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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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Products & Launches

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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Agriculture / Agribusiness

PETA UK Celebrates “Sowers of Compassion” With First Farming Awards

The first ever PETA UK Farming Awards has taken place, recognising ten farms across the country for their contributions to ethical, animal-free farming. The winners include growers of seafood, a producer of soybeans for tofu, and a former beef farmer who sent his cows to a sanctuary. The award winners are as follows: Aweside Farm — A grower of organic edible flowers, leaves, and herbs. The farm is also working to create habitats for wildlife, such as ponds, meadows, and hedgerows. IC Mushrooms — Producing oyster mushrooms, shiitakes, and more using sustainable raw vegan ingredients. Courses in mushroom growing are also offered at the farm. Northwood Farm — A former beef farm, Northwood sent its cows to a farm sanctuary and now produces beans and …

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