According to figures published recently in The Guardian, there has been a 350% increase in the number of vegans in Britain between 2006 and 2016. The vegan diet has been tried by 20% of under-35s, bringing what was once a marginal lifestyle firmly into the mainstream.
The industry has already responded to this change. Another recent survey carried out by catering equipment retailers Nisbets showed that 52% of restaurants offered one to three vegan and/or vegetarian options, 26% offered four to eight, and 8% offered more than eight.
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