COK Campaign Victories: Dunkin’ & Starbucks Keep Expanding Vegan Menus!

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Thanks to campaigns led by Compassion Over Killing (COK) and requests from compassionate consumers, in 2014 Dunkin’ Donuts, the world’s largest coffee and baked goods chain, added almond milk to about 75% of its locations — and Starbucks, one of the first national coffee chains to offer soy milk, has told COK that it’s exploring vegan food options. Now cows and consumers join us in …

Dairy Industry Tries to Squash the Rise of Almond Milk

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Moo-ve over, dairy! While milk consumption declines with each generation — it’s down 37% since the 1970’s and keeps dropping — demand for plant-based milks is on the rise.  In fact, the market for dairy-free foods is projected to reach $20 billion by 2020. This growing dairy-free demand isn’t going unnoticed by the industry.  On a positive note, industry news site The Dairy …

Dairy Reporter Names Vegan Cheese Top New Product

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Dairy demand is dropping, and consumers are simply scooping dairy-free products off the shelves. In fact, the plant-based dairy alternatives market is expected to reach $20 billion by 2020! The dairy industry is taking note. In fact, industry news site The Dairy Reporter just released a “What’s New in the Dairy Aisle” list — and guess what was featured in the top spot? Dairy-free cheese slices by Daiya! …

In Demand: Dairy-Free Market Could Reach $20B by 2020

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Dairy-free demand is one the rise, and there’s no sign it’s slowing down. From TCBY dishing out dairy-free yogurt to Dunkin’ Donuts offering almond milk, and so much more. Even Ben & Jerry’s just announced it’s officially introducing a vegan almond milk ice cream in 2016. According to a new report by Markets and Markets, the non-dairy milk market is growing — …

Today is National (Ask for a Vegan) Donut Day!

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Did you know that since 1938, Americans have dedicated the first Friday of June as National Donut Day? Donut shops around the country, including Dunkin’ Donuts, are celebrating by giving away free (you guessed it) donuts. Dunkin’ Donuts is the world’s largest coffee and baked goods chain with nearly 8,000 locations throughout the US and it serves up more than …

Moo-ve Over Milk: Pinkberry Now Serves Non-Dairy

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Starting today, Pinkberry, a national frozen yogurt restaurant chain with over 100 locations, is launching its first-ever dairy-free option: Tropical Mango soft-serve. Touting itself as a company offering “better-for-you” options, this new frozen soft-serve has no added sugar and is made from five simple ingredients: fruit, fruit juice, water, citric acid, and natural flavors. What prompted this new menu item? …

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More Companies are Delivering on Dairy-Free Demand!

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Despite the dairy industry’s multi-million dollar advertising campaigns (Got Milk?), government-sponsored programs that push milk, and even ridiculous efforts to slam non-dairy alternatives, milk consumption in the US is steadily declining. In fact, a recent report from the US Department of Agriculture confirms that each generation drinks less and less milk than the one prior. Simply put, Americans are moo-ving on. …