Weekend on a Plate

The weekend digested: McDonald's CEO fired and 2019’s Christmas ads

All the news, reviews and trends from November 2-3, including new figures on plant-based sales and the reignited foie gras debate.

4 November 2019
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Meat-free meals continue to rise

British retailers have seen sales of meat-free food rise 18% over the past year. While just 3% of the UK describe themselves as vegan, 21% identify as flexitarian. According to The Grocer, the UK market for meat-free food is now worth £474.5m, with around 61% of the population buying more meat-free products now than a year ago.

 

Head of McDonald's fired for romantic entanglement

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