Vegan Sisters Open Doughnut Shop in Ohio

The Mayo sisters will sell cake-like, chocolate-dipped, coconut bacon-topped doughnuts in Lakewood early next year.

New plant-based eatery The Vegan Doughnut Company is scheduled to open in early 2018 in Lakewood, OH. The shop is owned by sister duo Kharisma and Kyra Mayo, who started the company this spring as a pop-up inside an ice cream shop. “We had lines down the street," Kyra Mayo told local media outlet "I really didn't expect that. But when you get that big of a response, it's obvious you need a permanent home.” The shop’s menu consists of yeast-raised doughnuts dipped in a variety of frostings—such as cherry, strawberry, and hibiscus—and toppings such as sprinkles, vegan marshmallows, lavender, and coconut bacon. The sisters—who adopted a vegan lifestyle in 2014—plan to introduce more vegan treats once the eatery officially opens. “Before we went vegan,” Kharisma said, “we loved anything sweet. We want to make everything we haven't been able to find—vegan versions of all of our favorite things.”

More News

Ed Sheeran Buys Vegan Domino's Pizza for Dedicated Fans

The musician treated fans who camped out to see his concert in Brisbane, Australia to vegan pizzas from the chain, which recently added Follow Your Heart's vegan cheese to its menus.
Read More »

UK Doughnut Chain Opens an All-Vegan Outpost

The new plant-based location of doughnut shop Crosstown in London aims to make cruelty free doughnuts that rival the “real” thing.
Read More »

Zac Efron Thrives on a Purely Plant-Based Diet

The High School Musical actor reveals that ditching animal products has improved his metabolism, sleep, and exercise routine.
Read More »

Dr. Praeger's Debuts Vegan Protein Line

The health-food company is introducing two new burger patties, three types of chicken-free tenders, a meatless sausage, and supergreen nuggets.
Read More »

DKNY and Donna Karan Go Fur-Free

The brands join a growing number of fashion labels and designers that believe fur is outdated.
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 »