Vegan Meals Information of the Week: Fluffy Cloud Butter, New Macaron Store, and Extra

Plainly each week on the earth of vegan meals information is extra thrilling than the final and this week is not any exception. Monty’s NYC has revolutionized vegan butter with a cloud-like fluffy texture we can’t get sufficient of. In LA, a brand new vegan macaron store simply opened to serve all of your French patisserie wants. And a bevy of latest vegan milk chocolate bars and mac and cheeses are hitting shops. Learn on for extra. 

1Dairy-free cloud butter

Vegan model Monty’s NYC is performing some unbelievable issues with butter and cheese. The corporate simply launched new dairy-free merchandise which are made with easy elements however overrated into cloud-like textures (utilizing a proprietary course of) to ship an entire new consuming expertise. 

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Its Cloud Butter is made with natural coconut oil, almond oil, cashews (and loads of them) and sea salt. The corporate gives each authentic and cultured Cloud Butter, each packed in paper cups. 

“Our new cultured butter has a cultured cashew cream for an additional tangy buttery chunk, higher than precise butter … for a lot of causes,” founder Lauren Montgomery tells VegNews.

The corporate’s Cloud Butter can be a star ingredient within the new (and shortly to be iconic) vegan cookie at NYC’s Levain Bakery—a whopping 6-ounce deal with dotted with walnuts and semisweet vegan chocolate chips. 

The truth is, Montgomery scaled manufacturing on the vegan butter as a result of she needed to supply “solely the best high quality plant-based butter for these chocolate chip cookie connoisseurs.”

Along with Cloud Butter, Monty’s NYC gives squeezable Cloud Cheese in Unique, Scallion, and Truffle Rosemary flavors, all accessible for buy by way of its website

2Dairy-free milk chocolate galore

It’s 2023 and people looking for milk chocolate are now not restricted to dairy-based concoctions. And the choice is simply rising. Working example? Canadian model Camino—which has been promoting fair-trade chocolate since 1999—simply launched two vegan milk chocolate bars: Hazelnuts & Salted Caramel and Creamy Chocol-oat on-line and in shops the place its merchandise are bought. 

“Canadian customers are more and more demanding options to dairy, whether or not due to well being causes, animal welfare or environmental considerations,” Mélanie Broguet, Advertising and marketing and New Product Growth Supervisor at Camino, stated in an announcement. “These two oat milk-based chocolate bars ship full taste with out compromise.”

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Need extra vegan milk chocolate? Israel-based model seventh Heaven introduced this week that its bringing a choice of its fashionable candies to america, beginning with native retailers in Florida, Los Angeles, and New York with nationwide distribution plans within the works. 

Based by vegan couple Daniel Bareket and Elya Adi, the candies are constituted of cocoa, soy, and coconut, and can be found in 9 flavors, together with Peanut Butter and Cornflakes; Caramelized Coconut; Pistachio and Halva Cream; and extra.

“We’re thrilled to deliver seventh Heaven chocolate to america,” Malanda Miklic, vp of gross sales, stated in an announcement. “Our purpose is to make dairy-free chocolate fascinating, irresistible, and approachable, and we will’t wait to listen to what folks suppose. We promise, it’s shockingly scrumptious.”

3LA’s new vegan macaron store

Macarons are a kind of treats that hit the spot each time. Nevertheless, most are made with egg whites, the important thing ingredient to reaching their telltale texture. However vegan variations of those little cookies have come a good distance, with complete retailers devoted to macarons popping up nationwide.

This week, Los Angeles acquired one more vegan macaron store with the opening of Verón in Downtown. Based by Shera Fournier, the enterprise beforehand operated principally on-line with pop-ups at occasions corresponding to Vegan Trade. 

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Fournier’s first brick-and-mortar store shares 18 completely different flavors corresponding to Earl Gray, chocolate, lavender, guava, kiwi, and a choice of limited-edition month-to-month flavors. 

Verón’s vegan macarons are made with a mix of vegetable starches rather than eggs and the store gives gifting bundles, macaron timber, and extra. 

4Slutty Vegan’s new cheese

Over at Slutty Vegan, it looks like the thrill by no means dies down. This week, proprietor Pinky Cole was introduced because the “Great thing about the Week” covergirl of the newly revived Jet Journal, a cultural phenomenon that ceased print operations in 2014.

“This second is so private and particular to me as a result of in some ways, JET helped form who I needed to turn into and who I’m now,” Cole stated in an announcement. “As I look again at myself as a child, I would like each little lady on the market to know that goals do actually come true.” 

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And as all the time, Cole can be maintaining issues thrilling on the store with the debut of a brand new vegan cheese on her tremendous fashionable burgers. Out there in American-style slices, this melty cheese is made by Korean firm Armored Recent with plant-based lactic acid, almond milk, and protein.

“We’re honored that Slutty Vegan chosen Armored Recent to high their rigorously curated vegan burgers,” Rudy Yoo, Founder and CEO of Armored Recent stated in an announcement. “With a mission to assist our neighborhood and dedication to creating plant-based options accessible on the forefront of each manufacturers, the partnership was an ideal match.”

5Vegan mac and cheese on the transfer

Extra cheese? You bought it. This week, Banza expanded its present mac and cheese line to incorporate a brand new Vegan Deluxe Mac & Cheese made with its chickpea-based pasta and a luscious dairy-free cheese sauce.


For those who’re a protein fiend, Banza says this one has thrice the protein, fiber, and 30-percent much less energy than different vegan macs available on the market. Discover it at Entire Meals Markets nationwide. 

Extra of a Sprouts shopper? You’ve acquired a brand new vegan mac and cheese on cabinets, as properly, due to GrownAs* Meals. At 380 Sprouts nationwide, you’ll now discover the kid-friendly mac in Traditional and Truffle flavors. 

The vegan mac and cheese is included in Sprouts new show format, known as “innovation facilities” that highlight up-and-coming manufacturers.

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“This new format helps to even the enjoying area inside the grocery trade, not solely making it doable for smaller manufacturers like GrownAs* to increase their footprint, but in addition simpler for customers to strive new merchandise that align with their core values,” David Delcourt, GrownAs* Meals’ Chief of Taste, stated in an announcement. “We will’t wait to see GrownAs* on Sprouts’ cabinets.”

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