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Things to look for in a vegan alternative to butter

Choosing a vegan alternative to butter is a process many of us go through today, especially with the ever-increasing focus on plant-based living and sustainability.

But what makes a good vegan alternative to butter? In our latest article, we take a look at the different elements of a vegan spread.

First of all, its got to be good for you 

This is key, not only is staying healthy more crucial than ever in today’s fast-paced world, but finding plant-based, vegan food alternatives that gives you the complete nutrition you need can be difficult.

When developing our range of Flora products, not only did we focus our efforts on reducing saturated fats to help counteract heart disease, obesity and diabetes often seen in diets high in fats such as butter, but we also went one step ahead to ensure our products are reinforced with omega 3 and 6 to keep regulate your blood pressure and inflammation.

Secondly - it must be plant based  

Not to state the obvious, but this might seem like something not even worth mentioning. As a matter of fact, you’d be surprised at just how many butter alternatives still contain dairy. Just because it isn’t butter, doesn’t mean that it’s dairy-free by default.

Read more about the benefits of dairy-free living here. We can proudly say that we offer a dairy-free, vegan alternative to butter.

Choose a vegan alternative to butter that is good for the planet 

And finally, if you can meet your dietary requirements, keep yourself healthy, and give some good back to the planet, then you must’ve created a miracle, right? Not exactly, with a focus on sustainability running throughout our product range, it’s actually really easy to do your bit by choosing Flora.

Firstly, our packaging is 100% recyclable, and secondly, simply by choosing a plant-based butter alternative, you’re contributing towards a sustainable lifestyle.

Read our tips for making sustainable food choices, and shop our range of vegan spread products here.