Global Brands has some vegan options

Address: 5th Floor CASA, Lockoford Lane
Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7JB
Phone: +44 (0)1246 216 000
Checked by: Sam
Double checked by: N.Chicken, Hannah, Jason, Phil, Holly
Added: over 6 years ago
Double Checked: about 2 years ago

Products by Global Brands:

Company email (May 2018)
"We don't currently use gelatine in any of the VK drinks, so they're safe for vegetarians and vegans"

Company email (January 2018) re Hooper's Plum & Sloe
"I can confirm that Hoopers Plum & Sloe is suitable for those following a vegan diet."

Company email (August 2016) specifically asking about the taurine in VK Blue:
"I can tell you that VK Blue is certainly suitable for Vegans."

Company email (February 2015): re: Amigos Beer
"Thank you your email regarding the vegan status of our Amigos Tequila Flavoured Beer.
I am please to confirm that this product is suitable for vegans as no animal products are used in the ingredients or processing method."

Company email (January 2014):
[Editor's note: We received this same email response from a number of people. See below. Thanks, everyone!]
"Sorry it has taken some time to get back to you on this but we have recently updated some of the VK flavours and I was waiting for this information to come back so I could send it to you all at once.

I can confirm that the following products are vegan friendly:

Kick Energy
Hoopers – Ginger Brew, Dandelion + Burdock, Cloudy Lemonade
Corky’s Sour apple, Sour Cherry, Sour Cola Cube, Blueberry, Fiery Ginger, Mango Glitter
Hooch – Lemon, Orange, Blackcurrant
VK – Tropical, Blue, Apple + Mango, Orange + Passion Fruit, Ice storm

Unfortunately the following products are not vegan friendly:

Corky’s Strawberries + Cream – (Cream)
Corky’s White Chocolate (Cream)
Thornton’s Chocolate Liqueur (Cream)
VK Black Cherry (Gelatine)
VK Strawberry + Lime (Gelatine)"