Vtopian Artisan Cheeses: Vegan Cashew-Based Hard & Soft “Cheeses”

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We have not yet trialed Vtopian Artisan Cheeses, so this is an informational review post only. I cannot yet give it a rating or personally weigh in on the taste, texture, etc. But if you have tried it, please do leave a comment with your own review!

Vtopian Artisan Cheeses - Dairy-free, Vegan, Cashew-Based, Cultured Hard and Soft Cheeses (Informational Review)All of the photos shared here are from Vtopian Artisan Cheeses. 

Handcrafted in Portland, Oregon this cultured cashew cheese is sold in a traditional style – by the wedge and some varieties even have a rind. But according to the company, what really makes this vegan cheese alternative unique is its firm, slice-able texture.

Vtopian Artisan Cheeses use a base of organic cashews and cultures. Other nuts, fresh organic herbs, and spices are added to make the different flavors. At last check, they had seven standard varieties, plus one rotating seasonal flavor: Aged White Cheddar, Caramelized Onion, Chive & Dill, Macadamia & Cashew, Peppercorn Brie, Port Cheddar, and Reserve Sharp Cheddar.

Vtopian Artisan Cheeses are sold in some natural food stores, but are also available online. See the company’s website below for links. If you’re in Portland, you can stop by the Vtopia Cheese Shop & Deli to pick up some delicious cheeses. And while you’re there, you may want to indulge in one of their vegan sandwiches or dairy-free mac and cheese! Their shop also features varying flavors of the cheeses that aren’t available in stores.

Vtopian Artisan Cheeses - Dairy-free, Vegan, Cashew-Based, Cultured Hard and Soft Cheeses (Informational Review)

The Facts on Vtopian Artisan Cheeses

Certifications: We did not note any certifications on Vtopian Artisan Cheeses. However, they do state that they use organic ingredients on their website.

Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Vtopian Artisan Cheeses are dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, peanut-free, vegan / plant-based, and vegetarian. Some varieties are soy-free, but some use soy yogurt. Nonetheless, check with the company on their manufacturing processes for all varieties if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. Processes and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company / product.

For More Product Information: Visit the Vtopian website at vtopiancheeses.com.

About Author

Leah Moldowan is an Associate Editor for Go Dairy Free and she runs the vegan blog love me, feed me. Leah creates delicious recipes and stunning photography to inspire others to nourish their bodies with good food.

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