6.10.13

Sugarpuffish's Adventures - Vegfest 2013 London

I have Nicola from Fresh Therapies to thank for the heads up about Vegfest London. She is exhibiting there and last night announced they won best Beauty Vegan Product 2013 at the show. For those not aware, I have not eaten meat for 18 years and I opt for Vegan produce rather than Vegetarian because of my milk and egg allergy.

Trolley in hand we headed for Olympia with plans to fill up on Vegan food. I ended up coming home with a full belly rather than a full trolley. For those ladies who mocked my trolley in the queue to get in, I don't have the arms of a body builder, those Nakd bars weigh a ton.

Let me stop writing now and let the pictures do the talking :-)


Sugarpuffish at Vegfest 2013 London
Pictures above - The queue to get in to show, Razzle Dazzle Ices Chocolate Peanut, vegan soya "cream" cakes from JP Turner Foodservice, Twisted Potato looked really interesting but didn't get to try it, no website listed in the show brochure so can't tell you any more about them :-(

Pictures below - The Mighty Fork - I queued for 20 minutes for one of these bad boys which had been the talk of twitter. I opted for the Plain Jane and enjoyed every single mouthful. If anyone shops at Waitrose the dog was identical to Taifun Tofu Weiner but I think it's the trimmings that really made these worth the wait.

Sugarpuffish at Vegfest 2013 London Mighty Fork

Pictures below - My Haul - very expensive but amazing truffles from The Chocolatier, Mint Mini Moos, Freedom Mallows, Bathing Beauty skincare products, Nakd Bars, Bio-D washing up liquid

Sugarpuffish at Vegfest 2013 London Shopping

Other companies offering services which may interest you were Vegan Tuck Box and Saviour Snacks (gluten free available use code GLUTENLOVE). Both offer a food subscription box. I did not get a picture of the food on The Honest Carrot stall but it looked amazing.

The day was good and interesting. I did not attend any talks or cooking demos. One downside for me is the small proportion of veggies preaching about converting meat eaters. I think everyone has the right to choose what they would like to eat without criticism or judgement.

If you would like to visit Vegfest the next shows are being held in 2014 in Bristol and Brighton, google it and you'll find more information.

Sarah x

Disclaimer - In the interest of remaining upfront & honest Bathing Beauty gave me Balaclava to try but I did buy Blanket with my own money. Links are not affiliated and this is not sponsored by anyone!

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    1. haha yes & most of it now in my belly ;)

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  2. Sarah, I only just clocked this had happened because the woman next to me on the train is reading a booklet about the event - and then I noticed this post! Gutted I missed it, looks like you had a fantastic time

    Mayah x

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  3. Drooling over all the food. Lol. Random question Hun, what do you use to edit your photos, to get them all together like that? (I had no idea how to describe that so I hope you understand what I am chatting about) xxx

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    1. It was all very yummy in my tummy lol....I use picmonkey collage for my pictures :)

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  4. I've been to VegFest in Bristol so am totally in agreement with you about what great events these are. You look like one amazingly happy girly in your pics!

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    1. haha yes I was having fun, it's wonderful to have some freedom with my food choices, didn't have to ask a million allergy related questions :)

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  5. Love the look of those cream cakes! Gutted I couldn't go but hopefully next year! X

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