Violife launches in Canada

By Jim Cornall contact

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In 2021, Canada will become the first market to produce Violife 100% Vegan products outside of Greece. Pic: Violife
In 2021, Canada will become the first market to produce Violife 100% Vegan products outside of Greece. Pic: Violife

Related tags: Cheese, plant-based, vegan, Upfield, Violife

The Violife plant-based cheese alternative group of products has been introduced across Canada.

Introduced by Upfield, a range of Violife products are available now in the dairy, produce and natural foods sections at major and specialty food retailers across Canada.

In 2021, Canada will become the first market to produce Violife 100% Vegan products outside of Greece.  Canadian-produced Violife will supply consumers within Canada and in the US, at a new Upfield facility in Brantford, Ontario.

Free of nuts, soy, gluten, lactose, casein and preservatives, Violife 100% Vegan products are made using non-GMO ingredients, including coconut oil, and are kosher-certified.   They are available in the following formats and flavors in Canada: Shreds – cheddar-style and mozzarella-style; Slices – cheddar-style, mature cheddar-style, smoked provolone-style; Cream Cheese Alternative – creamy original; Wedge – parmesan-style; Block – feta-style.

Violife 100% Vegan cheese alternative products are available across Canada at major grocery retailers, natural/specialty stores, and vegan shops, with suggested retail product pricing ranging from C$5.79 to C$6.99 (US$4.35-US$5.25) per package. 

Related topics: Manufacturers, Cheese, Emerging Markets

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