Spero Vegan Cream Cheese

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Products & Launches

Spero Launches Sunflower-Based Cheeses at Kroger and Fresh Market Stores

Plant-based brand Spero announces it is launching several of its cheese products at Kroger stores across the US, as well as regional Fresh Market locations. Beginning in November, Spero will debut its Sunflower Cream Cheese at several Kroger-owned markets, including Ralph’s Grocery, King Soopers, QFC and Fred Meyer. The brand will offer two flavors of its sunflower seed cream cheese: The Original and The Herb.  The company is also launching into Fresh Market stores in Florida, Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina and Arkansas. It is releasing three products, including The Original, The Herb, and The Goat – a plant-based goat cheese alternative. Cheaper than dairy Founded in 2016, Spero aims to make plant-based dairy products cheaper than traditional dairy by using scalable, efficient ingredients such as sunflower …

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Aleh Manchuliantsau – Co-founder Planetarians

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Interviews

Planetarians: “Animal Agriculture Cannot Feed the World”

Aleh Manchulianstau, food scientist and co-founder of Planetarians, is tackling the challenge of feeding the planet’s rapidly expanding population through a process he refers to as “upcycling de-fatted seeds.” His secret ingredient is sunflower oilcake; he believes that repurposing this by-product into human food can provide consumers with a cheap, clean, sustainable source of plant-based protein, and add value to supplier profits.

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