Press release

 

Nothing But are headline sponsor of

National Vegetarian Week 2015

17 November 2014

 Nothing But logo NVW 2015 sponsor

 

The Vegetarian Society is pleased to announce “Nothing But” - a brand of the Premium Snack Company - as the headline sponsor of National Vegetarian Week 2015. 

Commenting on the announcement John Coe, General Manager of Premium Snack Company, said: “Nothing But is proud to sponsor National Vegetarian Week 2015. We believe our new and innovative range of healthy freeze dried fruit and vegetable snacks are the perfect partner for the Vegetarian Society to continue to promote the benefits of a healthier eating lifestyle that increasingly people are looking for.” 

Nothing But offer a new taste experience with their range of Vegetarian Society approved snacks. Packs filled with fruit or vegetables with nothing but the water removed.  

Lynne Elliot, Chief Executive, of the Vegetarian Society, said: “We’re really looking forward to working with Nothing But. National Vegetarian Week is firmly established in the foodie calendar, it encourages everyone to try more plant-based meals and discover how you can be kinder to animals, the planet and yourself. Teaming National Vegetarian Week with Nothing But brings a fresh and tasty way of adding to your five-a-day!” 

There are plenty of reasons to join in the celebration of all things veggie and meat-free that will take place across the UK. Everyone is welcome to get involved. For news and updates visit www.nationalvegetarianweek.org  

The Vegetarian Society organises National Vegetarian Week (18 - 24 May 2015), runs its own vegetarian cookery school, Cordon Vert, and provides services to support those pursuing a vegetarian way of life, including the Vegetarian Society approved trademark scheme. Find out more at www.vegsoc.org   

 

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Notes for editors

•For more media information please contact Su on 0161 925 2012 email su@vegsoc.org mobile 07973 108 165, visit www.vegsoc.org/press

•The Nothing But range includes - Beetroot and Parsnip, Pea and Sweetcorn, Mange Tout and Red Pepper,  Apple and Fig, Strawberry and Banana and Grape and Pineapple

5 facts on Freeze Drying:

•Most people already consume freeze dried goods - the largest freeze dried product in the world is instant coffee but many food products like cereals now include freeze dried fruit.

•In the USA freeze dried fruit and vegetable snacks are very popular and are already in every supermarket

•Freeze dried fruit maintains its taste and essential nutrients - all that’s been removed is about 85-90% of its weight which was water. Nothing else is added. 

•Freeze dried fruit and vegetables have a great fresh taste and have a much longer shelf life so reduce wastage

•Freeze drying works by freezing and then reducing the surrounding pressure to allow the water in the product to change directly into water vapour - the result is great fresh tasting fruit and vegetables which make the perfect healthy snack.

•For images to illustrate the Week please contact Su. 

•National Vegetarian Week (NVW) is now in its twenty-third year. 

•The Vegetarian Society is a registered charity. 

 

 

 

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Registered Charity No. 259358, Registered Company No. 959115 (England and Wales)