Vegan Interviews

10 May 2022

Tim Rees, MD of Vita Coco discusses why coconuts are good for your body- both inside and out!

We caught up with Tim Rees, Managing Director of Vita Coco UK to talk about why we should all be including coconuts in our diet in the from of oil or ...

12 April 2022

Founder of vegan superfood brand shares why she offers 'Moon Days' for her female employees

As a female founder of a health company, I help woman improve their health with food. During the new product development process, I researched hormone health issues among women. And ...
11 April 2022

Founders of new vegan chocolate brand share their reasons for going plant based

The nu company is the social food start-up from Leipzig, Germany, that is transforming the way people eat and bringing sustainable change to the food industry. As a purpose-driven company, ...
5 April 2022

Vegan pretzel founder shares why we shouldn't compromise on the snacks we feed our family

Indie Bay was founded by entrepreneur Dafna Ciechanover Bonas in 2016. As both a Trustee of Jamie Oliver’s Food Foundation and a mother of three, Dafna believes we shouldn’t have ...
15 March 2022

Writer of new vegan musical Little Sausage shares why veganism on stage is long overdue

Little Sausage is a new verbatim musical about the nation's most controversial Sausage. It uses the real words of 'real' men to explore toxic masculinity, plant-based dating, and the game-changing Gregg's ...
8 March 2022

NOMO brand manager shares why it's important to promote women in business

Jacqueline Tyrrell is the brand manager at NOMO, the free from chocolate brand. As Easter is nearly upon us, it felt prudent to talk to her about the state of ...
8 March 2022

Pip & Nut founder shares why nut butters are good for both you AND the planet

Founded by entrepreneur Pippa Murray, now 33, Pip & Nut launched to the market in January 2015 and has been shaking up the healthy food and drink sector ever since. ...
1 March 2022

Founder of 3D printed vegan vitamins explains why we should be taking personalised supplements

Melissa Snover is the Founder & CEO of Nourished, the world’s first truly customised nutrition product. The business has developed a revolutionary method to combine seven different active ingredients into ...
21 February 2022

Founders of the UK's first plant based waffles discuss the future of modern bakery

Griddle was Founded in Nov 2019 by friends and food and fitness enthusiasts, Sophie and Ella. Living together in London, the pair would often go for runs together and wanted something ...
8 February 2022

Founders of free from soup brand explain why 'vegan' doesn't always mean healthy

Soupologie was established by husband and wife team Stephen and Amanda Argent in 2012 with the aim of becoming the leading, go-to brand for deliciously free-from, nutritious plant-based food. The inspiration for ...
1 February 2022

Founders of vegan snack brand reveal why our chocolate bars need an upgrade

Prodigy was founded by husband and wife team Sameer & Neena Vaswani, after Sameer's experience building a confectionery and biscuits business in Africa highlighted to him the realities of mass-produced ...

18 June 2021

Founder of vegan chocolate brand shares the secret to a perfect dairy free treat

We caught up with the founder of Ombar, Richard Turner to find out how the company coped during lockdown, the importance of using premium products in the chocolate making process ...
1 June 2021

My path to veganism by Louisianna Waring, Senior Insight and Policy Officer at The Vegan Society

My path to veganism goes back two generations, as both my mum and her mum are lifelong vegetarians, and big advocates for compassionate living. My nan was born and raised ...
18 May 2021

Everything you need to know about vegan beauty by The Beauty Botanist

Holland & Barrett currently stocks more than 900 natural, cruelty-free and vegan products, including those containing vegetable-derived alternatives for hyaluronic acid, squalane and collagen. We caught up with Jennifer Hirsch, ...
10 May 2021

How one little girl's eczema inspired her parents to make vegan cakes

Danika Woods is the daughter of the founders of the Just Love Food Company, the UK's first nut free cake supplier. The parent team were inspired to create their brand ...
4 May 2021

Mother inspired by baby's eczema to set up own vegan skincare brand

A mum who was determined to heal her new-born baby’s eczema is getting ready to debut her vegan skincare brand in Harrods. We caught up with Pharmacist Shalom Lloyd to talk ...
4 May 2021

Supporter Services Coordinator at The Vegan Society, Harriet Macintosh shares her vegan journey

During my childhood in London, I found that human animals often disappointed me, but Cliff, one of five cats that shared our house, was reliable, affectionate and a calming presence. ...
26 April 2021

Going dairy and gluten free inspired this couple to start a business in vegan chocolate

We caught up with Andrea and Mike Jessop, CEOs of Moo Free, following their recent brand overhaul to find out how they coped with food intolerances as a couple and ...
6 April 2021

Marketing Manager at The Vegan Society, Ericka Durgahee shares her vegan journey

I remember being very environmentally conscious growing up. I interpreted that when my dad complained about lights being left on, the world might run out of electricity, not that he ...
31 March 2021

Veganuary's Head of Communication Toni Vernelli shares her vegan journey

Just like the recent Tesco TV ad, I told my mother I didn’t want to eat animals anymore when I was around seven years old.  We had just gotten back ...
29 March 2021

Vegan businesswoman Rimi Thapar says 'I never envisaged myself as an entrepreneur'

We caught up with Rimi Thapar, founder of LoveRaw to find out just how much of an impact lockdown had on her vegan business as well as the importance of ...
23 March 2021

Media and PR Officer at The Vegan Society, Francine Jordan shares her vegan journey

Growing up the youngest of 4, I accepted early on that many of the decisions about my life would be made for me, from what I ate and wore down ...
9 February 2021

Vegans had a sweet tooth during lockdown according to ice cream and chocolate sales!

Thanks to the heatwave last year and people’s new passion for luxury at home- ice cream and chocolates have become the vegan go-to treat since March 2020. We were curious ...
10 August 2020

Susan Rosenzweig discusses her new documentary Baby Hers

- Please tell us a bit about your new documentary Baby Hers. Baby Hers tells the well-hidden but sadly true story of how we get dairy: by kidnapping baby calves ...