Philadelphia Cream Cheese has announced the launch of a non-dairy version of its signature cream cheese spread. The spread is made with coconut oil, faba bean protein, and other ingredients to mimic the infamous spread. The spread contains no added flavors or dyes and is free from dairy, lactose, and gluten.

According to the company, it took over two years to get the recipe right. They wanted to make sure that it could melt and spread easily on warm toasted bread and other common pairings.

The plant-based cream cheese is now available at grocery stores in Atlanta, Houston, Miami, and other locations in the Southeast, with the company planning to roll out additional flavors across the country in the summer of 2023.

The plant-based food market is booming, and research suggests it could make up 7.7 percent of the global protein market by 2030. With a value of $29.4 billion in 2020, experts suggest that the plant-based foods market could have a value of over $162 billion by the end of the decade.

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