JULIENNE BRUNO wins gold in 2 food events

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JULIENNE BRUNO Scoops Gold in Free From Food Awards & World Dairy Innovation Awards

UK artisan vegan cheesemaker JULIENNE BRUNO is celebrating two significant wins for its Superstraccia®product, a soy and coconut-based fermented cheese, crafted for pizzas and salads. The Superstraccia — which last year was added to menus at pizza chain Pizza Pilgrims — has received the gold award in the Cheese Alternatives category at the 2024 Free From Food Awards which took place in mid-June, and just last week the cheese also struck gold at the World Dairy Innovation Awards in the Dairy Alternative category.  The brand’s current Collection 01 stands out for catering to consumers with allergies; the range is dairy-free, nut-free, gluten-free, and coeliac-friendly, making it suitable for over 2 million Brits who suffer from food intolerances. Free From Food Awards comments, “JULIENNE BRUNO’s Superstraccia® …

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JULIENNE BRUNO artisan vegan cheeses launch at Coop Switzerland

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Cheese Alternatives

Artisan Vegan Cheese Brand JULIENNE BRUNO Expands to Switzerland with Updated Packaging

UK-based artisan vegan cheese brand JULIENNE BRUNO has announced an expansion to Switzerland, rolling out at hundreds of Coop stores across the country. The brand’s burrata alternative, Burrella, will be available at 375 Coop locations, while its stracciatella alternative, Superstraccia, has gained listings at 170 stores. Both products are award-winning — Burrella won the Dairy Alternative Innovation category at last year’s World Dairy Innovation Awards, while Superstraccia has received a Great Taste Award. This is JULIENNE BRUNO’s first international launch, with further market expansion planned in the coming months. The brand is also developing a new product range called Collection 02. New packaging In the meantime, JULIENNE BRUNO has relaunched its Collection 01 (featuring Burrella, Superstraccia, and the cream cheese alternative Crematta) with updated packaging. …

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Julienne Bruno Partners with Pizza Pilgrims to Bring Artisan Vegan Cheese to Pizzas UK-Wide

Vegan cheese producer Julienne Bruno announces it has partnered with UK pizza chain Pizza Pilgrims, which operates 20 pizzerias across the UK, to add its SUPERSTRACCIA® as a topping for the Marg Extra-Extra and as a plant-based substitute to dairy on all pizzas.  Julienne Bruno, whose portfolio currently consists of Collection 01 — Burrella, Crematta, and Superstraccia — has seen consistent success since raising £5 million last year, reporting a huge quarterly growth rate of over 300% this January then expanding into Ocado and Gail’s bakeries in the UK. Its produce was developed by an international team of chefs: Albert Adria (with multiple Michelin Star awards, previously Head of Creativity at El Bulli) is Head of Product Development; Chi San (previously Head of Food for …

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JULIENNE BRUNO and Gail's partner to launch a salad featuring SUPERSTRACCIA

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Food Service

JULIENNE BRUNO Introduces Vegan Cheese SUPERSTRACCIA in Gail’s Stores Across the UK

London-based innovator JULIENNE BRUNO announces a new food service partnership with famous UK bakery Gail’s. Through the collaboration, JULIENNE BRUNO introduces its vegan cheese SUPERSTRACCIA across the country, and Gail‘s expands its menu by adding its first plant-based meal featuring vegan cheese. The new dish — Courgette and Muhammara Salad — has already been launched at Gail’s 107 locations nationwide. The salad combines courgette, lemon juice, oregano, peas, rocket, Kalamata olives, SUPERSTRACCIA, and Muhammara, a Middle Eastern dip made with pepper, walnuts, and cumin. “Our idea is simple, create products that are so good, they stand up in their own right. Working with such a loved foodie brand as Gail’s really supports this and signals the start of a new conversation when it comes to original products made with plants,” commented …

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Products & Launches

Ocado is First Supermarket to List JULIENNE BRUNO’s Vegan Cheese Range

London-based vegan cheese producer JULIENNE BRUNO announces that Ocado.com becomes the first supermarket to list the company’s entire vegan cheese range. Customers nationwide can now find the brand’s products at one of the world’s largest dedicated online supermarkets. Axel Katalan, a food lover passionate about recreating dairy and meat options, founded JULIENNE BRUNO in 2020. But rather than imitate or compare, the plant-based brand offers a different perspective on food, creating familiar but new products for people to enjoy.  “This is a dream come true. When we set out to build the JULIENNE BRUNO brand, Ocado Retail was on the top of our aspirational list and thus we are so proud to announce this landmark partnership with them,” commented Axel Katalan. A first choice, not an alternative …

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JULIENNE BRUNO Sees 300%+ Growth After Securing Listings at Harrods and More

London-based vegan cheese producer JULIENNE BRUNO has reported a huge quarterly growth rate of over 300% as it announces new partnerships. The brand’s cheeses are now available to purchase from the Fresh Market Hall at luxury London department store Harrods, and are also featured in the vegan afternoon tea served in the Harrods Tea Rooms. The store’s pastry chef, Philip Khoury, has described the cheeses as “a rare stroke of gastronomic ingenuity”. JULIENNE BRUNO has also announced partnerships with pizza chains Pizza Pilgrims and Mamma Dough, which both began serving menu items made with the cheeses this week. Pizza Pilgrims founder James Elliot said JULIENNE’S products were “hands down the best plant-based cheese range we’ve tasted”. “A huge milestone” In November, JULIENNE BRUNO raised £5 …

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