Vegan News: Ice Cream, Soup, and Men’s Clothes
Ben & Jerry’s direct to your door
Recently we reported that Haagen Dazs had joined Ben & Jerry’s offering dairy-free ice cream. Ben & Jerry is now delivering directly to consumers in the USA. It’s not just the dairy-free varieties, all of their ice cream is available for delivery.
The day has FINALLY come! Fans can now order Ben & Jerry’s pints directly from Ben & Jerry’s! From our door to yours, pints now come perfectly packaged (and frozen!) via store.benjerry.com. The online storefront offers a full selection of Ben & Jerry’s traditional and Non-Dairy pints as well as the newest innovation to hit ice cream shelves, the Pint Slice.
I scream, You scream, A lot of us are buying vegan ice cream
A report by Mitel indicates that vegan ice cream sales have reached 6% of the total ice creams sales, worldwide.
Mintel research shows that ice cream aisles throughout the world have been experiencing a dairy-free makeover. The share of global dessert and ice cream launches featuring a vegan claim has increased from 2% in 2014 to 3% in 2015 and 4% in 2016.
Campbells Buys Plant-based Milk Manufacturer
As reported in the Washington Post:
Campbell Soup says it has agreed to pay $700 million to acquire Pacific Foods, which makes organic broths and plant-based drinks.
The deal marks the latest effort by Campbell to diversify its product lineup to better reflect changing tastes toward foods that are seen as healthier or fresher … [Campbells] other acquisitions have included hummus and salsa maker Garden Fresh and organic baby food maker Plum.
New Vegan Men’s Clothing Shop Opens in Brooklyn
As reported by PETA:
Just in time for New York Fashion Week: Men’s, PETA threw a party for Brave GentleMan, the world’s first all-vegan luxury menswear store, celebrating its grand opening in Brooklyn. Founder and Creative Director Joshua Katcher unveiled his Spring/Summer 2018 collection, which includes stylish shoes and belts made of “future-leather” and suits made of “future-wool”—as previously sported by Benedict Cumberbatch on the cover of British GQ.