Kim Kardashian tells 229 million fans that she is obsessed with vegan KitKats. Where can we get them?
Reality star and business mogul Kim Kardashian West is among the first in the United States to try Nestle’s new KitKat vegan bars, and she’s obsessed with vegan treats. Drawing inspiration from her Instagram stories, Kardashian West shared her gift from Nestle with her 229 million fans as she unwrapped a personalized box of vegan “KimKats”.
“If anyone knows me, my favorite candy is a KitKat. Kourtney showed you how we eat them, ”Kardashian West said. “But guys, they called him a ‘Kim Kat’, the first vegan KitKat. You have no idea how happy this makes me.
While the star enjoyed the candy bar, it’s unclear if she ate the vegan KitKat the Kardashian way, which is a six-step process of eating the bar one layer at a time.
KitKat bars go vegan
Earlier this year, rumors that Nestlé would launch a vegan KitKat started circulating in mid-February. Speculation became reality soon after when the company confirmed it was working on KitKat V to appease fans on social media who had been clamoring for KitKat vegan bars for years. Made from a combination of vegan chocolate and vegan wafers, the new KitKat V was created by Nestlé’s research and development team in York, UK, where the original KitKat was first introduced. times in 1935.
“KitKat continues to surprise people with new flavors and new ingredients,” said Alexander von Maillot, Head of Confectionery at Nestlé. “One of the most common requests we see on social media is for a vegan KitKat, so we’re excited to be able to make that wish come true. This is for anyone who wants a little more plants in their life when healing themselves.
Earlier this week, KitKat vegan bars launched in grocery stores across the UK. The vegan treats are also available for pre-order in Australia as a nine-piece gift box (AUS $ 30) ahead of the official launch of KitKat vegan bars in Woolworths stores on July 26. KitKat V bars will also be available in Estonia, Poland, Latvia and Lithuania this month, as well as Brazil in July.
“Our challenge when we decided to create a vegan-friendly KitKat was to recreate this iconic product using plant-based alternatives. To achieve this, we have worked very hard to find the right balance between the alternative to milk and cocoa, ”said Louise Barrett, Head of the Nestlé Confectionery Technology Center. “The result is a vegan chocolate that we are very proud of, and I hope all KitKat fans love it as much as we do.”
While Kit Kat bars in most regions are produced by Nestlé, in the United States, the iconic chocolate treats are produced by Hershey’s, which has not announced plans to launch vegan KitKats bars in the United States. However, in February, Hershey’s pledged to develop more options in the ‘better for you’ category which includes plant-based alternatives, meaning that a vegan Kit Kat in the United States is not. not completely excluded.
Is Kim Kardashian West vegan?
After watching a documentary in 2019, Kardashian West decided to try the herbal diet at home. Inspired by chefs who love to cook meals without animal products, Kardashian West tried plant-based cooking. In January, Kardashian West re-engaged in the plant-based lifestyle and now prefers products made by Beyond Meat, such as vegan burgers, sausages, and meatballs, over their original counterparts. animal.
In May, Kardashian West showed off her plant-based cooking chops at her sister Kourtney Kardashian’s second annual Poosh Your Wellness Festival. Kardashian West led a virtual cooking demo to show attendees how to cook one of her favorite dishes: vegan tacos made with seasoned Beyond Beef, served in gluten-free almond flour tortillas and topped with cheddar cheese. vegan Violife, dairy-free sour cream, tomatoes, onions and avocado.
And the 40-year-old star is helping bring the rest of the Jenner / Kardashian clan into a plant-based life. In January, Kardashian West took her sister Khloé Kardashian – who gave up meat in 2018 while pregnant with True Thompson – for the herbal ride in what she called a “Sister Boot Camp” challenge.
In May, Kourtney Kardashian also jumped on the plant-based bandwagon, sharing that she is now “95% vegan” via her website’s blog Poosh. Kourtney Kardashian revealed the meals she consumes on a typical day, including avocado shakes, vegan tacos and sushi, zucchini noodles and vegan ‘treat’ chicken and waffles from Crossroads Kitchen, a vegan restaurant in Los Angeles backed by her vegan boyfriend and Blink. -182 drummer Travis Barker.
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