Violife launches smoky vegan cheese slices to rival Applewood

Read Time:   |  4th February 2021

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Violife launches unique round slices of smoky vegan cheese to rival market leader Applewood.


Violife has done it again. The OG vegan cheese brand has brought out a brand new pack of smoky vegan cheese slices in a unique round shape, which will rival market leader Applewood.

Violife’s new Smoky Cheddar Flavour Slices feature a fully-edible hickory-smoked ‘rind’ and are perfect for shaking up those repetitive work-from-home lunches.

Launching exclusively at Tesco (for now), the slices will set you back just £2.79 for a pack of 8 rounds of cheesy goodness.

This is the first time that a smoked 100% vegan cheese has used round slices – the perfect shape for a sandwich, roll, wrap or toastie – it’s your choice! If you’re feeling extra adventurous, melt a slice on a veggie burger or pair with your favourite crackers, chutney and a big glass of vegan-friendly red wine. How could anyone resist that?


An obsession with smoky cheese?

It seems that us vegans have developed an ‘obsession’ with smoky cheese alternatives. Applewood’s Smoked Vegan sold out in 40% of stockists upon its launch in October 2019 and has gone on to be named Bosh’s favourite vegan cheese, as well as winning a PETA Awards prize for best cheese.

Now, Violife is taking centre stage with its own version, as the obsession continues. Is smoky cheese the new black? We’ll see which other brands dare to join in the battle of the cheese!

Violife Smoky Cheddar Flavour Slices are dairy, soya, gluten and nut-free, so everyone can enjoy them, not just vegans!
Find them in Tesco now for just £2.79!

Are you a vegan cheese addict like us?
Here are 23 of the best-ever vegan cheese recipes to try at home.

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