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Tesco Confirms Its Battered Sprouts Are Not Vegan

Reading Time: < 1 minute Tesco has confirmed that the battered sprouts it is launching for Christmas this year are vegetarian and not vegan. A host of news outlets, including Plant Based News, erroneously described the product as animal-free. However, this is not the case. Tesco vegan Christmas The supermarket has added a host of vegan-friendly options to its 2019 […]

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‘Severe Animal Suffering’ Exposed At Chicken Supplier Known To Supply Tesco And Other Major Outlets

Reading Time: 2 minutes An undercover investigation of a major chicken supplier has revealed ‘severe animal suffering’. International animal protection organization, Animal Equality, filmed what it describes as ‘distressing’ footage at eight British chicken farms across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. All the facilities are operated by Moy Park – one of the UK’s largest chicken producers, which supplies Tesco among […]

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Tesco Vegan Sausage Advert Branded ‘Propaganda’

Reading Time: 3 minutes Tesco’s advert for vegan sausages has been branded ‘propaganda’ in an opinion piece published by the Daily Mail. The article was written by journalist Janet Street-Porter, who earlier criticized the advert on daytime television program Loose Women. Tesco advert The retail giant launched its ad called Carl’s ‘All-Change’ Casserole, on the radio, TV, and posters […]

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Award-Winning Vegan Brand Launches Plant-Based ‘Sticky Smokehouse’ Ribs In Tesco

Reading Time: < 1 minute Award-winning vegan brand Oumph! has launched its plant-based ‘sticky smokehouse’ rib style fillets in supermarket chain Tesco. The meat-free product, which is described as being ‘covered in a richly flavored sticky, smoky barbecue sauce’, will hit select stores in the UK and Tesco Ireland this week in the frozen section. ‘A fun, tasty option’ In […]

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Tesco To Launch Plant-Based ‘Pot Noodle’ Style Meal Pots

Reading Time: < 1 minute Tesco is launching seven vegan Pot Noodle-style meal pots – which only requires the addition of hot water to cook. The meal pots are part of the retail giant’s plant-based Wicked Kitchen range created by its executive chef & director of plant-based innovation Derek Sarno and his brother Chad. The range, which features more than […]

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Iconic U.S Vegan Brand Follow Your Heart Launches In U.K Tesco Stores

Reading Time: 2 minutes An iconic U.S plant-based brand has launched three of its products in U.K Tesco stores. Follow Your Heart‘s award-winning Original Vegenaise will be available in just over 550 of the supermarket’s outlets, and its Smoked Gouda and Medium Cheddar Slices in 300. Follow Your Heart The brand, which started as a soup and sandwich counter […]

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‘Vegan Chicken Sausage Rolls’ Launch In 800 Tesco Stores Across UK

Reading Time: < 1 minute A range of vegan meat-alternative products from The Fry Family Food Co is now available in 800 Tesco stores nationwide. The line includes a brand new, twin-pack Chicken-Style Sausage Roll, a Mediterranean Veg & Squash Slice, and three pies including a Chicken-Style Country Mushroom Pie, Pepper Steak-Style Pie, and Curry Pie. In addition, new products […]

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Tesco Drops Hogwood Farm Following ‘Disturbing’ Undercover Footage

Reading Time: 2 minutes Supermarket giant Tesco has dropped Hogwood Pig Farm as one of its meat suppliers, following the release of ‘disturbing’ undercover footage.  The latest investigation by vegan charity Viva! shows piglets being kicked and thrown around by farmworkers, struck with metal riding crops and hand tools, and being ‘painfully injected’. Investigations into the farm started back […]

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Janet Street-Porter Brands Little Girl In Tesco Advert ‘Millitant Vegan’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Television host Janet Street-Porter has branded a fictional character a ‘militant vegan’. The presenter made the comments while discussing Tesco’s advert for vegan sausages on daytime television show Loose Women. Street-Porter, along with fellow hosts, asked whether the advert is ‘demonizes meat’, as it promotes plant-based meat. Tesco vegan advert The advert, called Carl’s ‘All-Change’ […]

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Plant-Based Beyond Sausage To Launch In Tesco Across UK

Reading Time: < 1 minute Beyond Meat’s plant-based sausages are to launch in supermarket giant Tesco on September 26.  The meat-free product will hit the shelves in more than 450 Tesco stores across the UK, priced at £4.95 for a pack of two.  According to the Grocer, Beyond Meat’s production will ‘eventually switch to this side of the Atlantic’ as […]