Like us or loathe us, the number of vegans is on the rise. According to a recent study, there are now million in the UK, and I'm one of them. He signed up to some veggie dating sites on his daughter's seeking a vegan partner, because nearly two-thirds of UK vegans are female. According to a recent survey by The Grocer magazine, 8% of the UK population is now vegetarian, with a further 4% disdaining meat but eating fish. This is a.