Vegan Diet

The good, the bad and the vegan

There’s a global push for people to become vegans, or at least eat less meat, to reduce their carbon footprint

10 Vegan-friendly spots to dine

So you don’t eat anything that has a face? Don’t worry, there are plenty of options available for herbivores these days in the Mother City

The vegan tourist

Tours and experiences designed specifically for the ethical and food-specific requirements of the vegan are starting to become a popular trend

Sadly, vegans can’t save Earth

Reducing the carbon footprint of farming will take more than some individual action

Vegan trends put pressure on mainstream marketplace

There is little data on veganism in SA, but Woolworths says its decision to offer these products has to do with 'a shift in customers’ habits

Nobody listens to vegans

Brent Meersman ponders whether veganism and being a food writer can go together.

Up to the vegan challenge?

Cape Town Vegan Challenge is an invitation to try veganism for a month and several restaurants have taken up the gauntlet, writes Brent Meersman.

A fresh look at vegan food

You won’t find a vestige of egg, a piece of cheese or a drop of milk or honey at the Greenside Café.

Live flesh for vegans

Are you a man who cares about animals but thinks it is fine to treat women like one? Then Caso Diablo, the world's first vegan strip club, is for you.

Elegantly ethical

As we start to interrogate our food production and consumption and the slow food movement gains traction, veganism is growing in popularity.

Is veganism safe for children?

Can a vegan diet damage your child's health? Social workers in Lewisham, south London believe it can.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it