Hood River, Oregon. – Tofurky, the leading independent producer of plant-based meats in the United States, and sister brand Moocho, improving non-dairy comfort foods, will both showcase tasty additions to their lines at Natural Products Expo West 2022. Attendees will be some of the first to experience Tofurky’s all-new Pepperoni and Hot Dogs and sample Moocho’s collection of cream cheeses and shredded cheeses when they stop by booth 1756.
Both brands are expanding their plant-based comfort food portfolios by offering more lip-smacking bites that are gentle on people, animals and the environment. Made with the highest quality non-GMO, vegan, gluten-free, soy-free and cholesterol-free ingredients, the new pepperoni, hot dogs and cream cheeses appeal to everyone, from curious carnivores to flexitarians, the growing number conscious consumers of their food. choice and demand more sustainable options. Additional details include:
- tofuky pepperoni – This plant-based meat combines notes of garlic, mustard and crushed red pepper when hot, and a rich, savory, bold and somewhat spicy flavor with delicious earthy fats when cold. Tofurky Pepperoni chars to brown or black at high temperatures, a key differentiator from other plant-based options on the market. It’s the perfect complement to weeknight meals at home or appetizers, gourmet charcuterie or restaurant pizzas. SRP $4.99, 8 packs per retail case.
- tofuky hot dog – Perfect for the grill or the stovetop, sliced in a pan or in a hot toasted bun with your favorite toppings, the all-new allergen-free Tofurky Hot Dog delivers a tasty, juicy bite. SRP $4.20, 5 packs per retail case.
- Moocho Cream Cheese – Free from the eight major allergens, cream cheese provides a rich, tangy flavor using cultured ingredients fermented in the same way as traditional cream cheese making, combined with a creamy, spreadable texture. Available in three varieties, including Strawberry, Garden Vegetable and Simply Yum, they’re great for many recipes, like swirled into creamy batters, whipped into mashed potatoes or spooned onto a freshly toasted bagel. . SRP $4.99, 6 packs per retail case.
- Moocho grated cheese – Available in Cheddar, Mozzarella, and Fiesta Blend, these allergen-free, dairy-free Shreds use fermented cultures and the aging used in traditional cheese-making techniques to get the absolute best plant-based shredded cheese experience. Whether sprinkled on a taco or melted to top a pizza and grilled cheese, these shredded cheeses, launching in 2020, are designed to melt and stretch with a unique, velvety flavor and enhance all types of comfort foods. with non-GMO, vegan and cheese foods. perfection. MSRP $4.99, 7 oz. pouches.
At the booth, Expo visitors will get a first taste of Moocho’s three cream cheese flavors, deliciously spread on bagels. Viewers will also be able to munch on a favorite comfort food, pizza, incorporating Moocho’s dairy-free shredded mozzarella cheese and Tofurky pepperoni for a savory, plant-based bite.
“We are always working to bring exciting and, more importantly, mouth-watering new products to market that will provide consumers and foodservice operators with the opportunity to explore more plant-based options,” said the CEO. and President of Tofurky and Moocho, Jaime Athos. “Expo West is a fantastic opportunity for us to come together as an industry and celebrate the hard work of our teams. We are beyond excited to bring Pepperoni, our brand new Moocho hot dogs and cream cheeses to the table. With these new launches, we have prioritized creating deliciously indulgent foods in a plant-based form that are both affordable and accessible to consumers across the country.
Certified Benefit Corporations, Tofurky and Moocho put purpose before profit and reinvest in a wide variety of environmental initiatives, champion animal welfare and invest in the community. The brands have always focused on sustainability and activism, including lobbying for labeling reform, but this new venture takes activism even further. As a B-Corp., each brand is subject to public audits of supply chain, employee well-being and environmental practices. All Tofurky and Moocho products are vegan and use local and organic ingredients whenever possible.
Moocho Cream Cheese will be available at retail in Q1, Tofurky Pepperoni will be available at retail in Q2, and Tofurky Pepperoni and Hot Dog will be available at select food outlets in Q1. For more sales information, please email [email protected] For more information about Tofurky, visit Tofurky.com or find the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. For more information about Moocho, visit moochofoods.com or follow the brand on Instagram.
Founded in 1980, Tofurky is the nation’s leading independent plant-based protein producer, making lip-smacking plant-based foods that are good for people, animals and the environment. All of Tofurky’s chef prepared foods are made with the highest quality ingredients and are indulgent ways for everyone from vegans to flexitarians to enjoy their favorite comfort foods. All Tofurky products are 100% non-GMO, vegan, and use local and organic ingredients wherever possible. As a Certified Benefit Corporation, Tofurky puts purpose before profit and reinvests in a wide variety of environmental initiatives, champions animal welfare, and invests in its community. For more information, visit tofurky.com, “like” us on Facebook or follow us on Instagram and Twitter.
Founded in 2019, Moocho is a brand for dairy-free enthusiasts past, present and future, born out of a revolution in new-school recipes and simple, modern ingredients. Moocho aims to provide tasty, affordable and accessible dairy-free foods with a texture shoppers crave. It brings a new generation of plant-based pleasures to the table and bridges the gap between what’s currently on offer and what consumers want. All Moocho products are 100% non-GMO, vegan and gluten-free. Moocho is a Certified Benefit Corporation that reinvests in environmental initiatives, champions environmental conservation, and invests in its community. In addition to Moocho’s do-good corporate actions; its supply chain and suppliers are audited for fair labor practices and ingredient specifications to ensure that all contributions to the finished product are met and hold integrity. For more information, visit moochofoods.com or follow us on Instagram.
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