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Petition to force Papa John’s to tweak UK menu gains 7,500 signatures

Papa John’s UK business has come under fire from campaigners who are demanding it puts vegan cheese on its menu. A Care2 petition calling on the pizza chain to make the change has already gathered 7,500 signatures online. The petition says that although Papa John’s is one of the world’s best-known pizza chains, it does not

David Bentley designs BaxterStorey’s first ever vegan cafe concept

BaxterStorey has launched its first entirely vegan café at The Royal College of Art’s flagship Kensington Campus after teaming up with former FCSI UK chair David Bentley. The opening comes in response to requests from the Student Union for an outlet to cater for the increasing number of vegans and vegetarians in the student population.

Catering firm signs raw vegan coach to food development team and eyes new menu design

Catering firm Kudos has brought a nutritionist and raw vegan coach into its food development team in a clear sign of how menu trends are changing. Rochelle Costa joins the business having worked in Malaysia, South Africa and Portugal and will work in unison with chief executive Matthew Herter to influence the recipe and menu

Police informed of death threats against chef embroiled in vegan ‘spiking’ row

A chef has reported death threats made against her to the police following a huge backlash over claims she “spiked” a vegan customer’s food. Laura Goodman, co-owner of Italian restaurant Carlini in Shropshire, found herself at the centre of national newspaper headlines this week after writing in a Facebook group that a “pious, judgemental vegan” had

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Fast-casual vegan chain plans raft of new projects after winning VC backing

An award-winning fast-casual vegan chain is looking to ramp up its UK operations within the next two years by tripling its restaurant count. Humpit, The Hummus & Pita Bar, which was founded in 2014 by then 23-year-old Jonathan Phillips, plans to increase its site count from three to nine over the next 24 months. The