November 1st is world vegan day and did you know that according to google trends, South Africa ranks among the world’s top 25 nations where veganism is most popular? In fact, these days the interest in veganism in South Africa is at an all time high.
Veganism means so much more than just eating a plant-based diet; it would be more accurate to see it as a way of life. It’s a philosophy of living which strives to avoid any kind of exploitation of and cruelty to animals for food, clothing or any other purpose and instead promotes the use of animal-free alternatives for the benefit of humans, animals and the environment.
Meat and dairy products are obvious no-no’s if you’re vegan, but you’ll be surprised to discover how many animal-derived ingredients can be sneaked into processed foods. There’s only one way to be sure and that is to only buy foods that are certified vegan and to read ingredient listings very carefully.
Here are some non-vegan ingredients to look out for, some fairly obvious and some far less so:
Although our products don’t carry a vegan certification, the answer is YES! Our entire range is cruelty-free, ethically sourced, and contains no animal-derived products of any kind.
Salt is vital for life, but health-giving salt is so much more than just sodium chloride. Our salt is pure, harvested from an unpolluted source in the pristine Kalahari Desert and is unrefined, preserving all its natural essential minerals and micro-nutrients vital for optimal health.
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