The First Vegetarian Bucher Shop

Friday, September 23, 2011

While the people of the Netherlands search for meat alternatives, a unique chain of butcher shops, has just opened.

The Vegetarian Butcher is a butcher shop, but no meat is to be found there. The stores offers a variety of “faux meats.” chicken, bacon, gyros, sausage” among other vegetarian products. The founder Niko Koffeman says animal cruelty is one reason, but also a growing concern for sustainability,” Koffeman stated “After all, meat production is highly inefficient.”

Radio Netherlands Worldwide, announced 75% of people in the Netherlands are vegetarian. There for, the Vegetarian Butcher has grown so rapidly. The first store opened in October 2010, and less than one year later.

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