Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Promotes Veganuary To 7 Million People

He shared a number of plant-based recipes

The chef shared a number of plant-based recipes (Photo: Instagram)

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has promoted Veganuary to his 7 million followers on Twitter.

The famous foodie took to social media to share plant-based recipes with those taking part in the annual event.

Veganuary, which encourages people to try veganism throughout January, has a record number of sign-ups this year – with more than 135,000 people so far taking part.


The chef tweeted: “Giving #Veganuary a go this January or just cutting back a bit on meat and dairy after the festive period? 

Oliver has 6.99 million followers on Twitter (Photo: Twitter)


In a separate tweet, Oliver wrote: “Are you vegan or going vegan for #Veganuary

“Here’s three great meat-free sources of protein you should include in your diet [nuts, seeds, and beans].”

His tweets provoked a mixed response, with one user asking: “So have you signed up to Veganuary yet Mr. Jamie Oliver?”

While the chef has previously spoken about reducing his meat intake, he is not believed to be vegetarian or vegan.

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Maria Chiorando

Maria is a former magazine editor and newspaper reporter. She has specialized in writing content for the plant-based sector for several years, as well as reporting on agriculture, politics and regional news. You can follow her on Twitter @MariaChiorando and Instagram @mariachiorando.

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