A UK-based vegan "butcher" has completely sold out following an immensely successful opening day, which saw people lining up for hours.
Opening their doors on November 1 (AKA World Vegan Day), Rudy's Vegan Diner brought the "first permanent vegan butcher" to Islington, London, where enthusiasts hoped to try the butcher's plant-based black pudding, turkey, burger patties, and more.
Along with a video of the overwhelmingly large line of people waiting to order at Rudy's Vegan Butcher, the butcher revealed that they had "SOLD OUT".
The caption continues: "This was the line at 10:54 AM before we even opened and it didn't slow down for hours! 100 online orders in the first ten minutes!"
"Thank you to everyone who stopped by, messaged with love, ordered online, and shouted out our news."
"It was an unbelievable turn out [sic]. We are so blessed to have your support and feel overwhelmed by all the love. THANK YOU, thank you a million times and more."
In another post, Rudy confirmed that they had also sold out online following the "mad rush".
"Thank you so much for your support," the butcher continues. "We’ll be back with updates when our dedicated, hardworking team of chefs has restocked. Don't worry, they're cooking away day and night to get it done."Related - Remember when this little boy said he would donate $1 million to veterans if President Donald Trump would go vegan for just a month?
Needless to say, followers of the Instagram account for Rudy's Vegan Butcher were thrilled by the success of the new enterprise, with many hoping for the business to branch out overseas.
In fact, one commenter said: "This all looks amazing. I can’t wait until you also deliver outside of the UK. As I am living in the Netherlands. Good luck with your business"
Another user gushed: "It’s a sign of the times that a vegan store can completely sell out of everything on the weekend it opens. I’m very grateful to people like Rudys that take these big risks to make a stand and push the vegan mindset forward. Massive respect @rudysdvd."
A third person wrote: "Amazing! Congratulations guys - I was too slow this time, but I look forward to getting some bits in at the first chance."