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    [Deutsche Welle] For many, veganism would seem incompatible with the stereotypical German diet. But the animal product-free lifestyle is becoming more popular
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      [Deutsche Welle]

      For many, veganism would seem incompatible with the stereotypical German
      diet. But the animal product-free lifestyle is becoming more popular in the
      land of bratwurst and schnitzel.

      Families in Hanover's city center mill about as sumptuous aromas waft
      through the air. One of the pedestrians, Birgit Borutta, walks from booth
      to booth at this food festival taking place on this warm April afternoon.
      It's not just any food fair: "Vegan Spring" - which has just taken place
      April 13, for the third year in a row - promotes a vegan lifestyle. And its
      vendors are astonishingly busy.

      "These people have created the first vegan cappuccino," Borutta explains,
      as a frothing cup of "vegaccino" - the name coined by the St. Wendel-based
      company of the same name - is poured. Using soy and lupin instead of milk,
      it tastes just like a regular cappuccino.

      "And this is vegan ice cream," she says. Made with olive oil instead of
      milk, it leaves the familiar sugary aftertaste on the tongue as any other
      banana-flavored scoop of soft-serve.

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      full story:
      http://www.dw.de/pigging-out-during-vegan-spring/a-16744578

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