Nestlé’s Vegan KitKat Launches In UK Today


Nestlé’s profoundly expected vegan KitKat dispatches in the UK today. 

The dairy-free chocolate bar nicknamed KitKat V was announced at the beginning of 2021. 

It has been created by chocolate specialists in Nestlé’s sweet shop research and development center in York, England.  

The bar, which highlights rice-milk chocolate and KitKat’s notorious wafer, is currently accessible in supermarket goliath Sainsbury’s. It retails for just £1. 


Vegan Chocolate Dreams Come True With KitKat V

Alexander von Maillot is Head of Confectionery at Nestlé. He says: “One of the most common requests we see on social media is for a vegan KitKat, so we’re delighted to be able to make that wish come true.

“I can’t wait for people to be able to try this amazingly tasty new KitKat. This is a product for everyone who wants a little more plant-based in their life!

“There is a quiet food revolution underway that is changing how people eat. The new KitKat V means chocolate lovers now have a great plant-based option when they have a break.”


Louise Barrett, Head of the Nestlé Confectionery Product Technology Center added: “Taste was a key factor when fostering the plant-based chocolate for our new vegan KitKat. 

“We utilized our ability in ingredients, together with a test and learn approach, to create a delicious vegan alternative to our original chocolate KitKat.”

KitKat V is certified vegan. It is made from 100% sustainable cocoa sourced through the Nestlé Cocoa Plan in conjunction with the Rainforest Alliance. The milk in the original KitKat is replaced with a rice-based alternative.


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