Galaxy Nutritional Foods Wins 2011 VegNews Best of Show Award


Galaxy Vegan and Dairy-Free Cream Cheese AlternativeMarch 2011 – New award-winning Classic Plain and Chive and Garlic recipes taste and spread like the real flavor!Galaxy Nutritional Foods is excited to announce VegNews, America’s premier vegetarian lifestyle magazine, named our new non-dairy cream cheese alternative as one of the year’s hottest new vegetarian products at the nation’s largest natural products trade show, Expo West. Held March 11–13 in Anaheim, the magazine’s team of editors scoured the show for the best new vegetarian products and awarded just 12 companies top honors. This Annual Best of Show Awards are the only one of its kind at the event that attracted 58,000 attendees and nearly 3,600 exhibitors.

“Galaxy Nutritional Foods is a leader in the natural food industry and continues to develop high-quality vegetarian products. We are pleased to honor your accomplishments with a VegNews Best of Show Award,” says Publisher Joseph Connelly.

Galaxy Nutritional Foods, America’s leading producer of cheese alternatives, will launch its much-anticipated new line of delicious non-dairy vegan cream cheeses nationwide this spring. This great tasting line is available in Classic Plain and Chive and Garlic under the Galaxy Nutritional Foods Veggie® and Vegan® brands. Both lines are vegan, gluten free, and kosher certified. 

This is the sixth annual VegNews Magazine Best of Show Awards. Galaxy Nutritional Foods will be featured alongside the other 11 winners in the May+June 2011 issue of VegNews, and included in the coverage on the magazine’s award-winning website,
“We could not ask for a more outstanding response to our new product ," said Rick Antonelli, Chief Executive Officer of Galaxy Nutritional Foods. "Making the best product is why we do what we do. Making sure our customers allergen and nutritional needs are met with great tasting healthy alternatives is very important to us.“
Galaxy Nutritional Foods Vegan Cream Cheese Alternatives will be sold in natural food and health food stores while the Galaxy Nutritional Foods Veggie line will be sold in the produce sections of major supermarkets throughout the US and Canada. Later this year, Galaxy’s cream cheese alternative product will also be available in food service friendly packs.
Nutrition information: Serving Size 30g. Servings per container 8. Calories 90. Total Fat 9g. Calcium 4%. Cholesterol 0mg. Sugar 0g
About Galaxy Nutritional Foods
Galaxy is a 25-year-old company that forged innovation in the lactose intolerant and diet related products industry for many years. Galaxy’s VEGGIE brand cheese alternative is the leading seller in the nation; the brand is sold in the produce section of the most major supermarkets in the U.S. and Canada. Galaxy’s popular cheese alternative brands, available in natural foods stores nationwide, include soy-free Rice®, soy-based Veggy®, dairy-free Vegan®, and dairy- and soy-free Rice Vegan™. For more information please visit

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Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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