Horsemeat scandal sparks rise in sales of vegetarian alternatives

Contrary to the media claiming that more people are eating dangerous horsemeat, this came in from the UK:

Slaughter-bound horses going to Bouvry Exports, Oct 2012, photo courtesy of Tierschutzbund

Slaughter-bound horses going to Bouvry Exports, Oct 2012, photo courtesy of Tierschutzbund

Quorn, the UK’s biggest vegetarian ready-meal brand, is among firms reporting sales growth in February.

Britons are increasingly turning to vegetarian alternatives amid concerns sparked by the horsemeat scandal, according to food producers.

Quorn, the UK’s biggest vegetarian ready meal brand, said it had seen sales growth more than double in the second half of February as shoppers snapped up its burgers, mince and sausages made from a form of fungus. The company is having to increase the number of shifts at its fermenting plant to cope with demand.

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One comment

  1. linda badham · ·

    THANK GOD THERES SOME GOOD COMING OUT OF THIS DISGRACEFUL DARK SECRETIVE BUISNESS. Quorn is very versatile,very good for you and wont clog your arteries. Also Linda Mcartneys foos is very tasty and healthy.Maybe one day killing beautiful animals will be a thing of the past. We can only hope !!

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