2 Jan 2019

‘Veganism has gone mainsteam’: Chef and food writer Tom Hunt on Veganuary


2019 has already been dubbed the Year of the Vegan, with record numbers of people signing up for plant-based diets this month as part of the campaign known as Veganuary.

Supermarkets are busy launching meat-free ranges and Greggs has caused consternation online by bringing out a vegan version of its sausage roll, described by one journalist as “about 5% worse than the real thing”.

But there’s a darker side to the issue, with some chefs and farmers reporting hate mail and death threats from some of the more extreme elements. The chef and food writer Tom Hunt discusses Veganuary..