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Antibiotics in South African Meat

Hormones and Antibiotics used in Meat

Raising animals for food in factory farmed conditions have some dire consequences on animal well-being and our environment. Cattle, sheep, pigs, and chickens experience pain and suffering before their eventual death and are also responsible for about 51% of all Greenhouse gases around the world. However, an issue that sometimes goes unreported is the use of antibiotics in livestock. The South African Medical Journal (SAMJ) has reported that about two-thirds of antibiotics is administered through animal feed. South Africans raise and slaughter 2 billion animals for consumption

Top Vegan Athletes Changing the Face of the Vegan Lifestyle

By virtue of the extensive study and discovery of vegetarian and vegan diets and their various nutritional attributes, more and more people, particularly in the Western Hemisphere, are turning to these diets as a healthy alternative as well as for ethical animal welfare reasons. While for some, the vegan diet is instrumental in a particular and religious social setting, for others it is very much an individual choice, and while gaining popular ground in North America and Western Europe, it

Vegetarian Winter Dishes

The mercury is steadily dropping in South Africa and the rain is keeping most of us in doors. To counter the cold we have put together some winter remedies which will warm your tummy right down to your toes. These home-made recipes of vegan and vegetarian soups are packed full of delicious vegetables and won’t disappoint. So stoke the fire, pick up your blanket and see out the storm with these tasty soups: Vegan and Vegetarian Soups Sweet Potato and Sesame

Wally Fry

Wally och hans fru, Debbie, började göra proteinalternativ för eget bruk 1991. Detta leder så småningom till att Wally bli vegetarian och detta var början på Fry’s Family.

Veggie Recipe Challenge Winner Is…

The votes have been coming in thick and fast for the Veggie Recipe Challenge! We finally have a winner! Congratulations Karishma Pitamber your Meat Schnitzels with Stuffed Butternut is the winning Veggie Recipe Challenge! Have you downloaded our FREE eCookbook yet? Click here to Download!

Download a FREE eCookBook valued at R50!

Fill in your email below and to join our community and receive a free eCookbook as well as access to all our vegetarian resources!  The eCookbook has over 30 delicious meat free recipes using our products and has contributions from Debbie and Wally Fry as well as South Africa’s first MasterChef, Deena Naidoo. [gravityform id=”3″ name=”Register” ajax=”true”]

Veggie Recipe Challenge: Durban vs Joburg

Are you able turn turnip from a tasteless to tremendous?  When we say rice and beans and do you think 5-star cuisines?  Well then take up the Fry’s Veggie Recipe Challenge and show that your province makes the best vegetarian and vegan food there is! Fry’s challenges all Durbanites and Jo-burgers to step up to the Challenge with their best recipes using their favourite Fry’s products.  You can stand a chance of winning some serious green to the tune of R10’000

Top 5 foods that boost your libido

Have you been dropping the ball in the bedroom of late?  If we had to say “hot and steamy” would the first thing that came to mind be the feeling after a… laundry session?  If you are looking to boost your drive, we have compiled a list foods of 5 foods that will help your libido. Surprise, surprise, they are all plants! Top 5 foods that boost your libido 1. Watermelon This fruit contains L-citrulline, which according to new research, has

Go Vegan! Keep it up!

“So can a vegetarian diet still revive masculine glory?”  Although not something openly discussed on the golf course or even after a few beers, impotence is a problem that affects many men, but maybe not so many vegetarian men. There are no documented South African statistics, but the general prevalence according to urologists is 5% of men from the age of 30, increasing dramatically to 50-60% of men past the age of 60! Unfortunately 30% of these unlucky gentlemen do

Raising a Vegetarian Child

“Mom, what’s for supper?” Following a well-balanced plant-based diet is not only healthy but evidence suggests that it may help prevent or even reverse some diseases.  Furthermore, both the Australian and American Governments have publicly recognised the benefits of plant-based diets. If your children refuse to eat meat because they struggle with texture or you are raising your kids vegetarian,  it is possible for them to receive all their nutrients with a well-balanced diet.   Dr. Jatinder Bhatia, chairman of the American

Top 10 vegetarian lunchbox ideas

“Don’t forget to take your lunch!” Mornings are generally chaotic.  Dad trying to do his tie while drinking coffee and brushing his teeth, kids eating cereal and playing candy crush on your tablet, you trying to fight for a spot in the bathroom queue to get ready for work and pack lunch for the kids somehow simultaneously.  We are sure this scene is quite familiar! To keep the lunch boxes brimming with delicious healthy snacks and treats, we at Fry’s

Vegan and Vegetarian Crossfit Diet

Eating a vegetarian or vegan diet go hand-in-hand with healthy and active lifestyle.  More sportsmen and women across the world are adopting it in order to compete at the top of their game.  Famous examples of vegetarian and vegan athletes include Carl Lewis, Brendan Brazier, Venus Williams, Peter Siddle and Patrik Baboumian (the World’s Strongest man!).  Crossfit is quickly becoming the most popular sport on the planet, we should know because three of the Fry’s Directors (Richard, Shaun and Hayley) are