Vegan

Not just for Veganuary: Whitbread head of food and beverage development shares tips for success with vegan dishes

Whitbread share top tips for success with vegan dishes

By Rebecca Weller

Chris Seaby, head of food and beverage development at Whitbread, who joined the pub restaurant and hotel operator last year after 26 years at retailer M&S, offers tips on plant-based food and shares insights on Whitbread’s Veganuary offer

Menu maestros: The MA sinks its teeth into the future of pub grub and how operators can take their food offer to the next level (Image: Getty Images/flyparade)

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Building a food offer: Take your pub menu to the next level

By The Morning Advertiser

With the end of the Government's Covid-19 roadmap on the horizon and pub operators casting a cautious eye towards post-pandemic trade, The Morning Advertiser sinks its teeth into the future of pub grub and how operators can take their food offer...

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Downtime Development: Plant-based

By Nestlé Professional

The pandemic has given the trend for plant-based eating a significant boost and as a result Nestlé Professional is offering chefs inspiration with a series of innovative plant-based recipes.

Very vegan: new research unveils the Veganuary boom with 16% of positive reviews mentioning the word ‘delicious’

Reviews quoting ‘vegan’ rise 104% in a year

By Alice Leader

New insight has revealed the public’s keenness to participate in Veganuary as the percentage of reviews citing the word ‘vegan’ rose by 104% between January 2019 and January 2020.

Rapid growth: Greene King said it will be expanding its vegan offer following substantial sales in 2019

Greene King vegan sales up 265%

By Emily Hawkins

Greene King has said it will be expanding its plant-based food offer after its total sales of vegan dishes saw a year-on-year increase of 265% in the past financial year.

Not meating standards: the majority of people surveyed think vegan pub food is ‘average’

Pubs must improve vegan game

By Emily Hawkins

Consumers are not impressed with the vegan food offerings at pubs, according to new research, and the industry has been urged to up its game.

Planted-based patty: pubs are exploring a variety of avenues to satisfy vegan trends

The vegan wave: how has it affected the pub trade?

By Alice Leader

The Economist predicted 2019 would be the year veganism went mainstream. And, with ever-growing, free-from options and a new wave of vegan hospitality, it looks like the forecasters are correct.

Vegans targeted: JDW has included new meat-free dishes on its menu

JDW launches new vegan dishes

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub behemoth JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has announced a selection of new vegan dishes have been added to its menu.

Just one: the percentage of the population actually consuming a vegan diet

Fewer vegans than we thought, research claims

By Nicholas Robinson

New research from Kantar UK has suggested the number of vegans in the UK is significantly lower than thought, with only 3% defining themselves as such.

Free-from: more consumers are looking for alternatives to meat

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The importance of vegan and vegetarian food

By Michelle Perrett

With the trend towards healthier living showing no signs of slowing, more publicans need to adjust their menus accordingly so as not to miss out on the potential opportunities that this presents their businesses.

Health-conscious consumers: Greene King pubs in London will start selling the fermented drink kombucha

Greene King pubs to stock kombucha

By Emily Hawkins

Greene King pubs in the capital are to begin selling the fermented drink kombucha, which is believed to have health benefits.