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Tesco ‘seeking alternatives’ as some fruit not suitable for vegans

News in that, bizarrely, Tesco’s oranges are not suitable for vegans. Tesco has confirmed that its oranges were labelled as “non-vegan” because of the application of post-harvest beeswax or shellac (a resin secreted by the female lac bug to the peels during the production process. Read the full story from the Independent here. — *JVS […]


Blackberry pink peppercorn cocktail

This cocktail from Fentimans is 100% vegan and 100% delicious. There’s no better way to complete your plant-based BBQ than with a plant-based drink. Plant-based diets recognise the vibrance of flavours and the unlocked potential of the natural world in creating exciting, new recipes. Using botanically brewed beverages as a base for your drink, this […]

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Sticky mushroom Asian noodle salad

The UK and Ireland Mushrooms Producers has partnered with Natalie Seldon to inspire the nation to cook mood boosting, flavourful food that highlights the versatility and nutritional benefits of mushrooms in recipes. For inspiration on how to use tasty mushrooms in an array of meals, head to the Made with Mushrooms website.

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Grilled seitan with a ginger beer BBQ sauce

Seitan has food lovers rushing to the kitchen to try this chicken-textured vegan alternative. Made primarily with flour and water, and knotted for texture, seitan is packed full of flavour and high in protein. This recipe from Fentimans is perfect for the BBQ, pairing the grilled seitan with a homemade BBQ sauce that uses ginger […]

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Veggie burger with mint

This burger recipe from Fentimans has a mint pairing with gin and tonic. Some of the herbs you might grow in the garden can play a role in both what you eat and what you drink. This simple vegan burger recipe includes mint to add a sweet and refreshing note to your BBQ selection, while […]


Vegetable fritto misto with watercress mayo

We are excited to share this series of five vegan Michelin star quality dishes that you can recreate at home. Recipes by Francesco Mazzei – prepared for Peroni Nastro Azzurro: Roasted vegetable tartlet Pinsa with roasted garlic Black ravioli Amaretto tiramisu and this vegetable frisso misto with watercress mayo:


UK town becomes first in Europe to endorse the Plant Based Treaty

‘Haywards Heath Town Council has endorsed the Plant Based Treaty, becoming the first town in Europe to join the initiative to tackle emissions from animal agriculture. Green Councillor Dr Richard Nicholson, who first presented the Plant Based Treaty to the Climate Change Committee, said: “The Climate Crisis is no longer a distant future threat but an […]


Shamayim recruiting for 2022-2023 Vegan Synagogue Challenge

Shamayim is recruiting for their 2022-2023 Synagogue Vegan Challenge. This is open to Synagogues in the United States. If you think your synagogue would be interested in participating, please share this application link with them.


Shamayim launches 2022-2023 College Fellowship

If you know of any college-aged students in America who would be interested in this program, please share this link with them.

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Big news from JVS – and we’re hiring

We’re hiring, view our jobs We are sad to say that our fantastic Director Lara is leaving the JVS after nine years with us. Lara has been the driving force behind the rejuvenation of the Society, touching on all aspects of what we do, from making us more professional to transforming our building into the […]

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