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Galaxy Launches Vegan Version of Popular Fruit and Nut Chocolate Bar

Mars-owned chocolate brand Galaxy has launched a vegan version of its much-loved Fruit and Nut chocolate bar in the UK. The product consists of dairy-free milk chocolate made with hazelnut paste, combined with raisins and roasted hazelnuts. It is available as a large 100g bar and a 40g snack-size format, which have both gained listings at Morrisons stores UK-wide. Expanding vegan range Galaxy previously launched another dairy-free option — the Vegan Salted Caramel bar — in July of last year. Also made with hazelnut paste, the product was introduced in response to growing demand for free-from confectionery. The brand’s first dairy-free range was launched in 2019, making Mars the world’s first major confectionery company to produce vegan chocolate. It featured the flavours Caramelized Hazelnut, Caramel …


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Galaxy Launches Vegan Salted Caramel Bar as Category “Shows No Signs of Slowing”

Chocolate brand Galaxy (owned by Mars Wrigley) has launched a new plant-based option in the UK — the Vegan Salted Caramel bar. The bar is made with hazelnut paste and is filled with salted caramel. It is said to feature a comparable taste and texture to Galaxy’s original salted caramel bar, along with a similar packaging design. The new product has been launched in response to growing demand for free-from confectionery; Galaxy’s existing vegan range now makes up 43% of the free-from chocolate block category. The brand introduced its first line of dairy-free flavours — Caramelised Hazelnut, Caramel & Sea Salt, & Smooth Orange — in 2019. This was followed by Crumbled Cookie and Smooth Mint flavours in 2020, then vegan white chocolate last year. …