Amy’s Kitchen – official partner of
National Vegetarian Week 21-27 May 2012
27 March 2012
The Vegetarian Society is pleased to announce that Amy’s Kitchen is an official partner of National Vegetarian Week 21-27 May 2012, Amy’s Kitchen, a family run business which is now produced in the UK, is this year joining in with the celebration of all things vibrantly veggie.
Amy’s Kitchen is the Number 1 US meat-free brand. They offer a range of delicious soups and frozen meals, ‘freshly prepared for you so you don’t have to’. The company only use ingredients likely to be found in a normal kitchen and finish each meal off by hand. Highlights from the UK range include Vegetable Lasagne, Country Vegetables and Pasta and the Gluten Free Bean and Cheese Burrito, as well as a range of delicious soups.
Liz O’Neill Head of Communications at the Vegetarian Society said, “Amy’s Kitchen has been expanding into UK supermarkets with its range of meat-free frozen ready meals, burritos and canned soups – all approved by the Vegetarian Society. Now, for the first time they are going to be an official partner of National Vegetarian Week 2012 - a great way to showcase your vegetarian products and highlight them to a wider audience.”
Amy Berliner of Amy’s Kitchen said, “We are delighted to be teaming up with the Vegetarian Society for this year’s National Vegetarian Week. Although a US brand we are very proud to be part of the UK vegetarian scene and are committed to offering consumers an increasing amount of choice which is why we now produce all UK lines at our Corby site in Northamptonshire.”
Now in its twentieth year National Vegetarian Week (NVW) is the annual awareness-raising campaign promoting inspirational vegetarian food and the benefits of a meat-free lifestyle. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to get involved in NVW and you don’t have to be a vegetarian to do so. Restaurants, schools, libraries, caterers, shops, manufacturers and individuals can find out more at www.nationalvegetarianweek.org or call 0161 925 2000.
Notes for editors
- Amy’s Kitchen ready meals are available from Holland and Barrett, Whole Foods, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Tesco’s nationwide plus independent Health Food shops.
- Prices start at RRP £1.99 for a burrito and go up to RRP £2.99 for the Country Vegetables with Pasta
- Amy’s Kitchen Soups are available from Holland and Barrett, Whole Foods, Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and Tesco’s nationwide plus independent Health Food shops and have an RRP of £1.45