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8 Best Vegan Cheddar Cheese Alternatives


Block of vegan cheddar cheese, with 3 slices cut out. White isolated background

In this post we have compared the 8 best vegan cheddar cheese based on their nutrition. The dairy free cheddar ranked top of the list and V1 will be the vegan and vegetarian cheddar cheese which is nutritionally the best overall. A full nutrition table of all the plant base cheddar covered in this post can be found below the top list, so you can compare and make your selection based on what you require in your diet.


All the dairy free cheese alternatives the options are also animal rennet free. Rennet is an enzyme made in the stomach of some mammals such as calves, rennet helps to curdle and separate milk in the cheesemaking process, an ingredient commonly found in some types of cheese which would normally make this cheese off limits to vegans and vegetarians alike.

 

V1. The Best Vegan Cheddar Cheese is - Artisan Raw - Organic Ched*ar (Cheddar) Cashew Cheese With Turmeric 30g

V1. The Best Vegan Cheddar Cheese is - Artisan Raw - Organic Ched*ar (Cheddar) Cashew Cheese With Turmeric 30g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ Gluten free Cheddar cheese

+ Lowest in Saturated fat

+ Highest in Protein

+ Lowest in Salt

+ Low in Sugar

Reasons to not buy

- Highest in Fat

- Lowest in Fibre

- High in Saturated fat


INGREDIENTS:

  • Cashew Nuts* (90.9%), nutritional yeast* (3.3%), rejuvelac (filtered water, wheat berries) (2.6%), mixture of spices*, lemon juice*, turmeric* (0.6%), Himalayan Pink Salt

Most reviewed at, Amazon (21) where it currently has a rating of 3.7 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Cheddar Cheese by clicking the store below:

 

V2. VBites White Cheddar Style Cheezly Block 190g

V2. VBites White Cheddar Style Cheezly Block 190g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ Gluten free Cheddar cheese

+ Lowest in Fat

+ Low in Sugar

Reasons to not buy

- High in Fat

- High in Saturated fat


INGREDIENTS:

  • Water, potato starch, non-hydrogenated vegetable fat (sustainable palm), soya protein, thickeners: carrageenan, locust bean gum; yeast extract, vegetable oil (rapeseed), salt, natural flavouring, calcium phosphate, natural colour: carotene


Available at, TheVeganKind where it currently has a rating of 4.7 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Cheddar Cheese by clicking the store below:

 

V3. ASDA Free From Garlic & Chive Cheddar Alternative 200g

V3. ASDA Free From Garlic & Chive Cheddar Alternative 200g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ Gluten free Cheddar cheese

+ Highest in Fibre

+ Low in Sugar

Reasons to not buy

- Joint Lowest in Protein

- High in Fat

- High in Saturated fat

INGREDIENTS:

  • Water, Coconut Oil (21%), Modified Potato Starch, Maize Starch, Gluten Free Oat Fibre, Modified Maize Starch, Thickeners (Carrageenan, Guar Gum), Salt, Calcium Citrate, Flavourings, Yeast Extract, Acidity Regulators (Lactic Acid, Sodium Lactate), Chives, Garlic Granules, Spirit Vinegar, Colour (Carotenes), Garlic Powder


Available at, ASDA where it currently has a rating of 4.1 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Cheddar Cheese by clicking the store below:

 

V4. Bute Island Sheese Dairy Free Cheese - Mature Cheddar Vegan Cheese Block 200g

V3. Bute Island Sheese Dairy Free Cheese - Mature Cheddar Vegan Cheese Block 200g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ Gluten free Cheddar cheese

+ Lowest in Sugar

+ High in Fibre

Reasons to not buy

- High in Fat

- High in Saturated fat

- Low in Protein


INGREDIENTS:

  • Water, Coconut Oil, Modified Potato Starch, Soya Protein Concentrate, Maize Starch, Salt, Natural Flavourings, Thickeners (Carrageenan, Guar Gum), Yeast Extract, Modified Maize Starch, Lactic Acid (Dairy-Free), Sodium Lactate (Dairy-Free), Colour (Carotene)


Most reviewed at, TheVeganKind (77) where it currently has a rating of 4.6 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Cheddar Cheese by clicking the store below:

 

V5. Bute Islands - Sheese Grated Mild Cheddar Style Cheese 200g

V5. Bute Islands - Sheese Grated Mild Cheddar Style Cheese 200g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ Gluten free Cheddar cheese

+ Low in Sugar

+ High in Fibre

Reasons to not buy

- High in Fat

- High in Saturated fat

- Low in Protein


INGREDIENTS:

  • Water, Coconut Oil (23%), Modified Potato Starch, Gluten Free Oat Fibre, Maize Starch, Salt, Modified Maize Starch, Thickeners (Carrageenan, Guar Gum), Yeast Extract, Natural Flavourings, Acidity Regulators (Lactic Acid, Sodium Lactate), Colour (Mixed Carotenes)


Available at, TheVeganKind where it currently has a rating of 4.5 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Cheddar Cheese by clicking the store below:

 

V6. Ocado Free From Cheddar Style Cheese Alternative 200g

V6. Ocado Free From Cheddar Style Cheese Alternative 200g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ Gluten free Cheddar cheese

+ Low in Sugar

+ High in Fibre

Reasons to not buy

- Highest in Saturated fat

- High in Fat

- Low in Protein

INGREDIENTS:

  • Water, Coconut Oil (23%), Modified Potato Starch, Gluten Free Oat Fibre, Maize Starch, Salt, Modified Maize Starch, Thickeners (Carrageenan, Guar Gum), Yeast Extract, Flavourings, Acidity Regulators (Lactic Acid, Sodium Lactate), Colour (Mixed Carotenes)


Available at, Ocado where it currently has a rating of 3.7 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Cheddar Cheese by clicking the store below:

 

V7. VBites - Cheezly Cheddar Style - Soya Free 190g

V7. VBites - Cheezly Cheddar Style - Soya Free 190g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ Gluten free Cheddar cheese

+ Low in Sugar

Reasons to not buy

- High in Fat

- High in Saturated fat

- Low in Fibre


INGREDIENTS:

  • Water, non-hydrogenated vegetable fat (sustainable palm), pea protein, potato starch, thickeners: carrageenan, locust bean gum; salt, dried yeast, spirit vinegar, calcium phosphate, yeast extract, natural flavouring, sugar, natural colour: annatto


Most reviewed at, TheVeganKind (14) where it currently has a rating of 4.6 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Cheddar Cheese by clicking the store below:

 

V8. Tesco Free From Coconut Oil Alternative To Jalapeno & Chilli Cheddar 200g

V8. Tesco Free From Coconut Oil Alternative To Jalapeno & Chilli Cheddar 200g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ Gluten free Cheddar cheese

+ High in Fibre

Reasons to not buy

- Highest in Sugar

- Joint Lowest in Protein

- Highest in Salt

- High in Fat

- High in Saturated fat


INGREDIENTS:

  • Water, Coconut Oil (20%), Modified Potato Starch, Maize Starch, Oat Fibre, Thickeners (Carrageenan, Guar Gum), Modified Maize Starch, Spirit Vinegar, Salt, Sugar, Tomato, Flavourings, Tricalcium Citrate, Yeast Extract, Jalapeño Chilli, Acidity Regulators (Lactic Acid, Sodium Lactate), Sultanas, Tomato Purée, Red Pepper, Colours (Paprika Extract, Carotenes), Chilli, Dried Apple, Dried Onion, Garlic, Ginger, Pimento, Garlic Powder


Available at, Tesco where it currently has a rating of 4.6 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Cheddar Cheese by clicking the store below:

 

Top 8 Vegan Cheddar Cheese Nutrition

Nutrition of 8 best vegan cheddar cheese
 

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