by Jeanne Yacoubou, MS
VRG Research Director
For over twelve years, Moshe’s Foods® has offered its all-plant-based, fully prepared sandwiches, burritos, soups, and salads at an ever-growing number of 7-Eleven® convenience stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. The vegan items may also be purchased at many Northeast region oriental markets and natural foods stores. A partial listing of locations appears on the website: www.moshesfoods.com.
Complete ingredient and nutritional information accompanying photos of Moshe’s prepared foods may be located on the company website. Only all-plant-based cuisine is made at Moshe’s Philadelphia plant ensuring no cross-contamination with meat products, eggs, or dairy. Moshe’s Foods® are not certified Kosher or Halal. All of the vegan items are created with only a few very simple ingredients including fresh vegetables, organic tofu, and whole wheat breads.
To date, Moshe has developed approximately sixty food items that may be found at locations carrying Moshe’s Foods®. These include Seitan Steak; Moroccan Roll Burrito; Grilled Vegetable Pita; Tofu Edamame Salad; and Quinoa and Corn Soup. Available items vary weekly depending on sales, location, and customer preference. Moshe told The VRG that his prepared foods may be heated in a microwave or eaten as is if preferred. Soups are served hot.
Moshe also stated that although he has no plans to expand to all of the 7-Eleven® stores in the entire Northeast area, he would consider enlarging his radius from Philadelphia if the demand was great enough in other areas. The VRG encourages interested readers to state their preference for vegan convenience foods like Moshe’s to the managers of their local stores and to demonstrate their future loyalty now by regularly purchasing vegan items if possible.
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