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Vegfest UK Brighton 2012 Programme


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Here is the 2012 programme - come and see Dee's in the best Veggie Bangers and Burgers cook-off!

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  • 1. Welcome toVegfestUK Brightonone of Europe’s biggest veggieevents.Welcome to VegfestUK Brighton - one of Europe’s biggest veggie events. Theshow runs from 11am - 6pm on Saturday March 17th and Sunday March18th at The Hove Centre, and admission is FREE to the public! VegfestUKBrighton is packed full of stalls loaded with a vast array of produce includingloads of food, some fantastic bodycare, plenty of fashion items, some of the UK’sleading veggie campaigners and a wealth of information covering all aspects ofthe lifestyle. There’s also some stunning caterers serving up a sublime selectionof sensational dishes, and an awesome display of free samples and tasters frommost of the leading producers of veggie food products. With over 100 stallsthere’s something for everyone, including some genuine savings on a wholehost of products from some major brands such as Nakd, FRY’S, Redwood, Plamil,Goodlife, Yaoh and many more.The main highlight of VegfestUK Brighton is the food - and there are lashings of it.There’s 8 specialist caterers at this year’s event with food ranging from exquisiteLebanese cuisine from K&F Catering to the legendary vegan fish and chips fromSomething Fishy - as well as a chance to buy Redwood burgers and sausagescooked and served in a bun. Plus our firm favourites downstairs - VegOut, witha stupendous all day a la carte lunch menu, and Aunty Jee with her tantalizingCurry House. And with other caterers such as Titbits catering, Chipstix and theCaribbean flavours of Cummin Up, visitors to the show will be amazed at thequality and diversity of what is in fact 100% plant based food.But it’s not just the food that shines at VegfestUK Brighton. There’s plenty moregoing on including... › Two Ready Steady Chef competitions - Juniors and Masters - where local professional chefs and local students cook off against each other to produce the best meal inside 30 minutes using plant based ingredients only › The Great Veggie Sausage & Burger competitions - our visitors get to taste the best veggie sausages and burgers on the market and vote to find the champions of burgers & bangers for 2012 › Free products on entry including Provamel Soya Milk (limited number only - arrive early) › Kids’ Cookery Classes with resident pirate Captain James Tea Cook › Talks on Nutrition and Lifestyle from a variety of experts including our keynote speech by Pat Reeves - ‘Surviving Cancer and Surgery with Living Foods’, plus our special guest Tony Wardle from Viva! talking about the environmental impact of our food choices and Gina Shaw’s talk ‘Taking Back Control of your Health’. Also featuring Michelle Threw from BUAV’s talk ‘Ending Animal Testing in Europe’ VegfestUK Brighton is on › Cookery Demos including sensational vegetarian delicacies with Jane Saturday March 17th from Viva!, plus demos from cookbook author Tony Bishop Weston, and Sunday March 18th 2012 up and coming Bristol veggie chef Shane Jordan and Hemp Smoothie demos with Tim from Yaoh Doors open from 11am - 6pm › Screening of the brand new USA film Vegucated - a light hearted look at 6 Admission FREE to the public people following a plant based diet for 6 weeks for the first time › Live music and performance from a selection of talented artists The Hove Centre, › Licensed bar open all day Norton Road, Brighton, BN3 4AH › Tombola, Goody Bags & Raffle - stunning bargains to be had! › Product and Project Presentations from some leading businesses and organisations VegfestUK, PO Box 333, Bristol, BS99 1NF › Free samples and tasters from many stalls remember - admission is FREE to the public, and everyone is welcome to in the fun, whatever their current dietary status regrets that no dogs or other animals are allowed at this event exceptfor guide dogs Vegfestuk | 3
  • 2. Vegfam - our charity of choice VegfestUK Bristol May 25th - 27thVegfam is the charity of choice for VegfestUK and will receive This huge three day event in the heart of Bristol is thehalf the money collected at Brighton this year though our biggest event of its kind anywhere in the world, with stalls,collections, tombola, raffle and goody bags. talks, demos, films, competitions, kids’ activities, caterers, bars, stages and entertainment. New for 2012 - The AnimalIn 2011, VegfestUK donated a total of £860 to Vegfam. This Sanctuary (focusing on people working with animals), theincludes a collection of £300 taken at Brighton VegfestUK Secret Garden (with all sorts of festival capers includingin March 2011, £200 at Bristol in May 2011 and £360 donated comedy and club DJ’s), plus two Ready Steady Chefby VegfestUK team members throughout the course of the competitions and the Great Veggie Sausage and Burgeryear. Big thanks to everyone who donated last year and we competitions. Admission is 100% FREE to the public for thevery much hope to top that amount by some considerable entire weekend. See for details.way this year, targeting to raise at least £3,000 for Vegfamduring 2012.Vegfam ‘Feeds the Hungry without Exploiting Animals’ and isan excellent choice for everyone, especially for vegetariansand vegans who wish to fund projects that help alleviatefamine and suffering in some of the poorest quarters of the Thanks from Vegfestglobe, though projects that are vegan and that do not involvethe exploitation of animals. A big event like this couldn’t happen without the efforts of a big, big team. So a very large shout out toTo find out more about Vegfam visit the following for their massive input (and apologiesuk or visit stall number 1 at VegfestUK Brighton to pick up to anyone we may have missed....our gratitude issome further info about their work. extended to you too) Our hosts, The Hove Centre Our security and first aid team, Delta Security Our First Aid Team - Muir Walker Medics Our PR team, Excellart Our print and design team, Out Of HandTombola, Raffle,Goody Bags and Collections Our web team, SubzerostudioAdmission to the event is completely free but of course All our sponsors, including Nakd Wholefoods,donations are very welcome to help keep the event free to Beanies Healthfoods, Redwood Wholefoods,the public as it continues to grow. For 2012 we are collecting Goodlife, Yaoh, Out Of Hand, Kinetic Enterprises,donations through our Collection Buckets, Goody Bags, Excellart, bizzybee and The Vegan SocietyRaffle and Tombola. We are pleased to announce that wewill be donating 50% of everything we collect to our chosen Our Supporters, including Bute Island, Karacharity Vegfam. Please do visit our Raffle for a variety of Dairy Free, Amy’s Kitchen, Animal Aid, Roots ofsuper prizes (£1 a ticket) and pick up some great bargains Compassion, Flax Farm, Sweetcheeks Ltd andin the Goody Bags (£5 each, containing approx £20 - £30 of Happily Rawgoodies). And our excellent value Tombola is only £1 a ticketand every ticket wins. Our Media Partners including Juice 107.2FM, Flavour Magazine, Inspired Times, VeggieVision, ExcellartThere are collection points on the door and there will and One World Dayalso be collections twice a day at 1pm and 5pm when ourteam of collectors will cross the event with their buckets Our Cookery Demos host Mr Tony Bishop Westoncollecting funds - please be generous with your donations!Our collectors are easy to spot as they will be wearing Our Ready Steady Chef team including Shane,special t-shirts - there will also be announcements on the Simon & Julianday. Thanks for your support - we will publish the total fundscollected on the website shortly after the event. Our Tombola and Raffle donors, plus Rich and Scot who run the Tombola and Raffle And all our lovely stallholders, without whom thisVegfestUK Awards 2012 event would never happen.....The coveted VegfestUK awards begin on March 12th when the And to all the wonderful people who have workedlines open for the public to vote for their favourite products, on this show and previous shows over the years,people, businesses, organisations, projects, publications your input is so valuableand events. For 2012 there are 12 categories, each with 10nominees. You can view the categories, nominations and And finally to the VegfestUK team, including Tim,updates at To Fred, Lucy, Philippa & Chiefvote, go to Vegfestuk | 5
  • 3. Ready Steady Chef Welcome to our Ready Steady Chef competitions – weJunior & Masters have two competitions across the weekend; one on Saturday 17th for our Juniors and one on Sunday 18th for our Masters. The format is simple; contestants cook off against each other and have 30 minutes in which to produce their favourite 100% plant-based meal. Our panel of judges will then decide which chefs go through to the final and ultimately which chef is crowned our Ready Steady Chef Champion for 2012. The audience will get chance to participate in the judging of the contest and the competitions will be hosted by our lively compères, including Tony Wardle (Viva!), Karin Ridgers (VeggieVision TV) and Tony Bishop-Weston (Foods For Life). Heats start at 2.30pm and 3.30pm in the main hall on the ground floor on both Saturday and Sunday and the finals will be taking place at 5pm. The Juniors competition is on Saturday and involves young people from the surrounding areas; the Masters competition is on Sunday and involves professional chefs from leading restaurants and cookery schools in the area. For more details about our Ready Steady Chef Competitions, including participants and judges, please visit We all love a burger! And let’s face it, ever since anyone went veggie or vegan,Welcome to the we all know there lies within a secret hankering for a decent banger too. So now, here we have it at last - the great Veggie Sausage and Burger competition,Great Veggie where the leading brands pit their flavours, textures and tastes in a head to head competition where you, the visitor decides the winner!Sausage and Burger The format is simple - plates of samples will be laid out for visitors to taste, who will then be given the opportunity to vote for their fave sausage or burger. TheCompetition! sausage competition is on Saturday 17th at 1.30pm and the burger competition is on Sunday, also at 1.30pm. If you are new to the veggie lifestyle then this presents a perfect opportunity to come and try the best of the burgers and bangers for free and make your own mind up as to whether you could get used to a veggie option or not!In the Entertainments Hallon the ground floor at 1.30pm And if you are already veggie or vegan then you can have plenty of fun deciding which of these leading brands deserves the people’s vote for the much sought-after title of the VegfestUK Brighton Best Veggie SausageSaturday 17th March and Burger 2012!Great Veggie Sausage Competition To include some of the greatest names in veggie burgers and sausages.....Sunday 18th MarchGreat Veggie Burger CompetitionFeaturing some of the leading brandsincluding Fry’s, Redwood, Goodlife,Dee’s, Vegusto, Topas and Amy’sKitchen! Vegfestuk | 7
  • 4. Entertainment There will be a host of entertainment across the whole weekend. See below for further details on what you can expect to see...Saturday in the Main Hall Sunday in the Main Hall(Ground Floor) (Ground Floor)11.30am Live music from 11.30am Theatre - Large Print Trash with Jonathan Brown Jenny Said Yes Find your borrowers card and join Jenny, a full-blooded librarian, playing familyEncompassing influences across the court judges and illiterate lovers to find honour and realistic literary heroes in aspectrum, Jenny Said Yes bring a folk-infused world gone large print and trash-romance mad. Transgender Jenny “Eating Forsound which combines melodic vocals with Beauty” with a raw vegan diet? Best Male Performer Nominee Brighton Fringe.dynamic riffs and beats. The female fronted has achieved several residencies fromtheir gigs in infamous Camden. Their ability 12pm Film: Making The Connectionto linger in the untouched corners of your Do you have to choose between a healthy, fun, modern lifestyle and a fair,mind will leave you wanting more. sustainable, compassionate lifestyle? No, you can have it all! Watch ‘Making Connection’ and decide for yourself. Film courtesy of The Vegan Society. www.vegansociety.com12pm Film: VegucatedA film telling the story of 3 people who adoptthe vegan diet for 6 weeks and a whole new 12.30pm Theatre - Snippet of ‘The Last Lunch’ withway of thinking. It has lived up to the film Something Underground Theatre Companymaker’s intentions and has swayed people It’s Sunday lunch, and where the roast should be, there’s a tofu casserole! Butcherfrom vegetarian to vegan, omnivore to Albert’s table is set for a monumental clash of values, knives and hearts. Nowherbivore and careless eater to conscious hidden secrets must emerge, new disturbing pacts made. To seal the family in,eater. for ever! With Brighton Fringe Award-nominated writer & performer Jonathan Brown.1.30pm Great Veggie Sausage Competition – you are the judge! 1.30pm Best Veggie Burger Competition – you are the judge!2.30pm Junior Ready Steady Chef: Heat 1 2.30pm Masters Ready Steady Chef: Heat 13.30pm Junior Ready Steady Chef: Heat 2 3.30pm Masters Ready Steady Chef: Heat 24.30pm Live music from Lonely TouristLonely Tourist is a Bristol based solo acoustic act who has played around 200 4.30pm Live music with Robb Johnsongigs in the South West since moving from Glasgow in 2009. The debut album ‘Sir, Robb gigs in the UK, Belgium, Germany & the USA. His songs are covered by manyI am a good man’ was released in Jan 2011 to excellent reviews. singers, from folk legend Roy Bailey to cabaret diva Barb Jungr. He’s also Tony Benn’s favourite song & been vegan for 20 years. Junior Ready Steady Chef: FINAL! 5pm Masters Ready Steady Chef: FINAL! PLUS › Andy Russell providing close up walkabout magic on Kelly Kemp – Kelly is the ex No Comply singer who Sunday – Andy performs with cards, coins and even does will be presenting her solo project at Brighton VegfestUK. mind reading! Recently been astonishing passengers Kelly combines her punk rock past with lyrics containing at Gatwick Airport – get ready to be amazed! www. important and informative messages that relate to her life experiences and are relevant to everyday issues that need › Free face painting is available from Metala (using vegan to be addressed. face paints!) › A number of musicians will be busking in the foyer Mauve – Mauve features five soulful voices harmonising over funky percussive keyboards to create a powerful, and dining hall for your listening pleasure! Including... emotive, compelling & uplifting set of strong songs, exciting melodies and conscious lyrics delivering warmth Annika Brown and the Deep – Folky surreal Rock and passion. duo with evocative and poignant songs. “Haunting, catchy … and many more! melodies and wry vocals in the style of Alanis Morisette and Regina Spektor – an inspiring live performer” - Andy Ropek, founder of Icarus Club. Vegfestuk | 9
  • 5. Cookery Demos The Cookery Demos room is on the ground floor next to the Main HallSaturday Jane Easton – Food & Cookery Coordinator for Viva! And the VVF. ‘Making the Switch – Easy Veganising’ Jane teaches, demos, cooks and writes about vegan12.00 Tony Bishop-Weston (Foods for Life) - Dairy free Desserts food both as part of her job and outside it. Her and Puddings passion is to make vegan food more accessible and1.00 Shane Jordan - Kids’ Cookery Class - Raw Coconut Island mainstream – and to get rid of the notion of ‘giving Cakes up’, preferably involving lots of cake.2.00 Jane (Viva!) - Making the Switch - Easy Veganising Jane will be cooking the following in her cookery3.00 Tim Barford (Yaoh Hemp Products) - ‘Hemp - 21st century demo: superfood - Hemp Smoothie Demo’ › Tofu Frittata with Curly Kale4.00 Mark Bader (Riverford organics) - Cooking from the Box › Artichoke, Butterbean & Filo Pie with Sundried Tomatoes and OlivesSunday › Tiramisu Bread Pudding › Granny’s Big Lemon Sponge Cake12.00 Captain James Tea Cook (resident pirate) - Kids’ Cookery Class - 5 a Day Rainbow Cheezy Cake Tim Barford (Yaoh Hemp Products)1.00 Shane Jordan - Cookery Demo - Raw Sunny Curry with Tim has been living on a plant based lifestyle for the best part of 30 years - and Herbal Rice hemp is the mainstay of his diet. In his demos he shows how to whip up several hemp smoothies packed full of nutrients and tasting absolutely fabulous. Tim2.00 John Bayley (Cashew Catering) - Raw Chocolate Work- also explains the basics of hemp nutrition and why this amazing seed is truly the shop super food of the century. Tim Barford (Yaoh Hemp Products) - ‘Hemp - 21st Cen- tury Super food - Hemp Smoothie Demo’ Mark Bader - Riverford Organics Cook – Cooking From The Box4.00 Janice Weir (Food Truly) - Tropical Heaven Mark Bader is a freelance food photographer, cook, writer and food blogger and a member of the ever growing band of Riverford organic cooks. He will be offering tips on how to cook from and get the best out of a Riverford weekly organic vegetable box. John Bayley (Cashew Catering) - Raw Chocolate Workshop Tony Bishop-Weston (AKA Captain Raw Chocolate Workshop - join John for an informal and hands on session James Tea Cook) Cook, Author, Tweeter going over a basic history of chocolate and then how we can make simple and and Food Writer delicious raw chocolate at home for ourselves. Participation not essential but Tony Bishop-Weston has written a number of advised!! cookbooks including ‘Rainbows and Wellies’, ‘Vegan’ and ‘The Complete Book of Vegan Cooking’ with his wife, leading UK Nutritionist Yvonne Janice Weir (Food Truly) - Tropical Heaven Bishop-Weston. Tony’s first demo, on Saturday, Food Truly ( are Caribbean shows you how to make some extremely good caterers and couture cake and bread makers, and puddings and desserts, all without dairy, egg or here they provide some amazing and mouth-watering other animal products, and then on Sunday his variations from around the Caribbean using original alter ego Captain James Tea Cook the pirate hosts Caribbean ingredients as well fresh produce from a kids’ cookery session with a genuinely healthy around the UK including nutritious SPELT. The Food rainbow cake! This one is not to be missed. Truly demo ‘Tropical Heaven’ will include something fruity and refreshing from their Catering School www.Shane Jordan (Bristol) Jordan is a veggie Chef and a health practitioner from Bristol. He hasgained a reputation for cooking delicious rustic foods and create interestingnutritious dishes, his trademark dishes being Vegan Jamaican Patties, CurriedPancakes, (Veggie) Chicken Chinese Sahara Balls and his Red Romance Cake. Vegfestuk | 11
  • 6. Talks & Presentations The Talks and Presentations room is on the Upper First floor above the Main stalls areaSaturday Pat Reeves - ‘Recovery from Cancer & Surgery with Living Foods’ Pat Reeves is a champion power lifter and a cancer survivor too - and diet plays a massive part in her success with both challenges - she has also made the most12.00 Product Presentation - excellent recovery from major surgery too, using Living Foods. Pat is a truly Nakd Wholefoods remarkable and inspirational individual and rightly named a ‘Living Miracle’,12.30 Project Presentation - The and here she shares some of the secrets to her success in overcoming major Vegan Society illness and setbacks to become a UK champion power lifter with the aid of raw and living foods.1.00 Talk - Tony Wardle (Viva!) For more information about Pat see her website - Saving the World with your Knife & Fork Michelle Thew - BUAV - Ending Animal Testing Worldwide2.00 Talk - Pat Reeves - ‘Re- Michelle Thew is Chief Executive covery from Cancer and of the BUAV – the world’s leading Surgery with Living Foods’ organisation campaigning against3.00 Project Presentation - Cap- animal experiments. For over 15 years tive Animals Protection Michelle has championed the cause Society of animals in laboratories, speaking on their behalf in the UK and EU3.30 Product Presentation - The Really Healthy Company Parliaments, and taking the message4.00 Talk - Michelle Thew (BUAV) - Ending Animal Testing to media, regulators and industry Worldwide representatives around the world.5.00 Talk - Nancy Silverstone (The Really Healthy Company) - Protein and B12 on a vegan diet Nancy Silverstone - The Really Healthy Company - Protein & B12 on a vegan diet Nancy Silverstone from The ReallySunday Healthy Company, looks at sources of protein and B12 on a vegan diet. Many12.00 Product Presentation - Yaoh Hemp Products people feel they don’t get enough protein on a vegan diet, and vitamin12.30 Product Presentation - Dee’s ‘Eat Well Be Happy’ B12 is a rare occurrence in plant based1.00 Product Presentation - Topas foods. Nancy looks at potential plant1.30 Product Presentation - Kinetic based sources in these two areas. Product Presentation - Raw Skin Food Gina Shaw - Taking Back Control of your Health2.30 Product Presentation - Redwood Wholefoods Gina Shaw is a long-term vegan Health and Nutrition Consultant/Iridologist,3.00 Talk - Gina Shaw - Taking Back Control of Your Health Fasting/Detox Supervisor, author and lecturer who has helped hundreds of people worldwide to regain their health through optimal nutrition and lifestyle4.00 Project Presentation - Dogs Mountain changes. She has written several books including ‘The Undigestible Truth about4.30 Product Presentation - Goodlife Meat’ and ‘Nutrition and Emotions’ and has appeared in the Times newspaper and also on radio. Her website is www.VibrancyUK.com5.00 Project Presentation - Sea Shepherd5.30 Project Presentation - SHACTony Wardle (Viva!) - ‘Saving the world with your knife and fork’Tony Wardle of Viva! investigates the state of the global environment and findsit at crisis point. Global warming is blinding us to the other ecological disastersthat threaten our future. Forests are disappearing faster than ever, deserts arespreading and soil degrading, species extinction is epidemic, nitrogen pollutionis growing and antibiotic-resistant micro-organisms are already killing millionsas superbugs flourish. And, yes, the most immediately threatening of them all isglobal warming. The common thread is livestock production for meat and dairyand a political obsession with constant growth. Vegfestuk | 13
  • 7. Product Presentations Product Presentations Captive Animals’ Nakd Wholefoods Really Healthy Sea Shepherd Protection Society Viva la Revolution! The Big Picture: Wholefoods, Holistic Awakening Company Come to the Sea Shepherd presentation to hear about: Antarctica The Captive Animals’ Protection Society THE OLDEST (3 BILLION YEARS) & and Heroes of the Future. Thought- update, Summer 2012 Campaigns and (CAPS) is a UK-based charity leading the MOST NUTRIENT DENSE SUPERFOOD provoking, inspirational conversation New Sea Shepherd Teams! Facts and campaign to end the use of animals in ON THE PLANET. Klamath Blue Green about social progress and the figures from Divine Wind campaign entertainment. Through a combination Algae (AFA) is wild, 100% Organic, rich transformational role of the modern - another successful season saving of investigations, research, campaigns, with absorbable nutrients, protein, vegetarian community. Led by whales! Campaigns for 2012. Our new political lobbying and education, CAPS amino acids & B12. Early civilizations entrepreneur and activist Jamie Combs, Sea Shepherd Teams – how to get onto aims to stop the exploitation of animals ate AFA for added protein. As science creator of Nakd bars and Founder of Natural Balance Foods and The Holistic a team and make a real difference forin entertainment. We will be giving a talk to update on our two major campaigns, faces problems of global hunger, research intensifies on AFA’s effects on health, Future Network. the oceans. www.seashepherd.orgzoos and circuses. brain function & depression. It has the most powerful antioxidants in nature.’s ‘Eat Well, Raw Skin Food Shac:Be Happy’ Raw Skin Food is a UK-based cosmetics companyspecializinginthedevelopment Redwood PressurisingLaunched in 2008, Dee’s Wholefoods is & production of 8 Common Food Redwood have a range of over 50 delicious vegan meats, cheeses and HLS and thean outstanding range of super-deliciousmeal & snack options. Wholefood Allergen Free Natural, Vegan skincare products. This discussion will be on the desserts. During this presentation vivisectionburgers loaded with health benefits; importance of natural ingredients within Redwood will be looking at some of their latest products and sharing some industrycreated with nutritious ancient grains, skincare and how your diet plays a part The SHAC campaign. A history and of the history and behind the scenesbeans and ‘superfood’ seeds. Plus, Dee’s in combating skin ailments. Goody bags update on the ground-breaking information about this award winningnew range of ‘Real Meals’ – inspired flavour combinations, protein-rich, high in will be available for attendees. campaign dedicated to closing down range. See their website for furtherfibre & packed with fresh vegetables. Europe’s largest animal testing facility. What has SHAC achieved? Why has SHAC details: been so successful? What are SHAC’s current targets? How can I get involved? Dogs Mountain John Hughes is a self-taught artist and Topas veggie living in Brighton. He adopted a Inspired by seitan and tofu, the Product and Project Product and Project rescue dog, Woody, which lead him to Wheaty product line was created buy a mountain in the Philippines in by Topas. ‘Meat without Meat’. We Presenations take Presenations take 2006 where he started a desperately produce vegan meat analogues based needed sanctuary for rescue dogs from on organic wheat protein. Come and the dog meat trade. See his presentation see our vegan doner kebab, barbecuefor info on Dogs Mountain and his art book. place in the Upper place in the Upper sausages, steaks and a whole host of other products with an incredible First Floor above the First Floor above meat-like texture. www.wheaty.deGoodlifeLearn more about Create a Goodlife, main stalls area: the main stalls area: The Vegan Society Supporting older vegans: The Veganfrom the history of where they began Society’s Advocacy Officer, Rebeccato their exciting plans for 2012 and how Henderson, introduces their new plansyou can get involved! It’s your chance to improve the lives of older vegans. Saturday 17th March Saturday 18th Marchto have your say and meet the Goodlife Come along to find out more about thisteam or ask questions. Plus, free gift for area of their work and how you canthe first 50 people! We can’t wait to meet help. www.vegansociety.comyou! 12.00 Nakd Wholefoods 12.00 Yaoh Hemp Products 12.30 The Vegan Society 12.30 Dee’s ‘Eat Well Be Happy’ Yaoh Kinetic Tim Barford from Yaoh hemp products Kinetic will be hosting a talk about the 3.00 Captive Animals 1.00 Topas introduces their range of hemp benefit of incorporating Superfoods and Greens in to a vegetarian diet, Protection Society 1.30 Kinetic bodycare and food, explaining why Yaoh bodycare is so good for you skin, highlighting products in their Nutiva and 3.30 The Really 2.00 Raw Skin Food and looking at some of the nutritional Amazing Grass ranges as well as sharing handy tips on how to incorporate these Healthy Company 2.30 Redwood Wholefoods benefits from consuming hemp seeds, oil and protein powder. Visitors to the in to your diet. They will be offering 50% 4.00 Dogs Mountain Yaoh hemp products presentation off Nutiva Coconut Oil to all attendees of the talk. 4.30 Goodlife at 12.00 midday on Sunday get a free Yaoh lipbalm 5.00 Sea Shepherd 5.30 SHAC14 | Vegfestuk Vegfestuk | 15
  • 8. Floor plans Brighton VegfestUK CAFT (stall 99) Elizabeth Santer Creative Catering 2012 Stalls List 0845 3307955 (Saturday only: stall 95) Amy’s Kitchen UK 01580 752219 (stalls 57, 58, 59) Captive Animals’ First Protection Society (stall 100) Dori - Vegan Hair Stylist (Sunday only: stall 104) Floor 01536424067 An Indian Affair 08453303911 07599830849 (stall 21) Care For The Wild Establish Life 07414905138 International (Sunday only: stall 72) (stall 7) Animal Aid (stalls 67, 68) 01306 627900 0845-319 4884 01732 364546 Chipstix Wales Ltd Excellart (stall 54) (stall 92) Animal Equality (stall 71) 01291 408608 01761 413 022 07538 431754 Cress UK / Raw Delights F.R.I.E.N.D (stall 39A) Animal Protection Agency / (stall 117) Foundation (stall 69) 01206 263760 01622 871617 Cristina Menicocci 01273 674 253 (stall 116) Farmaround Ltd (stall 124) Athene Skincare (stall 123) 07786247056 01748 821116 Ground Cummin Up Caribbean Caterers (stall 53A) Flax Farm Linseed 07890841035 (stall 27) Floor Aunty Jee (stalls 37, 38) 01273 679000 01403 268844 Cupcake Britain (Sunday only: stall 31) FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS 07525945876 (stall 115) Beanies Healthfoods (stalls 44, 45, 46) 07729 417 756 01983522511 Dee’s Wholefoods (stall 43A) Goodlife Foods Ltd 01489 574593 (stalls 4, 5, 6) Bessant & Drury’s (stall 78) 00 353 (0)860831500 01925 837810 Dogs Mountain (stall 103) Goody Good Stuff 07557 682240 (stall 120) Braham and Murray (stalls 65, 66) 01273 774864 08456439333 Eco Architecture & Permacultural Planning Greek Animal Welfare Fund 02077277785 (stall 94) (stall 127) BUAV (stalls 14, 15, 16) 0207 357 8500 01235 529266 020 7619 696516 | Vegfestuk Vegfestuk | 17
  • 9. Green Mobile Limited Kinetic Enterprises Ltd Network for Animals Safe Haven for Donkeys in the The Buddha Beauty VeggieVision TV(stall 11) (stalls 47, 48, 49) (stall 93) Holy Land Company (stall 3) (Sunday only: stall 8) (stall 119) 0845 072 5825 02084717666 01277 65360308452 333 333 League Against Cruel Sports 01444 831177 07704778880Hempish (stall 125) New Approaches to Cancer Sea Shepherd The Cowley Club Veganicity from Health Plus(stalls 12, 13) (stall 126) (stall 79) (stall 64) 01483 524250 01273696104 0800 389 2662 02083227782 01323 87227701600 861871 Lilli Chilli The Heavenly CakeHope Street (Saturday only: stall 72) New Internationalist Severn Cider Ltd Company Vegetarian Living(stall 61) (stall 91) (stall 23) (stall 89) (stall 114) 07958493975 01865 811400 01594510282 01202 58684801604882535 442082917320 Living Naturally LtdHugletts Wood Farm (stall 118) One World Day 1st Nov SHAC The Really Healthy Company Vegfam TombolaAnimal Sanctuary (stall 43) (stall 87) (Saturday only: stall 31) (stall 1) 25, 26) 02083602597 08712884642 0845 458 0630 020 8480 1000 VegfestUK Goody Bags Lush Retail Ltd (stalls 2)Hunt Saboteurs (stalls 109, 110) Organic Burst Shellfish Network The Redwood Wholefood (stall 77) (Saturday only: stall 8) Company Limited 60) (stalls 50, 51, 52) 0117 3079872 01273 774700 0203 5659126 01483 761 VegOut08454500727 MARAP 01536 400557 (stalls 35, 36) (stall 80) Plamil Foods Ltd Something Fishy www.veg-out-sussex.comI Am Natural (stalls 105, 106) (stall 55) The Vegan Society 29) (stall 76) 01323 449341 01832 270196 07922 374 01308 850588 Vegusto07737 764 660 Mimi’s Pot 01215231730 (stall 10) (stall 9) Premae Skincare Sumatran Orangutan Society (stall 98) (stall 22) Titbits Catering 90) 07926994073 (stall 53) 01273 93 6010 01865 Moo Free Chocolates 08006120928 Vervet Monkey020 7792 8687 (stall 88) Supreme Master Ching 07789963710 Hai International Association Foundation Pulsin’ (stall 30)International Animal (stall 122) (stall 73) TOPAS Klaus Gaiser GmbH www.crisis2peace.orgRescue 0118 950 77 66 (stalls 81, 82, 83) 75) 07990 Ms. Cupcake 07760275088 01452505800 0049 7473 (Sunday only: stalls 96, 97) Sussex Action for Animals Viva!01825 767688 RaDree True Health (Saturday only: stall 112) (Saturday only: stall 96) (Sunday only: stall 112) (Saturday only: stall 97) Treats 020 7733 9438 07757355362 84) +66837724125 0117 944 01626 352765 Nakd Wholefoods Sussex Wildlife Trust01212 480174 (stalls 40, 41) Raw Skin Food (stall 121) (stall 111) Vegan Faces VivaPure White Drinks (Saturday only: in upstairs foyer) (Saturday only: stall 104) 34) 0845 862 5340 07812484359 01273 492630 01299 Natural Options01473 890111 (stall 33) Riverford Organic Veg Sweetcheeks Ltd Vegan Organic Network (stalls 62, 63) (stall 39) (stall 19) Wild Futures Trading naturaloptions@btconnect.comK&F catering LTD (stall 70) 01268 591 204 56, 56A) 07710 229995 07986556973 01706260335 Natural Spa Supplies Ltd 0150326253207411978483 Royal Society for the Protection The Black Fish Vegan Runners UKKara Dairy Free of Birds (stall 102) (stall 32) Yaoh 01603 474516(stalls 17, 18) (stall 113) (stall 1A) 01273 763624 +31 (0)20 486 5209 01908 503919 / 07967 589663 0117 92390530156473198018 | Vegfestuk Vegfestuk | 19
  • 10. Stallholders Descriptions Beanies Dee’s Beanie’s - Beanie’s is a Vegan Society approved, family business that imports FRY’S Vegetarian ‘Eat Well, Be Happy’ Craving healthy veggie food that’s super-fresh, Foods. Recommended as a BEST BUY by the super-nutritious and totally taste-tastic?! Meat- Ethical Consumer, FRY’S are also Halaal, Shuddha free, wheat-free, gluten-free; no dairy, no soy, no and Kosher. Beanie’s will be sampling and selling eggs. No added salt, sugar or fat either! We’re here FRY’S at their stall (at a discount!) and introducing at VegfestUK 2012 with our popular vegan range: 4 new products - Pops, Pies (x2) and Tenders! Dee’s Wholefood Burgers & Dee’s Real Meals – inspired and innovative, not to mention loaded with health benefits. www.dees.ieBessant & Drury’s Establish LifeBessant & Drury’s “Dairy Free” Ice Cream - Newly Establish Life, a husband and wife teamlaunched! Made from the superfood ingredient promoting wholesome health by providingcoconut milk; this deliciously smooth frozen dessert affordable plant based foods, now expandingis available in 4 fabulous flavours. Vegan friendly & with health articles and recipes. We have alsocompletely free from: Dairy / Lactose / Soya / Nut / moved into vegan food catering, specialising inAdditives & Gluten. Visit weddings and anniversaries. Visit us at or feel free to dropfor more details or call 07557 682240 us an email at Farmaround Chipstix Farmaround is an organic box scheme and Introducing Chipstix - vegetarian home delivery service now the perfect café snack delivering in Southern Counties. It was set which is suitable for up in 1994 by Isobel Davies, patron of VEGA, Vegetarians & Vegans! RSPCA award winner and animal rightsVisit and sign up for our free sample giveaway + watch campaigner, to promote vegetarianism andthe short demo video, and then come and see us at VegfestUK in Brighton or protect wildlife habitat through organic farming. Wonderful assorted bags ofBristol to secure an excellent ‘trade show’ discount! seasonal produce. Tel: 01748 821116. Cowley ClubA voluntary run, not for profit co-operative that GOOD Hempis committed to providing affordable, delicious GOOD Hemp offer natural, delicious andvegan food and beverages to the community. We nutritious hemp food products including GOODhave a library and bookshop filled with alternative, hemp oil, hemp milk, shelled hemp seeds andvaluable information about activism and social hemp protein powders. The GOOD range ischange. To find out more visit our stall at VegfestUK. lactose, soya and dairy free and is a great of protein, fibre and Omega 3 – Simply 100% Natural British Hemp. Goodlife We want everyone to share in creating a good life and a good life starts from within! We make naturally delicious dishes from Mother Nature’s vegetables which are meat free, dairy free and free from anything nasty! Come and visit us at Brighton VegfestUK where we will be cooking up delicious samples for you to taste! Menicocci Goody Good Stuff Goody Good Stuff is an all natural, meatNO added sulphur and LOW added sulphur wines from Italy. Vegan, Organic and free alternative to traditional gummyBiodynamic certified. Registered by The Vegan Society. Door to door delivery sweets. They are free from FAT, GMOs, SOY,service (free delivery available). Come over for a tasting, get a 10% discount to GELATINE, EGG, NUTS, DAIRY, CASEINSspend today and a FREE DELIVERY voucher for online orders! Competition: Win & GLUTEN. The entire line is suitable forone bottle!!! Kosher, Halal and Vegetarian diets with 4 flavours being suitable for Vegan diets too! Vegfestuk | 21
  • 11. Stallholders Descriptions Stallholders Descriptions Green Mobile New Approaches To Severn Cider Vegfam Green Mobile was the UK’s first environmentally friendly phone company. We encourage our Cancer Awarded five gold medals, we produce craft made whole-juice cider The Vegfam Stall is on the ground floor in the foyer by the main Charity offering free holistic services, customers to utilise existing or refurbished and perry. No water or colourings entrance and will have a tombola information, education and support for cancer hardware and give 5% of the bill to green added, just pure pressed, fermented plus information about the charity patients, carers, friends & family members. With charities at no extra cost. An award winning fruit. The fruit is selected from and its work, plus an opportunity to make donations if you wish. See over 40 years of experience, it recommends a Green Enterprise, in 2008 we won the Guardian orchards that have been neither sprayed nor fertilised and made using years of for charity details. vegan lifestyle for health and holds a regular Green Business of the year award. Visit us at experience. support group in the Brighton/Hove area. And can recommend experienced practitioners and support groups throughout the country. Titbits VegfestUKThe Heavenly Titbits Catering is a Brighton based You can find the VegfestUK stallCake Company 100% vegan catering company owned and run by vegans. All food is on the ground floor in the foyerAt The Heavenly Cake Company, we feel that by the main entrance, where prepared with love & passion and wecakes are supposed to be for everyone. We makedelicious cakes for vegan, wheat/gluten free, nut Redwood strive to use local, ethically sourced there are Goody Bags on sale for £5, plus Raffle Tickets at £1 each, Award-winning Redwood is the UK’s most ethical and organic ingredients wherefree, sugar free and egg free diets. We offer luxury and our fundraising buckets too. vegetarian food company according to the Good possible. We will be serving up a selection of delicious & tasty tapas for £1 perand convenience and also deliver cakes to your door! Our Red Velvet cake is All proceeds go towards keeping Shopping Guide! Famed for producing over 50 item or 6 for £5. Visit or call 07789963710.guesting at VegfestUK; come and visit us. VegfestUK events free to the public. deliciously-different cruelty-free vegan foods under the Vegideli, Cheatin’ and Cheezly brand names, Redwood will be giving away free tasters Kinetic at its stand. Everything is kosher certified too. Topas Topas was founded nearly 20 years ago by Klaus Kinetic are a natural products distributor of ethical, natural and organic herbal and dietary Gaiser. He developed the Wheaty product line, Vegusto inspired by Chinese seitan and tofu. At Vegusto, we are committed supplements, superfoods and body care brands. “Meat without Meat” - our slogan for all our organic, to ensuring the well-being of Visit them at stall number 47-49 where they will vegan, lactose & egg free meat analogues based on our customers. We ensure that be presenting JASON Natural Care, the pioneer of natural body care since 1959; Dr Bronner’s Magic Riverford organic wheat-protein. Our meat-like products include vegan slices, sausages, steaks, kebabs and our meat and dairy alternatives are made from only the highestLiquid Soaps, certified fairtrade and organic; Nutiva, Organic Hemp, Coconut andChia Seeds; Amazing Grass, Organic Green Superfoods. Organic Foods space bars. quality ingredients. For example, Voted Best Organic Retailer 2009 and 2010 and our choice of coconut oil instead of palm oil, which not only Observer Ethical Business of the Year 2010 and numerous health benefits, but also guarantees sound environmental practices 2011, Riverford grows and delivers affordable and sustainability. organic fruit and veg boxes straight from the farm Vegan RunnersLiving Naturally to customers’ doors. Riverford’s great-tasting, freshly-picked veg is around 20% cheaper than A UK-wide running club registered with England Athletics with benefits of affiliatedLiving Naturally Soapnut Shells are the only the supermarkets and delivery is free. Ordering is easy and flexible. runners including discounts for events andorganic detergent that grows on trees! Organic,Vegan, Hypoallergenic, Chemical & Cruelty Free! businesses. By wearing the VRUK kit we help raise awareness of veganism and bring Wild FuturesGreat for all temperatures, all fabrics and all The Tree-Top Café produces top- together like-minded people. In popular areas for members we hold trainingwashing machines. Can be used in many other quality vegetarian / vegan foods sessions and meet-up at events. See for details.ways including: shampoo, pet wash & multi- and will be supplying savoury andpurpose household cleaner! Try some today! sweet options to tempt customers Safe Haven for Donkeys at VegfestUK! The Tree-Top café is in the Holy Land The Vegan Society a project of Wild Futures; a primate welfare charity based in the UK. Marap Safe Haven for Donkeys in the Holy Land, a UK registered charity, is the only organisation An educational charity that provides information and guidance on various aspects All profits from the café go towards Marap distribute two great all-vegan ranges: the charitable aims of Wild Futures. dedicated to caring for working and abandoned of veganism, including to new and potential Pearls of Samarkand is an outstanding range donkeys in Israel and the Palestinian Territories vegans, caterers, healthcare professionals, of dried fruits, seeds, nuts and berries from through its sanctuary for unwanted donkeys educators and the media. There is plenty of Samarkand in Asia. Lifestyle Organics is a range and free veterinary clinics for working donkeys, mules and horses. information on The Vegan Society website: of dried ready meals, tasty and nutritious and helping fill the gap in the market for some decent quality instant foods. Yaoh Yaoh has an award winning range Vegetarian Living of hemp bodycare and food and theNakd Wholefoods Magazine entire range will be available on a Buy One Get One Free offer at Brighton.You just have to try Nakd bars! Made from is one of the UK’s leading Vegetarian Living is Britain’s best Check out our shampoo, conditioner,all-natural ingredients, 100% vegan, contain ethical fashion site. Home to great selection organic, selling Vegetarian and Vegan moisturisers, bubble bath, shower gel, lipbalms and sun products as well as ourno added sugar or syrups - and some even fair trade, sustainable products plus and a brilliant newsstand magazine. Aimed at organic hemp protein, dehulled seeds, oil & protein powder. towards one of your five a day. Yummy selection of vegan shoes and accessories shoes from Vegetarians, Vegans, and anyone wishing to reduce their meat consumption, it’sand healthy - perfect for kids lunchboxes top brands such as Melissa, Cri de Couer, Ethletic, not just about recipes. Every month there are interviews, offers, competitions,and snacking on the go! Visit us and find Olsenhaus, Matt+Nat, Nica, Neu Aura, Melie Bianco information, places to go and products to try, gardening information, what’s inyour favourite :) and more... season and more. | Vegfestuk Vegfestuk | 23
  • 12. Special Offers A number of our stallholders are honouring special offers exclusively for Brighton VegfestUK 2012. Take a look below for what fantastic savings you can find on the weekend of the festival...Amy’s Kitchen UK RaDreeTake Home - Amy’s Kitchen Can of Soup, Choice of 6 varieties - £1* Free ring with every item over £20 purchased at our faux leather jewellery stall!Hot & Ready to Eat - Amy’s Kitchen Rice & Bean Burrito - £1*Hot & Ready to Eat – Cup of Amy’s Kitchen Soup - £1**subject to availability Raw Skin Food Special deal on the Mothers & Babies Fabulous Set, including cleanser, toner and moisturiser - RRP £24.99, now £20.Athene Skincare10% off to all students and OAPs on production of a valid student ID card Sumatran Orangutan Society SOS - join as a member, from as little as £2 per month, and receive a 10% discountBeanies Healthfoods at our stall!Beanie’s Healthfoods have the whole FRY’S range of veggie burgers available tosample FREE and purchase at special discount prices! Sussex Action for Animals Tombola - prize every time! Please support local action to help animalsBessant & Drury’s everywhere.Fantastic new dairy free ice cream - 500ml tubs £4.69 each or 3 for £10 & 125mltubs £1.99 or 4 for £5 The Cowley Club The Cowley Club: Buy one get one free on slices of our delicious vegan cake - allBraham and Murray weekend!Special offer just for Brighton VegfestUK - visit our stall and get 20% off all ourGOOD products. The Vegan Society 4 popular Vegan Society publications available at half price plus other greatCristina Menicocci discountsVisit our stall to get your Fidelity Card: 10% off at VegfestUK and free delivery onany online order! Titbits Catering Buy 6 tapas and receive a 20% discountDori - Vegan Hair StylistDori (Vegan Hair Stylist/Colourist) - Treat yourself to vegan hair services.Vouchers with 30% discount! Visit my stall on Sunday. TOPAS Klaus Gaiser GmbH Wheaty - special prices for all our products! Try our delicous vegan Kebab Döner wraps!Establish LifeEstablish Life – 10 FREE deliciously healthy smoothies up for grabs with lots ofother health boosting products on sale! True Health Iridology taster sessions - £6 for 10 minutes.Excellart Vegan Faces20% off marketing and design services (excluding print costs) if booked on the FREE face painting using vegan face paints on Saturday 17th March at VegfestUKday. Brighton!Goody Good Stuff Vegan Runners UK£1.50 each or 4 for £5 Members joining at the festival receive a free copy of Sports Nutrition for Vegans.Hope Street Veganicity from Health PlusReduced price on our Green Tea & Mandarin Moisturiser and Macadamia & Buy One Get One Free on the whole Veganicity from Health Plus range ofRosehip Night Cream - reduced from £15 to £12. nutritional supplements. The free product can be the same product, or a different one up to the same value.I Am NaturalBuy One Get One Free on all our luscious vegan lipbalms. Vegusto Free products offers available from Vegusto - visit our stall on Saturday andJames White Drinks Sunday to find out more!Special home delivery offer - mix and match any of our delicious 12 juices andhave them delivered to your door for just £27! Wild Futures Trading Free gift with every purchase over £5.00 on our stall!Living Naturally LtdBuy 2 boxes of soapnuts and choose your free gift from our stall. Yaoh Buy One Get One Free on all our hemp products at Brighton VegfestUK, includingNetwork for Animals our hemp bodycare range and our hemp oil, protein powder and dehulled seed.Buy an NfA T-shirt and get a free badger tote bag to carry your goodies in! Vegfestuk | 25
  • 13. VegfestUK gives a warm welcome to our Show Sponsors, Beanies Brighton VegfestUK 2012 gives a warm welcome to our amazing Show Sponsors, Nakd WholefoodsBeanies Health Foods are a family firm based on the South Coast who distribute Nakd have a range of flavoured raisins available too in a variety of styles includingone of the world’s biggest vegetarian / vegan ranges of meat free products - Tangy Lime, Pineapple, Orange, Lemon, Crazy Cola and Cherry - and they alsoFRY’S. have a bunch of other bars out too known as ‘Oatie’ bars - just raw fruits, oats,Made in South Africa and on sale in Holland & Barrett and countless independent nuts and spices mixed together. Thanks to the added oats, they’re slightly denser,health stores across the UK, the traditional burgers and chicken burgers are chewier and less sweet than the other bars in their range - and they remain freeimmense, very meaty and highly satisfying, and there’s a good selection of mince, from added sugar, syrup, wheat, gluten and dairy and are 100% vegan.bacon strips and nuggets that can be made into a variety of recipes too. Theirfrozen ready meals are really tasty with the leader of the pack being the Hearty Available in 4 varieties -Cottage Pie, and there’s also a full range of sausages and hot dogs too which areexpected to shine in the Best Sausage and Burger competition at Brighton andBristol VegfestUK in 2012. › Cocoa Loco › Berry Cheeky › Banana BreadThe full range of FRY’S products includes Nakd Wholefoods have one of the most successful and biggest ranges of natural › Apple Pie › Polony snack bars available in the UK today. These fantastic creations tick all the boxes › Chicken Style Strips including the most important one - they taste awesome. Available in 7 different Check their range out at › Mince flavours, the bars have no added sugar or syrup, are of course 100% vegan, as well as being wheat, gluten and dairy free. They are perfect for snacking and Big thanks to Nakd for their support again this year - they are a beautiful firm with beautiful › Chicken Style Burgers lunchboxes and combine being a truly healthy snack with being exceptionally people and beautiful products and they › Beef Style Strips yummy too. Irresistible once eaten and fortunately available in bulk, especially deserve the success they are enjoying. They are big supporters of all things › Chicken Style Nuggets at Brighton where the whole range will be available to sample and buy at special discount rates. vegetarian and vegan and donate › Express Sausage Rolls regularly to Animal Aid through › Golden crumbled Schnitzel Nakd have been supporting a number of vegan events including our own for the sale of their bars. This is a firm that walks the walk and › Express Cottage Pie several years now and it’s great to see them growing and spreading the healthy vegan message so far and wide into the mainstream. The bars are either 100% or talks the talk and puts its › Braii Flavour Sausage 95% raw too, with a combination of healthy fats in each one giving extra energy money where its mouth › Traditional Burgers and zest to an already nutrient packed bar. is, and deserves the utmost respect from Available in 7 flavours - › Traditional Sausages all of us for their › Spiced Burgers › Cocoa Delight truly excellent › Original Hot Dogs › achievements. New for 2012 Ginger Bread › Cashew Cookie › Pecan Pie Hot off the press for 2012: there are several more FRY’S products in the pipeline, including Vegan Pops, Louisiana Chicken-Style Tenders, Pepper Steak-Style Pies › Cocoa Orange and Country Mushroom Pies. These were launched in January 2012 and are › Cocoa Mint available at the show in Brighton on March 17th & 18th. › Berry Delight FRY’S range now available to caterers in the UK Beanies are proud to announce that the FRY’S range is now available through 3663 - specialist distributors to the caterers trade. 3663 is one of the biggest food service suppliers in the UK, supplying schools, hotels, colleges, universities, pubs, hospitals, prisons and cafés, and in 2012 you can ask your local catering service to provide FRY’S as a regular option. This is particularly handy if you have children in school or are a student at university and want to have some decent veggie options, or if you are going into hospital and want some great veggie choices! Nearly all caterers are supplied by 3663 so they can access FRY’S whenever they want - or whenever a customer requests. If you are vegetarian or vegan, please help establish decent food choices by demanding FRY’S from any caterers in your area! And congratulations to the FRY’S Chicken Burger - winner of the Best Vegan Meat category in the VegfestUK 2011 Awards...26 | Vegfestuk Vegfestuk | 27
  • 14. Brighton VegfestUK 2012 gives a Brighton VegfestUK 2012 extends a Brighton VegfestUK 2012 extends a warm welcome to our Silver Sponsors, warm welcome to our Silver Sponsors warm welcome to our Silver Sponsors, Welcome to our Goodlife Kinetic Enterprises Redwood Wholefoods Bronze Sponsors..... bizzybee bizzybee gloves and cloths: get a buzz out of cleaning! Eric the bizzybee buzzed into life in 2009 when the brand was launched as a fun, friendly and ethical alternative to other household cleaning products. The ‘bee’ association goes far beyond the name. Earlier this year, bizzybee became a proud Corporate Fellow of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT). In 2010 the charity, which counts Sir David Attenborough and Chris Packham among its supporters, received ‘Best Environment Project’ at the National Lottery Awards (www. The bizzybee range, which includes seven gloves and seven cloths, is designed for every usage around the home and also caters for those with sensitive skin. To follow the escapades of Eric the bizzybee visit: bizzybeeuk Kinetic are a natural products distributor of ethical, natural and organic herbalGoodlife have been producing veggie friendly food for many years now but have and dietary supplements, superfoods and body care brands. Kinetic will also be The Vegan Societyrecently rebranded to ensure that everything in their range is now suitable for presenting the following brands at VegfestUK Brighton -vegans too - which is an absolutely fantastic move and one applauded by many.Their range includes 7 main products - › JASON Natural Care, sponsors of VegfestUK 2012. JASON Natural Care – the natural The Vegan Society is approaching its 70th › The Fair Trade Nut Cutlet pioneer since 1959 - offer a natural alternative birthday and continues to flourish at the › Spicy Bean Quarterpounder to the chemical mass-produced body care ranges, formulas that contain therapeutic front line of educating and informing › Glamorgan Sausage blends of active plant and botanical extracts people of the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle. Their publication ‘The Vegan’ › Fruity Falafel Quarterpounder to provide topical nutrition for the face, body won a VegfestUK award in 2011 for the › Spinach and Lentil Grill and hair. Redwood Wholefoods are one of the best known producers of vegan products best vegan magazine and rightly so - a › Root Vegetable Roast › Dr Bronner’s Magic Liquid Soaps – certified in the UK today. They have a large and varied range of plant based meats and cheeses, and one of their most incredible products is the ‘Super Melting Cheezly really good read once every 3 months. fair trade and organic, these soaps are a The Society welcomes you all to become › Garden Vegetable Quarterpounder combination of organic extra virgin coconut, Mozzarella’ which looks and feels just like the real thing. It also actually melts just a member for a small fee, which includes a like real cheese, which means it can be used as a superb ingredient in its own subscription to their magazine - excellent olive, jojoba and hemp oil blended togetherThey are available in 4 big supermarkets - Asda, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose right in a multitude of dishes such as pizza, lasagne and cheeseburgers. With value all round! Big thanks once again with pure essential oils to create a unique- as well as many independent health stores throughout the UK. their almost unparalleled range of sausages and burgers, as well as over 40 ‘meat for their wholehearted support for our soap that cleans effectively without being and cheese’ products, the company have now ventured into the specialist oils events! aggressive and produces a velvety latherWe sampled the Spicy Bean Quarterpounder for lunch in the VegfestUK office market (including flax, hemp, omega seed, and coconut oils), & have their own that leaves the skin silky-smooth andrecently and were very impressed - a definite spicy tang along with a really range of dairy free desserts available too, as well as fudge and chocolate and a refreshed.excellent crunchy golden breadcrumb coating meant the burger went down host of other products.particularly well with the team! › Nutiva Hemp, Coconut and Chia Superfoods – organic and nutritious superfoods from a company dedicated to making people healthier and Excellart Redwood are at Brighton 2012 for both days in full effect with a catering operation the planet sustainable. Visit the stand to find out more about how these for those who want to indulge in eating out big time with some of their best sellingGoodlife products are well recommended, especially for families and kids and foods combined can have a positive impact on a vegetarian diet. products available. They will also be serving free tasters from a variety of otherfor those making the transition to a veggie or vegan diet. › Amazing Grass Organic Green Superfoods – the best quality Wheat Grass products from their range, and you can of course buy many of their products on Excellart is an ethical PR and DesignBig thanks to the team for sponsoring the event and we welcome the opportunity and Barley Grass combined with superfoods in easy to take formulas – the day too. team which specialises in all forms ofto sample their entire range when they come to Brighton. Green Superfood and Amazing Meal. marketing and PR with some especiallyCheck out their full range out at good contacts within the National Media Visit Kinetic at stall number 47-49 to find out more about the products as well as for all things ethical. They also provide show deals. a dedicated design and website service. Excellart are the ideal choice for those looking to boost their presence in the media with cost effective and targeted PR and marketing. Many clients are finding that good PR is a better marketing tool than advertising, and budgets have been switched accordingly. Excellart have done a lot of PR for VegfestUK and previous vegan shows, and deserve much thanks and praise for their efforts. | Vegfestuk Vegfestuk | 29
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