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Looking back at 2018 – the year plant-based living went mainstream

Interest in plant-based living soared in 2018, with many more people choosing to reduce their consumption of animal products in a shift towards a more sustainable, nutritious, and animal-friendly diet. While new…

Putting animal agriculture onto the climate change agenda

ProVeg was in attendance at COP24 earlier this month, stressing the impact that animal agriculture has on climate change and calling for a transition to plant-based eating as a key mitigating factor. We spoke to…

Expanding the search for plant-based proteins

For decades, soya has dominated the ingredients lists of plant-based meat and dairy alternatives. Has that changed in 2018? Well, not exactly. However, it would be hard not to notice the move away from trusty soya…

ProVeg’s New Food Conference: shaping the future of food

At a moment in time when we are facing rapidly increasing demand for animal products and our environmental footprint is at its largest, it’s time to rethink our definition of food. The New Food Conference will bring…

UN-award-winning-projects

Meet the winner of the United Nations climate action award

Building ‘Momentum for Change’ is what motivates people at ProVeg to do what they do. And now it has been officially acknowledged: selected from a pool of more than 560 submissions, the ProVeg projects, Plant-Powered…

ProVeg Ranking 2018: Vegan-friendly fast-food chains

How vegan-friendly are international fast food chains? We carried out some research on availability of plant-based options on the menus of the big players. The result: there are some positive attempts, but a lot…

Plant-based cheese – our test community give their verdict

The ProVeg test community is a service that ProVeg offers to companies, allowing them to test their products among their target group, and to ask other pressing business questions. The test community comprises more…

The ‘best in class’ plant-based products from SIAL

For many in the food industry, SIAL Paris, which took place from 21st to 25th October 2018, was, without a doubt, the event of the year. With over 7,200 exhibitors and an estimated 160,000 attendees, it is the world’s…

Europe’s first plant-based startup incubator: Innovation with a mission

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead As a food awareness organisation, ProVeg International advocates…

How ditching meat can help prevent climate change and nature degradation

Can humanity survive without climate security, forests, and a sufficient water supply? The answer is obvious, but the main causes of the degradation of our natural environment are not. The meat industry’s impact…

Discussing food and climate at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco

In order to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, urgent actions on agriculture and land use are essential. How to achieve this, along with the challenges posed, were some of the main issues explored at a strategy…

Climate report recognises importance of plant-based diets

The IPCC recently published a crucial report on the impacts of global warming of 1,5°C., including the roles that shifts in diet will play in achieving climate goals. ProVeg had a look at the inclusion of animal-related…

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