McDougalls vegan jelly

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Sweets & Snacks

Premier Foods Launches Vegan Jelly for Food Service Under McDougalls Brand

British food manufacturer Premier Foods has launched gelatin-free vegan jelly under its baking brand, McDougalls. The jelly is available for food service in three flavours — strawberry, raspberry, and orange. While conventional jelly is prepared using a combination of boiling and cold water, Premier Foods’ vegan alternative only requires boiling water, making it simpler to prepare. The jelly sets within two hours and has been certified by the Vegan Society. “McDougalls vegan jelly not only provides caterers and chefs with an inclusive dessert option, reducing the need for multiple products, but its sugar levels also make it suitable for schools in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales,” said Sarah Robb, Foodservice Marketing Manager at Premier Foods Foodservice. “Vegan jelly, being such a versatile ingredient, can be …


Plantastic pasta sauces

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Products & Launches

Premier Foods Expands Plantastic Range With Three New Pasta Sauces

One of the UK’s leading food manufacturers, Premier Foods, has launched three new vegan pasta sauces under its Plantastic brand. In addition to Plantastic, Premier Foods owns numerous hugely popular British brands, including Ambrosia, Lyons, Mr. Kipling, Bisto, Oxo, and Bird’s Custard. The new sauces come in the flavours Tomato & Chargrilled Pepper, Spicy Cajun Tomato, and Caramelised Onion & Sweet Potato. Half a jar provides one of consumers’ five recommended daily portions of fruits and vegetables, and the sauces are free of artificial colours and preservatives, according to the brand. “We have created this range of unique sauces, which deliver creaminess without the use of dairy, to ensure that plant-based consumers don’t have to compromise on taste,” said Hong Sim, brand director for plant-based …