Dutch cheesemaker Vandersterre has recently partnered with Willicroft, a plant-based cheese company located in the Netherlands. Partnering with Willicroft will allow Vandersterre to explore the plant-based cheese market and the opportunities that come with it.
Pioneering plant-based brand Follow Your Heart has changed the dairy-free cheese market with the introduction of its Dairy-Free Feta Crumbles Cheese Alternative, the first-to-market crumbled feta cheese alternative to hit retail shelves on June 30. Coconut oil-based, this product is allergen-free, non-GMO and vegan. It is also free of dairy, soy, casein, gluten, lactose and preservatives.
Nuts For Cheese has joined the growing Fairtrade movement, sourcing key ingredients like cashews, coconut oil, coconut milk, turmeric and black peppercorns from the global south to produce the world’s first Fairtrade Certified vegan cheese. The Fairtrade process of certification means a product was fairly grown, traded and is physically traceable, allowing producers, workers and their families to live with dignity.
Treeline Treenut Cheeses draw on traditional dairy-cheese making methods by fermenting creamy cashew nuts with a healthy probiotic, known as L. Acidophilus. They are kosher, soy-free, gluten-free, Paleo-friendly, and provide dietary fiber, which is missing from dairy cheese. Treeline recently launched three new spreadable flavors of vegan cream cheese: Plain, Chive & Onion, and Strawberry.
Dairy-free pizza is also kosher, halal, gluten-free, Non-GMO Project Verified and without eight common food allergens.
March 14, 2020
GOOD PLANeT Foods, a premium plant-based food company known for its environmentally-friendly, delicious and meltable cheeses, has introduced Plant-Based Frozen Pizza, featuring industry pioneer, Beyond Meat. This innovation speaks to the changing category, being plant-based, kosher, halal, gluten free and Non-GMO Project Verified, as well as free from the top eight most common allergens. Available soon at major retailers nationally at an SRP of $9.99, the frozen pizza will offer food-conscious shoppers a frozen pizza alternative they can trust, whether allergens are of concern or not.
The report opines that vegan cheese market has witnessed collective growth in the recent years, and is likely to accelerate further in the forthcoming years in tandem with a significant shift in eating patterns.
March 12, 2019
The global vegan cheese market is projected to register 8.6% CAGR during the forecast period 2018-2028, according to a report published by Persistence Market Research, New York.
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