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McVities Original Digestives are now suitable for vegans, according to Vegan Food UK.

The major online organization, which has profiles on social media as well as a website, shared the news via its Instagram account.

‘Fantastic news’

“Mcvities Original Digestives are now vegan,” said the organization.

“Fantastic news, because who doesn’t love a digestive biscuit right?

“Even though the recipe has changed…make sure you check the label still as it may be the old recipe.”

Vegan biscuits

The humble digestive joins a growing list of biscuits which – accidentally or by design – are free from animal products, many of which are available in UK supermarkets.

These include Oreos, Lotus Original Caramel Biscuits, Fox’s Ginger Crinkle Crunch Biscuits, Crawford’s Pink Wafers, Chocolate Chip Hobnobs, and Bourbon Biscuits among others.

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.