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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Norwich City Council Endorsed Plant-Based Treaty

The Norwich City Council has voted in favor of a resolution urging the government to joint the Plant-Based Treaty. Norwich is a city in England’s Norfolk County, with a population of around 376,000. The motion was brought by Councilmembers Alex Catt, and seconded by Councilmember Jamie Osborn, both members of the Green Party. The motion …

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Jennifer Coolidge Named PETA’s “Vegan Queen”

Jennifer Coolidge, star of the hit show White Lotus among many other TV and movie appearances, has been named “Vegan Queen” by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). “Coolidge’s animal rights bona fides date all the way back to 2003, when she graced the cover of PETA’s cruelty-free shopping guide—and now, her success in The …

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The Vegan Herald’s Weekly Vegan Podcast – March 18, 2023

Below is the March 18, 2023 episode of The Vegan Herald’s Weekly Vegan Podcast, airing every Sunday at 10am PT. Future episodes can be found by clicking here.

Wicked Kitchens Adds New Line of Vegan Stews and Mac and Cheeze, Plus New Ice Cream Flavor

Wicked Kitchens has announced that it’s expanding its already massive list of vegan products. Wicked Kitchens, which has stormed onto the scene in recent months with dozens of various products ranging from jar sauces and meal kits to frozen pizza and ice cream, announced that it is adding seven new products to its lineup. Those …

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Global Plant-Based Protein Market Valued at $13.6 Billion, Anticipated to More Than Double by 2033

According to a new report conducted by, the global market for plant-based protein is valued at over $13 billion. The Global Plant Based Protein Market Value report found that as of the start of 2023 the plant-based protein market is valued at $13.6 million. The report estimates the market to grow to $29.09 billion …

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Kraft Heinz Launches Vegan NotMayo in Three Flavors

Roughly a year after announcing the product was forthcoming, Kraft Heinz has officially launched its new line of vegan mayonnaise at select U.S. location, with a nationwide rollout on the way. With a suggested retail price of $5.99 for a 12 ounce bottle, NotMayo comes in three varieties: Original, Garlic and Spicy. Initially NotMayo is …

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Connect For Animals Launches Comprehensive List of Events to End Factory Farming

Connect For Animals, a new animal advocacy organization, is now collecting hundreds of events related to ending factory farming from the top animal advocacy organizations. Connect For Animals is a new organization that is collecting every single event related to ending factory farming. “There simply aren’t good ways for people to find out about all …

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Vegan Fast Food Restaurant Plant Junkie Now Open at Several Locations in NYC and Chicago

Plant Junkie, a new vegan fast food company, has announced that they now have five locations open in New York City and Chicago. Founded by New York restauranteur Nat Milner and Chef Hiranth Jaysinghe, Plant Junkie now has five locations open in NYC Midtown West, NYC Midtown East, NYC Financial District, NYC Union Square and …

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