Last year the secret was out on Starburst Plant-Based Gummies, but after one photo made its round on the internet they seemed to disappear. That is until they made their way to Walmart’s website. After a few months of watching them stay listed but unavailable, the packaging had an facelift and they were rebranded as “Starburst Goodies”. In the past month they’ve been popping up in store at Walmart and after impatiently waiting, they finally became avaiable near me!

A friend of the Easter Bunny at The Very Vegan Sweet Shop sent me an Easter Surprise!

It’s a Caramel Daydream come true, and you can win your very own box of SmartSweets Caramels! The secret is out! SmartSweets NEW candy is a plant-based take on soft, chewy, caramels that melt in your mouth! Not only that, but each bag of SmartSweets Caramels is a full serving and only 1 gram of […]

SmartSweets launched a new candy, and to celebrate we are hosting a giveaway! The newest candy on the block is individually wrapped and naturally flavored hard candy- SmartSweets Jolly Gems™! A dupe for Jolly Ranchers with 89% less sugar (less than 1g per 3 pieces), SmartSweets Jolly Gems™ are plant-based, gluten-free, and contain NO added […]

It’s Smart Sweet’s 6th birthday! Join us in celebrating this SWEET (+ SOUR) milestone, and enter to win your own Smart Sweets Variety Kit! To enter the giveaway, head to Instagram and make sure to do the following: 🎉 Follow @SmartSweets + @YourNeighborhoodVegan 🎉 Like our giveaway post 🎉 Tag up to 10 friends! (1 […]

Get ready to keep candy, but kick the sugar! I was gifted a box of Smart Sweets plant-based candy, and am so excited to share it with you! In 2015 the founder of Smart Sweets was on a mission to out-sugar candy and began testing better-for-you versions of our childhood favorites. Flash-forward to 2022, and […]

It’s snowing at Candy Mountain, Charlie! From references to sugar plum fairies to candy cane forests set in sugary snow, when I think of the holiday season, I think of sweets! Katjes sent me a box full of their Plant-Based Gummies in all three flavors, and I can’t wait to share them with friends and […]

All the way from Germany and now in a Walgreens near you, Katjes Gummies are officially sold in the US! Founded in 1950 in the Netherlands, “Katjes” was coined after the Dutch word for kittens and favoring the black licorice kitties the brand still makes today. In 2016 Katjes went plant-based, exchanging all animal-derived gelatin […]