Whole Foods Debuts Vegan Chicken in Prepared Foods Section
Lightlife Foods will be the exclusive provider of plant-based chicken in the prepared foods sections at all Whole Foods stores across North America.
Lightlife Foods has had an incredible year. From the release of their breaded chicken tenders, a complete reformulation of products to include healthier ingredients, and the launch of their nationwide television campaign, the plant-based food company is making big waves. This October, Lightlife announced that their new, unbreaded vegan chicken is coming to Whole Foods’ prepared foods sections nationwide.
Vegan Chicken at Whole Foods’ Hot Bar
The new unbreaded vegan chicken product is made from pea protein and will be available in the prepared foods section at over 500 locations across the United States and Canada. The plant-based chicken will be featured in a variety of dishes in the hot bar, cold salad bar, and grab-and-go section. Be on the lookout for dishes, such as the new Whole Foods Classic Vegan Chicken Salad, which will feature the Lightlife vegan chicken.
The prepared foods section of Whole Foods has some great options for vegans looking for a quick meal on the go, with options ranging from grab-and-go pasta, a build-your-own salad bar, and hot soups and deli sides. Not all Whole Foods locations offer the same options, so check out their store locator to determine what vegan dishes your local store carries.
Other Lightlife Products at Whole Foods
If you want to try some of Lightlife’s products at home to see how the brand fits into your lifestyle, Whole Foods carries a variety of the brand’s other products. You can find organic tempeh and organic tempeh bacon (great on a BLT as a healthier option!), vegan hot dogs and Italian sausage, and vegan bacon and breakfast sausage patties. All of these products can be found in the refrigerated and freezer sections of the store or on Amazon—available for delivery in certain locations.
Check out Lightlife Foods’ website for further updates on the new plant-based chicken and to browse all of their other vegan products!
Cayla is an event planner, copywriter, catering manager, and vegan foodie. If she’s not working, she’s probably catching one of her favorite composers in concert, riding her bike to the movies, watching a gorgeous sunset at the bluff in Long Beach, or convincing her girlfriend to go out to eat at another vegan restaurant … again.
More from VegOut
Detroit Vegan Soul Closes West Village Location
The Black-owned soul food restaurant permanently closes its original location.
Celebrate National Cheese Lover’s Day with Daiya
The cheese brand has reformulated some of their classic cheese blocks just in time for this epic holiday!
This New Mind-Blowing Vegan Milk Tastes Just Like Cow’s Milk
The dairy industry is quaking at Silk’s new product line!
9 Ready-to-Drink Non-Alcoholic Cocktails for Dry January
For those times when you’re craving a good mixed drink without the alcohol!
Vegan Loaded Taco Salad Recipe
This Loaded Taco Salad is a fresh take on a Tex-Mex classic. Made with Hodo Adobo Mexican Crumbles, pickled red onions, and a cilantro-lime vinaigrette, even your non-vegan friends will love this dish.
10 Vegan Meal Delivery Services to Try in 2022
These meal delivery companies have everything you need to get the new year started on a healthy note.
Selling Sunset Star Emma Leigh Hernan Launches Frozen Vegan Empanada Brand
This new plant-based frozen food company has snacktime covered.
5 Vegan Honey Brands to Try
Life is sweet with these cruelty-free, vegan honey alternatives.
Unbelievably Vegan: An Interview with Charity Morgan
This celebrity chef is dishing up details about her family’s transition to a plant-based lifestyle and sharing tidbits from her new cookbook, Unbelievably Vegan.
14 Best Vegan Protein Bars
These plant-based protein bars will unite gym rats and busy bees alike!
Former Starbucks Executive Joins Plant Power Fast Food
The rapidly expanding fast-food chain names Steve Figliola as new Chief Development Officer.
Wanderlust Creamery Is Scooping Ube and Pavlova Vegan Ice Cream Flavors This Month
Run, don’t walk to your nearest location to try these limited-edition flavors!
Subscribe NowOrder the magazine!