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Plant-Based Eating Goes Mainstream With Meat Free Monday At Grill’d

Wondering where to have lunch or dinner today? Here’s a suggestion – Grill’d. Because today, all their restaurants are going meat-free! We recently reported on Grill’d’s Beyond Burger and their clever marketing tactics encouraging carnivores to try a plant-based burger. Grill’d’s new burgers feature patties by Beyond Meat – a US based company backed by some heavy weight […]

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The Only Eggs You’ll Want To Eat This Easter

Easter and chocolate. They go together like peanut butter and jelly, salt and pepper, popcorn and movies, macaroni and (vegan) cheese. Let’s face it, what’s not to love about a long weekend and “no-excuse needed” to start and end your day eating chocolate? If you feel the same way, it turns out you’re alone. Australians […]

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Prince Harry & Meghan Markle To Raise Their Baby Vegan

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle reportedly plan to raise their new baby as vegan. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who have just moved into their new home in Windsor, Frogmore Cottage, are expecting their first child later this month. According to an unnamed “palace insider,” who spoke to Woman’s Day, “Meghan wants her baby to be raised […]

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Vegans Get Schnitty With It

Eating out as a vegan, especially with a group of omnivores, is historically a less than fulfilling experience. But that’s all been changing in recent years. In forward-thinking cafés and hatted restaurants, vegan food has been making waves. And now it’s coming to a fast food chain near you. Schnitz is the latest to join […]

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Are You Vegan Because You Mean it, Or Just Because It’s Trendy?

There’s no getting around the fact that ‘vegan’ is suddenly a buzzword. Those who live a vegan lifestyle are growing in numbers faster than we can count. Anecdotal evidence is backed by market research firm Euromonitor International, which named Australia was the third fastest growing vegan market in the world (after the United Arab Emirates […]

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Swisspers Takes A Step Forward to Help Our Sea Life

It’s fairly safe to say that nobody ever wants to see a picture of a seahorse with its tail wrapped around a cotton tip ever again. The picture I’m talking about was taken by Wildlife Photographer of the Year Justin Hoffman in 2017, and it features a tiny seahorse ‘anchoring itself’ on a discarded single […]

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Celebrating Inspiring Vegan Women (Part 2)

Welcome to Part two of our Inspiring Vegan Women Series for International Women’s Day, March 8, 2019. These two women work tirelessly to help animals and as such, we feel they should be celebrated. Not just today, but all year round! Elise Burgess – Head of Communications, FOUR PAWS Australia As one of the largest […]

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Celebrating Inspiring Vegan Women (Part 1)

Friday, March 8, 2019, marks the 108th International Women’s Day. This year the theme is #BalanceforBetter, aiming to create a gender balanced world. Nobody would argue that is long overdue, but here at The Vegan Company, we’d like to see that balance extend to all living creatures, embracing the animals that we share our planet […]

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WIN A Retreatment Botanics Skincare Pack Valued At $259

The Vegan Company has 5 Packs of Retreatment Botanics Skincare to give away, each valued at $259. Created by Aussie superstar, Olivia Newton-John and her partners and team at Gaia Retreat & Spa in the Byron Bay Hinterland, Retreatment Botanics ticks every vegan and ethical box. Aside from being incredible to use and delivering results […]

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Is Bodhi The Best Vegan Buddhist-Based Restaurant in Australia? Yes. Yes, it is.

I’ve been destroying dumplings during lunchtime yum cha sessions at Sydney CBD vegan restaurant Bodhi for well over 15 years now. I’ve never been disappointed, but it was only recently that I realised this beautiful al-fresco style dining room offers heavenly a la carte options once the clock ticks 5pm. I say heavenly because well, […]

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Love Is In The Air. Can You Feel It?

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, why not let that special someone know exactly how you feel about them? Short on ideas? This lush list of vegan, cruelty free, sustainable gifts will be sure to spice things up! FOR HER Personalised Heart Travel Jewellery Case, $52. Pack your present in this gorgeous heart travel […]

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There’s A NEW VEGAN MAGNUM & There’s Never Been A Better Time To Enjoy Ice Cream!

When The Vegan Company got word that MAGNUM was releasing a vegan version of its luxury ice-cream, a certain team member (naming no names, but a dedicated MAGNUM lover who gave them up when becoming vegan), went off in hot pursuit. It wasn’t easy, as these things have been selling out fast. She traipsed around […]

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Veganism vs. Ethics – Where Do We Draw The Line?

For many vegans, this might seem like a fairly obvious statement. The definition of veganism, wherever you may find it, is pretty clear-cut: one who avoids animal cruelty in all aspects of their life. Easy, right? Well, yes and no. On an immediate level, it’s a walk in the park; we don’t eat meat or […]

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We’ve Found The Perfect Plant-Based Date Night Restaurant

Straight out of the gate, I’m going to say I wasn’t on a date when I smashed every vegan morsel at upmarket Sydney plant-based restaurant, Alibi, but I was there with a great male friend (no pity please – I’m consciously single). Anyhoo, my brother-from-another-mother and I both commented on just how amazing a place […]

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Can You Be Vegan And Follow A Keto Diet?

The answer is yes, according to naturopath Caroline Robertson, from Flannerys Organic and  Wholefood Market, who explains the whys and wherefores to The Vegan Company’s Lifestyle Director, Shonagh Walker. “The ketogenic, or keto, diet is a very low carb, high fat diet which aims to put the body in a metabolic state called ketosis, when sugar […]

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Longrain Has A Vegan Menu & We Never Want To Eat Anything Else, Ever Again

Sydney iconic restaurant, Longrain, recently released its sensational vegan banquet menu and boy, oh boy is it amazing! Since its launch 20 years ago, the culinary institution has been a place where lovers of fine South East Asian food and desperately delicious cocktails can convene, knowing they will never be let down in terms of […]

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Vegan Australia Day, Yes, It’s A Thing

January 26, AKA Australia Day, with its traditional meaty BBQs and creamy desserts, can be a nightmare for the increasing number of Aussie Vegans. To help navigate this minefield, Australia’s leading health retailer Healthy Life, has compiled some tips to help vegans enjoy the controversial national holiday in their own way. “With millions of vegans now […]

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There’s A Super Blood Wolf Full Moon Rising & You’re Going To Love What It Brings To Your Life

Listen up! There’s a rare celestial event happening later this month called a ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ and if you’re planning on taking up extra studies this year then go for it with gusto! According to a leading spiritual adviser, Rose Smith, who heads up www.absolutesoulsecrets.com the Super Blood Moon is all over your intention and […]

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The Great Sunscreen Debate – Chemical vs. Physical

Wherever you live in the world, applying sunscreen every day (summer or winter) is pretty much non-negotiable, particularly if you live in a country like Australia, which has the highest rates of skin cancer in the world (per capita), according the Cancer Council. However, navigating the vast array of sun care products as a vegan […]

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Olympic Gold Medalist Stephanie Rice On Living A Kinder, Happier, Healthier Vegan Lifestyle

Olympic gold medalist Stephanie Rice bursts with vitality and energy when she speaks to you. However, six years ago after retiring from swimming, Stephanie fell into a slump and struggled to get out of bed. “I felt a bit lost after I retired because I had been so used to training for seven hours a […]

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