There were tons of great vegan food options that people couldn’t stop talking about last year, but 2018 was definitely the year of vegan cheese. Every year, peta2 holds the Libby Awards (as in “Liberation”), in which we recognize the most influential companies, products, and people for their efforts to help animals. The race was close in the Best Vegan Cheese category, but the people have spoken, and we’re thrilled to announce that Violife Just Like Mozzarella Shreds took home the gold!

Violife Just Like Mozzarella Shreds

Congrats to Violife on its win! The Just Like Mozzarella shreds are perfect in pasta dishes, on pizza, or in any recipe that calls for mozzarella cheese. The vegan, non-GMO company also makes vegan Parmesan, blue cheese, smoked provolone slices, and mature cheddar slices.

Runners-up in the category were:

Follow Your Heart Pepper Jack Style Slices

Daiya American Style Slices

Miyoko’s Un-Lox Your Dreams Vegan Cream Cheese

Thanks to everyone who voted for their faves. For the full list of Libby Award nominees and winners, check out the contest page!