Vegan Interviews

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 ...
15 January 2020

Lou Sanders went vegan when she 'realised how sexy it was'

- When did you decide to go vegan? When I realised how SEXY it was. Which was about three years ago to be fair.   ...

20 August 2019

The boys from BOSH! share how they got one school to go vegetarian for a week!

This year, BOSH! teamed up with Linda McCartney Foods and Cook School to uncover the state of the UK’s meat-free school dinner options and encourage more meat-free meals by turning one ...
16 October 2018

Gaz Oakley discusses vegan food, gives tips for vegan cooking and more [EXCLUSIVE]

Gaz Oakley has made quite the profile for himself online within the vegan world. Gaz made some time to answer some quickfire questions for us all about his lifestyle, and ...

1 June 2018

Exclusive Interview With Kate McIntye Clere And Mick McIntyre- Co-Directors Of KANGAROO

We caught up with vegans Kate McIntye Clere and Mick McIntyre who co-directed KANGAROO to talk about the new documentary and the dark secret that surrounds these creatures.   What can audiences ...

23 April 2018

Dog Joins Vegan Runner On Ultra Marathon In Romania

In September 2017 Adrian was taking part in an Ultra Marathon in the mountains in Romania. To his surprise and happiness, a stray dog decided to join him. The incredible ...
28 March 2018

Interview With Vegan Talent Contest Judge- Jasmine Harman

By Karin Ridgers  Presenter Karin Ridgers VegfestUK’s media partner VeggieVision TV interviews TV and radio presenter Jasmine Harman, who was on the celebrity vegan panel at VegfestUK London 2017 and ...
8 March 2018

Bath Time Has Never Felt So Good With This New Vegan Range Designed For Children

We caught up with Amy Wordsworth, Good Bubble’s Founder to talk about her new range of vegan and cruelty free children's toiletries.   Good Bubble is an award-winning range of naturally-derived ...
5 March 2018

Lily Vanilli Shares Her Top Tips For Being A Naughty Vegan!

Lily Vanilli has developed recipes for some of the most indulgent treats that are both totally delicious but also 100% vegan to launch Baileys Almande their new vegan-friendly almond milk ...
2 January 2018

Marika's Veganuary Journey And Beyond

Marika Weinhardt celebrates her first veganniversary this January, so we caught up with her to find out what prompted her Veganuary journey and why she stayed on it.  When ...
18 December 2017

Jasmine Harman On Veganism: 'I Only Wish I’d Done It Sooner'

Jasmine Harman was a vegetarian for many years before taking the step to become vegan with the support of Veganuary and all it has to offer. So, we caught up ...
14 December 2017

How Going Vegan Encouraged Heidi To Set Up Her Own Plant Based Business

As a child, I never liked meat and I remember being really tiny and feeling really sad that I was being given animals to eat. My family had meat for ...