"The less people know about how sausages and laws are made, the better they'll sleep at night." - Prussian Prime Minister, Founder and Chancellor of the German Empire, 1815-1898
According to a new report compiled by data analyst firm Mintel, one in every 10 new products released in Germany bears a vegan label. Moreover, the rate at which companies in the country are releasing vegan products is outpacing the development of vegetarian products—which account for six percent of new product launches. However, both vegan and vegetarian labels have grown immensely from their respective three percent market share in just two years. When compared to the rest of Europe, Germany accounts for 36 percent of all new vegan food and drink products, with the United Kingdom in second at 21 percent, and France and Italy following at seven and four percent, respectively.
Veganist - Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World by Kathy Freston
Filled with compelling facts, stories of people who have improved their weight and health conditions as a result of making the switch, and Q&As with the leading medical researchers, Veganist concludes with a step-by-step practical guide to becoming a veganist... easily and gradually. It is an accessible, optimistic, and illuminating book that will change the way you eat forever. No less delicious, still hearty and satisfying - just better for you and for all.
Animals deserve rights, regardless of how they taste or how convenient it is to experiment on them. Like humans, animals are capable of suffering and have an interest in leading their own lives. They are not ours to use for food, clothing, experimentation, or entertainment.
As an activist, you can educate people in your community and positively affect their attitudes and lifestyles. You just need the desire to generate positive change and to believe that your voice and actions matter...