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And flavor… no need to fake it!

Fresher, whole vegetables, grains and legumes. For superior flavor, quality, clean labels and valuable price points.

For all those consumers who consciously choose not to eat meat, or heavily processed fake meat, Local Alternative Foods offers something different.

NexVeg product lines do not aspire to taste like: beef, chicken, pork or pepperoni.  They taste great on their own merits. However, they are just as versatile and easy to use as ground meat.

This radically simple choice, to lightly process whole foods, clears the path to impact – on human and environmental health and the profitability of your business.

Local Alternative Foods knows that great tasting whole food is the key to true long-term plant-based market share.

Sustainability

Plant-based foods are clearly, indisputably more sustainable than meat. Local Alternative Foods takes plant-based foods the next step forward. Many of our ingredients retain the values of being locally sourced whole foods. Absolutely everything we use as an ingredient is only lightly processed, and never chemically derived. So our agriculture and manufacturing approaches involve significantly lower resource consumption and a smaller carbon footprint compared to manufacturers who spend shocking amounts of resources to heavily and chemically process ingredients and then transport them around the world.

If you want to make an impact with your menu and align your brand with conscious LOHAS consumers, we provide the next generation of new and delicious alternatives that address every healthy lifestyle need:

  • Soy-free
  • Wheat-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Nut-free
  • Tree nut-free
  • Non-GMO
  • Healthy
  • Locavore
  • Foodie

A proprietary process with a distribution edge

Our F3™ (Formed, Fresh or Frozen) proprietary process is a just-in-time manufacturing system. We produce virtually no food waste.  We produce to order from fresh ingredients and deliver on demand. We’ll work together through your contract distributor, or ship to your doors. Our environmentally sound thermal packaging enables us to serve your brick-and-mortar establishments throughout the nation with 1-, 2- or 3-day shipping as needed, making it easy and cost effective to test new markets and launch remote territories.

Better products are part of a better food system. Local Alternative Foods is:

  • Doing commerce with Federally impoverished tribal lands
  • Converting 95% (by weight) of all inbound goods and their packaging to finished goods, with 4.5% going to compost and recycling and only 0.5% going to waste
  • Growing dependable partnerships with diverse family farms
  • Using zero chemical processing
  • Ready to discuss making local sourcing a national reality!

We trust these principles contribute to your organization’s ability to reach its sustainability goals.  We learn how to enhance our processes, packaging and distribution when aligning with our partners abilities and enthusiasm to minimize waste and maximize opportunity.