New vegan mega-market Sydney Vegan Market debuts today in Australia. The 100-vendor market is the the largest of its kind on the continent and features everything from cork-based, leather-free accessories to plant-based meats. Participating vendors include fermented beverage company Bespoke Kombucha, vegan shop Suzy Spoon’s Vegetarian Butcher, vegan ice cream brand Chachas, and beauty brand Dula Balm. “Australia is the third-fastest growing vegan market in the world,” event organizer Kate Jones told media outlet Daily Mail UK. “Our promise is to make veganism and cruelty-free living accessible to all.” Australia is also home to the world’s largest vegan grocery store, The Cruelty Free Shop, which carries more than 3,500 vegan products.
Photo courtesy of Suzy Spoon’s Vegetarian Butcher