The number of vegans in the UK has quadrupled in the last five years, according to the vegan society,
More and more restaurants are offering vegan menus and alternatives.
It is no surprise that Middlesbrough has opened a new restaurant to provide healthy, homemade and 100% vegan friendly food.
The Green Room, on Borough Road, opened earlier this year hoping to encourage more people to go vegan.
Sarah Rutherford, a waitress working in The Green Room, talks about the rise in veganism and what the restaurant has to offer.