Working with the Vegan Trademark
The department engages with other businesses who want to support The Vegan Society’s mission in making vegan mainstream and accessible through mutual referral of business, brand awareness growth, supporting our Vegan Trademark holders or personalised business relationships.
These Vegan Trademark corporate partners benefit from support, where possible, which may include marketing collaborations, communications with our trademark holders and consultancy support from the vegan experts. We also welcome the opportunity to run jointly owned research with businesses through our research partnership with Attest.
The Vegan Trademark also partners with several trade and consumer events relating to our key industries throughout the year. More information about our partner events can be found on our events list.
Smurfit Kappa are the first packaging company in the world to register with the Vegan Trademark. It's corrugated products, produced at their Markham Vale site in the UK, are both vegan and environmentally friendly.
The Smurfit Kappa Group plc is Europe's leading corrugated packaging company and one of the leading paper-based packaging companies in the world. They currently operate in 36 countries globally, employ approximately 48,000 members of staff and run over 350 packaging plants and paper mills.
As well as offering packaging that is free from both animal ingredients and testing, the company is currently working towards reducing its carbon dioxide emissions and reach at least net-zero emissions by 2050.
RangeMe is an online platform that enables retail buyers to efficiently discover innovative and emerging products, while empowering suppliers to manage and grow their brands with tools, insights, and services.
We’ve partnered with RangeMe—the leading product discovery and sourcing platform—to make it even easier for Vegan Trademarked brands to get recognized for their Vegan Trademark credentials. Get started in two steps!
How to Get Your Vegan Trademarked Products on RangeMe
Step 1 | Create a free account
Go to our unique RangeMe sign up link
Step 2 | Add your products
Follow the prompts on RangeMe to add your product(s) to your profile.
After completing the two steps above, you're ready to become discoverable to more than 15,000 retail buyers.
- The Vegan Trademark will work with RangeMe to match UPCs from all registered certified products on a regular basis–a free service to all program participants.
- Once UPCs are matched, your product will show it is certified by the Vegan Trademark to retail buyers as they search for new products on RangeMe.
LiberEat is an app that enables users to scan barcodes, search for products, find recipes and filter restaurant menus. Users can easily see what food they can enjoy based on their dietary requirements.
The Vegan Trademark appears against verified products, which can help entire families shop with ease.
Product Guru allows brands to connect with some of the UK’s most well-known retailers. A free Product Guru account lets brands upload their product details to their online platform for potential buyers to search, review and select.
Vetted buyers from retailers, large and small, use Product Guru to find exciting, innovative products that their customers will love. Buyers use the platform to directly ask questions, provide feedback and to request product samples.
Vegan Food and Living
Vegan Food and Living are a vegan consumer media brand with a large online presence, and their print magazine can be found in all major retailers.
Vegan Food and Living are offering all Vegan Trademark holders discounts to access their ever-growing audiences. Vegan Trademark holders can contact the marketing team or use the form below to see the offer details.
We are also working with a number of testing houses to ensure we can recommend verified vegan testing solutions to our Vegan Trademark holders across the broad range of products we register.
Eurofins | Chem-MAP
Vegan Verification is an innovative programme from Eurofins | Chem-MAP® which risk assesses materials and components, as well as providing testing of chemicals and materials, to establish whether any animal or by-products have been used. They help manufacturers, brands and retailers to correctly specify materials using a phased approach, covering the manufacture of materials, chemical management, risk assessment, and testing to achieve vegan certification of materials.
The UKAS accredited lab Food Forensics Ltd offers high-tech solutions and a Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) DNA test to our Vegan Trademark holders with an exclusive 10% discount! They are able to spot even the smallest indication of animal by-products or evidence of cross-contamination in food and drink items, giving both brands and consumers confidence in their products.
ADSL was formed in 2008 and specialises in formulation and testing services within the cosmetic and household goods industry. ADSL have registered a vegan alternative to safety testing for cosmetic products with the Vegan Trademark which gives companies a method to develop and register a product without having to use animals.
Microbial Solutions Ltd is a UK-based consultancy which specialises in the regulatory compliance and microbiological testing of cosmetics and personal care products. It has a customer base spanning five continents that includes raw material suppliers, finished product manufacturers and brand owners.
It is the proud founder of VeganSure®, the world’s first-ever vegan testing suite and the first to be registered with The Vegan Society’s Vegan Trademark (both in 2019). This solution enables SME and blue-chip brands around the globe to assure the safety of their vegan cosmetic products and meet UK, EU and US regulations, while staying true to their principles.
VeganSure was one of the first to be accredited by UKAS to its ISO/IEC 17025 standard.
Want to work with us?
If you would like to find out more or send a corporate engagement proposal, please complete the form below and a member of the team will be in touch to help you within 5 working days.