VegNews Daily

NYC Vegan Bakery Featured in Business Insider

The business-news website interviews BabyCake’s founding baker Erin McKenna.

BabyCakes, a vegan bakery originating in New York City, was recently chosen as part of Business Insider’s series “Small Businesses, Big Ideas.” Erin McKenna started the franchise in 2005 with a shop in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, and has expanded its allergen-free, kosher, and vegan treats in BabyCakes locations across the US. When McKenna first opened the original location, she had just three recipes for vegan cupcakes, and while the menu now features doughnuts, cookies, and soon bread, the New York bakery sells about 500 cupcakes per day. BabyCakes has expanded to include locations in Los Angeles and Disney World, with plans to open in San Francisco and Chicago. McKenna is also the author of two cookbooks: BabyCakes and BabyCakes Covers the Classics.

Slaughter-Free Turkey Comes to the Table by 2030

Food technology professor Paul Mozdziak says his cultured turkey will be a viable alternative, hitting supermarket shelves in the foreseeable future.
Read More »

England Considers Making Its Cash Vegan

Bank responds to outrage over rendered animal fat in new £5 banknotes.
Read More »

Marine Animal Park Charged with Five Counts of Cruelty

Ontario SPCA charged aquatic park Marineland with several counts of cruelty for abusive treatment of peacocks, guinea hens, and black bears.
Read More »

Forbes Praises Vegan Lube Company

Good Clean Love gets the attention of noteworthy publication for its work toward eliminating animal testing of sex products.
Read More »

Beyond Burger Expands to Southern California

The vegan bleeding burger forges on in its expansion to Whole Foods meat departments nationwide.
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 »