VegNews Daily

2012 Best of Show Winners

VegNews annouces the 12 best new products featured at Natural Products Expo West 2012.

We came. We saw. We sampled. Hundreds of new vegan savories, sweets, body care, and home care companies entered their newest selections into the 2012 Best of Show Awards at this year's Natural Products Expo West, and we think the winners are the best yet! From men's deodorant to vegan pie, our winners pushed the boundaries of what eating (and being) vegan is all about. And you know what that is? Excellence! Look for more information about our 12 winners in our July+August issue!

1. Nacho Bean & Rice Chips from Beanfields
2. The Rock Line from Crystal Deodorant
3. Jalapeño Garlic Havarti from Daiya Foods
4. New Vegenaise flavors from Follow Your Heart
5. Vegan Chicken Patties from Gardein
6. Egg-Less Egg Salad from Hodo Soy Beanery
7. Vegan Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread from Noiseraie Productions
8. Vegan Pie Slices from Pure Market Express
9. Protein Smoothie from Sambazon
10. Almond Milk Ice Cream from So Delicious
11. Big Sur Breakfast Burrito from Sweet Earth Natural Foods
12. Vinegar-Free Pickles, Kimchi, and Sauerkraut from Wildbrine

Star Trek's Klingon to Headline Michigan VegFest

Vegan actor Michael Dorn will be the guest of honor at the upcoming festival that promises to attract 5,000 veg-curious visitors.
Read More »

Consumers' Animal Welfare Concerns Hit "Critical Mass"

Market research firm Packaged Facts says the food industry can no longer ignore consumer concern for animal welfare and recommends that companies invest in plants.
Read More »

Dairy Industry Says Dairy is Great for Kids

A dairy industry-funded study found that dairy has health benefits for children amidst plant-based milk boom.
Read More »

Entire Town Gives Pepperoni Roll a Vegan Makeover

Every bakery in West Virginia's Marion County will swap out all of the animal products in traditional local dish, the pepperoni roll, for plant-based ingredients by 2018.
Read More »

Student Fights Against On-Campus Slaughterhouse

Colorado State University student Austin Joseph rejects plan for JBS—the world's largest meat producer—to set up slaughterhouse at the school's Fort Collins campus
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »