dairy-based milkshakes and are part of a longer-term goal to increase the plant-based options on its menu.
80-Year-Old Food Brand Goes Vegan
Heritage Health Food plans to transition its entire brand to be free of animal products by 2019 and launch innovative new vegan foods geared to mainstream markets.
5 Ways to Create a Great Vegan Picnic
Beat the heat with memorable outdoor meals that can happen at a moment’s notice.
New Vegan Butcher Shop Opens in Texas
San Antonio's Hip Peaz Vegan Eats offers a rotating menu of vegan meat sandwiches, burritos, and gumbo.
Vegan Chain Copper Branch Expands to 60 Locations
Canada's fast-casual vegan eatery Copper Branch plans to expand internationally, with new locations in the United States and Europe.
High-Profile Investors Warn Meat Companies Are "High Risk"
A network of investors—which manage assets worth a combined total $5.9 trillion—warn industry colleagues of the high environmental impact of the world's largest meat and dairy producers, which include suppliers to McDonald's and KFC.
Kat Von D Snags a 2018 Latino Spirit Award
The vegan entrepreneur is recognized as a role model and trailblazer by the California Latino Legislative Caucus.
Vegan Stock Index Goes Live on Bloomberg in June
The US Vegan Climate Index will help vegans invest in businesses that align with their values.
Shop Debuts Huge "Chris Hemsworthy" Vegan Doughnut
United Kingdom chain Doughnut Time launched the Chris Hemsworth-inspired, face-sized mega-doughnut in time for International Doughnut Day.
New York's Hudson Valley Gets Its First Vegan Burger Bar
WildFlower Café transformed from a cat café into a vegan burger bar, with adoptable feline friends on the second floor.
Tesco Launches Private-Label Cheesy Vegan Pizza
UK-based retail giant Tesco adds a vegan and gluten-free margherita pizza to its vegan-friendly grocery options.
Legendary Canadian Rugby Player Starts Vegan Cheese Brand
Nick Blevins' vegan lifestyle improved his performance on the field so much that he established a plant-based cheese and yogurt company to educate others on the benefits of plants.
DIY Asian Bowl Chain Adds Vegan Meat to Menu
Wok Box in Canada sees opportunity to grow a new customer base with plant-based protein options.
Vegan Chain Cinnaholic Expands to 136 More Locations
The customizable cinnamon roll bakery grows by almost 80 percent with new franchise deals throughout the United States.
Shake Shack to Show Off New Burger at Eat Drink Vegan
Shake Shack's new vegan-friendly burger will be among the 100 food vendors at the popular Los Angeles vegan celebration.
Vegan Menu Helps Preschool Earn UNESCO Award
The United Nations agency honors Rotorua's Tiaki Early Learning Centre in New Zealand for revamping its menu from vegetarian to vegan and aiming to create zero waste.
New Vegan French Cheese Company Debuts in Canada
Happy Heart Vegan Gourmet uses traditional French cheese-making methods to create its authentic vegan cheeses.
Vegan Meat Delivery Service Launches in Nova Scotia
Real Fake Meats delivers bi-monthly boxes of vegan meats and cheeses to customers in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Miami Gets Its First All-Vegan Food Hall
Miami's Choices Café founder opens food hall that will be home to seven vegan eateries, including Next Generation Pizza set to open in June.
Vegan Chocolates Debut in Dubai in Time For Ramadan
Mirzam Chocolate Makers launched an entirely vegan collection in response to consumer demand for healthier options for the holiday.
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.
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 made by British Colombia-based eatery The Green Moustache Organic Café.
New Vegan Market Opens in South Florida
Vegan Fine Foods offers a range of plant-based products with a 100-percent vegan guarantee.
Vegan Grocery Store Opens in Rural New York
Residents of North Tonawanda now have a one-stop shop for all their vegan food needs.
8 Vegan Foods Making the 2018 Food-Trend List
Plant-based foods have become the megatrend of the year thanks to innovative products taking up more space on grocery store shelves.
Toronto's Vegan Bake-Off Crowns Best Plant-Based Bakers
Dessert lovers devoured cakes, brownies, and macarons in an effort to crown the city's best vegan bakers.
5 Rules for Making Vegan Chocolates at Home
A rich, smooth chocolate confection is a joyous thing. Follow these essential tips to create your own DIY holiday gift.
How a Vegan YouTube Megastar Finds Success By Catering to Meat-Eaters
Cookbook author Candice Hutchings wants to eat vegan butter chicken every day—and, now, so do we.
10 Incredible Vegan Foods about to Hit Canada
The Great White North is slated to become a vegan haven thanks to SPREAD’EM Kitchen Co. cream cheese, Earth’s Own oat milk, and Gusta grating blocks.
10 Toast Toppers That Are Better Than Butter
These epic toast ideas will transform your simple morning staple into an anytime snack or quick and simple meal.
Top 5 Late-Night Menu Picks at New 24-Hour Vegan Drive-Thru
Canada’s Globally Local offers vegan fast food at any time of the day.
Vegan Hemp Milk
Dates and a hint of vanilla make this a go-to milk.
Vegan Sesame Milk
Sesame seeds provide a boost of calcium in this DIY milk.
Vegan Coconut Chocolate Milk
For breakfast or dessert, this creamy drink will turn you into a chocaholic.
3 Homemade Vegan Milks in Minutes
Follow these easy recipes, and you’ll be enjoying a perfect, sweet beverage in an instant.
6 Kitchen Staples You Can Make at Home
Even if you’re not Martha Stewart, you’ll find these homemade staples as simple as they are satisfying.
5 Vegan Staples to Make Meal Planning Easy and Fun
A well-stocked pantry is essential to making quick and delicious meals.
Watermelon Cucumber Salad
Rehydrate after all those active adventures with this bright and juicy summer salad.
Blueberry Lavender Popsicles
This incredible fusion of flavor makes for a refreshing treat on a hot afternoon.
Mango Slushie
Add extra ice and a splash of sparkling water to turn that smoothie into a sweet glass of icy goodness.
Three Cool-Down Treats for Hot Summer Days
As the warm weather comes to an end, enjoy these refreshing treats without ever turning on the oven.
Vegan Fig-Hazelnut Energy Bars
These easy-to-make granola bars are perfect to snack on before a morning run, long hike, or transcontinental flight,
Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bites
These bars are the perfect blend of classic peanut butter and cookie dough.

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