Web URL: visit the Vegetarian Society website
The Vegetarian Society of the UK is the oldest vegetarian organisation in the world. They are a charity working towards a future where vegetarianism is accepted as the norm. The Vegetarian Society Approved trademarks accredits good practice and allows vegetarians and vegans to shop and eat out with confidence.
They offer advice on nutritional issues and provide free information to individuals, companies and organisations.
They give talks and presentations to schools, colleges and community groups.
They distribute teacher and student packs to ensure that vegetarianism is well represented in the Food Technology Curriculum.
They teach ordinary people how to cook extraordinary veggie food and show professional chefs how exciting vegetarian food can be.
They work behind the scenes with the food industry to improve provision; persuading food manufacturers and retailers to use free range eggs, to take gelatine out of yoghurts or to cook veggie burgers separately from their meat.