Anthony Martinelli

Anthony Martinelli is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Vegan Herald, which launched in 2015 as a daily vegan news and information website.

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Ben & Jerry’s Launches New Vegan Ice Cream to Honor Award-Winning Filmmaker Ava DuVernay

Ben & Jerry’s has announced its newest plant-based ice cream, “a delicious partnership with Ava DuVernay.” “Yes, “Queen Sugar” is no longer simply a show by Ava DuVernay, it may be a moniker befitting of the award-winning director, filmmaker and TV producer herself”, Ben & Jerry’s says in a press release. “Ben & Jerry’s proudly presents …

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Philadelphia Launches Plant-Based Cream Cheese, Two More Flavors Forthcoming

The Philadelphia brand, which has been making cream cheese since 1872, has made their first foray into the plant-based market. The Philadelphia brand, which is owned by Kraft Heinz, is known for having essentially invented what Americans now know as cream cheese way back in 1872. Although the product was made in New York, it …

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Winners of the Plant-Based Taste Awards 2022 Announced

The winners of the 2022 Plant-Based Taste Awards has been announced. “After over 140 brilliant products were examined and tasted by our judges, we can finally reveal the winners of the Plant-Based Taste Awards 2022”, says FoodBev, who runs the awards. “After a tasting session on 7 November, which saw a panel of five judges …

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U.K. Prime Minister Appoints Vegan Meera Vadher as Head of Environmental Policy

For the first time in U.K. history a vegan will serve as head of environmental policy for the prime minister. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has hired Meera Vadher as his head of environmental policy. Vadher’s social media bio notes that she’s vegan with a “strong desire to smash the jargon and simplify politics and current …

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Report: Dairy Alternative Market Worth $22 Billion, to Grow to $42 Billion by 2027

According to the newest Global Dairy Alternative Market report, the market is expected to reach a value of $42.26 Billion by 2027, from $22.01 Billion in 2021. This represents a compound annual growth rate of 11.49%. “Most people worldwide are transitioning from dairy to dairy-free goods as they become more aware that dairy-free diets can …

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Top 15 Meat and Dairy Companies Produce Almost as Much Methane as Entire European Union

According to a new report by the Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy, the top five meat companies and the top 10 dairy companies produce 80% of the methane of the entire European Union (which has a population of over 445 million). The report for the first time estimates the methane emissions of five of …

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Report: Vegan Food Market Worth $14 Billion, to Grow to $18.7 Billion by 2026

According to a new report titled the Vegan Food Global Market Report 2022, the vegan food market is expected to grow from $13.55 billion in 2021 to $14.45 billion by the end of 2022. The report estimates that this will grow even further to $18.73 billion by 2026, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) …

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Study: Plant-Predominant Diet Associated With Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Postmenopausal Women

Greater adherence to a plant-based diet was associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women in a recent study published in the journal Diabetes Care. A plant-based dietary pattern, “the Portfolio Diet”, has been shown to lower LDL cholesterol and other cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to the abstract of the …

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