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Ohio Vegan Bakery Launches Online-Funding Campaign

Veg’n Out hopes donations will enable it to open a permanent storefront.

Baker Derek Wytzka has grand plans for a space where locals of Berea, OH can relax and veg out on his tasty vegan desserts. Spurred by the lack of plant-based sweets in his area, Wytzka whipped up a test batch of chocolate cupcakes and chocolate chip cookies for friends and family to try, and pursued a minor in entrepreneurship at Baldwin Wallace University. His cupcakes have been featured in a local NBC news station promotion and at events around the community, but Wytzka was recently told his new bakeshop needed renovating in order to meet city health standards. With a goal of raising $100,000 in 59 days, the baker turned to Indiegogo in hopes of finding funding for his dream.

NYC Vegan Mainstay Angelica Kitchen to Close

Increasing operating costs caused owner Leslie McEachern to call it quits after 40 years.
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China's Biggest Dairy Company in Deep Trouble

Huishan Dairy Holdings' stocks dipped by 85 percent last week due to corruption allegations.
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Doomie's to Open Upscale Vegan Eatery Next Door

The small plates menu at Cruciferous in Los Angeles will showcase food developed by partners Doomie's Home Cookin' and S+M Vegan.
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Vegan Gym to Bulk Up Portland's Plant-Based Scene

Liberation Barbell will offer plant-based nutritional advice and sell only vegan fitness supplements and food.
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EXCLUSIVE: A Statement from Chef Chloe Coscarelli

Famed chef and restaurateur speaks out for the first time after being ousted from her own restaurant.
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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.

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