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Trader Joe’s To Launch Vegan Chocolate Bars That Taste Like Milk Chocolate! [by Jackie Day]

ShareYep, it’s true!  Thanks to popular demand, Trader Joe’s has announced that its tasting panel has approved vegan chocolate made with almond milk, and it’s all thanks to folks demanding more vegan food! Trader Joe’s spilled the beans on today’s podcast: Alison: “Our customers are asking for vegan items. Or for instance, we launched almond butter cups this past year.… Read more →

Largest Dairy Milk Producer in U.S. Files for Bankruptcy: Plant-Based Milk Sales Soar! [ by Jackie Day ]

ShareDean Foods, the 94-year-old U.S. dairy milk company that was once worth over 10 billion dollars, just filed for bankruptcy. For those of us who have been following Dean Foods, and the increasing demand for healthier, plant-based milks, today’s news really comes as no surprise. As I mention in The Vegan Way (a guide to going vegan), nearly two decades ago,… Read more →

Snoop Dogg is Serving Vegan Sausages at Dunkin’ Donuts! [ by Jackie Day ]

Share   Beyond Meat just launched their Beyond Sausage Sandwich at Dunkin’ Donuts nationwide today, and Snoop Dogg is celebrating the occasion by working behind the counter! According to Beyond Meat, Snoop Dogg is their “biggest Beyond Meat fan” and he’s greeting customers in Los Angeles with the line: “You want that plant-based, great taste?“ HA!!   Here’s a short… Read more →

KFC Launches Vegan Fried “Beyond Chicken” Nuggets!

Share Great news! KFC is launching vegan “Beyond Chicken” nuggets and boneless wings tomorrow, August 27th!  The new items are 100% plant-based and made by IPO superstar Beyond Meat. Beyond Meat already makes burgers, sausages and ground-beef (all of which are scrumptious!), and they’re working on vegan bacon, too! Vegan chicken samples will be given out for free with the purchase of… Read more →

Two MILLION Del Taco “Beyond Meat” Tacos Sold in Two Months! Here Come The Burritos!

ShareHot on the heels of the successful launch of Beyond Meat Tacos, Del Taco has just announced that starting tomorrow, June 20th, they’ll begin selling Beyond Meat Burritos! Here are the two new options (to make these vegan, be sure to ask for no animal products): Beyond 8 Layer Burrito: Made with seasoned plant-based crumbles, slow-cooked beans, guacamole, diced tomatoes, lettuce,… Read more →

KFC in Talks With “Plant Based Meat” Makers to Discuss Vegan Fried Chicken [by Jackie Day]

Share   It’s happening, folks! According to Business Insider, KFC’s U.S. President, Kevin Hochman has made several appointments to discuss what “alternative protein looks like in a chicken.” Hochman admits, it’s a new way of thinking for him: “If you would have asked me six months ago, I would have said no, to be completely honest with you, because, we’re… Read more →

Vegan School Food Bill Passes California Assembly; On To The Senate! [by Jackie Day]

Share  It’s a great day for children’s health, the environment and the animals! AB 479, the California School Plant-Based Food and Beverage Program passed through the California State Assembly today with a vote tally of 46 in support to 11 opposed. The bill, authored by Assembly Members Nazarian and Kalra, would establish within the California Department of Education (CDE), incentives… Read more →

MorningStar Farms Says It’s Going 100% VEGAN; Ditches Using 300 Million Eggs! [ by Jackie Day ]

Share   MorningStar Farms will produce only 100% vegan food by 2021, increasing easy access to plant based food across the United States and Canada.  The chickens of the world are happy about this, too, since it will eliminate the use of over 300 million egg whites each year!   The conversion will include products available to 25,000 restaurants and… Read more →

Vegan “Beyond Meat” Stock Soars SO High, Nasdaq Freezes Trading [ by Jackie Day ]

ShareI’m no expert in stock, but I knew something was either very good, or very bad, when the ticker for Beyond Meat [BYND] froze today on the stock exchange! I thought perhaps my computer froze, but then I remembered I wasn’t at home (where I have horrible internet), but rather at Starbucks, so I couldn’t figure it out! Refresh.  Refresh. … Read more →