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The Best of Veganuary 2020: Top 15 Releases

The Best of Veganuary 2020: Top 15 Releases

Conor Haines |16/01/2020
It’s Veganuary! And trying veganism has never been easier...
How to ensure your cosmetics are vegan this Veganuary

How to ensure your cosmetics are vegan this Veganuary

Louisa Kendal |10/01/2020
Have you found yourself wandering the beauty isles trying to work out which cosmetics are vegan this Veganuary? We’ve partnered with Be at One to find out how to ensure your cosmetics are 100% cruelty-free...
Vegan Women Leaders in Sustainability: Juliet Gellatley

Vegan Women Leaders in Sustainability: Juliet Gellatley

Guest Blogger |07/01/2020
Juliet Gellatley, our founder, has been interviewed by Women in Sustainability about her activism in creating a more sustainable world.
2019: Viva! Review

2019: Viva! Review

In 2019 we celebrated our 25 th year with some huge victories – none of which would have been possible...
5 New Year Resolutions to Help Animals

5 New Year Resolutions to Help Animals

Louisa Kendal |20/12/2019
With 2020 just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to think back over the past year and look at how we can bring about change going forward...
Our 'Are You Ready To Change The World?' Video Has Gone Viral!

Our 'Are You Ready To Change The World?' Video Has Gone Viral!

Conor Haines |19/12/2019
Since being uploaded to YouTube in September, our video titled ‘Are You Ready To Change The World?’ has been viewed more than one million times!...
How Not to Diet - Dr Michael Greger

How Not to Diet - Dr Michael Greger

Michael Greger |17/12/2019
World-renowned vegan health expert, Dr Michael Greger talks about his new book, 'How Not to Diet'...

VICTORY: Red Tractor Drops Abhorrent Turkey Farm Following Viva! Investigation

Monday, December 16, 2019

Animal welfare group Viva! are celebrating their latest victory as food assurance scheme Red Tractor drops Gravel Farm – an intensive turkey farm which annually produces over 33,000 turkeys and is part of Avara Foods, which supplies Sainsbury's

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Everything You Need To Know About Turkeys This Xmas

Everything You Need To Know About Turkeys This Xmas

Conor Haines |16/12/2019
Here's everything you need to know about turkeys this Christmas. From Viva!'s undercover investigations to the best turkey alternatives, a delicious recipe guide and gift ideas!...
Everything You Need to Know About the Newest Vegan Beauty Brand

Everything You Need to Know About the Newest Vegan Beauty Brand

Louisa Kendal |10/12/2019
Here’s everything you need to know about the newest vegan beauty brand on the block...
Supermarket Alternatives to Turkey Taste Test

Supermarket Alternatives to Turkey Taste Test

Guest Blogger |06/12/2019
With Christmas just around the corner, we tried five supermarket vegan offerings so you can have a fool-proof turkey-free Christmas.
Giving Tuesday - Thank You!

Giving Tuesday - Thank You!

Conor Haines |04/12/2019
We’d just like to say a huge thank you to everyone who donated yesterday as part of #GivingTuesday (and to all our kind donors for that matter)...
Help Us Fundraise For Animals This #GivingTuesday

Help Us Fundraise For Animals This #GivingTuesday

Conor Haines |02/12/2019
#GivingTuesday is upon us! If you are interested in making a difference for animals and the planet, we’d love for you to get involved by setting up a Facebook fundraiser on behalf of Viva! to help us continue campaigning for a kinder world!...
December 2019: Viva! Vegan Podcast
We wish you a compassionate Christmas! In this extra special episode, we have a worldwide exclusive! Introducing the fantastic, positively vegan Christmas song, Peace on Your Plate . Produced by Gavin Chappell-Bates and Giles Bryant, Peace on Your Plate could become the first ever vegan Christmas...
Top 5 Vegan Mince Pies

Top 5 Vegan Mince Pies

Louisa Kendal |29/11/2019
Which high street vegan mince pie reigns superior?
Viva!Life Issue 72 | Winter 2019

Viva!Life Issue 72 | Winter 2019

The winter issue of Viva! Life is out now! This issue features an interview with Gabrielle Aplin, a vegan singer with heart, and George Monbiot, the environmental columnist. We celebrate our 25th Anniversary Awards and recap our latest campaigns, including the Hogwood victory, our headline environment campaign Vegan Now, and our vegan milkshake tour Viva!shake.

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Exclusive: The First Vegan Christmas Chart-Topper!

Friday, November 29, 2019

Two musicians are on a mission to achieve the first vegan Christmas number one with their positively vegan track - Peace on Your Plate! 

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4 Ways to Survive Christmas with your Family as a Vegan

4 Ways to Survive Christmas with your Family as a Vegan

Louisa Kendal |25/11/2019
Whether it's your first or your fifteenth vegan Christmas, it can still be a challenging time of year...
Viva! Deliciously Vegan Christmas!

On the first day of Christmas the vegans sent to me, a Deliciously Vegan Christmas Guide

Viva!'s Deliciously Vegan Christmas Recipe Guide has all you need for a cruelty-free Christmas

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Gift of Life for Turkeys

Gift of Life for Turkeys

Guest Blogger |19/11/2019
For many British families Christmas is probably the one time of year we come together to eat turkey. It’s an odd tradition but a staggering number of us believe Christmas is simply not Christmas without a dry turkey roast dumped in the middle of the dinner table. But why?...
World Vegan Day Roundup

World Vegan Day Roundup

Conor Haines |15/11/2019
On 1 November, World Vegan Day , we called on the British public to go vegan for 24 hours to help save the planet. And we are absolutely thrilled with the positive response we got! The campaign was covered nationwide and some celebs even got involved with the day too.
Mars to Launch Three Vegan Galaxy Bars

Mars to Launch Three Vegan Galaxy Bars

Conor Haines |13/11/2019
That’s right. Mars, the UK’s second-largest confectionery brand, is officially releasing vegan versions of its best-selling Galaxy bar in the UK...
No Porkies Visits Major UK Cities

No Porkies Visits Major UK Cities

Guest Blogger |11/11/2019
Viva!'s No Porkies tour has been visiting major cities nationwide this year to raise awareness about the reality of UK pig farming...
Vote to Stand Against Animal Cruelty and Environmental Damage

Vote to Stand Against Animal Cruelty and Environmental Damage

Guest Blogger |11/11/2019
In the lead up to the general election Viva! are urging candidates to address key issues to stand against animal cruelty and environmental damage.
Viva! Victory: Doncaster Pig Farm Plans Rejected

Viva! Victory: Doncaster Pig Farm Plans Rejected

Louisa Kendal |08/11/2019
Planning permission for a huge pig farm have been rejected with the help of Viva! campaigning.