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Young People Are Driving the Vegan Movement, New Report Reveals

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More than half of UK students – 60 percent – are demanding vegan and vegetarian food at their university, according to a new report.

The report by Sodexo’s International University Lifestyle Survey also found that a staggering 60 percent of students in the UK are trying to eat healthily – which is more than the global average.

The report polled more than 4,000 students in a bid to get an insight into students’ lifestyles.

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The survey also discovered that nearly half of UK students expect Fair Trade or ethical produce to be available at their university.

Sodexo European marketing director Jo Cash said: “This year has shown a strong demand for vegan, free-from, and ethically-certified produce and this reflects our experiences at the universities where we provide catering.”

The report classified students in the UK into five types – with ‘The Healthy and Ethical Student’ being one of them.

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