Violife Vegan Feta Cheese Alternative is All Greek to Us


Just a few of years ago, a small team of entrepreneurs in Greece launched a modest line of dairy-free cheese alternatives. Now, they are distributing worldwide and working on innovative varieties. Violife Vegan Feta Cheese is one of their latest creations, and an ode to the company’s roots. It’s sold in a block, and made for crumbling atop salads and pastas.

Violife Vegan Feta Cheese Alternative is All Greek to Us (Reviews and Information for this dairy-free, allergy-friendly, keto cheese alternative)

Violife Vegan Feta Cheese Alternative is All Greek to Us

We have no idea how they do it with just eight ingredients. But somehow, this dairy-free feta substitute meets almost every dietary need, from low carb and keto to top allergen-free. But what matters most is how it tastes! Leave your rating and review below on the flavor, texture, and performance of this plant-based product.

Just Like Feta

Violife Vegan Feta Cheese Alternative is All Greek to Us (Reviews and Information for this dairy-free, allergy-friendly, keto cheese alternative)Ingredients: filtered water, coconut oil, potato starch, salt (sea salt), glucono delta lactone, flavor (vegan sources), olive extract, vitamin b12.*

Nutrition (per 1 ounce): 90 calories, 8g fat, 3g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sugars (includes 0g added sugars), 0g protein. Fortified with the following RDA percentages: 30% vitamin B12.*

More Allergen Notes

Regarding dairy ingredients, please note that we do share lines in some parts of the production process. However, we clean our equipment VERY meticulously, with multiple allergen swab testings to confirm absence of cross-contamination with dairy. Furthermore, production samples are sent to an accredited lab for allergen analysis. Our results are consistently negative for the presence of any dairy allergens.
Please note though that testing for absence of any dairy allergen is conducted as mentioned via multiple swab testing with a 0.4ppm* sensitivity after the weekend full cleaning. Once negative results are achieved our vegan production can commence Monday morning. We must stress that a negative result at 0.4ppm means that there is no dairy allergens present in concentration above that point.

*PPM = part per million, or less than 0.4 mg allergen in 1 Kg of product, or less than 0.01 mg in 20gr (1 slice) of product. 1mg = One thousandth of a gram.

As stated, the aforementioned allergens are not detectable by our testing; we guarantee that there are no allergens above our testing thresholds. We have never had an issue and we export globally.

More Facts on Violife Vegan Feta Cheese Alternative

Price: $5.49 per 8.1-ounce block

Availability: Violife Vegan Feta is sold in the refrigerated section of natural food stores. In the U.S., you can find them at Whole Foods, Natural Grocers, and other regional markets. These wedges are also available in the U.K., Germany, Austria, Spain, Brazil, and Greece.

Certifications: Violife Vegan Feta is Certified Vegan, Certified Kosher Pareve, and Non-GMO Verified.

Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Violife Vegan Feta is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, vegetarian, and keto-friendly.*

For More Product Information: Visit the Violife website at

*Always read the ingredient and nutrition statement prior to consumption. Ingredients, processes, and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company or product. Contact the company to discuss their manufacturing processes if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. No food product can be guaranteed “safe” for every individual’s needs. You should never rely on ingredient and allergen statements alone if dealing with a severe food allergy. 

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Won't buy again

Rated 1 out of 5
June 12, 2021

Agree with other reviewers that said it has a chemical / artificial aftertaste. It really does a terrible job of being tasty or of imitating feta cheese. I would rather just skip this entirely than use this in a recipe or as a substitute for feta. No vegan cheese is a very good imitation – and that’s not important to me – but a few vegan products are actually delicious in their own way, particularly some of the soft goat cheeses. This, on the other hand, is just plain bad. The taste is fake and chemically, and there is a nasty grittiness in the “creamy” texture that is attempted. Definitely can’t see myself buying this again.

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Rated 1 out of 5
April 4, 2021

I just tried this and it had a horrific aftertaste like a mix of mold and chemicals.
As if it wasn’t refrigerated during shipping and started to go bad.

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The best cheese substitute

Rated 5 out of 5
January 19, 2021

I’m addicted to this vegan feta. The texture is so soft and creamy but still can hold it’s shape. I love eating it with a bit of habanero jelly and crackers.

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Hit the spot!

Rated 4 out of 5
January 6, 2021

I really enjoyed this. Honestly, I was at work had a break and was starving. Went to the grocery store grabbed this and some crusty Italian bread and ate it that simply. Looking forward to trying the other flavors.

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so good!

Rated 5 out of 5
December 13, 2020

Really closer to creamy goat cheese- however it is delicious! One of the closest cheese flavors I have tried- it’s really good!!

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We normally eat regular cheese

Rated 5 out of 5
August 10, 2020

I bought this bc my daughter is nursing and was told to cut out dairy. I had extremely low expectations to be honest. (Full disclosure, I’ve never tasted vegan cheese before.) Could I tell the difference in a blind taste test? Yes, this has a much creamier texture. BUT. I was sincerely blown away by how closely this mimics the real thing!! 5 stars and my sincere respect for this product!

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First time...loved it!

Rated 4 out of 5
August 2, 2020

First of all, I won’t make the mistake of directly comparing a plant based food to an animal based food. They may be similar, but they’ll never be the same.
What people are used to is traditional Greek sheep’s milk feta. It is salty, tangy (a gamier flavor if it’s goat’s milk feta). Violife has more similarity to French feta which is a little less tangy, creamier with a slight gaminess…really delicious! I love that it’s in a “brine” like traditional feta as well.
It doesn’t crumble but it can be cut into small chunks or spread when warmed. Put it on slightly cooled cooked items rather than steaming hot as the coconut oil in it gives it a lower melting point.
Overall I was very pleased with the taste and texture! 10/10 will finish this entire brick in three days and will buy again!

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So so good!

Rated 5 out of 5
July 29, 2020

This cheese is so so good! It’s more of a chevre than a feta in my opinion, but super good on salads!

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kinda there

Rated 4 out of 5
July 7, 2020

i do enjoy the taste even though it’s not spot on to me if compared to “proper” feta cheese, it does recall the taste quite a bit but i feel like the dairy equivalent is way more salty (not a big deal, you can always season to taste) and “stinging” on the taste side plus the consistency is a little too creamy and not as crumbly as feta cheese is. but defo a valid product and one of the best to vegan cheeses i’ve tried

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Awful goat flavour great texture

Rated 2 out of 5
May 20, 2020

Great texture but it’s too goaty. Can you make one without the goat flavour. More like sheeps milk feta?

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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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