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French Dairy Giant Is Set To Release Vegan Babybel Cheese Next Year

French Dairy Giant Is Set To Release Vegan Babybel Cheese Next Year

by Agi Kaja

French dairy giant Bel Group is entering the plant-based market space. The company is preparing vegan versions for its core products - Babybel and The Laughing Cow.

The mini vegan Babybel cheeses will launch internationally next year. This month, Bel is planning to launch a plant-based version of its creamy Boursin Garlic & Herbs cheese spread. The vegan version was developed with the help of legendary vegan company - Follow Your Heart.

“For the past year, we have been accelerating the [Bel] Group’s transformation, with the conviction that a responsible and profitable growth is possible: an enlightened ‘capitalism’ that is moving from a logic of balance of power to a logic of value sharing, beyond any major stakes,” Bel Group’s Executive Vice President Cécile Béliot told Food Dive. “This is what guides all the [Bel] Group’s actions today,” she added.

The company says it is developing the plant-based products portfolio to meet the increasing consumer demand for vegan products.

This year, Bel Group’s acquired a French plant-based startup All in Foods, the owner of Nature & Moi brand which makes plant-based fresh cheese spreads, blocks and slices.

Agi Kaja

Agi Kaja

News Editor Focused On Conscious Consumerism. Vegan Business Promoter. Animal Advocate. Environmentalist.

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