Olivia Rafferty

Olivia is the Assistant Editor of The Vegan Review. An aspiring Middle Eastern correspondent currently studying journalism at City, University of London, she is passionate about the planet, she believes veganism is the first step to solving the complexities of climate change.
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Raising children vegan: what traditional plant-based diets have taught us

Veganism is steadily on the rise, especially among younger people. While some parents are concerned vegan diets are unsustainable for children, others have been...
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Vegan world triathlon champion Kate Strong: ‘My biggest success was doing something for me’

Kate Strong had just emerged from a toxic relationship when she first put on a pair of trainers. This year, she’s attempting three world...
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Moreangels Mbizah on wildlife conservation: ‘It’s a race against time’

On a mission to help humans and the most dangerous of wildlife coexist, Moreangels Mbizah is breaking barriers for female Black conservationists. Sitting in her...
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Our guide to the best products to celebrate a vegan-friendly Easter 2021

Replacing the traditional chocolate, ham roast, and cake to have a vegan-friendly Easter is easier than you think. Here's our vegan guide to Easter...
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Meet the woman giving a purpose to Ethiopian vegan food

Helen, known as ethiopianfoodie, has been an ambassador for her culture since 13. Today, she inspires the world with vegan Ethiopian food. Helen first found...
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Farmers and vegans: how to have a judgment-free conversation

For years, farmers and vegans have been pitted against each other in a battle for the survival of our planet and their livelihoods. But...
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Berkano Foods: New Zealand’s leading plant-based food service

After moving into a storage shed, Nicholas Harlow and Britteny Bryan launched Berkano Foods. Four years later, it’s New Zealand’s top plant-based food service. Growing...
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World Wildlife Day: the value of whales and our oceans below

This World Wildlife Day, we take a look at the importance of wildlife in biodiversity and our fight against climate change. Most importantly, the...
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Breaking food rules with veganism

Veganism is discouraged for patients with eating disorders, but it wasn’t until I turned vegan that I began to break down my barriers around...
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How Pastan blends fresh vegan pasta with international cuisines

Vegan pasta company Pastan launched in London in November 2020. From its charcoal-based ravioli and turmeric-infused gnocchi to its pea and shallot tortelloni, it’s...