Coconut-based foods are taking over the world. I literally can’t get my head around how many new coconut products are popping up each week.
One of the leaders of this surge is Bessant & Drury. Th company has been producing one of the best vegan ice creams in the UK for a few years and are now branching into the yoghurt field with their Coconut Co-operative brand.
The owner and founder Steve Bessant generously supplied March London Vegan Potluck attendees with a special tasting of their mango and passionfruit variety of yoghurt. 350 tubs of the stuff were hand delivered to the event by Steve himself!
You can check out Coconut Co-operative on Facebook and follow the company on Twitter.
Other coconut favourites of mine recently have been the milk products from Rebel Kitchen. Not only are these drinks delicious but they have the cutest packaging and graphics I have seen in a long time. Check out their website.
To wrap up coconut appreciation post, I wanted to make a quick mention of the Trek cocoa coconut flapjack bar. It is chewy and chocolatey and perfect for a snack on the go. It is shown below with both the Rebel Kitchen and Coconut Co-operative products.
Long live the coconut!
Supposedly the public perception of coconut has become much more positive in recent years. I remember speaking to Kara the year they launched at VegFest, and they were talking about how they had chosen a name that hides their coconuttyness. I saw them this year and asked why they had changed their name to Koko, and they said the public love coconut now.
Coconut is my favourite flavour, I can’t wait to try these when I get back! 🙂
Another coconut lover here! I just wish it was easier/cheaper to get coconut water in the UK; while I was in Brazil it was my favourite drink, and I was totally stoked to find fresh coconuts on sale at London VegFest last year.