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Branston Celebrates 100 Years With ‘Braviar’ Vegan Caviar Pickle Hybrid

British legacy brand Branston, maker of the famous sandwich pickle, is celebrating its 100th birthday with a new and unusual innovation: Branston pickle in caviar-style pearls. If that wasn’t amazing enough, it’s also fully vegan. Branston is a household name across the UK, selling 17.8 million jars of its signature pickle in 2021. The product originated in 1922 in the village of Branston near Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire. To celebrate …


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HIPPEAS and THIS Launch Smoky Bacon Flavour Chickpea Puffs

UK brand HIPPEAS has announced a collaboration with alt-meat producer THIS to launch limited-edition smoky bacon flavour chickpea puffs. The snacks are inspired by the meaty flavour of THIS’ plant-based bacon and lardons, which have both won Great Taste awards. They are fully plant-based and free of gluten, palm oil, and MSG. The chickpea puffs are also a good source of protein and fibre, and are compliant with the HFSS …


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American Airlines Now Offering Plant-Based Whoa Dough Cookie Bars in First Class

American Airlines, the world’s largest airline, is now offering Whoa Dough plant-based cookie bars for first-class passengers on domestic flights.  Whoa Dough’s popular gluten-free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough flavor will be included in first-class passengers’ meal baskets. Made without artificial ingredients, Whoa Dough bars are crafted with allergy-friendly foods such as whole-grain oat and chickpea flour. Each bar contains 150 calories, 4 g of protein, 5 g of fat and …


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Co-op UK Launches Vegan Hazelnut Chocolate Bar With Fairtrade Cocoa

UK supermarket chain Co-op has launched a vegan hazelnut chocolate bar. Called the GRO Gianduja Chocolate Bar, it is made with 100% Fairtrade Peruvian cocoa. Last year, Co-op slashed the price of its GRO range, saying that the price disparity between conventional and plant-based foods was “unfair” and that it shouldn’t cost more to buy vegan food. In line with this, the new chocolate bar costs just £1. “We’re excited …


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English Cheesecake Company Reformulates Vegan Range in Collaboration With Violife

English Cheesecake Company has updated the formulation of its dairy-free dessert range to include Violife’s vegan cream cheese alternative. The cheesecakes combine a biscuit base with three different flavour combinations — Double Chocolate Cookies & Cream, Vanilla Cheesecake with Lotus Biscoff, and the newly launched Salted Caramel Cheesecake Sundaes. According to English Cheesecake Company, customers have described the desserts as “just as smooth and creamy as a regular cheesecake”, with …


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New York’s Iconic Soft Serve Brand 16 Handles Continues Oatly Collaboration

New York City’s iconic soft serve brand 16 Handles announces it is to bring its popular Oatly collaboration into a second summer, launching Marshmallow oat milk soft serve and more.   16 Handles was founded in 2008 as New York City’s first self-serve frozen dessert shop and expanded into a neighborhood favorite in dozens of towns across the East Coast. The Oatly collaboration marks the company’s first step into oat …


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Bon Dévil Launches Two Chilled Desserts Into Harris Teeter

Plant-based dessert brand Bon Devil was rebranded this March from its previous name The Collaborative, with the new look and name reflecting its “devilishly un-guilty” products. Following a major retail expansion this May, Bon Devil now launches two desserts into Kroger subsidiary Harris Teeter. Says the brand, “Few mortals can resist the devastating temptation of Bon Dévil’s wickedly delicious coconut-based desserts. Born from the deepest darkest desires of grocery consumers, …


Gü launches Plant Zillionaire

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Gü to Launch Plant Zillionaire Cheesecake Following £4.5M Rebrand

High-end UK dessert brand Gü is set to launch the Plant Zillionaire, a vegan version of its Zillionaire cheesecake. The dessert features a biscuit base with layers of caramel cheesecake, chocolate ganache, caramel sauce, and sprinkles. It adds to the range of free-from desserts already produced by Gü, which includes gluten-free and vegan cheesecakes in the flavours Salted Caramel, Spanish Lemon, Strawberry & Rhubarb, and Chocolate & Vanilla. The brand …



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Panda Launches Vegan Chocolate Coated Liquorice in UK

As plant-based confectionery continues to thrive globally, Panda Liquorice is set to launch a new vegan chocolate-coated liquorice product in health food stores from September. Founded in Finland in 1927 where it continues to be the largest liquorice brand on the market, Panda sells Original, Strawberry and Raspberry liquorice, now to be joined by the chocolate flavour, created with rice milk which creates a creamy taste and texture. Panda is …


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Tasty Mates Launches Gourmet Vegan Confectionery at Ocado

UK-based gourmet vegan confectionery brand Tasty Mates has secured its first major grocery listing at online supermarket Ocado. Three flavours — Pear Crumble, Very Berry, and Salted Caramel — will be available. The gummy sweets are free of animal products and artificial ingredients. Tasty Mates was founded by friends Joe Woolf and Nick Sunshine, who set out to “portray their mates through unique sweet flavours“. The brand is already available …


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LoveRaw: “We Believe in Our Strong Brand Identity, We Stand Head and Shoulders Above Our Competitors”

UK vegan chocolate pioneer LoveRaw has been reinventing confectionery since 2013, and along the way, founders Manav and Rimi Thapar have rejected offers on Dragons Den, developed multiple innovative products and sold millions of units in both mainstream and independent retail, gaining a loyal following from non-vegans, vegans and “nonvegan vegans” as coined by the entrepreneur couple. After the phenomenal success of the Ferrero Rocher-style “Nutty Chocolate Balls” which launched …


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LoveRaw Launches Vegan Caramelised Biscuit Cre&m Wafer

Closely following the successful launch of the brand’s Nutty Choc Balls, which saw almost a quarter of a million vegan Ferrero Rocher-style treats purchased in only three weeks, LoveRaw today launches its latest NPD, the Caramelised Biscuit Cre&m Wafer. The new product is a variant of LoveRaw’s existing crispy wafer, this time filled with a biscuit cream with a caramel layer and crunchy biscuit crumb. The bar is available in …


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Premium Belgian Chocolate Manufacturer Kyoot Introduces Raspberry Pink Pepper Chocolate For Gen Z

Premium Belgian chocolate manufacturer Kyoot recently launched its new Vegan Raspberry Pink Pepper Chocolate targeted toward health-conscious Gen Z customers. Kyoot is on a mission to make next-level vegan chocolate for next-generation snackers. Not even a year after launching, Kyoot was awarded the Soho Chance Award in the Consumer Food and Drink category and stocked across London’s concept stores, newsagents, and gourmet grocers. Kyoot was founded by British-Lebanese Noor Freiha, …


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Henderson’s Relish Launches Spicy Vegan Soy & Potato Snacks

Much-loved sauce brand Henderson’s Relish, based in the north of England, has launched bagged snacks made from soy and potato. Called Hendo’s, the snacks have the spicy flavour of Henderson’s Relish and are compliant with the UK’s new HFSS (high in fat, sugar, and salt) regulations. This means they will not face marketing restrictions when the regulations are introduced in October. The snacks are gluten-free and suitable for vegetarians and …



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Push Chocolate Launches Low-Sugar Vegan Chocolate Buttons in UK

UK free-from vegan chocolate manufacturer Push Chocolate has launched a low-sugar vegan chocolate version of its allergen-free chocolate buttons for the growing low-sugar confectionery market. Founded in 2017 by chocolate enthusiast Ant Wilson, the vegan chocolate brand is known for high-protein vegan chocolate buttons that are free from dairy, gluten, and nuts. Using a mixture of pea protein isolate and rice protein, the company’s chocolate buttons are claimed to offer …