Trader Joe’s just debuted a new meaty vegan bolognese sauce that features a fresh mixture of tomatoes and meatless plant-based crumbles. Trader Joe’s is known to soft-release its products, and the Instagrammer @thesnacksoflife  first spotted the sauce this week. The tomato-based sauce consists of pea-protein-based meat with every ingredient that makes a bolognese minus the wine.

The spotted vegan bolognese sauce will be appearing at Trader Joe’s stores nationwide, and keep a lookout for the new product on the shelves. The company has made strides to enlarge its plant-based selections, giving alternatives to many of existing products as well as introducing new delicious plant-based items.

Trader Joe's Continues to Expand Its Plant-Based Product Range

The grocery store plans -- one of the leading chains for plant-based products-- just announced it is launching a huge range of delicious, sustainable products. The company to introduce more plant-based items, but this is not the first time the company debuted alternative meat. The store introduced plant-based turkey and beef patties last year. Impossible Food patties are also available on the shelves. For a plant-based shopping experience, Trader Joe’s continues to adapt its range of products for the consumer’s ease and tastebuds.

Alongside plant-based meat, the retailer also has a wealth of dairy alternative products, including a Vegan Mac and Cheese and a range of vegan cheeses in cheddar and mozzarella. Some other products that have been soft-released over the course of the last year include the Vegan Taco Salad Kit and two vegan dips: Tzatziki and caramelized onion.

If you're looking for a vegan sweet treat, grocery giant recently rolled out a vegan chocolate bar sourced from its Almond Beverage as well as a duo of Cheeseless Cheesecakes. Another Instagrammer @bigboxvegan also spotted Dairy-Free Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes on the shelves earlier this year.

In January, the Trader Joe’s podcast “Inside Trader Joe’s” ran a segment that explained how the company plans to invigorate its vegan selection for the future. The company aims to increase its vegan options across all food categories in the upcoming year. The Category Manager of Deli, Frozen Meat, Seafood, Meatless, and Fresh Beverage Amy Gaston-Morales also claimed that the chain is developing a series of plant-based seafood products.

“I’m looking to do more work on the seafood side,” Gaston-Morales said. “We don’t have the option yet within our stores for a plant-based seafood product, but there are crab cakes out of the market or scallops or tuna replacements.”

At Trader Joe's customers have a variety of plant-based options to choose from, stretching every meal from breakfast to lunch and dinner to dessert. The company continues to scatter these new products across its shelves so make sure to keep your eyes peeled for new items when roaming the aisles.

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