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Trader Joe’s Podcast Reveals Vegan Milk Chocolate Bars are Being Developed

According to VegNews, Trader Joe’s is currently developing vegan milk chocolate bars. The announcement was made on episode 21 of Inside Trader Joe’s podcast. The reveal was made during a conversation between the chain’s marketing director Tara Miller and category manager for candy, cookies, and cereal, Alison Nadler Guerette. “Our customers are asking for vegan items. Or for instance, we launched almond butter cups this past year. Almond butter was very popular in the grocery category, but we have peanut butter cups so why not almond butter cups,” Nadler Guerette said.  “That makes me think of a product that’s still sort of in development but has been approved by the tasting panel,” Miller interjected. The vegan chocolate bar in question is being developed with an …

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Trader Joe’s Vegan Products List Continues to Grow Due to Consumer Requests

According to a report recently published by Acumen Research and Consulting, the vegan food market is expected to reach over $24B by 2026. The North American market represents more than 31% of that total, making it the largest regional market globally. With figures like this, it is no surprise that Trader Joe’s, the American chain of grocery stores based in California, continues to introduce new vegan products nationwide.  

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Trader Joes Launches Vegan Crabcakes

Trader Joe’s has released new Vegan Jackfruit “Crabless” Cakes nationwide in the US. The newest addition to their expanding vegan range is made from jackfruit, potatoes, cilantro, green onions and celery seeds, with a blend of seasonings which create the taste and texture of real crab cakes. The crab cakes are available at the freezer section and sold in boxes of four.

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Fillipo Berio’s Tofu-Based Vegan Pestos Arrive in the USA

Filippo Berio, a 155-year-old Italian producer of olive oil and pesto, introduces two vegan pestos to the US market, following a successful UK launch which took place this July. The pestos, which are both plant-based and gluten-free, debut in Basil and Sundried Tomato flavors and feature tofu as a cheese replacement. Additionally, the products are certified by The Vegan Society, allowing for greater consumer confidence. The brand’s product portfolio is available in over 75 countries. In the United States, Filippo Berio is marketed by Filippo Berio USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Salov Group, based in Lucca, Italy.   Vegan pestos in USA Filippo Berio states that the expansion into the vegan market takes place in response to consumer demand. “Filippo Berio recognized this …

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