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11 Brand Names Every Vegetarian Needs to Know

If you follow a plant-based diet, it can be tricky to find veggie versions of your favorite foods. But these name brands have your back. We found the top vegetarian brands for meat substitutes, comfort foods and more.

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One of the most trusted names in meat-free eats, BOCA offers a wide selection of veggie burgers, chik’n nuggets, skillet meals and more. They even have a line of products made with non-GMO soy! Make your veggie burger even healthier by swapping the bun for one of these clever substitutes.

Product to try: All-American Veggie Burgers

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Morningstar Farms

For America’s number one veggie burger brand, look to Morningstar Farms. You’ll find plant-based protein choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner—and vegans, you’re in luck, too. The brand plans to sell all vegan products by 2021. (These recipes are all vegan, too.)

Product to try: Original Sausage Patties

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Field Roast

From summer cookouts to holiday dinners, Field Roast has your back. The brand is known for producing “real meats”—like sausages, roasts and deli slices—from grains, veggies and spices.

Product to try: Smoked Apple Sage Sausage

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Amy’s Kitchen

Amy’s is the queen of meat-free comfort food. The homey brand makes a wide variety of convenience foods—including canned soups, pizzas, burritos and bowls. Every product is vegetarian, but Amy’s also offers gluten-free, vegan and non-GMO offerings. Find more vegetarian comfort foods. 

Product to try: Broccoli & Cheddar Bake

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Fry Family Foods

A newcomer in the U.S., Fry’s is a family business that aims to make tasty food that’s good for people and the planet. Among their product lineup you’ll find all of the usual suspects (burgers, nuggets, etc.), as well as a few niche offerings like soy and flaxseed schnitzels and prawn-style pieces.

Product to try: Soy & Quinoa Country Roast

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Impossible Foods

If you’ve been to a restaurant in the past year, you’ve likely seen an Impossible product on the menu. This revolutionary substitute is designed to look, taste, smell and even bleed like real meat—but it’s made from plants. While Impossible is only available in restaurants at the moment, it plans to launch in grocery stores soon.

Product to try: The Impossible Burger

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Beyond Meat Company

Another contender in the I-can’t-believe-it’s-not-meat category, Beyond sells plant-based burger patties, ground crumbles and sausages. It’s aiming to create “the future of protein” and help the planet—all while creating a delicious meat alternative.

Product to try: The Beyond Burger

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If you’re craving convenience, Gardein is the way to go. This popular brand features a variety of easy-to-make meat alternatives—like Mandarin Crispy Chick’n, Sweet and Sour Porkless Bites and Szechuan Beefless Strips.

Product to try: Seven Grain Crispy Tenders

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Tofurky has been making tasty meat-free products since 1980. The well-known brand is a go-to for vegetarian deli slices, sausages, holiday roasts and more.

Product to try: Beer Brats

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Upton’s Naturals

If you haven’t given jackfruit a try, Upton’s Naturals will make you reconsider. The brand sells the pork-like fruit in a bunch of fun flavors, plus some other vegan goodies. (Oh hey, vegan jerky bites!) If you’re on the fence, see what happened when we tried jackfruit!

Product to try: Bar-B-Que Jackfruit

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From fillets to meatballs, Quorn has a veggie-based product for almost any occasion. The brand uses a unique ingredient called mycoprotein (a member of the fungi family) to boost nutritional value.

Product to try: Quorn Meatless Nuggets

Katie Bandurski
Katie is an Associate Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in writing and email newsletters. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and combing through antique shops.

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