In honor of national Ice Cream Month, PETA went in search of
the best vegan ice cream in America, and it wasn't hard to find a long list of
mouthwatering options. Thanks to the availability of innovative vegan desserts
and the popularity of nondairy diets, restaurants across the nation are
expanding their menus to include cool, creamy, and delectable vegan ice cream
and frozen treats.
It was a tough job, but after lots of drooling by staff
members over seven finalists' decadent frozen treats from restaurants across
the nation, we're proud to announce the winner and two runners-up in our best
vegan ice cream contest.
The winner and runners-up will receive framed certificates
to place in their restaurants, plus unlimited bragging rights for their
top-notch vegan ice cream. Congrats!
KindKreme in Los Angeles has two locations, which both offer a wide variety of raw and
organic vegan ice cream treats. But the dessert that earned it top honors is KindKreme's
Take your pick of a raw vegan brownie with two
or three scoops of Icekreme topped with raw chocolate or caramel syrup and one
dry topping of your choice. Yum!
New American Vegetarian in Tempe, Arizona, serves up the
original Soynami, a soy-based soft-serve concoction that's whipped together
with your choice of candies, cereals, and fruit.
New York's own traditional
parlor, Lula's Sweet
iconic banana splits made with three scoops of creamy soft-serve, three sauces,
one topping, whipped cream, and a bright-red cherry on top.
Our other finalists and honorable mentions include the following:
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