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Food Industry Survey Reveals Students Vote Veg!

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Posted August 16, 2011 by Amelia Banzi

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The meat industry is not smiling. Four letter words are flying. Heads are spinning Exorcist style. What’s the deal? Technomic’s College and University Consumer Trend Report, a nationwide campus survey, just surfaced, revealing that 21% of students now limit their meat consumption/eat meat only occasionally, or have adopted a vegetarian or vegan diet—that’s what!

This is hardly a surprise though, considering all across the country the vegan buzz is loud and clear: A study by ARAMARK, a leading food-service provider, concluded that one in four college students are actively seeking out vegan options when they sit down to eat.

Campus Dining Services are reporting that vegan options are the top requests that they are receiving. Last spring, our Campus Outreach Crew gathered 70,000 student signatures supporting our petitions for vegan options. Schools from UC Santa Cruz to the University of Florida are now adopting Meatless Mondays programs. And! In exciting recent news, the University of North Texas opened an all-vegan cafeteria.

Coincidence? We think not! Veg is the new black and it looks guuuuud.

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  • 1373 days ago

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    Oh man those shishkabobs look delicious!

  • 1420 days ago

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    This is great 😀

  • 1420 days ago

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    This jives with my observations. Hopefully not a passing fad.

  • 1420 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    ha ha ha ha ha stupid meat industry.

    It’s because of all those dumb got milk commercials.

  • 1421 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I want to get vegan options at my school. This post gave me hope.

  • 1421 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Woo this is great! :)

  • 1421 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    thats great! and veganism keeps getting more popular! :)

  • 1421 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Yay! That is so awesome! :)

  • 1421 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    hahaha that’s great!!!! Good to see more people going veg =)

  • 1421 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    thats aweomse! they would have way more votes for veg if i voted haha but this is great news

  • 1421 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    AWESOME!

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