Palace Culture Kimcheeze

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Cheese Alternatives

Organic Vegan Cheese Brand Palace Culture Gains First Major Retail Listing at Waitrose

Palace Culture, an organic vegan cheese producer based in London, UK, has gained a nationwide retail listing at supermarket chain Waitrose. Three of the brand’s cheeses are now available at Waitrose stores: Mouldy Goaty — An alternative to aged goat’s cheese, made from cashews and almonds for a creamy texture. The product received a Great Taste award earlier this year. Kimcheeze — Made from cashews combined with kimchi brine. Holy Smokes — Also made from cashews, with the addition of cayenne pepper, garlic, and smoked paprika. All the cheeses are fermented with live cultures, which are said to be beneficial for gut health. Palace Culture cheeses are also available at retailers such as Whole Foods, Planet Organic, Selfridges, Abel & Cole, and The Vegan Kind. …

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Palace Culture vegan cheeses

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Investments & Acquisitions

The Compleat Food Group Acquires Organic Vegan Cheese Producer Palace Culture

UK-based organic vegan cheese producer Palace Culture has been acquired by chilled food manufacturer The Compleat Food Group for an undisclosed sum. Located in South London, Palace Culture produces plant-based cheeses using fermented cashews and almonds. The range includes varieties such as Truffled Camemvert and Sacré Bleu, along with a selection of cream cheeses. The brand has won eight Great Taste Awards, and one of its products — Herbes de Provence — was named Best Vegan Cheese by PETA UK last year. The cheeses are currently available at Whole Foods Market, Abel & Cole, and various independent retailers; however, The Compleat Group hopes to expand the brand to national supermarket chains. “We’re excited for the next chapter of Palace Culture’s evolution and to use The …

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