Greggs launched its vegan sausage roll early in 2019, when the company knew the product would make a splash as part of “Veganuary”, a UK campaign encouraging people to follow a vegan diet for the first month of the year.
How much did Greggs make from vegan sausage roll?
As a result, underlying pre-tax profit for the full year is expected to be higher than previously forecast, the company said in a trading update on Wednesday. The release of Greggs’ vegan sausage roll last January saw the company’s profits soar more than 52 per cent to £36.7 million for the 26 weeks to June 29 2019.
Is Greggs vegan sausage roll really vegan?
Whilst most vegan sausage rolls are slightly healthier than meat-based sausage rolls, they cannot be said to be healthy food. The most popular vegan sausage roll in the UK is the famous Greggs vegan sausage roll.
Greggs sausage roll nutritional information.
|Vegan sausage roll||Meat sausage roll|
|Salt||1.8 g||1.6 g|
Is Greggs vegan sausage roll healthy?
Is a vegan sausage roll healthy? Generally speaking, a plant-based roll will be considerably lower in saturated fats than a meat option, however, salt levels are still likely to be on the high side. If we take a look at Gregg’s vegan and non-vegan sausage rolls, the plant-based option is 16 calories lighter!
Can you buy Greggs vegan sausage rolls to cook at home?
Well, knowing full well how much everyone loves those vegan treats, Greggs has announced that you can now buy them from Iceland! The super-tasty vegan sausage rolls, which are made up of layers of crispy puff pastry and a delicious Quorn filling, take just 30 minutes to bake in the oven from frozen.
How much salt is in a Greggs vegan sausage roll?
|Typical values||Per 100g||Per portion (101g)|
|of which Sugars||1g||1g|
How many calories are in a Greggs vegan roll?
So how does the rest of the nutritional information match up? The vegan sausage roll – which is 2g lighter – has slightly fewer calories than the pork version – 311 per roll compared to 327.