VegNews Daily

First Starbucks Juice Bar Opens

Starbucks has opened the first franchise of its new juice-bar venture, Evolution Fresh.

Roughly four months after announcing that it had acquired juice company Evolution Fresh, Starbucks has opened the first location of its new juice-bar chain in Bellevue, WA. The coffee kingpin purchased the beverage business for $30 million this fall with the intent of increasing its presence in the growing health-food market, although the number of juice storefronts that Starbucks plans to operate remains unclear. Evolution Fresh offers an extensive menu of fresh-pressed fruit and vegetable juices alongside other healthful options and veg fare such as oatmeal, wraps, soups, and salads, with an emphasis on “superfoods” such as coconut water, kale, and quinoa. The Bellevue franchise will be observed by company officials as a preemptive example of the potential success of the new chain.

Vegan Mac n Cheese Smackdown Draws Record Numbers

An estimated 3,000 people showed up to sample plant-based cheesy creations in Baltimore last weekend.
Read More »

UC Berkeley to Offer Plant-Based Seafood Tech Class

Students will be challenged to "do for plant-based seafood what Impossible Foods did for the veggie burger."
Read More »

KIND CEO Sets Up $25 Million Food Transparency Firm

Daniel Lubetzky launched the industry watchdog group to keep consumers out of the dark regarding corruption within the food industry.
Read More »

Number of North Dakota Dairy Farms Drops 75 Percent

The state's farms are struggling to stay afloat amidst reduced dairy consumption.
Read More »

Seafood Market Pleads Guilty to Lobster Cruelty

An Australian seafood market was fined $1,500 for employee's cruel treatment of lobster.
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 »