They spend more money to use animal-friendly ingredients, while Becel cuts cost for themselves and for the consumer by using cheaper ingredients.
Versus, earth Balance Ingredients: Expeller-pressed roseversand gutschein einlösen natural oil blend (soybean, palm fruit, canola and olive filtered water, pure salt, natural flavour (derived from corn, no msg, no alcohol, no gluten soy protein, soy lecithin, lactic acid (non-dairy, derived from sugar beets and naturall extracted annatto for.
Margarine giant Becel has introduced a new animal-free product called.Well, ironically, I started thinking of this because it's the beginning of lobster season here, and melted butter starts to sound like liquid gold.Earth Balance prides itself on not using genetically modified organisms (GMO's and when you buy their product you know the company you're supporting is trying to be as earth-friendly as possible.Seems pretty win-win-win-win, until you dive into the details.Yes, they actually put vegan in the name.Just because vegans don't eat lobster doesn't mean they should be denied the delicious taste in a million other ways.There's also the issue of soy in both products.No animals in the product itself, but animals are required to be used by law for the tests necessitated by some the ingredients used in the spread.
So I'll use it in some baking but not on toast.
Oh, and it's more spreadable and does a better butter impersonation.
It uses sunflower lecithin and pea protein.What does this have to do with Montreal?Definitely won't use it in a butter-based sauce or on popcorn.In answer to this, Earth Balance has a new soy-free product that I haven't seen in Canada yet, but is hopefully coming soon to a store near you.If you're vegan and looking for a butter substitute, your list of options just got bigger.Seems great, but is it really all it's cracked up to be?If you avoid margarine and butter for reasons other than to avoid all animal products as part of a vegan lifestyle, like lactose-intolerance or a milk protein sensitivity, there's a chance that you might find soy hard to digest too.Where Earth Balance Buttery Spreads have long reigned over vegan pocketbooks, Becel is stepping into the ring.Butter's perfect on spring's wild leeks and twice-boiled fiddleheads, and I've already started dreaming of summer's sweet corn and fresh crops of apples for tarte tatin.