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Alver celebrates World Vegan Day and Month – Special Offer

World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated by vegans around the world every 1 November. The benefits of veganism for humans, non-human animals, and the natural environment are celebrated through activities such as setting up stalls, hosting potlucks, and planting memorial trees. The event was established in 1994 by Louise Wallis, then Chair of The Vegan Society in the United Kingdom, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the organisation and the coining of the terms “vegan” and “veganism”. Speaking in 2011, Louise Wallis said: “We knew the Society had been founded in November 1944 but didn’t know the exact date, so I decided to go for 1 November, partly because I liked the idea of this date coinciding with Samhain/Halloween and the Day of the Dead – traditional times for feasting and celebration, both apt and auspicious.” Continue reading on Wikipedia >>>

World Vegan Month is celebrated around the world as a time to recognise how far the vegan movement has come, to highlight how accessible and beneficial a vegan lifestyle is and to encourage the vegan-curious to adopt veganism by sharing advice, recipes and ideas. 2019 marks 75 years since the foundation of The Vegan Society – what a long way the movement has come since then! The Vegan Society first began as an offshoot of The Vegetarian Society in November 1944, when Donald Watson, Elsie Shrigley and friends felt the important need to distinguish the difference between not eating meat, and not eating any products from animals. We began celebrating the founding of The Vegan Society in 1994 and every year since, November 1st has been marked as World Vegan Day, with its significance growing to be internationally recognised. In a natural progression, World Vegan Day evolved into World Vegan Week and now, what we celebrate as World Vegan Month; where vegans and veganism is celebrated in workplaces, shops, restaurants and in homes all over the world. Read more on vegansociety.com >>>

5 Vegan Facts

Did you know more of us than ever before are turning vegan? Famous vegans include Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and tennis ace Venus Williams. The Vegan Society says half of all vegans are now aged between 15 and 34 and more than 60 percent of adults have switched to a plant-based diet in the last three years. Here are five things we bet you didn’t know about being a vegan! Read the article on BBC >>>

Vegan Receipes

Mediterranean cuisine is known for its simplicity and tastiness. It is varied, healthy and particularly rich in vitamins and fiber. There is no meal without fresh salads, vegetables and fruits. These provide micronutrients like vitamin C, B or A, magnesium and zinc that are essential to our health. From A for apple to Z for zucchini, the more colorful the selection, the greater the variety of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals! Discover our Mediterranean Menu with Alver Golden Chlorella >>>

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Often, when looking for inspiration for a themed party, “Mexican” is at the top of the list of possibilities, simply because the atmosphere is always good and the food is fantastic. When organising a Fiesta Mexicana there is one thing you can never have enough of: color! It’s about honoring the green-white-red flag of Mexico. Garlands and piñatas help to create an authentic Mexican feeling. We put together a Meatless Menu for your next Mexican Fiesta >>>

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