The global market for vegan food and non-food products is expected to grow significantly while product launches have already more than doubled over the past five years. Many brands have already started to work to make vegan products mainstream while a shift is led by consumers throughout many industries including food, textile, cosmetics and furniture.
Control Union Vegan Standard serves as standard for non-animal products and good practices throughout various industries anywhere in the world.
- Products do not contain animal products or by products, nor clarified or finished with animal derived products. Specific requirements with insights about animal derived ingredients for each sector.
- No animal testing of products which is criticized for animal welfare and non-effectiveness.
- No genetic modification of products which are known to have a long-term health and environmental effects.
- The standard is a tool to identify and assess good practices covering production, processing and transportation.