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The Vegetarian Society Approved trademarks are symbols you will see on thousands of products in shops all over the UK, EU, USA and many other countries.

There are two Vegetarian Society Approved trademarks – one for vegetarian products and one for vegan products. The vegetarian trademark has been in use since 1969, and the vegan trademark was registered in 2017.

ONLY PRODUCTS THAT MEET OUR STRICT CRITERIA ARE ALLOWED TO DISPLAY THESE TRADEMARKS

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Discover how Vegetarian Society Accreditation could benefit you. Raise your profile in the plant-based market with the Vegetarian Society Approved trademarks

All figures are from YouGov Plc March 2023. Total sample size was 2036 vegetarians and vegan adults.

62%

of veggie and vegan consumers would prefer to buy a product with a Vegetarian Society Approved trademark.

82%

would prefer to see our accreditation symbol on product packaging, rather than reading through an ingredient list.

75%

over three quarters of vegetarians and vegans actively look for a Vegetarian Society Approved trademark on product packaging

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Have you have seen one of our trademarks that you believe is being used in error?

Please let us know using the contact form linked below and we will investigate.

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