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Saving the planet has never been so delicious…
Saving the planet has never been so delicious…
Don't want to make your own vegan Christmas dinner this year, but still want to enjoy some festive plant-based dishes? We've got you covered!
We hope that our Vegan Gift Guide will be the holiday solution you need for picking the perfect gifts, especially sustainable and cruelty-free items!
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On December 4th 2022, Wildlife Conservation Day, in partnership with our friend Alexander Lang we will be planting for the future! We will plant 4,000 mangroves for wildlife conservation, carbon sequestration and to raise awareness about climate change!
“Beans is How” has just launched at COP27 with the aim to promote the nutritional, environmental, and economic benefits of beans, peas, pulses, lentils and legumes.
Will world leaders rise to the occasion and put us on the path toward a plant-based future that might just have the power to save our planet? Or will COP27 fail to deliver this vital life raft in the 11th hour?
Award-winning plant-based, vegan cheese producer, Swees Plant Based Foods Co., Ltd, announces the opening of the first-of-its-kind fully vegan plant-based cheese factory in Thailand to provide ground-breaking healthy non-dairy products.
This progressive taxation bill will see farmers in New Zealand pay fees based on their emissions (methane, carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide), as early as 2025.
It’s that time of year again where the whole of Thailand suddenly becomes the most vegan friendly place in the world! This year the Vegetarian Festival (Jay Festival) runs from September 25th - October 5th and there are plenty of Jay menus and festivities to explore during this time!
Bangkok generates close to 8,000 tons of garbage each day and more than half of that is food waste! To counter this issue, the BMA has launched a 2-ton and 5-ton garbage truck!
Root The Future is taking over 101 True Digital Park's EATIVAL event, to bring you 30 DAYS of plant-based/vegan food!
The U.S.A Dry Pea & Lentil Council and the U.S. Dry Bean Council advocate for delicious, whole-food ingredients, which they showcased in some seriously tasty dishes at the Plant-Based & Sustainability Market in Chiang Mai!
This year's Wimbledon final, saw Novak Djokovich battling it out with another plant-powered athlete, Nick Kyrgios!
The Vegan Table who was publicly voted as, not only the ‘Best Plant-Based Restaurant In Phuket’, but also the ‘Best Plant-Based Burger In Phuket’ AND the ‘Best Plant-Based Thai Dish In Phuket’… has soft-opened a branch in Bangkok, and we’re so excited!
The catering at the G7 summit held in Germany last weekend was completely meat-free (vegan and vegetarian), with fish and meat only available upon request.
With the recent opening of Benjakatii forest park, an extension of Benjakitti park, we’ve never been more spoilt for choice of beautiful green spaces to reconnect with nature and get a break from the traffic and some much-needed fresh air.
Soy, oat, almond, pistachio, rice, sesame, hazel, walnut, peanut, macadamia, pea, hemp, coconut... Not sure which plant milk is for you? Work your way through this list to find out!
“Pets make us happier and healthier. Unfortunately, they also have a huge environmental impact. We can reduce this by adopting instead of buying and by thinking carefully about our pets’ environmental pawprints.” - Dr Natalie Cooper, Researcher & Scientist
A recent study points out that, in order to achieve climate goals and secure global food security, meat consumption must be reduced by at least 75%
Beyond Meat’s new video campaign was shared to @KimKardashian’s 314 million followers this week, showing the star tucking into Beyond Meat burgers and tacos.
The entire shoe is made from 18% post-consumer recycled content, including a synthetic nubuck upper that uses 80% recycled materials and 100% recycled polyester details.
Alpro is one of the first brands in Europe to bring plant-based dairy upgrades to the mainstream originally with their soy milks and desserts, becoming a favourite to vegans since the 1980’s. Alpro is now capturing the plant-based and flexitarian market with their new oat milk products!
We have specifically listed packaging that is at-home compostable and also meal-plan membership programs that provide re-usable containers.
The first ever plant-based chicken nugget pop-up booth in Bangkok will sell First Pride's award-winning vegan chicken nuggets with a selection of toppings and sauces!
The initiative, coordinated by the NGOs Sinergia Animal, aims to partner up with educational institutions, such as schools, universities, as well as companies and governmental institutions, and provide free support from dieticians and specialized chefs for them to serve greener meals by adding more plant-based options in their restaurants and cafes.
The new law introduced in France is expected to eliminate 1 billion pieces of single use plastic annually.
According to Google’s “Year In Search”, Google searches for “vegan food near me” was identified as a breakthrough term and experienced a more than 5,000% increase in 2021!
Thai model, singer, presenter and animal protection ambassador Maria Poonlertlarp has received a lot of criticism over a comment she posted on the 2021 Miss Universe Anchilee Scott Kemmis’s recent Instagram post of her holding a leather bag.
Danone is investing ฿1.7 billion to switch one of its big French factories into a fully plant-based factory that will focus on producing oat milk under its Alpro brand.
If world leaders continue failing to take drastic action on climate, this could just be the beginning.
When you first start checking ingredient labels for animal products, it might surprise you how many of your favourite snacks are accidentally vegan! 🎊
"The key is to read people carefully and evaluate how much they are willing to digest. If we hit them over the head to force them to change, we all lose!" - Tom
Thailand might just be the best and most realistic case study and model for a sustainable future of food. So what’s stopping the world from making this simple switch for good to save our planet?
➡️ It's tough to ditch dairy right? Not any more! Check out this extensive list of Thailand's delicious plant-based cheese selection 🌱
✅ Sell your old IKEA furniture ✅ Buy cheaper & well renovated second-hand furniture ✅ Drop off your recycling and earn IKEA freebies and discounts!
With the aim to make plant-based food more accessible to Thai families, Ve Gang (coolest name ever) have just launched their 100% plant-based Thai food delivery in Bangkok!
There have never been more options for plant-based ice cream in Thailand. Whether you love coconut ice cream, decadent cashew fudge ice cream or fruity, refreshing sorbet, Thailand has it all.
One of the world’s biggest meat producers, Tyson foods, launched their first plant-based brand in Thailand last month.
I know your next question, but don’t worry... this plant-based food launch is truly plant-based (100% vegan).
This new must-watch documentary highlights the link between animal agriculture & environmental destruction, encouraging viewers to switch to a plant-based diet to help fight climate change.
The time has finally come! Thailand can now join in on the excitement! Yesterday KFC Thailand launched 6 ‘plant-based’ dishes at 2 of their green stores!
It’s 2021 and plant milks have never been so ubiquitous. But when trying to ditch dairy, choosing a plant milk can often be a daunting prospect.
Over the last century, we have been obsessed with protein. Everyone is always talking about foods that are ‘full of protein’, protein shakes, high protein diets and where to get your protein. But why is this? Should we really be worried about protein? And how much protein do we actually need?
Last week the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation banned coral damaging sunscreen in National Parks in Thailand helping to protect coral reefs and marine life.
Climate change is, rapid, intensifying, and in some places, irreversible.
A new study carried out by the University of Oxford found that eating processed meat increases the risk of heart disease by 18%.
The impact animal products have on the planet does not stop at food. Animal products used for fashion have a significant impact on our environment...
Is plant-based food pandemic proof? Apparently so! When plant-based restaurants are still opening in the midst of Thailand’s third wave, you know that people’s hunger for vegan food is skyrocketing.
Researchers have shown how disposable face masks could be recycled to make roads, in a circular economy solution to pandemic-generated waste.
A new study published by scientific journal BMJ Nutrition Prevention & Health investigated the association between diet and Covid-19 symptoms. The study tracked 2,884 healthcare workers from 6 countries and explored both symptom severity and length.
Pork is the most commonly consumed meat in Thailand, but many are unaware of the industry’s potential to cause another global pandemic.
Could these diamonds help reverse climate change? American fine jewellery company Aether has created the world’s first positive-impact, carbon negative diamonds that capture CO2 from the air and turn it into diamonds.
Sometimes when dining out with family or friends, visiting a 100% plant-based eatery isn’t an option. So here are 10 non-vegan restaurants in Bangkok that offer great plant-based options (in no particular order).
Stuck inside and can’t decide what to watch on Netflix? We’ve got you covered.
Food scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have made an antibacterial gel bandage using the discarded husks of durian.
If you want to cut out or minimise your seafood intake after watching Seaspiracy, here are 10 plant-based seafood options you can buy in Bangkok to help you save our oceans and our planet.
Volvo have announced their plans to only sell electric cars by 2030. Volvo have said they plan to phase out any car in its global portfolio with an internal combustion engine, including hybrids. To add to their sustainability goals, Volvo have also said that they plan on going leather-free.
The world’s largest tuna producer and one of the world’s largest producers of seafood, Thai Union, has announced their plans to release a tempura vegan shrimp product this year.
Whether you’re looking for plant-based gift ideas, plant-based set menus or plant-based events, we’ve got you covered this Valentines Day!
It is estimated that if food waste was a country, it would be the third highest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world (after the US and China).
Egat's floating solar farm has a capacity of 45 megawatts (45 million watts) and works in tandem with a hydropower generation system to create a unique, hybrid, renewable energy facility.
This high protein, lab-grown “algae-mite” has the ability to take the form of any food product, by replicating any taste and texture. Imagine tucking into what looks like a plate of cooked spinach, but tastes exactly like a greasy, cheesy pepperoni pizza!
Vitamin B12 is not just a vegan concern! Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that is essential to human health. It is produced by bacteria found in soil. Before large-scale farming and pesticide use, humans and animals alike got their vitamin B12 from food grown in soil. But due to soil desertification and mineral depletion, B12 is no longer found in most of the soil that we grow our food in.
Last month a new Facebook group was created that enables people to donate and repurpose recyclables and consumables to help reduce waste! You can donate your recycling or any unwanted goods for people to collect for free.
1. Eat Enough! Plant-based foods are much lower in calories so you have to eat a lot more to stay full. Say hello to bigger portion sizes to keep you satisfied and on the wagon!
There’s a long-standing misconception that plant-based food is expensive. But when you break it down, some of the highest sources of plant-based protein (and the healthiest sources of protein overall) are actually some of the cheapest foods in the world.
2020 is going to be the year that everyone remembers. This year has changed the entire world in so many ways. All of this bad news has left many of us feeling hopeless and powerless. Here is our Covid-19 year in review that will leave you feeling empowered and hopeful for the future of our planet.
Eat Just, the company well known for their plant-based egg product, Just Egg, has had their animal-free, lab grown chicken approved for sale by Singapore’s Food Agency. This is the first country in the world to approve lab grown meat for sale.
We decided it was the right time to get to the route of the term ‘plant-based’. Excluding our opinion, we are going to delve into its historical meaning, the dictionary definitions and use popular consensus and expert opinions to come to a definitive conclusion!
“Not only is it good for the planet, but it's also designed to be super comfortable with the extra cushion recycled latex on the insoles. You can wear it all day long for any occasions!” - MaddyHopper
We need to talk about the word ‘plant-based’ and how it is used here in Asia. We have been wanting to broach this topic for a while, but our ‘plant-based’ experience at Starbucks here in Bangkok today, has forced this topic into the spotlight.
Broccoli Revolution, Hebe, Kad Kokoa and Naturalista have partnered up to bring us Bangkok’s first plant-based dining hall. Under the roof of Broccoli revolutions Sukhumvit 49 branch Broc & Co is born!
This year's Cinema Diverse has set its focus on environmental issues and sustainable energy. Hosted by the documentary club at Bangkok Arts and Culture Centre, Cinema Diverse will screen 4 selected documentary films with different environmental themes such as the environmental effects from the fashion industry, urban planning with green and open space design, waste management, and recycling and alternative energies.
As Covid-19 continues to bring life to a stand still in many countries around the world, there is one part of our ‘new normal’ that may actually be change for the better.
It’s not often that a corporate responsibility & sustainability report makes us (or anyone in the entire world) smile. But this one, did not only that, it also filled us with hope, showing us that big corporations around the world are really beginning to take our future seriously. Dole seems to be planting seeds of both banana trees and sustainability. They are dropping down roots for the future.