'1 in 10 UK Adults Wants To Go Vegan In 2018' Says New Poll

‘1 in 10 UK Adults Wants To Go Vegan In 2018’ Says New Poll


(updated 1st October 2020)

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Almost 10 percent of UK adults want to go vegan in 2018, according to a new poll.

Polling from 2016 shows that around one percent of GB adults – more than half a million – are currently vegan.

Double that number – 19 percent – of UK adults said they will try a vegan or dairy-free diet this year.

The research, by Blue Diamond, also found that a staggering 28 percent of young adults said they will try giving up cheese and milk this year.


The poll – which shows a growing interest in veganism – ties in with data from Veganuary.

A massive 135,000 people have signed up to take part in Veganuary this year – compared to 59,500 in 2017.

The charity – which encourages and supports people to try a vegan diet during January – expects sign-ups to pass 150,000 by the end of the month.


As a result of the polling, Blue Diamond has launched a new range of almond drinks, to cater to the growing number of people interested in ditching dairy.

Ian Greengrass, Managing Director at Blue Diamond Europe, said: “Following the research, we wanted to create a range of almond drinks that helps people jump on this trend and also provides added nutrition.

“We’re always looking for innovative new ways to extend the dairy-free category.”

You cansign up for Veganuary here

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