With food production being responsible for one quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, and more people are becoming increasingly concerned about climate change, recent studies show that if you want to reduce personal greenhouse gas emissions, you should focus on what you eat rather than whether your food is local.1
You can, but don’t have to, go 100% vegan to enjoy the booming variety of plant-based options. Vegan and vegetarian food is healthy, filling, convenient, easy to prepare, and appealing. Apart from being ethical and sustainable, it’s an expression of self-identity.
V-Label is currently carried on more than 50,000 products. Here’s a fine selection of some of the certified products to inspire your next purchase.
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Ingredient breakthroughs, mainstream recognition, and endless scaling possibilities. Three reasons why meat alternatives are not only growing exponentially, but also bringing the future of how we’ll consume food much closer. Browse and satisfy your tastebuds!
Product types: burgers, sausages, mincemeat, chunks/pieces, cold-cuts
Plant-based fish and seafood is not just fish-free fillets at your Christmas dinner table. This exciting market to watch offers a variety of protein-rich meals, from everyday to fancy.
Product types: nuggets, fingers, tuna
A shift from soy to oat, almond, and coconut milk was just the beginning of the plant-based dairy revolution. Pick as you please: yoghurts in convenient formats, from greek to drinkable. Delicious and planet-friendly ice creams, butters and spreads for your breakfast, and cheese on top!
Product types: Milks, yogurts, ice-creams, cheese, butter/spreads
Lunches on the go don’t have to be a trade-off anymore. Healthy, tasty, and veggie is the motto of most major retailers, stuffing frozen sections with plant-based pizzas and offering a wide range of cuisines, from ready-made dahl soups to chilli sin carne.
Product types: Pizza, sandwiches, wraps/burritos
Check whether your favourite snacks are truly vegetarian or vegan and stock your pantry with plant-based chocolate, biscuits, chips, and bars! And wait, there’s more: the baked goods market is the one to watch, with vegan cakes, croissants, or even sausage rolls tasting like the real deal.
Product types: Chocolates, candy, cookies/biscuits, cake
Watch out for hidden animals in your favourite drink! Find out which juices are free from non-vegan D3, which wines are not refined or filtered by animal proteins, and make sure your soda is 100% plant-based, too.
Product types: Juices, wines, energy drinks (soft drinks)
Make your beauty routine with our selection of vegan hair- and skincare. From moisturizers to mascara, choose from brands using purely mineral or plant-based ingredients.
Product types: Shower gels, shampoos, soaps, skin care, decorative cosmetics
Be sure that your wardrobe (and home!) is free from animal products. From vegan shoes and leather to sheets and cleaning agents, find out how to make your outfit 100% vegan from head to toe and your house safe from rug to roof.
Product types: Towels, bed sheets, shoes (no leather, glue, etc.), cleaning agents
Widen your world with our guide to vegan living: from the books you read to your local printing shops, hairdressers, beauticians, or even tattoo parlors.
Product types: Printing shops, books, phones, candles, tattoo parlors, beauticians, hairdressers
Go out and about without needing to compromise: we tell you which restaurants, bistros, and cafés are plant-based (and worth trying!) and where to travel for a vegan hotel or experience.
Product types: Restaurants, bistros, cafés, food trucks, hotels, cruises, accommodation