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Marks & Spencer has added two new vegan ice-cream styles to its Plant Kitchen line-up, as well as new ‘posh’ sausages.

The upmarket retailer now offers Magnum-style Plant Kitchen Chocolate & Caramel Sticks, which feature caramel and vanilla ice creams wrapped in chocolate on a stick.

Also new is Plant Kitchen Chocolate & Vanilla Cones – featuring a gluten-free biscuit cone topped with chocolate and vanilla ice-cream and chocolate flakes.

No missing out on flavor

The new Plant Kitchen Posh Dogs, are described by M&S as an ‘epic vegan-friendly sausage made with roasted mushrooms, soya, sweet caramelized onions, black pepper and a delicious blend of herbs’.

In a statement sent to Plant Based News, the retailer said: “At M&S we understand that even if you’re cutting out meat or dairy, you definitely don’t want to miss out on flavor.

“From tasty No Beef Burgers to Meat-free Sausages, and creamy Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream, we have everything you need for the ultimate vegan-friendly BBQ or picnic this summer.”

Vegan food at Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer’s Plant Kitchen range launched in January 2019, featuring more than 60 meals, snacks, and ingredients.

Speaking as the launch was announced, Claire Richardson, who developed the range alongside a team of food experts, said: “Some people think meat-free food is boring but that couldn’t be further from the truth, it’s experimental – and it’s delicious.

“We’ve created a collection that will appeal to everyone – whether you’re a longstanding vegan, want to lead a more flexitarian lifestyle or you love meat but think cauliflower popcorn sounds amazing. It’s all about delicious tasting food first – and plant-based second.”

Maria Chiorando

Maria is the editor of Plant Based News. As a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer, her work has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle.