VegNews Daily

Upton’s Naturals is Opening a Diner in Chicago

The seitan company’s first café will soon open in The Windy City.

Upton’s Naturals may be known for its prepackaged seitan, but it’s about to become a whole lot more with a new eatery in the works. Nicole Sopko, vice president of Upton’s, announced plans to open a counter-style café serving coffee, baked goods, freshly made juices, and sandwiches featuring Upton’s seitan this summer. It will also host events and yoga classes, and will be located inside the new Upton’s Naturals headquarters––a three-story, 9,000 square-foot building in Chicago’s West Town. “It would be nice to have some sort of a retail presence … We see our customers when we go out to events, but not on a day-to-day basis.” Sopko told redeyechicago.com.

 

Photo via dnainfo.com

Moby to Release New Album That Speaks Up for Animals

"These Systems are Failing" includes songs about factory farming over electronic beats.
Read More »

University of South Carolina Halts Live Pig Training

Efforts by activists end cruel training program, replacing it with tech simulations in which nobody is hurt.
Read More »

New Study Links Pork to Kidney Disease

Red meat consumption increases risk for renal disease while plant protein protects against it.
Read More »

World's Spiciest Tortilla Chip is Vegan

Paqui's one-per-package chip is loaded with ghost chillies and zero animal products.
Read More »

Leather Alternatives Predicted to Take Over Sports Shoe Industry

Animal-free products jump to top of the sportswear shoe industry thanks to Nike and Adidas opting for faux leather.
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 »