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Vegan Marketplace to Debut at Disney’s Epcot Park

The 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival will premiere Epcot theme park’s first ever all-vegan “Terra” kiosk.

At this year’s 17th annual Epcot Food and Wine Festival, taking place September 28 through November 12 at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, FL, park guests and culinary crusaders will sample foods from the park’s first-ever completely vegan marketplace, Terra. The shop will offer vegetable-based protein products from Gardein as well as organic and sustainable wines from Paul Dolan Winery, with menu items including Trick’n Chick’n curry with basmati rice, Chili Colorado with chips and cashew cheese, a dairy- and lactose-free berry smoothie, and a chocolate cake with passion fruit sorbet and coconut foam.

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