2018 will be the 10th year running for VegfestUK Brighton, and 4th
Author Archives: Tony Bishop-Weston
A visit to The International Food Exhibition IFE 2017 was, as always, overwhelming. Spread over 10 halls north and south of the enormous Excel, it’s huge. Even just visiting the green ‘Health & Wellbeing’ section didn’t seem to be a failsafe plan as there were a number of...
Mar, 22, 2017
It’s 13 years ago since The Vegan Society published the leaflet with 60 vegan sandwich ideas – one for every year of The Vegan Society to mark The Vegan Society’s Diamond Jubilee in 2004. It took until 2016 before the food and retail industries finally responded to the demand for ...
Mar, 20, 2017
Health: With Dairy Milk Sales Falling, Dairy Free Market Exploding we ask Nutritionist Yvonne Bishop-Weston about The Future of the Milk Drinks Industry Leading London nutritionist, presenter and author Yvonne Bishop-Weston says, “The world’s reliance on cow’s milk...
Feb, 22, 2017
UK’s first dedicated vegan Trade and Media show at Olympia on October 20th 2017 set to reflect big rise in sale of vegan items VegfestUK Trade (trade.vegfest.co.uk), the UK’s first dedicated vegan Trade and Media show at Olympia on October 20th 2017, goes live for bookings and...
Feb, 20, 2017
Lush feed thousands of delegates from all over the world with 100% Vegan Catering at #LushSummit Tobacco Docks London
The 2 day Lush Cosmetics Summit in February 2017 showed just how far vegan catering has come. A few years ago it would have been unthinkable for such a mainstream global corporation with stores not just in high streets and shopping malls in the UK but all over the world to have the confidence to ban all...
Feb, 11, 2017
Trump & Brexit Blues for Vegans in the Pipeline and Warnings for Vegan Campaigners about Cornered Cavemen
There’s no doubt that there is a worrying rise in intolerance and a culture of blame in the western world not seen since the 2nd World War. This is not the relatively harmless ubiquitous self-diagnosis of dairy and wheat intolerance in people’s diet in their quest for better digestive health,...
Nov, 11, 2016
For too many years too many dietitians and nutritionists have been warning that a vegan diet is an 'exclusionary diet' missing out key food groups and that good health depends on balance of food groups. We now have proof that they had been wrong all along and it’s people eating ...
Sep, 18, 2016
As the Vegan trend doubles again in the last 12 months it's hard to fathom what is holding caterers back from being more ingenious than just a humous / falafel / roasted veg sandwich. Perhaps they are scared of the unknown. They seem to be leaving it all up to Prêt à Manger who...
Fruit and vegetable time bomb Leading London Nutrition Therapist and author Yvonne Bishop-Weston accuses the government of standing idly by and priming a ticking time bomb for the NHS. The latest National Diet and Nutrition Survey analysis reveals that 9 in 10 young girls (11-18) are...
Sep, 12, 2016
By Tony Bishop-Weston Vegan Chef / Author winner of Vegfest Best Vegan Cookbook 2015 The Vegan Fayre at the slick BIC Bournemouth International Centre was a resounding success with over 4,000 visitors. It proved that veganism has great appeal even outside the big ‘right on’ University...
Jun, 27, 2016
By Tony Bishop-Weston Executive Consultant Vegan Chef at Foods for Life and Author of Vegan and The Ultimate Book of Vegan Cooking Last month I travelled to London on behalf of VeggieVision to cover the British Sandwich Association Sammies Awards for Sandwich designer of the...
Jun, 14, 2016
Established over 25 years ago Bridgepoint is a leading European middle market private equity firm with over €20 billion of committed funds from a world class investor base. They have fingers in a number of pies, business services, consumer, financial services, healthcare,...
Jun, 12, 2016
By Tony Bishop-Weston - author of ‘Vegan’ and ‘The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook’ For far too many years, caterers have been sitting on their laurels thinking there is insufficient demand for vegan food to make it worth bothering with. These prejudices have been...
Jun, 12, 2016
Leading restaurant and café chains think they are being brave pioneers for trialling innovative new vegan options. Mostly they are just copying what Vegetarian Cranks London restaurants did for 40 years from 1961 to Christmas 2001. Nonetheless their efforts are appreciated and more ...
Jun, 08, 2016
from Vegfest UK
VegfestUK Brighton returns on March 24th 25th 2018 at the same
The programme consists of full list of stalls, caterers, speakers,
Robin S, Danny Rampling, Rozalla and Dub Pistols headline 15th annual vegan festival on Bristol Harbourside
Extra dollops of (vegan) formaggio as VegfestUK hosts "Show Me
This guide consists of comprehensive information on all UK vegan
Tickets available on BOGOF and BOGOHP for limited period only
Programme contains all info on talks, cookery demos, performances,
Glorious weekend at Olympia London with VegfestUK showcasing the best of veganism to around 13,500 visitors
Just under 15,000 people (13,500 visitors and 1,400 people working
The AQUAPAX team are hydrating visitors at VegfestUK London again
80 page programme with floor plan, stalls list, caterers, info on
BOGOF and BOGOHP offers on advance tickets running for limited
Altogether 16 categories with 10 nominees vying for top gong -
BOGOF and BOGOHP offers running for LIMITED PERIODS ONLY
VeganBodybuilding.org is pumping iron naturally.
House, reggae and EDM mixes plus good food and company draw massive
Space available for 160 stalls & 13 caterers at 2nd year show at
Tickets on BUY ONE GET ONE HALF PRICE till the end of April - get
Event spread across 5 different venues in Manchester
4th year show at Olympia London on Oct 22nd 23rd; stalls, marketing
Website live for bookings later in 2016; 160 stalls available on