VegNews Magazine

BURGER REVOLUTION

WHEN White Castle became the first fast-food chain to sell the Impossible Burger last April, it signaled a dramatic shift in the meals-to-go marketplace. By offering a plant-based slider that sizzles, smells, and savors like its animal-derived counterpart, White Castle is courting not just vegetarians, but mainstream burger-lovers who want their comfort food served with a side of social responsibility. Meatless, it seems, is no longer just for Mondays.

With animal agriculture one of the leading causes of climate change and environmental destruction—not to mention the suffering of animals—more consumers than ever are opting for veg-forward cuisine. A 2018 market analysis by Nielsen found that sales of vegan foods are far outpacing the growth of non-vegan foods, especially among people of color and millennials. Recent research from Mintel, meanwhile, reveals that food taste and health benefits are also primary reasons for choosing plant-based options. This could explain why

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da VegNews Magazine

VegNews Magazine1 min letti
Health Care, Self-Care & Our Hair
Q As an activist, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed by how much there is to fight these days. But a friend recently told me that being in good health is resistance itself, and I can’t get that out of my head. How do I balance fighting for justice with ta
VegNews Magazine1 min lettiCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Black Vegan Restaurant Tour
IT'S BEEN NEARLY A YEAR SINCE WE STARTED social distancing, staying home to make mountains of sourdough, Korean whipped coffees, and focaccia bread art. But for all the at-home deliciousness we've mastered, we're ready for our favorite restaurants! S
VegNews Magazine1 min lettiCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Contributors
Let’s Talk About It, p.40 Where I live: Hudson Valley, NY Veg for: Six years My #1 wellness tip: Explore what nourishes you beyond your plate My at-home fitness routine: Tune into my body to see what it needs, whether it’s yoga, a hike, or rest My fa