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Top 4 Vegan Cheeses and Where to Find Them

Written by Vanessa Cunningham | March 4, 2014

Top 4 Vegan Cheeses and Where To Find Them
Whether you’re new to the vegan lifestyle or just want to try some delicious vegan cheeses for the first time, here are the most popular options, along with information about where you’re most likely to find them. Of course, keep in mind that each branch of a chain stocks slightly different items. You can use the store-finder search links to locate each brand in your area!

1.      Daiya

daiya cheddar shreds

Cream cheese: plain, strawberry, Chive & Onion
Shreds: mozzarella, pepperjack, cheddar
Slices: cheddar, Swiss, provolone
Wedges: cheddar, jack, Jalapeño Garlic Havarti

Where to buy? Whole Foods Market, Gelson’s Market, Vons, Safeway, and natural-food stores

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2.      Tofutti

tofutti american slices

Slices: American, mozzarella
Cream cheese: Better Than Cream Cheese (plain), Garlic & Herb, French onion, nonhydrogenated, Herbs & Chives
Sour cream: Better Than Sour Cream (plain), nonhydrogenated
Ricotta: plain

Where to buy? Whole Foods Market, Gelson’s Market, Sprouts, and natural-food stores

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3.      Follow Your Heart

Follow Your Heart Cream Cheese Cropped

Cream cheese: plain
Sour cream: plain
Cheese blocks: nacho, Monterey jack, cheddar, and mozzarella
Shreds: mozzarella, Fiesta Blend, cheddar

Where to buy? Vons, Albertsons, Gelson’s Market, Pavilions, and natural-food stores

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4.      Go Veggie

Go Veggie Parm Cheese

Slices: American, cheddar, mozzarella, pepperjack
Block: cheddar, mozzarella
Shreds: Mexican, mozzarella
Cream Cheese: Chive & Garlic, plain, strawberry
Grated: Parmesan

(Hint: Look for the purple bags! Green and blue packages are not vegan.)

Where to buy? Vons, Pavilions, Whole Foods Market, and natural-food stores

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The availability of vegan cheese options will depend, in part, on where you live. If you’re unable to find any of these options in stores near you, you can try making your own vegan cheeses or buy products online and have your favorites shipped right to your door!


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