Frequently Asked Questions
Vegan Mince & Cheddar
Can you give me the ingredients list?
Pastry (51%): Wheat Flour, Water, Margarine [Vegetable Oil, Emulsifiers (471, 322), Acidity Regulator (500, 330), Antioxidant (307b), Colour (160a)], Glaze, Oats, Salt.
Filling (49%): Water, Vegan Mince (5%) (Soy Protein, Natural Colour), Potato, Vegan Cheese Powder (3%) [Natural Flavours, Colours (171, 160a)], Margarine, Canola Oil, Carrot, Vegetable Stock, Tomato Paste, Modified Starch (1422), Onion, Worcestershire Sauce, Caramel Colour (150c), Salt, Paprika, Black Pepper, Sugar, Thyme, White Pepper, Garlic.
Does your Worcestershire Sauce contain anchovies or any other animal-based product?
No, it is 100% free from any animal products.
What is your pie made of?
The pie is made from all plant-based ingredients.
Is your pastry/ filling/ cheese Vegan?
Yes, they are.
Pastry: Flour, Vegetable Margarine, Water and salt.
Filling: Soy Protein (Mince), Potato, Carrot, Vegetable Stock, Tomato Paste, Onion, Worcestershire Sauce, Salt, Herbs and Spices
Vegan Cheese Sauce: Vegan Cheese Powder (Potato and onion base), Water, Canola Oil
What is your cheese made from?
Our cheese is made from a Vegan cheese sauce powder. The main ingredients are potato and onion. cheese flavour (Vegan), sugar, coconut oil, and spices.
What vegan cheese brand do you use?
The Vegan Cheese Powder we use is a special recipe developed by our NPD team and our suppliers (It is not available for retail sale.)
What is your Vegan “mince” made from?
The ‘mince’ is made from soy protein.
What is the pastry made from?
Our Pastry is made from wheat flour, water, vegetable margarine and salt.
Do you contain any animal-based ingredients?
No, none of the ingredients used in our Vegan Mince and Cheddar Pie contains any animal ingredients or has animal origins.
Does your pie contain palm oil?
Yes, it does. However, we source our oil from RSPO Certified supplier, who produce palm oil sustainably.
How do you avoid cross-contamination?
In our production process, Vegan products are made first every day to avoid cross-contamination. At the end of each day, our entire bakery is cleaned thoroughly, ready for the Vegan products to be made the next morning.
Tell me the cooking process at the bakery.
The pie trays will be lined with Vegan pastry and filled with the Vegan mince mixture topped with Vegan dairy-free cheese. These will then go through an oven to get baked until the pastry is golden brown, and the
temperature meets the food safety requirements.
Are non-vegan products made with the same
Yes, they are. However, Vegan products are made first every day and thoroughly cleaned at the end of the day.
Is your Vegan Pie safe to consume if I have an allergy?
Our Vegan pie contains Gluten and soy products. We also have milk and egg products in the production environment. We recommend that customers with allergies to any of these ingredients do not consume this product.
Does your pie contain soy?
Yes, it does.
Is your pastry Gluten-Free?
No, unfortunately not. Our pastry is made from wheat flour.
Is your Vegan pie certified as Vegan?
Yes. Our Vegan Mince & Cheddar Pie is Vegan certified by the NZ Vegetarian Society.
Is your Vegan pie GMO-free?
Yes, it is. Using GMO-Free ingredients is a requirement of our Vegan Certification.
Is your Vegan pie organic?
No, unfortunately not.