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Premium Plant-Based Butter, Herbivore, Challenges Dairy Dominance in NZ Supermarkets


In a significant move towards a more sustainable and ethical future, New Zealand supermarkets are now offering consumers a consciously created alternative to traditional dairy-based butter aptly named Herbivore butter.

Herbivore Butter

Source: Herbivore Butter


Herbivore, is a premium plant-based butter crafted from natural coconut, and is making its debut in selected New World NZ and PAK’nSAVE stores across the North Island.


This launch marks a yet another challenge to the stranglehold animal-based butter has maintained on the “spreadable” sector.


Herbivore is not just another dairy substitute says it's makers ; it represents an holistic commitment to conscious consumption. This acceptably tasting and versatile plant-based butter caters to various preferences, whether you enjoy it spread on toast, use in baking, or sizzling in a pan. It’s not only dairy-free but also vegan and keto-friendly, making it an excellent choice for conscious diet preferences.


Source: Herbivore Butter uses


What sets Herbivore apart is its core ingredient. Coconut is renowned for its richness in lauric acid, an antimicrobial compound supporting the immune system.


Studies have shown coconut can lower LDL “bad” cholesterol while elevating HDL “good” cholesterol, demonstrating its heart-healthy attributes. Additionally, coconut is packed with medium-chain fatty acids, providing the body with immediate energy and potentially reducing fat storage.



Notably, Herbivore prioritises sustainability in its production process. The coconuts used in this premium plant-based butter come from a manufacturing partner based in the Philippines.


One of the remarkable environmental advantages of Herbivore is its significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions compared to animal dairy butter.


With Herbivore's arrival in New Zealand supermarkets, consumers now have a planet-friendly choice in the butter aisle.


This premium plant-based butter offers a glimpse into a future where taste, health, and sustainability converge, at the same time challenging the traditional dominance of animal-based butter.


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