Vegan prawns take home PETA's top faux seafood prize
At this year’s PETA UK Vegan Food Awards, the Best Faux Seafood distinction was awarded to Veggie World Vegan Prawns (pictured).
For the ideal vegan prawn experience, PETA suggested that the product be grilled or barbecued with some oil, lemon and garlic. Such “prawns” are comprised of seaweed extract, wheat , salt, vegetarian spice and natural seasoning, according to the JR Vegetarian Ltd website.
“The succulent ‘prawns’ bring an additional dimension to any last-minute vegan curry you happen to be whipping up – and no one had to die for them,” PETA UK said.
The animal rights group noted that 2015 was a popular year for vegan cuisine with more vegan cookbooks hitting bookshelves and vegan home delivery services, like that developed by music artist Beyoncé, gaining notoriety.