Happy World Vegan Month from The Vegan Trademark! To celebrate, take a look at this quick guide to some of the simplest ways you can make an easy vegan swap
World Vegan Month is an annual event set up by The Vegan Society (who also coined the term ‘vegan’!) to celebrate its anniversary, as well as shine a light on the vegan community around the world.
Not only this, but World Vegan Month is also an excellent opportunity to celebrate The Vegan Society’s Vegan Trademark, which was set up in 1990 to help give both brands and consumers confidence that products are free from both animal ingredients and animal testing.
With over 60,000 products certified and counting, the Vegan Trademark has been helping to make veganism more accessible for consumers and brands across the globe.
To celebrate World Vegan Month, The Vegan Society has put together a quick guide to some of the simplest (and tastiest!) ways you can make an easy vegan swap. They’ve also highlighted some of the smaller brands registered with the Vegan Trademark that you can support this November and beyond.
Vegan Alternatives to Dairy
Cathedral City Plant-Based Cheese Block
Not too long ago, vegan alternatives to cow’s milk, cheese and other dairy products were few and far between in mainstream stores. Now, there are so many ways you can make the switch.
For milk alternatives, why not try ASDA’s Fresh Oat Drink, Alpro’s Soya Original, Innocent’s Almond Dairy Free or Ecomil’s Cashew Drink Sugar-Free?
If you’re an avid cheese lover, there’s also an ever-increasing range of vegan cheese products, including Cathedral City’s new Plant-Based range. For those looking for something a little different – why not try Violife’s new crumbly blue block or Nurishh’s Plant-Based Alternative to Camembert?
Vegan Swaps for Eggs and Meat
Richmond’s Meat-Free Smoked Bacon Rashers
Long gone are the days where vegans would have to travel miles to find tofu! With the help of the Vegan Trademark, so many brands have released tasty and interesting vegan meat alternatives that have since become staples in vegan diets the world over.
Look out for Tofoo’s vegan nuggets, Granovita’s Mock Duck seitan, Fry’s Traditional Sausages, Richmond’s Meat Free Smoked Bacon Rashers and Moving Mountains’ range of vegan meat alternatives.
For egg alternatives, Scrambled Oggs offer a tasty breakfast option, or you can explore the myriad of vegan dishes that are possible with Crackd No-Egg Egg Replacer.
Vegan Cosmetics and Cleaning Products
Bio-D Essentials Bundle
The Vegan Society doesn’t just certify food with the Vegan Trademark. With over 28,500 products registered and counting, you can find a huge array of cosmetics that are verified vegan as well as free from animal testing, including:
White Rabbit’s Coconut Rosehip Calming Cream, The Inkey List’s Salicylic Acid Cleanser, BLUR London’s 3 Step Collection, LUSH’s Sleepy Shower Gel, Vatika’s Shampoo Bars and even Vegan Tattoo Aftercare from Ethical Alchemy.
For those looking to veganise their cleaning routine, Bio-D is The Vegan Society’s oldest continuing trademark holder who offers a range of cleaning products with sustainability in mind. You can also spot Astonish’s range of Vegan Trademark registered products at plenty of stores across the UK.
Vegan clothes and shoes
Ration L R-Kind Vegan Trainers
With sustainability at the forefront of many consumers’ minds, you might be thinking of ways to make your wardrobe greener, too.
Check out Vegan Trademark certified products including Ration. L’s R-Kind Vegan Trainers, Superdry’s Vegan Trainers and New Look’s huge vegan fashion range.
The Vegan Trademark doesn’t stop at the obvious – from vegan bedding and candles to packaging and even violins, make sure to look out for the iconic Vegan Trademark when you’re shopping this November. You might find a new favourite!
Keep up with the Vegan Trademark’s latest product news and vegan lifestyle inspiration and support on Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, TikTok and blog.
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