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Singing Sensation LP Joins Campaign for Vegan Food at Starbucks Nationwide
Seattle, Wash. — February 14, 2018 — Just before taking the stage in Starbucks’ hometown of Seattle tonight, chart-topping artist LP has sent a message to the company, joining Compassion Over Killing (COK) in asking for vegan foods at Starbucks nationwide.
“Lost On You” singer, LP (Laura Pergolizzi) writes, “Hey Starbucks! Let’s give more people access to healthier food. I know there are a lot of existing customers, and customers-to-be, who are jonesing for more vegan options on the menu, and I’m one of them!”
The chain’s consumers are indeed asking for vegan options, and representatives from Starbucks itself have acknowledged this demand. Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson even recently cited offering more plant-based options as part of the company’s plan to boost slumping profits.
A petition launched by COK and journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell has been signed by nearly 30,000 people encouraging Starbucks to add filling vegan foods to its menu nationally. The chain is listening, recently brewing up vegan breakfast treats along with a protein-packed lentil bowl and vegan cupcake in select cities.
“By lending her voice this Valentine’s Day to Compassion Over Killing’s campaign with Jane Velez-Mitchell, LP joins a chorus of thousands asking Starbucks for hearty vegan foods across the country,” said Laura Cascada, Compassion Over Killing’s Corporate Campaigns Manager.
Compassion Over Killing’s innovative corporate outreach campaigns have prompted vegan options at major food chains and retailers, including Dunkin’ Donuts, Subway, Pita Pit, Tim Hortons, and others, helping to make kinder, healthier, and more sustainable plant-based foods more accessible to millions of people.
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Compassion Over Killing (COK) is a nonprofit animal protection organization working to end the abuse of farmed animals through undercover investigations, litigation, corporate outreach, public education, and other advocacy programs. https://cok.net