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Could your milk be kinder?

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Every day, all over the UK, millions of people reach for a pint of milk to pour over their cereal or to add to their tea or coffee. As a nation, we use 13 million litres of milk each year. Perhaps the main difference we might notice about the label is whether it’s skimmed, semi-skimmed or full fat. But how much do we really know about the milk we are using? Read more



Free-range fun down on the farm!

family fieldOn Tuesday 06 June, an event to promote free-range dairy took place at a dairy farm in Gloucestershire. The event, which was hosted by the community interest company, the Free Range Dairy Network, aimed to give visitors the chance to meet the cows and farmers who produce free-range milk. Read more



Fish: think or swim?

fishAs vegetarians, we know fish are animals and therefore are very much off the menu for anyone following a veggie diet. But how much do we really know about these wonderful aquatic creatures? One person who certainly knows plenty about fish is the ethologist, author and speaker at the Vegetarian Society's KIN event back in 2015, Jonathan Balcombe. Here we take a look at some of the topics discussed in his book: What a Fish Knows. Read more



Facing the Dragons

facing dragonsThey are the brave foodie entrepreneurs who’ve faced up to possibly the most daunting business challenge of all – the fiery panel of investors on BBC TV show Dragons' Den. Each of these products that hoped to inspire an investment from a wealthy Dragon is licensed to display one of our Vegetarian Society Approved trademarks. So how did these intrepid veggie ventures fare – and is an investment from the Dragons crucial for future success? Read more




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