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This Week in Vegan News: Orlando’s Vegan Food Hall, New Vegan Ice Cream Flavors, and More

Orlando gets a new vegan food hall, alternative dairy brand Oatly releases two nostalgia-laced flavors, and other top news.

Oatly and Main House Market

Oatly/Main House Market

Orlando gets a new vegan food hall, alternative dairy brand Oatly releases two nostalgia-laced flavors, and other top news.

Main House Market Joins Orlando’s Milk District

Main House Market—an LGBTQIA+-friendly and plant-based co-op based in the Orlando area—will be relocating to the Milk District after facing discrimination in their previous neighborhood. The new Main House Market is set to open its doors on June 8 and will continue to host several other vegan concepts, such as The Kind Cleaver, Vegan Scoops Orlando, and Retro Roast. Main House Market will still feature its extensive collection of homemade and local kombucha and has plans to host many more inclusive events.

Main House Market drinks

Courtesy of Main House Market

Oatly Drops Two Nostalgia-Laced Ice Cream Flavors

Oatly—one of the leading dairy-alternative brands—announced last week the addition of two new ice cream flavors. Banana Split is reminiscent of the classic diner treat, while Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough is made without gluten for all those gluten-free folks who still want to enjoy the classic flavor! Both options are rolling out to retailers across the US and can be found in the ice cream sections of many leading stores, such as Vons, Stater Bros, and Albertsons.

Person holding Oatly Banana Split pint

Courtesy of Oatly

San Diego-Based Vegan Ice Cream Brand Launches Gluten-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches

Kula is a gluten-free and vegan ice cream brand with a scoop shop in San Diego and retail partnerships with dozens of local businesses. This week, Kula launched three new ice cream sandwich flavors into 25 retail stores across Southern California. Made with thick, gluten-free cookies and ice cream spun with local ingredients and fresh fruit, Kula’s new vegan ice cream sandwiches can be found at The Manchester Grand Hyatt, Cardiff Seaside Market, and more.

Kula vegan ice cream sandwiches on shelf

Courtesy of Kula

Queer Brand TomboyX Launches Line of Period Underwear

The sustainable LGBTQIA+ brand released an inclusive line of period underwear just in time for Pride Month! The line includes bikinis, briefs, boxers, and shorts in expanded sizes ranging from 3XS-6X. The entire line is plant-based, made without harmful chemicals, and is machine washable and dryable. And at a price point of just $20, this period underwear is more accessible than some of the other leading brands.

TomboyX line of period underwear

Courtesy of TomboyX

Cayla White


Cayla has been writing for VegOut since 2020 and has been plugged into the LA vegan food scene since Veggie Grill was pretty much the only vegan restaurant in the city. Aside from writing articles, Cayla enjoys embracing their inner 85-year-old by listening to classical music, making playlists for their friends, and staying active through swimming, hiking, cycling, and yoga. In their free time, Cayla likes writing poetry, learning about outdoor survival and alternative lifestyles, and is always searching for the best loaf of sourdough bread.

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