• Marion Bazzoli

Best reads of October


French Vegan Translator: Best Reads of October (Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash)

Here is a subjective list of this month’s top news and articles for vegan businesses and beyond. Enjoy your reading!


The newly launched European Alliance for Plant-based Foods asks EU to focus on plant-based foods.

https://vegconomist.com/politics/european-alliance-for-plant-based-foods-is-launched-calling-for-eu-to-focus-on-plant-based-foods/

According to a new study, the demand for cultured meat in France and German is increasing.

https://vegconomist.com/studies-and-numbers/new-study-finds-large-demand-for-cultured-meat-in-france-and-germany/

Compare Ethics published a free report entitled “Building Consumer Trust in Sustainability”.

https://compareethics.com/building-trust-sustainability

According to Google trends, researches about veganism are booming!

https://www.greenqueen.com.hk/google-trends-2020-interest-veganism-all-time-high-new-report/

Vegan France Interpro and the International Biocyclic Vegan Network have created a map (see www.vegan-farming.org) that lists vegan organic farms across Europe.

https://vegconomist.com/agriculture/new-interactive-map-featuring-vegan-organic-farms-in-europe/

The German organisation ProVeg International started a petition (that you can sign here https://proveg.com/stop-the-veggie-burger-ban/) to state their refusal to forbid terms like ”burgers”, “sausages” etc. when referring to plant-based products in the EU.

https://proveg.com/stop-the-veggie-burger-ban/

And here is an update on EU's decision: https://vegconomist.com/politics/breaking-eu-rejects-restrictions-on-meaty-terms-but-signs-point-to-huge-complications-for-plant-based-dairy/


…while Tofurky sues Louisiana, where a similar ban recently passed.

https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/21507907/louisiana-veggie-burger-ban-tofurky-lawsuit

Euronews wonders why the vegan community counts more women than men.

https://www.euronews.com/living/2020/10/13/why-are-women-more-likely-to-go-vegan-than-men-masculinity-meat

Ted launched Countdown, an online global initiate on climate change.

https://www.ted.com/series/countdown

A book written by the director of Vegan Interior Design explains how to create a 100% vegan interior.

https://vegconomist.com/fashion-und-beauty/new-book-explains-how-to-100-veganise-your-home-office-hotel-and-why-towels-are-not-vegan/

The future is now: lab-grown materials for fashion and design.

https://luxiders.com/biotechnology-in-fashion-and-design/

Did you notice any other relevant article this past month? Let me know in the comments!🌱