Daiya, the brand that cracked the code on dairy-free cheese, announced the launch of their new Dairy-Free Cheese Shreds tailored specifically for foodservice operators. Leveraging the success of its new proprietary ingredient, Daiya Oat Cream blend, which was previously unveiled across retail in December, these innovative shreds promise a dairy-like melt that browns just like cheese - perfect for foodservice operators and restaurateurs looking to level-up their plant-based offerings.
 The key features of Daiya's new Dairy-Free Cheese Shreds for Foodservice include:

  • New & Improved Recipe: Crafted with Daiya Oat Cream blend, the shreds boast a perfected recipe designed for a complete melt, giving exceptional cheese coverage.
  • Dairy-like Melt and Browning: Daiya's Dairy-Free Cheese Shreds replicate the melting and browning characteristics of dairy cheese.
  • Delicious Balanced Flavor: With a delectably balanced cheesy flavor, these shreds elevate any dish, offering a delicious dairy-free alternative.
  • Easy 1:1 Substitution: Designed for convenience, Daiya's Dairy-Free Cheese Shreds can be seamlessly substituted for dairy cheese in a 1:1 ratio.

The demand for dairy-free options in the foodservice industry has been steadily increasing, driven by shifting consumer preferences towards plant-based alternatives when eating out. With an ever-growing number of individuals embracing dairy-free diets due to health, preference, and environmental reasons, offering high-quality dairy-free options has become imperative for foodservice operators to cater to diverse customer needs and preferences. Daiya's Dairy-Free Cheese Shreds address this demand by providing operators with a versatile and flavorful solution for both dairy-free and traditional cheese-loving customers alike.

"We're excited to introduce our new Dairy-Free Shreds to Foodservice operators, following our retail launch last year" said Melanie Domer, chief commercial officer at Daiya, "The demand for such a product is there, and we're delivering operators a solution that we believe bridges the gap between consumer expectations and dairy-free offerings."
 Daiya's Dairy-Free Shreds for foodservice are available in Mozzarella and Cheddar flavors from May in a 5-pound bags via major foodservice distributors.

About Daiya
Daiya Foods has been a pioneer of plant-based, delicious, dairy-free products since 2008. The company's growing line of premium, plant-based foods began with cheese formats including blocks, shreds, slices, sticks, cream cheese style spreads and cheese sauces. Daiya has since expanded with great success into cheese-forward foods like pizza, Mac & Cheese, and frozen cheesecake. Daiya products are available in the dairy and freezer aisles, and products like Mac & Cheese and salad dressings are in the shelf-stable section of most major grocery stores. Delicious plant-based foods from Daiya are broadly available in more than 25,000 grocery stores in the U.S. and Canada, as well as through e-commerce partnerships. Daiya's products can be found internationally in Asia, Europe, and Latin America.