WAV Comment – Vegan sales in the UK have more than doubled since 2018. The Greggs vegan roll has been a massive seller and has pulled them into big profit areas. The link at the bottom of this post allows you to watch a video – talking to people about veganism. It does not promote vegan as the only way, but it talks of the benefits, which include saving animals !
Fake-meat and fries: The rise of vegan fast food
From meat-free burgers to sausage rolls, vegan foods are growing in popularity.
One in six food products launched in the UK in 2018 claimed to be vegan or free of animal ingredients – more than in any other country, according to market research company Mintel.
A range of new offerings, and the involvement of big brands, has meant more options for consumers and the emergence of vegan fast food.
What’s behind the trend, and is there such a thing as vegan ‘junk food’?
Video produced by Aisha Doherty and Kesewaa Browne