VegFestUK’s events are the perfect chance to try new vegan products, and VegFest Bristol is no exception. But make sure you also support the local businesses making waves in vegan food! Here are some of the best local dairy free and vegan brands/shops in Bristol and the surrounding area:
Vegan Brands from Bristol:
Adam’s Raw Chocolate
You’ll know I love raw chocolate if you’ve read my review of the best vegan chocolate bars! Adam’s Raw Chocolate make delicious 70g packs of raw chocolate in bitesize chunks. Each one is full of superfoods, free from refined sugar, and packed with micronutrients. They define the production process as below:
“Post fermentation, our chocolate is cold-pressed and never heated above 42 °C, ensuring none of the nutritional benefits of our ancient strain, Theobroma Criollo, are lost during the process.”
On top of this, all of Adam’s Raw Chocolate is packed in 100% recyclable packaging.
Adam’s Raw Chocolate is available in 4 delicious flavours. Each of these is vegetarian, vegan, dairy free, soy free, and gluten free. The products are certified by The Vegan Society and suitable for coeliacs. The four flavours, and their ingredients are**:
- Banana and Coconut CACAO SOLIDS 38% MINIMUM. Cacao mass*, yacon*, dark agave*, chewy banana, coconut oil*, cacao butter*, lucuma* desiccated coconut*, maca*
- Goji and Pistachio CACAO SOLIDS 42% MINIMUM. Cacao mass*, yacon*, dark agave*, cacao butter*, lucuma*, pistachio kernels, goji berries*, maca*
- Hazelnut and Blackcurrant CACAO SOLIDS 39% MINIMUM. Cacao mass*, yacon*, dark agave*, hazelnuts, cacao butter*, blackcurrants, lucuma*, maca* red rose petals
- Mint CACAO SOLIDS 49% MINIMUM. Cacao mass*, yacon*, dark agave*, cacao butter*, lucuma*, maca*, peppermint oil
*=certified ORGANIC from source Allergens: See ingredients underlined.
**as specified on their website at the time of writing.
You can buy Adam’s Raw Chocolate on their website!
Oh hey there, FabFudge. Where have you been all my life?
FabFudge was founded as part of a GoFundMe effort for Jill from Bristol, who has Multiple Sclerosis and needed help fundraising for a bone marrow transplant.
All profit made from FabFudge goes to Jill’s Reboot Me With HSCT – Fundraising for Multiple Sclerosis treatment.
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While around two thirds of their range is non-vegan, FabFudge boast over 10 different types of vegan fudge! FabFudge vegan flavours include:
- Black Cherry
- Cashew & Maple Syrup
- Cinder Toffee
- Creme Egg
- Rum & Raisin
- Strawberry Chocolate
3. Miller Green
Several cooks make up the Miller Green team. Their aim is to provide satisfying veggie alternatives to traditional dishes, with “enough character, flavour and texture to satisfy even the most dedicated meat-eater.”
Miller Green have a changing menu daily menu, as well as further items available for special events. Their daily choices are available to be delivered chilled for you to reheat at home. They can also deliver food hot within a mile of our kitchen, on request.
Delicious food from @millergreenveg is now available at @elementalstokescroft! Just heat it up and you've got yourself a lovely #vegan homecooked meal 😄 You can also order through their website, and they can be found on veganbristol.com! #veganbristol #bristolvegans #vegansofbristol #bristolvegan #whatveganseat #bristol #igersbristol #bristolfood #bristolveganfood #millergreen #foodlove
Miller Green’s menu includes:
- Quinoa Buddha Bowl
- Cauliflower, Haricot, Coconut, Ginger & Turmeric Slaw
- Nine Jewel Korma
- Mediterranean Vegetable Plait
- Sri Lankan Cashew Nut, Green Bean and Potato Curry
Scoff is a vegan sweet maker and bakery based in Bristol. They aim to provide tasty snacks that just happen to be dairy free, egg free, gluten free and vegan.
Scoff’s fudge (yay, more vegan fudge!) and chocolate truffles are for sale in a range of flavours online, as well as at markets in Bristol. Occasionally they will also make vegan cakes and cookies for their market stalls.
If you’re looking for a bespoke vegan cake in the Bristol area, get in touch with. Scoff Sweets and they should be able to help!
In case you’re not sold already, Scoff Sweets are also as ethical as they can be. They use Fairtrade products wherever possible, choose products with minimal packaging and recycle or compost whenever we can.
Hungry for more?
All of these brands will be at VegFest Bristol in 2017. VegFest Bristol runs from 20-21 May 2017 at the Amphitheatre, Bristol.