The new products are IQF frozen within hours of harvest and come raw.
The vegan bao bun is available frozen to foodservice caterers in the UK, helping operators to cater for the growing demand for plant-based dishes.
According to Nestlé Professional research the UK population’s favourite time for a snack at work is 11:50 am.
The demand of meat-free options has increased in recent years, as there are now an estimated 3.5 million vegans and 22 million flexitarians in the UK.
The new seasonings take inspiration from global street-food trends allowing chefs to showcase the most popular flavours from around the world.
The six seasonings include:
The new addition replicates the texture and taste of the classic french butter croissant by using wheat flour and shea butter.
The product is available in four flavours including banana, chocolate, strawberry and butterscotch.
Veganuary was launched in 2014 and aims to ‘inspire’ and support people to try being vegan for the month of January.
The seaside bites contain no artificial colours flavours or preservatives and take minutes to oven bake or deep fry from frozen.
The new vegan range includes a vegetable & vegan mince style pie, Mediterranean roast vegetables in spicy tomato and herb salsa and a chilli non-carne vegan pie.