Cashing in on vegan values

Goldman Sachs, Nestlé, Richard Branson and Bill Gates are just some of the high-profile companies and investors putting money into vegan food producers. But as veganism goes mainstream, could the involvement of big business hinder rather than help its growth?

13th January, 2019
Cashing in on vegan values
No meat, no dairy, no honey: the vegan diet rules out any foodstuffs derived from animals All pictures: Getty

During a busy lunch service in the cafeteria of one of Silicon Valley’s largest cloud computing companies, the vegan chef Chad Sarno turned up a gas burner and slowly poured a bottle of white wine into a steel saucepan filled with chopped onion, capers, vegetable stock, and al dente linguine.

He tossed the mixture with a flick of the wrist, lowered the heat to a brisk simmer, and added a handful of flakes...

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