Latest Vegan News for the Week of May 30, 2024: New Products and Developments

5/30/20242 min read

round white watch with white band
round white watch with white band


Welcome to this week's roundup of the latest developments in the vegan world as of May 30, 2024. From new product launches to significant industry trends, we've got you covered. Stay updated with the most recent news that is shaping the vegan lifestyle.

New Vegan Products Launched This Week

This week has been particularly exciting with several new product launches catering to vegan consumers. Notable among these is the new range of vegan cheeses from Violife. Their new offering includes a variety of flavors such as Mature Cheddar and Gouda. These plant-based cheeses are crafted to closely mimic the taste and texture of traditional dairy cheeses.

Another noteworthy product is the vegan ice cream from Oatly. This oat milk-based ice cream comes in flavors like Chocolate Fudge Brownie and Mint Chocolate Chip, promising a delightful treat for vegans and non-vegans alike.

Additionally, Beyond Meat has introduced a new line of vegan sausages that are designed to be even juicier and more flavorful than their previous versions. These sausages are perfect for summer barbecues and promise to be a hit among plant-based eaters.

Industry Developments and Trends

The vegan food industry continues to grow at a rapid pace. A recent report by Grand View Research indicates that the global vegan food market is expected to reach $31.4 billion by 2026. This growth is driven by increasing awareness about the health benefits of a plant-based diet and the environmental impact of animal agriculture.

Moreover, several major food chains are expanding their vegan offerings. For instance, McDonald's has announced the rollout of their McPlant burger in additional locations across the globe. Similarly, Starbucks is now offering more plant-based milk options, including almond, oat, and soy milk, in their stores worldwide.

Scientific Advancements

This week, a groundbreaking study published in the journal Nature highlighted the potential health benefits of a vegan diet. The study found that a plant-based diet can significantly reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and certain cancers. These findings add to the growing body of evidence supporting the health advantages of veganism.

In another development, researchers at Stanford University have successfully developed a new type of plant-based meat that mimics the texture and taste of chicken more closely than ever before. This innovation is expected to make plant-based diets even more appealing to those who are transitioning from meat-heavy diets.


The vegan landscape is continually evolving with new products, industry trends, and scientific advancements. This week has shown yet again that the vegan movement is not just a trend but a significant shift towards a more sustainable and health-conscious way of living. Stay tuned for more updates and continue to explore the exciting world of veganism.