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Sweets & Snacks

Lazy Day Launches Mini Vegan Caterpillar Cakes at Supermarkets UK-Wide

Lazy Day, a Scotland-based vegan and gluten-free bakery, has launched a selection of new products that includes mini caterpillar cakes. Inspired by the classic caterpillar-shaped birthday cake, the bars consist of chocolate sponge cake and frosting encased in Belgian dark chocolate. They are topped with colourful sugar decorations and have faces made from vegan white chocolate. The cakes are sold in packs of four, retailing at £3.50. They are now available at Morrisons and Co-op stores UK-wide, and will launch at Sainsbury’s later in the year. Plant-based baked goods Lazy Day has also introduced two more plant-based and gluten-free cakes. The Vanilla Sponge Cake is topped with vanilla frosting and sugar confetti, while the Celebration Chocolate Cake is covered in chocolate frosting and finished with …



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&JOY: Vegan Desserts From Ukraine With No Gluten or Refined Sugar

&JOY is a Ukrainian company offering plant-based desserts made from nuts, seeds, and fruit. The brand’s entire range is free of gluten and refined sugar. A huge selection of over 100 products is available, such as cakes, cheesecakes, candy bars, cookies, and brownies. Examples include the strawberry yogurt cake, peanut nougat bar, cherry brownies, and passionfruit cheesecake. &JOY has partnerships with more than 120 coffee shops in Kyiv and the wider region, and the desserts are also available direct-to-consumer. The brand claims to have sold over 110,000kg of products in the past four years. The desserts can be ordered from &JOY’s website. They are shipped frozen and can be kept in the freezer for up to 180 days. Plant-based Ukrainian brands Many Ukrainian plant-based producers …


Easter Colomba Cake

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Seggiano Launches Its First Ever Vegan Easter Colomba Cake

Ethical artisan Italian food brand Seggiano is now offering a vegan Easter Colomba cake for the first time ever. Made in the shape of a dove, the traditional cake is leavened overnight with yeast and left to rise twice more. It contains ingredients such as cocoa butter, candied orange peel, natural vanilla, linseed flour, and turmeric. Before being baked, it is topped with a crunchy hazelnut glaze containing whole almonds. The Colomba cake is made at a small family bakery near Lake Garda and is free of industrial emulsifiers, stabilizers, binders, and preservatives. It is said to represent the Easter themes of hope, peace, and renewal. The new product has been launched after Seggiano’s vegan panettone, introduced last Christmas, received an extremely positive response. “Lovingly …