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The Beyond Burger Hits South African Shores

Beyond Meat is taking the world by storm, and the 110 lucky guests who attended the Beyond Meat Cape Town Launch now understand just why! Distribution company Infinite Foods has finally managed to get the incredible…

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…

Vegan on a (student) budget

A vegan diet can be simple enough if based on starches, home-cooked beans, fresh or frozen vegetables and fruit. Main advice from experience as a frugal first-year student: buy in bulk and skip the luxuries.   Breakfast Oats…

Amy Hopkins’s Roast Tomato Soup

Amy Hopkins of Women's Health SA has joined the SA Vegan Challenge for October, and has the perfect recipe for a cool spring evening: Roast Tomato Soup!   View this post on Instagram   Day…

SA Vegan Challenge launches nationwide

The vegan lifestyle has grown rapidly over the last few years globally, and South Africa is no exception. People are discovering the benefits of foregoing meat, dairy and eggs in favour of veggie burgers, nut cheese…

A #WorldPlantMilkDay success with Almond Breeze

World Plant Milk Day 2018 was celebrated all over Europe, the USA and now, South Africa! This initiative of ProVeg International and Plant Based News was introduced last year as an international day of action, to…

World Plant Milk Day showcases the benefits of plant-based alternatives to dairy

In 2017, ProVeg International and Plant Based News announced August 22nd as World Plant Milk Day. This day of action showcases how tasty, healthy and easily available plant-based milks are. This year, ProVeg is…

Jay Mac: #IamProVeg

Our #IamProVeg interview series is kicked off by Jason McNamara (aka Jay Mac), owner of the Kind Kitchen in Cape Town.   Muriel Argent: Tell me about yourself... Jay Mac: I would say that I am a vegan activist…

Vegan pizza at Diva’s in Cape Town

As the movement grows, more and more restaurants and cafes are offering vegan options. Last week, Diva Pizza on Buitenkant St hosted a Vegan Pizza Night with ProVeg SA, offering a delectable tasting of vegan pizzas…

DiCaprio and other celebrities invest in plant milks

Califia Farms, a company that commercialises plant-based milks, has received 50 million dollars from its investors and shareholders, including Leonardo DiCaprio and Jared Leto. The environmental impact of the dairy…

ProVeg South Africa, formerly Vegilicious

ProVeg South Africa is the first African chapter of ProVeg International, merging with the Cape Town-based organisation Vegilicious to widen its footprint. With its small beginnings as a student project at the…

5 easy swaps for a plant-based diet

For anyone that is starting a plant-based diet, it may be a relief to know that there are so many simple swaps to help you along your way. Once you know what you’re after, it’s just a case of buying ‘a’ instead…

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