News

Two-Story Vegan Pizza Shop Lands in London

Brighton's Purezza plans a huge expansion that accommodates 100 diners and serves vegan sourdough pizza, burgers, pasta, raw dishes, and more.

Brighton, England-based vegan pizza shop Purezza will open its second location in London this February. The two-story eatery will accommodate 100 diners and serve an array of meals such as wood-fired sourdough pizza, burgers, pasta, raw dishes, and gluten-free options. “London is a hub for both great food and innovation,” Purezza co-founder Stefania​ ​Evangelisti told popular blog Fat Gay Vegan, “meaning a London-based Purezza has always been an ambition of ours. We are at the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what we can create with plants, and we look forward to having London join us on the journey to see where things can develop next.” While rice-based mozzarella will be standard on Purezza’s pizzas, the restaurant will also offer innovative plant-based meat and cheeses—such as vegan pancetta—that its founders “reverse engineered” to mimic animal products. This week, pizza lovers in the United Kingdom got even more vegan options, as international chain Pizza Hut has added Greek brand Violife’s vegan cheese to its 262 locations nationwide.

More News

Indian Startup Debuts Vegan Mutton

Good Dot has developed a vegan replacement for mutton—India's second most-consumed meat—in an effort to fight the country's increased meat consumption.
Read More »

Ruby Rose Blasts Prada for Using Her Face on Leather Bag

The vegan actress vows to create a copycat animal-free version of the disputed handbag.
Read More »

Vegan Lunch Rolls Out to 35 More LAUSD Schools

A menu of 10 rotating vegan dishes will be available to thousands of elementary, middle, and high school students across Los Angeles starting in January.
Read More »

Groundbreaking Vegan Documentary Debuts in 2018

Filmmaker brothers behind new documentary Eating Our Way to Extinction aim to inspire viewers to adopt a plant-based diet and already have Leonardo DiCaprio's support.
Read More »

McDonald's Expands McVegan Burger Across Nordic Region

After a successful trial run in one Finnish location, the international chain's all-vegan burger will be available across locations in Sweden and Finland this month.
Read More »

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.

More Videos »