Perhaps you can recall a time before smartphone apps could magically link you to vegan meals, identify vegan-friendly and cruelty-free products, and decorate your texts with cute veggie emojis—but why would you want to?
Our phones and other personal devices are treasure troves of knowledge that tell us where to find tasty cruelty-free eats and help us save animals.
Here are our top seven vegan-friendly apps that you need to download now.
How did we ever find awesome vegan food in new towns before the advent of HappyCow? This app locates the nearest vegan- and vegetarian-friendly establishments based on your location and then fills you in on all the yummy details.
On-the-go plant-based eaters can breathe a sigh of relief, because finding a nearby vegan restaurant just got easier.
Here is a new interactive app that will facilitate your vegan wanderlust. The free restaurant guide is hooked up to more than 4,200 venues—with information on vegan, vegetarian, organic, and gluten-free fare. Vanilla Bean covers England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales as well as some cities in Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, and Switzerland.
We could spend all day carefully scanning the ingredients on packages, but somehow, we’d manage to miss one every now and then. Enter: Is It Vegan?! Scan a product, and your problem is solved!
This one’s mainly just for fun, but then again, aren’t all emoji apps? It’s the newest on the list—and perhaps the cutest. Created by the vegan brand Follow Your Heart and Internet-famous rapper Lil B, these adorable emojis reflect the vegan lifestyle.
Have wanderlust? The Veganagogo app assists with everything from locating a restaurant that serves vegan food to selecting menu items—and even thanking the chef or server in the local language.
Check if a company is cruelty-free! Bunny Free lets you search for companies by name and tells you whether or not they test on animals.
A massive database of animal-derived ingredients, this app is sure to become a go-to resource to help you make compassionate choices every time you head to the store.
This handy app will help you find vegan eats at national chains and fast-food restaurants. Perfect for the busy vegan on the go!