Is Cocoa Powder Vegan?

Is cocoa powder vegan?

It’s pretty obvious that something like “milk chocolate” isn’t vegan—it has “milk” in the name. But what about cocoa powder itself? Is cocoa powder vegan? Cocoa powder, in its pure form, is vegan. If “cocoa” is the only ingredient on the label, there are no animal products in it. However, some cocoa products do have … Read more

Is Lactic Acid Vegan? What About Sodium Lactate?

is lactic acid vegan

“Lactic acid” really sounds like it might not be vegan… But that’s just because it sounds similar to “lactose,” which is in milk. As it happens, lactic acid is something else entirely. Is lactic acid vegan? Yes, lactic acid is vegan. Commercial lactic acid is typically fermented from vegetables like corn starch, potatoes, or molasses, making … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Energy Drinks

Is Monster Energy Drink Vegan

Which energy drinks are vegan? What is taurine, and is it really made from bull testicles? Are the BCAAs in Bang energy drink really sourced from animals? Today we’re talking all about vegan energy drinks! If you want to check if a specific brand of energy drink is vegan, click the brand to skip to … Read more

Do Vegans Eat Fish?

do vegans eat fish

If you’re new to veganism, it can be confusing to keep track of the difference between vegans, vegetarians, pescatarians, flexitarians, and so on! One particular issue is the common confusion over whether vegans can eat fish. So, do vegans eat fish? Vegans do not eat fish, as they do not eat any animal products. The … Read more

Do Vegans Have a Heightened Sense of Smell?

do vegans have a heightened sense of smell

I was recently surprised to hear from multiple different people that their sense of smell improved after going vegan. Personally, I did not experience this, maybe because I have allergies that get in the way of my sense of smell in general. But I was curious to look into the issue a bit deeper! So, … Read more

Is Skippy Peanut Butter Vegan?

Is Skippy Peanut Butter Vegan

I love peanut butter. And that didn’t change when I went vegan—I still eat peanut butter regularly.  Usually, I choose the most natural brands that only have peanuts in the ingredients. But sometimes I get tempted by name brands like Skippy or Jif that include more extra ingredients. Is Skippy peanut butter vegan? Skippy peanut … Read more