Trader Joe’s Just Launched Vegan Pizza For Meat Lovers And It’s Only $ 6

The Trader Joe’s grocery chain has just launched a vegan pizza for meat lovers made from three different plant meats. Eater’s new Meatless Meat Vegan Pizza is topped with shreds of vegan mozzarella, along with plant-based pepperoni, Italian sausage crumbles, and chorizo ​​sausage crumbles. The meaty vegan pizza is priced at $ 5.99 and designed to provide three servings.

Most of the individual components of pizza can be found at Trader Joe’s. Last summer, the chain launched its own line of vegan cashew-based cheeses in two flavors: cheddar-style slices and mozzarella-style shreds, all priced at $ 3.99 per 7-ounce packet. . When it comes to meat components, vegan chorizo ​​and plant-based Italian sausages have long been staple foods stored in the refrigerated section of Trader Joe’s. However, the vegan pepperoni pizza topping is the first time meatless meat has appeared at Trader Joe’s.

Meaty vegan finds at Trader Joe’s

In early 2021, executives at Trader Joe’s revealed during an episode of his podcast “Inside Trader Joe’s” that the grocery chain was working to increase its vegan offerings across categories, from frozen foods to snacks. going through the dishes to be reheated and eaten. This year alone, Trader Joe’s has already launched a wide range of vegan products. In the Dips and Condiments category, Trader Joe’s now offers Caramelized Onion Dip and Tzatziki. In the ready meals category, Trader Joe’s has bet on vegan bolognese and now offers the Italian-inspired dish in the form of gravy and frozen dishes, both complete with plant-based meat crumbs. Trader Joe’s has also inflated their take-out salads with vegan varieties that feature a creamy, dairy-free ranch dressing and expanded their reheat and eat-in meals with a vegan enchilada casserole, a layered meal of corn tortillas. topped with red chili sauce. , seasoned pinto beans, roasted vegetables topped with a blend of vegan mozzarella and cheddar cheese shavings. The snack aisle also got a vegan boost this year with the spicy plant-based pork-free snack rinds (i.e., vegan pork rinds).

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And Trader Joe’s hasn’t forgotten about vegan desserts. After bringing back the popular soy-based cherry chocolate chip ice cream in 2019, the chain really looked into new vegan ice cream possibilities, including Cold Brew Coffee and nutty frozen dessert. coconut Boba made from coconut milk and sprinkled with frozen boba; two good tastes (Non-Dairy Mint & Chip and Cookies & Creme); and Chocolate Fudge Oat Bars (a vegan fudgesicle made from oat milk). The latest frozen treat in the store is a vegan version of Hold the Cone! mini ice cream cones. The (aptly named) Hold The Dairy! cones feature a chocolate coated waffle cone inside filled with chocolate ice cream and drizzled with chocolate.

While Trader Joe’s offers a variety of plant-based alternatives to animal products, including its beef and turkey flavors of plant-based burger patties and its own line of vegan cheeses, it is sorely lacking in the fruit department. vegan seafood. Amy Gaston-Morales, Deli, Frozen Meat, Seafood, Meatless, and Cold Drink category manager at Trader Joe’s, reviews items such as vegan tuna, crab cakes and scallops to fill the void.

To learn more about the vegans at Trader Joe’s, read:

Trader Joe’s is set to launch 10 new vegan products

Trader Joe’s Guide to Vegan Fall Products

T rader Joe’s is working on vegan seafood

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