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Vegan Businesses Raise Money for Farm Sanctuaries

Select vegan businesses will be donating 10 percent of sales to go toward a 100-mile biking fundraiser in support of three farm sanctuaries.

For the fourth year, Herbivore Clothing Company is organizing a 100-mile bike ride that aims to raise $20,000 for Project Hope in Mississippi, Out To Pasture in Oregon, and Chimp Sanctuary Northwest in Washington State. To help raise money for the ride, vegan businesses from the US and Canada will be donating 10 percent of their sales on Saturday, August 11, also known as Sanctuary Century 10% Fundraiser Day. Businesses currently signed up to donate include: Oak Barbershop, The Herbivore Clothing Company, Beary Organics, Food Fight Vegan Grocery, and Portobello Vegan Trattoria (all in Portland, OR); Frisch Compassionate Eatery and Union Street Eats in Salt Lake City; Rabbit Food Grocery in Austin; and Sarah’s Place in Victoria, BC.

Seychelles Lifts 25 Percent Tax on Plant-Based Milk

The island nation off of East Africa has lifted its tax on plant-based milk in order to encourage healthy habits.
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New Data Shows Vegan Barbecue Is Top Summer Trend

Market research firm Mintel reveals that one-third of Americans plan to ditch meat this barbecue season.
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A&W Adds Vegan Beyond Burger to 925 Locations

Beyond Meat's partnership with A&W Canada will put its vegan patty on the menu at 10,000 points of distribution.
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Sweden's Top Fast-Food Chain Debuts Vegan Milkshakes

Max Burgers' new vegan milkshakes will eventually replace all dairy-based milkshakes and are part of a longer-term goal to increase the plant-based options on its menu.
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French Foie Gras Restaurant To Go Vegan

London-based fine-dining restaurant Gauthier Soho will go vegan after owner Alexis Gauthier learned of the horrors inherent in animal agriculture, particularly in foie gras production.
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