Sausage Rolls to Pies – The Rise of Mainstream Veganism

14th March 2019

If you haven’t heard of Britain’s largest baker’s vegan sausage roll, you must have been living under a rock.  Gregg’s introduced the sausage roll to a great social media fanfare, and it certainly stole the headlines.  While some lambasted the break from traditional fare, the vast majority of customers were delighted with the new product.  […]

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The Benefits of the Humble Coconut

18th February 2019

Bute Island Foods uses coconut oil as a basic ingredient in our Sheese.  We were therefore interested to learn of a fascinating article on the website Happy Happy Vegan  that not only relates the benefits of the coconut, but also delves into the origins and uses of the drupe (a fruit in which an outer, fleshy […]

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Boxer Bryant Jennings credits his vegan diet for ‘feeling young’

24th January 2019

Philadelphia based heavyweight boxer Bryant Jennings has spoken to the press about the positive effect of his vegan diet. He told The Guardian he adopted a plant-based diet for health reasons – after being vegetarian, saying the choice has been ‘really great’ for him. Vegan diet “[I eat] lots of peanut butter and jelly, oatmeal, quinoa, […]

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Record numbers sign up for Veganuary

7th January 2019

New year, new you. 2019 is upon us, and with it people the world over are making New Year’s Resolutions. Typically these include Dry January, but this year over 2.66 million Brits are set to ditch meat and dairy in January by signing up for Veganuary. What is Veganuary? Veganuary is a registered charity that […]

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