NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I., Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- From the first and finest maker of better-for-you cheese, GO VEGGIE® launches new GO VEGGIE Vegan Spread & Dip Minis for health-conscious consumers on the go. GO VEGGIE minis are the only vegan, plant-based substitute for traditional spreads and dips.
Aimed at more than 108 million Americans with special diets looking for healthier ingredients, better nutritionals or to avoid food allergens, GO VEGGIE's new minis are made from healthy coconut. They are full of rich and creamy flavor but free from dairy, lactose, cholesterol, gluten, preservatives and GMOs. Plus, they are kosher/pareve certified.
"Our vegan cream cheese alternatives have been winning awards for taste and texture since their inception in 2013. We were keen on expanding this range of popular products into the $124 billion snack category by offering our consumers 100-calorie minis. It's portion control meets calorie control for snackers on the go," said Whitney Velasco-Aznar, Vice President of Marketing for Galaxy Nutritional Foods. "Dip it with baby carrots, pretzels, or chips; spread it on bagels, sandwiches or wraps," she continues. "Dip it, spread it, love it!' is our motto for minis."
Available now for sell-in, rolling out to conventional and natural grocery stores nationwide, GO VEGGIE Vegan Spread & Dip Minis come in a smooth and creamy Chive & Garlic flavor. The 5.2-ounce pack contains four 1.3-ounce minis and has a manufacturer suggested retail price of $3.99. GO VEGGIE cheese alternative products may be found in produce, dairy or the natural set depending on the retailer.
About GO VEGGIE®
Over 40 years ago Galaxy Nutritional Foods Inc. created the cheese alternative category for health-conscious consumers and is proud to remain America's leading provider of great tasting cheese-free products. Today, under Galaxy's new brand GO VEGGIE, the company continues to innovate and offer consumers with food sensitivities or seeking healthier alternatives more cheese-free choices. Across its product portfolio – Vegan, Lactose Free, and Lactose & Soy Free – GO VEGGIE offers 55 products across the United States and Canada in a wide variety of formats and flavors. For product information, recipes, and more, visit www.goveggiefoods.com.
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