In today’s Veggie Athletic Weekly News Digest: Domino’s launches trial of vegan cheese pizza across the UK; Scotland facing pressure to add more vegan options; 97-year-old woman becomes vegan and feels “wonderful”; New Fry Family products to be launched in 500 stores; Vegan crab sliders available in Singapore; Numerous companies ditch badger hair after PETA exposé; Costa wins ‘Best vegan Cookie’ at PETA Vegan Food Awards.
A brand-new vegan pizza option has been spotted on the Domino’s Pizza web app, sparking speculation the chain is set to officially launch vegan pizza in the UK.
Currently, the trial only seems to be taking place at selected stores, with the new option so far being spotted at Domino’s Pizza Durham.
Vegan charity ‘Go Vegan Scotland’ has launched a petition to call on the Scottish Government to guarantee vegan options in every state institution in the country.
These institutions include hospitals, schools and prisons.
97-year-old Anne Fraser, who turned vegan at the age of 96, has said the change to a vegan diet has left her feeling “wonderful”.
After turning vegan shortly before her 96th birthday, Mrs Fraser said that she could never go back to eating animal products.
The Fry Family Food Co is launching a new range of chilled vegan products, which will be available in 500 Sainsbury’s stores.
From the 10th of October, Fry Family will be supplying Sainsbury’s with its eight new products.
Singaporean street-food kiosk ‘Hello Baby’ opened earlier this month, serving vegan street food such as egg-free frittatas and vegan crab sliders.
Located in Chinatown Street Market, other dishes are also available such as jackfruit-based Cubano sandwiches, vegan waffles topped with caraway maple syrup, burgers, twice-baked potatoes, coconut-based ice cream and milkshakes.
A horrific exposé by vegan charity PETA into the badger hair industry has resulted in multiple big-name companies pledging to ditch the product.
The investigation by PETA Asia was the first of its kind, and encompassed Chinese badger-hair farms and live markets visited as recently as August.
Costa’s new vegan cookie has claimed the ‘Best Vegan Cookie’ award at the PETA Vegan Food Awards 2018.
The Vegan Sticky Toffee & Pecan Cookie has been in Costa stores since earlier this month and is part of its new Autumn Menu.