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 Post subject: o'soy yogurt by stonyfield organics now certified vegan
PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:59 pm 
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hey y'all. i've been absent for awhile so forgive me if this has already been posted.

i was at the grocery store the other day and noticed the o'soy packaging has changed, now there is the heart logo for vegan certified on the yogurt. and of course the allergen warning of 'contains milk' is now gone too, prior to this o'soy stoneyfield organics grew their live active cultures on milk (however that works)
http://vegan.org/certify/

i'm truly assuming stonyfield must be using something else to grow their live cultures because otherwise people with certified milk allergies could get quite ill from consuming the yogurt (traces of milk perhaps?)

anyone hear anything about this? i bought a pack and while it's not amazing like whole soy, mainly probably because strawberry and peach are not my most favorite yogurt flavors, it's quite good, and so convenient, it's always out of the way (and much more pricier) for me to go to the natural food grocery store to get vegan soy or coconut based yogurt.

this is what my grocery store carries: https://www.stonyfield.com/products/yog ... erry-peach

anyone else been buying this now???

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:04 pm 
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I need a plain.... I mean I'm glad they did this but damn people, where is the plain?

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:40 pm 
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....this is a joke, right? You are pulling my leg, right? O'Soy is sold in most mainstream grocery stores so I can finally have pretty cheap vegan yogurt?


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:50 pm 
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I posted about this in the yogurt crisis thread, but obviously people missed it so it's good you made a new thread. I was disappointed by o'soy, unfortunately, though it was a product I'd always been curious about since it was so readily available and it was so close to being vegan. It was just gritty and weird and I haven't bought it again.

Also, I want to say that I'm really grateful to Vegan Action for their certification program. It makes finding products a lot easier and encourages some companies to make their products completely vegan. It's awesome.


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Is this real life?! No one tell Publix or they'll discontinue it just to spite me.

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oh nice!!! i can actually find this yogurt sometimes!

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linanil wrote:
I need a plain.... I mean I'm glad they did this but damn people, where is the plain?

Yes! And unsweetened too. I need yogurt that doesn't have a zillion calories from sugar, and I need yogurt that I can use for making Indian sauces, and dips and salad dressings and other savory things.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:10 pm 
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I just need vegan yogurt to exist, within my county. Any.

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eatsbabies wrote:
I posted about this in the yogurt crisis thread, but obviously people missed it so it's good you made a new thread. I was disappointed by o'soy, unfortunately, though it was a product I'd always been curious about since it was so readily available and it was so close to being vegan. It was just gritty and weird and I haven't bought it again.

Also, I want to say that I'm really grateful to Vegan Action for their certification program. It makes finding products a lot easier and encourages some companies to make their products completely vegan. It's awesome.


it is true that whole soy is much better than o'soy, and admittedly, the texture of o'soy was a tiny bit gritty, but honestly, after consuming a bunch of o'soy recently, i'm used to it now. the vegan yogurts at my health food store are so darn pricey. for convenience sake, i will gladly keep buying o'soy again and again.

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Mr. Shankly wrote:
....this is a joke, right? You are pulling my leg, right? O'Soy is sold in most mainstream grocery stores so I can finally have pretty cheap vegan yogurt?


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i would never joke about soy yogurt, darlin'

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Anyone here making their own yoghurts as well?

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Solkiki wrote:
Anyone here making their own yoghurts as well?

Check out the soy yogurt shortage thread. Lots of talk about homemade yogurt there.


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I am making some yogurt right now! it is doing its yogurt magic right this minute!

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I bought this and then immediately ate one in the parking lot at 8am this morning. I MISSED YOGURT SO MUCH.

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