(Vegan) meaty treats and tasty sweets: Here's the low-down on some of the most exciting vegan products launches from this week.
As the colder weather draws in, brands know exactly what we want – comfort food!
This week has seen the launch of some fantastic winter warmers. Whether you’re looking for tasty sweets to enjoy by a roaring fire or the perfect plant-based ingredient to use in your favourite comforting dinner, there’s something for everyone here.
So, get yourself comfortable and enjoy a scroll through some of the yummiest new vegan foods of the week.
1. Beyond Meat meatballs hit the UK
Vegan meat giant Beyond Meat has finally launched its plant-based meat balls in the UK.
The juicy vegan meatballs from Beyond Meat are made without soy or gluten and contain an impressive 16g of protein per serving.
Beyond Meat’s pea protein meatballs are available from Sainsbury’s at £4.00 for a pack containing two servings.
2. Violife launches cheesy selection box for Christmas
Violife is making your vegan cheese platter even easier this Christmas with the launch of its first ever festive selection box.
The box contains four flavours of cheese alternatives:
- Violife’s newest product, Mozzarella Flavour with Cranberry
- Fan favourite, EPIC Mature Cheddar Flavour
- The mellow Smoky Cheddar Flavour block
- And the Crumbly Greek White Block – now crumblier than ever following a recipe change.
Violife’s festive selection box is available now from Sainsbury’s and from 18th October in Tesco at a price of £6.00.
3. HAPPi launch oat-based hot chocolate spoons
HAPPi’s new hot chocolate spoons make a perfect stocking filler or a delicious winter warmer drink to keep for yourself!
The spoons are made using oat milk and sustainably sourced 47% cacao, and are simply stirred into warmed plant-based milk to create a creamy, chocolatey drink.
The spoons are available to buy direct from HAPPi’s website at £5 for a pack of two spoons. Look out for Plain M!lk chocolate and Salted Caramel flavours.
4. A new caramelised biscuit flavour from PROPERCORN
PROPERCORN have added a new flavour to its roster with the launch of Caramelised Biscuit popcorn.
The speculoos-inspired popcorn features warm cinnamon biscuit flavours with a smooth hit of caramel and is the perfect seasonal flavour for autumn and winter.
The new flavour is available from Tesco and online from PROPERCORN at £1.59 for a 90g bag.
5. Award-winning Omnipork products now available in Sainsbury’s
Asia’s leading vegan pork producer Omnipork has secured listings in its first major retailer in the UK.
The brand’s pork-style mince and strips are now available in the chilled aisles in over 100 Sainsbury’s stores nationwide.
Both products are available now at an introductory price of £3.75.
6. Vegan Mallows from Free From Fellows are set to be a fireside favourite
In perfect time for Halloween and bonfire night festivities, vegan marshmallows from Free From Fellows will launch in Sainsbury’s from 17th October.
The mallows are available in three varieties: two large mallows in vanilla and strawberry flavours, and mini vanilla marshmallows.
The mallows are free from dairy, soy, nuts, and gelatine and are priced at £1.50 per bag.
Need more winter warmers? Try out these classic vegan comfort food recipes.