Vegan Butter

Vegan butter is widely available and delicious. Here's what you need to know.
Last Updated: April 14, 2018

Butter is a common ingredient used in cooking and baking, and can also be used as a condiment. While butter is made from cow’s milk, vegan butter substitutes are readily available. They are labeled as margarine and made from vegetable oils. Margarine is cruelty-free and far cheaper than butter. In America, more margarine is consumed than butter.

Vegan margarine comes in many forms: tubs, sticks, whipped, soy-free, olive oil based, coconut based, and even flavored with garlic and herbs. Here are common vegan butter options:

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