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Violife vegan cheese alternatives available in Canada

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Photo: CNW Group/Upfield Canada Inc.

Violife’s line of 100 per cent vegan cheese alternative products is now widely available Canada.

Introduced by plant-based food company Upfield, the products are non-dairy, non-GMO, and free of nuts, soy, gluten and lactose. A range of Violife products are available in the dairy, produce and natural foods sections at major and specialty food retailers across Canada.

“Violife can be enjoyed by everyone – whether they’re vegan, dairy-free, or wanting to eat more plant-forward,” said Shoshana Price, brand director for Upfield Canada.

In 2021, Canada will become the first market to produce Violife 100 per cent vegan products outside of Greece, where the product has been made for more than 20 years.The products will be will be produced in Canada in an Upfield facility in Brantford, Ont.


Free of nuts, soy, gluten, lactose, casein and preservatives, the products are made using non-GMO ingredients, including coconut oil, and are kosher-certified.

They are available in the following formats and flavours 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

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