Elmhurst 1925, maker of plant-based nut and grain beverages, today introduced its new seasonal plant-based creamers. Available in Pumpkin Spice, Apple Pie Spice and Gingerbread, the new additions join the brand’s already popular core Oat Creamers in Unsweetened, Hazelnut, French Vanilla and Chai Spice. All varieties offer a vegan option for adding a splash of flavor to any coffee or tea.
Hormel Foods, the makers of Hormel Pepperoni, America's No. 1 selling pepperoni brand* and the maker of the Happy Little Plants products, are introducing new Happy Little Plants pepperoni-style topping at select Papa Murphy's locations across the country.
Plant-based meat company Heura has launched its new packaging, reducing the use of plastic by 80% and honoring the Mediterranean roots. Until today, the plant based meat segment has been led internationally by companies born in Silicon Valley. Heura, however, believes that the future of food must have its pillars in one of the most famous gastronomic cultures in the world, the Mediterranean.
New vegan cheese products are available more than 1,000 Walmart locations.
September 17, 2020
Greenleaf Foods, owner of leading plant-based brand Field Roast Grain Meat Co. (“Field Roast”), announced that its Chao Creamery dairy-free cheese line is expanding. In addition to new plant-based slice flavors like Smoked Original Slices and Spicy Original Slices, Chao Creamery now delivers a Creamy Original Block, Creamy Original Shreds and Mexican Style Blend Shreds.
Banana Wave is the only vegan-friendly, alternative milk of its kind to deliver the health benefits of real, whole bananas, fiber-rich oat milk and vitamins like B-12 in a delicious formula. Fat-free, gluten-free, Non-GMO Project Verified and 100% natural, Banana Wave offers four products, including Original, Chocolate, Strawberry and a recently launched Mango flavor, all made with whole fruits. Each features a naturally sweet and creamy consistency – thanks to a base of whole, ripe bananas – and can be consumed on its own, or in smoothies, coffee, oatmeal, banana bread and other food recipes.
Lavva, the plant-based foods brand known for its rich Pili nut yogurt, is expanding into the milk alternative industry, which is expected to reach $21.52 billion by 2024. The Lavva Plant Milks will launch nationwide exclusively at Whole Foods Market in September 2020, with Plant Creamer following shortly thereafter in October. As the category's first Pili nut-based line, Lavva's new Unsweetened Plant Milk, Chocolate Plant Milk and Unsweetened Plant Creamer are a cleaner, more sustainable alternative to dairy and set a higher standard for plant-based alternatives.
Sophie’s Kitchen is debuting two of its top-selling products – Vegan Crab Cakes and Vegan Breaded Shrimp – at select Walmart stores nationwide. Approximately 400 Walmart stores will stock the brand’s Vegan Crab Cakes and Vegan Breaded Shrimp found in the frozen section. This new distribution comes as Sophie’s Kitchen continues to grow its reach and offerings.
Farm Rich is expanding its "Garden Inspirations by Farm Rich" line with two new products: Cauliflower Bites and Breaded Zucchini Sticks. The new products are available now exclusively in the freezer section at Kroger and online.
JUST Egg announces the largest expansion yet for its award-winning plant-based egg. By the end of the month, JUST Egg will be available at more than 17,000 points of retail distribution in the United States, a 40% increase and a testament to the breakout success of the pioneering product that launched nationwide last year.
Check out the September 2020 edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods: Cold storage construction and COVID-19, how foodservice is adapting to coronavirus challenges, SugarCreek, 2020 cold storage construction guide & directory and much more!