Galaxy Nutritional Foods, New Kingstown, R.I., introduced Go Veggie! dairy-free vegan cheese and cream cheese. The shredded cheese comes in Cheddar, Cheddar and Pepper Jack, Monterey Jack and Cheddar, Mozzarella and Parmesan, Romano and Mozzarella kinds, and offer just 70 calories per serving. The cream cheese comes in Chive and Garlic and Classic Plain.
"About 50 million Americans suffer from lactose intolerance, about 1 in 13 children in the U.S. have at least one food allergy and more and more people are choosing to live a vegan lifestyle," says Jamie Schapiro, marketing director. "These individuals either want to reduce or completely eliminate dairy from their diets, but don't want to give up the cheesy foods they love. GO Veggie! will allow them to enjoy their favorite cheesy foods."
These new 100% dairy-free, vegan products can be found in the produce section in grocery stores nationwide.