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A practical guide to adding vegan options to a menu

Veganism was the standout trend in 2018, with many declaring it to have finally hit the mainstream. Two months into 2019 and it shows no sign of slowing down.

Spar wholesaler rolls out meat-free sandwich line

James Hall & Co, the North of England Spar UK wholesaler, aims to cash in on the meat-free trend with a new vegan and vegetarian-themed food-to-go range.

Aryzta adds vegan savoury pastries to line-up

Azryta Food Solutions has expanded its vegan-friendly range with four new savoury pastries.

Trends that shaped UK food and drink habits in 2018

The taco is the new sandwich, claims Waitrose in a study on what has shaped the food and drink market in the past year.

Pukka expands range with frozen and chilled pies

Pukka Pies has expanded its offering this month as part of its £6m new product and marketing investment this year.

Veggie Pret to open first store outside London

Veggie Pret will open in Manchester next month, marking the chain’s first dedicated vegetarian store outside the capital.

Frozen vegan pizza gains listings in Tesco

Meat alternative brand Oumph! has gained listings for its frozen Italian-style pizza in 179 Tesco stores across the UK.

Cake Crew cupcakes gain Vegetarian Society stamp of approval

The Cake Crew has seen 11 products within its Beautifully Crafted cupcake range approved by the Vegetarian Society.

New appointment and vegan NPD for Higgidy

Premium pie and quiche brand Higgidy is targeting vegans and vegetarians with the launch of two meat-free parcels exclusively in Waitrose.

Greggs revamps sandwich range and adds vegan wrap

Greggs has unveiled six additions to its sandwich range, including its first-ever vegan sandwich.

Greggs showcases summer menu in undercover stunt

Greggs went undercover as an artisan delicatessen at a London food festival to showcase its new summer lunch menu, which includes its first vegan dish.

Pret introduces vegan cookie in spring menu

Pret A Manger has unveiled its spring menu, which includes its first vegan cookie and a range of baguettes.

Veganuary gains pace with savoury bakery NPD

Veganuary is drawing to a close but that doesn’t mean the flurry of meat- and dairy-free NPD to hit the market has slowed. 

10 new bakery products on shelf this Veganuary

It’s Veganuary, a month-long celebration of a meat- and dairy-free lifestyle. But going vegan doesn’t have to mean giving up pies, cakes and doughnuts.

PETA launches petition for Greggs vegan sausage roll

Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) UK has launched a petition calling for Greggs to add a vegan sausage roll to its menu.

Tesco doubles festive plant-based food offering

Tesco has rolled out what it claims is its “biggest ever” vegetarian and vegan festive offering.

Christmas round-up: on-the-go festive bakery NPD

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The festivities are often accompanied by a hefty dose of seasonal NPD, from Rudolph cakes to mincemeat pasties and of course the highly-anticipated Christmas sandwiches. 

Starbucks rolls out London lunchtime meal deal

Starbucks is going up against the likes of Boots and Tesco as it rolls out a £3.99 lunchtime meal deal at its stores across the capital. 

Square Pie launches mini pies at under 200-calories

Square Pie has launched a range of frozen mini pies into Waitrose stores across the country.

World Vegan Day 2017: here’s some of our favourite bakery NPD

It’s World Vegan Day! As the number of people following a meat- and dairy-free diet rises, so does interest in vegan bakery items. 

The second Veggie Pret, Shoreditch

Third Veggie Pret to open in London next month

Pret A Manger is to open a third Veggie Pret in London next month. 

Pukka goes posh as new CEO takes the reins

Pukka Pies has unveiled a premium grocery range as the company’s new CEO, Deborah Ewan, takes the reins.

Crosstown to launch vegan sourdough doughnut range

London-based Crosstown Doughnuts is launching a vegan range to tie in with National Vegetarian Week (15-21 May).

Veggie Pret set to stay put due to popular demand

Pret A Manger CEO Clive Schlee has announced on his personal blog that the company’s temporary vegetarian pop-up will remain permanent in Soho, London.

Pret launches veggie pop up

Pret A Manger opened its first vegetarian pop up in Soho this week. 

Sussex-based pizzeria makes festival final

Sussex-based The Hearth has been picked from almost 2,000 pizzerias to take part in the London Pizza Festival.

Blackburn family bakery rises from the ashes to scoop awards

Sandersons has won six national awards for its pies at the 2016 British Pie Awards, just three years after going into administration.

New pie from competition winner for Pieminister

A new Indian-inspired vegetarian pie is to be launched by Bristol-based pie manufacturer Pieminister to celebrate British Pie Week.

Pret A Manger will trial vegetarian-friendly ideas gleaned from online poll

Pret to increase veggie option in-store

Pret A Manger will increase the vegetarian and vegan options in its stores following a blog and poll led by chief executive Clive Schlee. 

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Pret A Manger could introduce all-vegetarian outlets
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Pret takes a vote on going vegetarian

Pret A Manger, the high street sandwich chain, is considering opening an all-vegetarian shop. 

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