Bel France goat's cheese

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Cheese Alternatives

Bel France Launches Nurishh Vegan Feta Cubes & Goat’s Cheese

Bel France has launched two new plant-based cheeses under its Nurishh brand, as it works towards the goal of making half of its portfolio dairy-free by 2030. Nurishh dés Végétaux à la Grecque is an alternative to feta cubes, made in France at the company’s Saint-Nazaire factory. Another new product is the Palet Végétal Saveur Chèvre, a wheel-shaped plant-based alternative to goat’s cheese. Both are made from coconut oil and are available for retail and food service. Nurishh first launched in 2021 in the US, offering a variety of sliced and shredded vegan cheeses; it was Bel’s first fully dairy-free brand. At around the same time, the company announced it would be developing plant-based versions of its conventional cheese brands, including Babybel, Boursin, and The …


Climax Artisanal Plant-Based Cheese

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Climax Foods Launching “Moonshot” Plant-Based Brie, Feta, Chèvre and More in Select US Cities

Biotech startup Climax Foods announces it will soon introduce its first “moonshot” products – artisanal plant-based cheeses – to select audiences in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. The company also reveals it is building its first production facilities for an early 2023 launch with soon-to-be-announced distribution partners. Described as “zero compromise” plant-based products, Climax’s first offerings include cultured and aged Blue, Brie, Feta and Chèvre cheeses. According to the company, these products match the taste, nutrition, and price of dairy cheese. To create the products, Climax says it relies on non-allergenic ingredients such as seeds, legumes and plant oils, and that its offerings are free from nuts, cholesterol, and GMO ingredients. “We started from a profound appreciation for the complex flavors and textures …


Daiya grilling cheeze & feta

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Daiya Launches Oat-Based Grilling Cheeze and Feta Blocks

Plant-based cheese brand Daiya has added two new Mediterranean-inspired varieties, the Grilling Cheeze and Feta Style blocks, to its US range. Inspired by halloumi, the Grilling Cheeze is said to be the first of its kind to be made with oats and chickpeas. The cheeze maintains its shape when grilled or fried, achieving a golden crust while remaining soft inside. It can be used in wraps, salads, sandwiches, and more. The Feta Style block is made with oats and olive oil. It crumbles easily and can be used in both hot and cold dishes, including pastas, pizzas, and bruschetta. “The chance to once again gather with family and friends to reconnect over our favorite foods this summer provides the perfect opportunity to awaken new and …


Follow Your Heart Feta

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Follow Your Heart Brings Vegan Feta Cheese to UK

California-based vegan brand Follow Your Heart has rolled out its Dairy-Free Greek Style Crumbles in the UK. The vegan feta cheese alternative is available at Tesco supermarkets as well as TheVeganKind.  Having enjoyed success following the product’s US launch, the Dairy-Free Greek Style Crumbles are expected to become one of Follow Your Heart’s best-selling SKUs. With only ten ingredients, the coconut-oil-based and allergen-free cheese is non-GMO and also free from soy, casein, gluten, lactose, and preservatives. After starting out as a soup and sandwich counter in California in 1970, Follow Your Heart has since grown into an international plant-based food brand, famous for its Vegenaise mayonnaise alternatives and plant-based cheeses. The brand was acquired by Danone North America in February 2021 and looks set for …


Nafsika's Garden Cheese

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Nafsika’s Garden Launches its Vegan Cheese in the US & Hosts the World’s First Plant-Based Lifestyle Series on Mainstream Television’s A&E Network

Canada-Based Nafsika’s Garden announced the launch of its vegan cheese line in over 500 stores spanning the US. Its founder, Nafsika Antypas, is also the host of Plant-Based By Nafsika, the world’s first vegan lifestyle series on mainstream television’s A&E Network.