VegNews Daily

Faux Meat More Popular Than Ever Among Omnivores

Meat eaters across the United States are embracing cruelty-free alternatives for health reasons.

A new survey conducted by market research group Mintel has found that faux meat is becoming increasingly popular among omnivores. According to the research, which was released this week, fake meat sales in 2012 reached $553 million—an 8 percent increase from 2010—and while 36 percent of the 2,000 subjects surveyed reported indulging in the cruelty-free fare, only 7 percent of those consumers were vegetarian. Most respondents noted that their reason for eating faux was for health, and many others said that they simply wanted to cut down their meat intake. Veggie burgers were the most favored products among the study participants, while Tofurky and similar mockmeats were also popular.

Brooklyn's Vegan President Pushes to Ban Bologna

Eric L. Adams introduced a resolution that would ban disease-promoting processed meat at New York City public schools.
Read More »

Director Kevin Smith is Now a Non-Animal Eater

The Clerks director has officially ditched all animal products after a devastating heart attack made him reconsider his dietary habits.
Read More »

Ed Sheeran Buys Vegan Domino's Pizza for Dedicated Fans

The musician treated fans who camped out to see his concert in Brisbane, Australia to vegan pizzas from the chain, which recently added Follow Your Heart's vegan cheese to its menus.
Read More »

UK Doughnut Chain Opens an All-Vegan Outpost

The new plant-based location of doughnut shop Crosstown in London aims to make cruelty free doughnuts that rival the “real” thing.
Read More »

Zac Efron Thrives on a Purely Plant-Based Diet

The High School Musical actor reveals that ditching animal products has improved his metabolism, sleep, and exercise routine.
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 »