Meet the brand redefining a kiwi classic

If we follow global trends over the past years, there has been a clear increase in the number of consumers seeking meat-free and dairy-free alternatives. With 1 in 10 New Zealanders and rising, adopting a vegan way of living there is an obvious shift of how we, as humans, live. There is a myriad of reasons to cut back, or cut out your dairy and meat consumption; many believe it's better for the environment, better for your health and, of course, cruelty-free. A vegan lifestyle is becoming the way of the future leading to a consequent rise in the vegan products on offer for us to enjoy and indulge in.

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Bean Supreme is one company altering the very fabrication of how consumers eat and have now just-released its revolutionary vegan pie range. Pie connoisseurs can now be guaranteed not to miss out on the traditional savoury favourite when they make the move to a vegan lifestyle. New Zealand is famed for our local savoury pies with millions being sold locally every year. When travelling, the only pie you can expect to see is a standard apple or blueberry pie. New Zealand is one of the only places in the world where you can find a good, hearty savoury pie. Bean Supreme has honoured the kiwi way of living by adapting traditional meat pies into a delicious vegan concept.


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Bean Supreme pies are quintessentially innovation in its finest culinary form. The two flavours, Mexican and Laksa, have your taste buds travelling from central America to South-East Asia all while satisfying your pastry cravings. Bean Supreme have been able to redefine a kiwi classic while also changing the way traditional pastry is made. Most pie pastries are made using margarine or palm oil with some using a dairy-based butter or sour cream. The company found all of these options had a high negative environmental footprint and have spent the last two years alongside pastry experts redesigning the recipe and ingredients to make a dairy and palm oil free pastry. However, rest assured pie-lovers, they have been able to still harness all that flavoursome excellence that we crave out of a reliable pie.  


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Bean Supreme honour a vegan lifestyle by positively affecting the global natural environment while staying true to a plant-based diet. The benefits of altering to a vegan lifestyle include; limiting the negative effects on animal welfare and the natural environment, aids in weight-loss and a mirage of other health benefits and you can eat as many Bean Supreme pies as you wish (but don’t quote us on that). A simple change of incorporating a vegan diet one or two days a week can have a fundamental impact on both your body and the natural environment. So why not become vegan for a few days? Does it make it any easier in knowing that you can eat vegan pies for two days straight?

 

These NZ-made pastry goodies can be found in the frozen sections of New World & Pak N Save stores.

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