Plant-Based Sales Outpacing Other Food & Beverages

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New market research by Nielsen finds that 39% of Americans are “actively trying to eat more plant-based foods,” and last year these veg products made up nearly 20% of the money US consumers spent on foods and beverages last year. Leading the way are dairy-free foods, especially cheese and yogurt whose markets grew by 45% and 31% respectively, and almond …

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Tell Dunkin’: A Vegan Donut Would Be A Slam Dunk

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Basketball referee and former pro player Antoine Knighton has teamed up with Compassion Over Killing on a new petition urging Dunkin’ Donuts to offer a vegan donut, in a relaunch of COK’s successful campaign that prompted the donut giant to offer almond milk at its thousands of US locations. In 2014, Dunkin’ Donuts responded to requests from thousands of consumers …

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BOCA Vegan Falafel Hits Shelves–But Many Products Still Contain Milk

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Kraft Heinz is starting to get on board with more vegan options by rolling out their newest BOCA product: plant-based falafel! This new line contains no egg or dairy ingredients and is made from non-GMO chickpeas. They come in two flavors: original and chipotle. This is great news for animals and vegans alike, but Kraft Heinz’s BOCA brand is still …

Nationwide Pizza Party Asks Little Caesars to Offer Vegan Cheese

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Friday was National Pizza Party Day, and we celebrated vegan-style! Pizza lovers nationwide joined us by telling Little Caesars to take a slice out of cruelty to cows and offer dairy-free cheese. As plant-based foods take the world by storm, Pizza Hut UK, Domino’s Australia, and several major US pizza chains are dishing up vegan cheese. Yet, Little Caesars continues …

VIDEO: Moms Ask for a BOCA Brand Kind to All Mothers

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Just ahead of Mother’s Day, moms are speaking out in a video call to action, asking Kraft Heinz to choose kindness for all mothers by dropping cruelly produced cow’s milk from its BOCA brand. While BOCA has become a meatless household name, dairy is still used in the majority of its product line, despite the cycle of cruelty endured by …

Artist ‘Paints the Ice’ at Little Caesars Arena: Offer Vegan Cheese!

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At the Detroit Red Wings’ “Paint the Ice” event inside Little Caesars Arena today, a local artist created a special message for the pizza giant: Red Wings fans (and pizza eaters everywhere) would love a slice of vegan cheese pizza! Joining other hockey game-goers in covering the icy “canvas” with artwork, Detroit-based artist Joshua Burley helped Compassion Over Killing paint …

‘Cow’ Calls on Kraft Heinz to Kraft a Dairy-Free BOCA

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Today, Compassion Over Killing volunteers — including a costumed cow representing millions of real cows languishing in the dairy industry — took to the sidewalk outside Kraft Heinz’s annual shareholder meeting in Pittsburgh, letting the company’s investors know that consumers are moo-ving on from cruel dairy…and they want a vegan BOCA brand! Just ahead of today’s meeting, major investment bank …

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Sales Keep Dropping for Top Dairy Producer

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As Bloomberg Markets writes, “The bad news keeps piling up for the milk market.” The leading U.S. dairy milk producer, Dean Foods, has hit a six-year low, with its shares dropping by up to 8.9% this week. Bloomberg adds, “Americans are turning away from milk amid a wealth of other beverage options and as non-dairy substitutes like almond and oat milk gain popularity.” Dean …

New Vegan Ice Creams You Need to Know About

Compassion Over Killing Staff Veg Eating

Vegan ice cream may be in the frozen aisle, but it’s the hottest thing in stores! As consumers scoop them up, vegan options have even boosted melting ice cream sales. Just like with other plant-based foods, millennials are driving the demand for these dairy-free desserts, and market research firm Technavio writes, in order to meet this demand companies are “coming up …