Galaxy Nutritional Foods is Now GO Veggie!™

February 22, 2013


America’s 30-Year Leader in Creating Delicious Cheese Alternatives Introduces New Dairy Free, Vegan and Lactose Free Products – Taste the Yum at NPE West Booth #4050!

North Kingstown, Rhode Island — February 15, 2013 — Galaxy Nutritional Foods, now GO Veggie!™, will introduce two new cheese alternative product lines – GO Veggie! Dairy Free, Vegan and GO Veggie! Lactose Free, Rice – at the Natural Products Expo West Show in Anaheim, CA in March. The new product lines will be available in natural food stores in the spring of 2013. At booth #4050, GO Veggie! will sample its new Dairy Free, Vegan Strawberry Cream Cheese and its Lactose Free, Rice Mozzarella shreds. The GO Veggie! Lactose Free, Rice products contain casein and are not vegan, but completely vegetarian. Visit www.goveggiefoods.com for product nutritional information, recipes and more.

Everyone loves the taste of cheese but for thosetrying to reduce lactose or eliminate dairy for lifestyle and health reasons – cheesy foods can be “off the table.”

  • Approximately 50 million Americans are lactose intolerant
  • Nearly six million American children have at least one food allergy (about 1 in 13)
  • One in every 6 adults in the U.S. has high cholesterol

Booth (#4050) Happenings!

Celebrity chefs Jenny Engel and Heather Goldberg, co-founders of Spork Foods, authors of Spork-Fed and the GO Veggie! Chef Ambassadors will host cooking demonstrations at the booth.

Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9

  • 1:30 p.m. PST - Cooking Demonstration

Featured Recipe: Strawberry Cream Cheese Mousse Cup with Graham Cracker Crumble to show off the new GO Veggie! Dairy Free, Vegan Strawberry Cream Cheese

  • 2 p.m. PST – Spork-Fed Cookbook signing (limited copies per day)

What’s New!

New Name and New Brand Look: From now on Galaxy Nutritional Foods will be GO Veggie! with the brand promise of helping a variety of consumers enjoy cheesy foods. At GO Veggie!, everyone has a seat at the table. Whether a consumer is a vegan, vegetarian, living with a food allergy or intolerance or simply trying to eat healthier by lowering cholesterol and fats by cutting back on dairy, GO Veggie! has delicious tasting cheese free choices that will allow individuals to enjoy their favorite cheesy foods.

To download the GO Veggie! logo visit: http://www.goveggiefoods.com/documents/go_veggie.zip.

Products

The new GO Veggie! product lines are clearly distinguished through distinct packaging color and transparent product benefit statements so consumers can easily determine the cheesy choice that is right for them.

GO Veggie! Dairy, Free, Vegan, in the purple packaging, is for anyone with a dairy allergy or intolerance or for those who follow a vegan diet. It is casein, gluten, cholesterol and trans fat free. It is also allergy friendly, non-GMO and soy free (except for the cream cheese). GO Veggie! Dairy Free, Vegan products melt, stretch and spread like the real deal and can be found in a variety of flavors in shreds, slices, grated topping and dairy free cream cheese. Blocks coming soon. For format and flavors visit: http://www.goveggiefoods.com/documents/GoVeggie!-press-kit.pdf.

For downloadable GO Veggie! Dairy Free, Vegan product images visit: http://www.goveggiefoods.com/documents/GoVeggie!-DairyFree-Images.zip.

GO Veggie! Lactose Free, Rice, in the blue packaging, is for individuals who have trouble with soy but want to reduce their cholesterol or dairy. GO Veggie! Lactose Free, Rice contains casein and is not vegan, but completely vegetarian. The line is lactose free and cholesterol and trans fat free as well as gluten free, preservative free and low calorie. GO Veggie! Lactose Free, Rice is rice-based for easier digestion and available in a range of flavors in shreds, slices and blocks. For format and flavors visit:http://www.goveggiefoods.com/documents/GoVeggie!-press-kit.pdf.

For downloadable GO Veggie! Lactose Free, Rice and GO Veggie! Lactose Free, Rice product images visit: http://www.goveggiefoods.com/documents/GoVeggie!-LactoseFreeRice-Images.zip.

Giving Back from the Show Floor

GO Veggie! will encourage show attendees and its more than 35,000 fans on Facebook to help the company in its efforts to support the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County during Expo West 2013. GO Veggie! will share a post about Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County on the company’s Facebook page on March 8th — the first official day of Expo West — and for every “Like” the post receives the company will donate $1 to the local food bank. Additionally, GO Veggie! will donate $10 to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County every time a show attendee uploads a photo of themselves with the GO Veggie! semi-truck parked outside the Anaheim Convention Center to the company’s Facebook page or tags the photo on Twitter with the hashtag #ExpoWest and @GOVeggieFoods. The company has committed to donate up to $1,500 to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

Follow GO Veggie! on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Delicious recipes can he found and shared here.

About Galaxy Nutritional Foods and GO Veggie!™

Galaxy Nutritional Foods, founded more than 30 years ago, has been America’s leader in creating great tasting cheese alternatives. Today under Galaxy’s new brand GO Veggie!, the company continues to innovate and offer consumers the best in cheese free choices. GO Veggie! has three product lines: GO Veggie! Dairy Free, Vegan, GO Veggie! Lactose Free and GO Veggie! Lactose Free, Rice. GO Veggie! has more than 40 products total, including shreds, slices, blocks, grated topping and dairy free cream cheese in a range of flavors. Whether a consumer is vegan, living with a food allergy or intolerance, or just trying to eat healthier, GO Veggie! lets them say yes to yummy cheesy foods. GO Veggie! Lactose Free, in the green packaging, and GO Veggie! Dairy Free, Vegan in the purple packaging, can be found in the produce section of grocery stores nationwide. GO Veggie! Dairy Free, Vegan and GO Veggie! Lactose Free, Rice will also be available in natural food stores, in the spring of 2013. For more information: visit: www.goveggiefoods.com.