Vegan meats are here and delicious. Whether you call it plant-based meat, mock meat or vegan meat, it’s all the same. It’s a great alternative to eating animals.
Whether you’re looking for plant-based beef, vegan chicken or succulent seafood made from plants – you’ll find it at one of these top vegan meat producers.
In addition to being cruelty-free, vegan meats can be high in protein and iron and can also help reduce carbon emissions while also requiring fewer resources to produce. That means that you can eat great food while also helping to protect the planet!
This plant-based meat guide has something for everyone. And, some of these plant-based meats are even produced in Australia!
Bonus! Some of the companies below make other amazing vegan products such as vegan cheese or spreads and many also have great recipes on their websites.
The Why Meat Co.
The Why Meat Co. creates mouthwatering, juicy, plant-based sausage rolls, resembling a traditional sausage roll in every way, minus the meat of course.
Australian owned & made, our Party Pies and Sausage Rolls are packed with pea protein and are air fryer friendly.
Find us at Woolworths!
Plant-based products: Vegan meat alternatives including vegan meat filled party pies and sausage rolls
Suzy Spoon’s Vegetarian Butcher
Suzy Spoon’s Vegetarian Butcher creates tasty vegan meat alternatives and small goods using real ingredients, no preservatives, and no genetically modified ingredients. And, they ship nationwide!
Buy these delicious sausages, burger patties, seitans, schnitzels, bologneses, lasagnes, veggie balls, pepperonis, smokey rashers and more online or in stockists near you. Suzy Spoon’s also produces holiday roasts for those special holidays and events.
Plant-based products: Vegan meat alternatives including holiday roasts Available online and wholesale.
GoodDot, one of the earliest and largest plant-based companies in India, creates a range of innovative Indian inspired plant-based meat alternative products.
From curry kits to heat-n-serve meals, their products replace traditional meat in any recipe!
Try their UnMutton Dhaba Curry Kit, UnMutton Keema Kit, Vegicken Chunks in Brine, Vegicken Butter Masala, and their Eggless Bhurji Kit. They also offer delicious rice meals such as their Biryani and Pulao.
Plant-based products: Indian-inspired mock meats and rice dishes. Available online and wholesale.
Omni’s mission is to design all-purpose plant-based meat that is good to the environment, the animals and our planet. Its parent company is Green Monday, which promotes the transition towards a plant-based lifestyle as a crucial means to tackle climate change and food insecurity.
Green Monday has contributed to 1.75 million people in Hong Kong becoming flexitarian and their food innovation company, Omni, aims to do the same across the globe with their plant-based meat substitutes. Some of their products include OmniMeat Mince, OmniMeat Strip, Pearl Dumpling, and some fish alternatives as well.
Plant-based products: mince, luncheon slices, strips, dumplings, buns, fish-fillets, tuna, crab cakes
Vegan Fried Chick’n
Plant-based products: fillets, popcorn chicken, souvlaki
V2 Food’s goal is clear: the global population is not decreasing anytime soon, so they wanted to find a solution to make more meat without the need to farm and exploit animals. And at the same time they make plant-based food that’s super tasty, nutritious and sustainable.
You can try their amazingly delicious plant-based mince, sausage, burgers, tenders, schnitzels, and ready-to-heat-and-eat meals. And you might have already seen their logo on your Hungry Jack’s Rebel Whopper’s pack, because, yes, it’s their patty you can taste. Join their mission to decrease animal farming and try their ‘meat-tasting’ alternatives!
Plant-based products: burgers, mince, sausages, schnitzel, tenders, ready-meals, popcorn bites
Lamyong Vegetarian Health Food
Plant-based products: soy slices, mushroom sticks and nuggets, satay sticks, sweet and sour ribs, patties, calamari, crab, burgers, ham, bacon strips and much more
Fable’s plant-based substitutes are made out of Shiitake mushrooms, which are incidentally very meaty because of their dense, fleshy fibres and umami taste! The “mushroom-loving-rebel tribe” at Fable, as they call themselves, dedicate their lives and day-to-day activities to telling the story of animals as characters and not dishes.
You can find their products in restaurant chains such as Grill’d, Guzman y Gomez, Marley Spoon, and more! And, you can head over to the Vegan Grocery Store and get yourself some of their delicious Fable Food Co Mushroom Meat.
Plant-based products: mushroom-based meats
VBites has been making super-tasty vegan meat alternative products for over 27 years. They thrive on developing innovative and diverse plant-based food options and are a 100% vegan company, manufacturing their products in the UK and distributing across the world.
They take extreme care in selecting each product and ingredient they use for their plant-based substitutes. Some of the meat free, vegan products they’ve developed include: Turkey Roast Joint, Beef Roast Joint, Gammon Roast, Hot Dogs, Paté, Bacon, Schnitzels and more. Try them out!
Plant-based products: turkey roast, beef roast, sausages, fish steaks, luncheon slices, pepperoni, burgers, chicken and more
The MEET Co
The MEET Co is a 100% Aussie made and owned company providing some of the best plant-based meats in supermarkets, making it super convenient and easy for people to transition to, or try, vegan eating.
Their wide range of plant-based products include Burgers, Tenders, Bacon Strips, ‘Meetballs’, Southern Style Tenders and much more. So you’ll definitely have everything you need to make tacos, tapas, bolognese, burgers, and stir frys. And you’ll be able to convince all of your friends that vegan food is not only easy to make and cool, but so damn good.
Plant-based products: burgers, tenders, strips, meatballs
Real Good Food Group
Real Good Food Group curates food brands such as Plantasy that aim to help people with food allergies or intolerances to ingredients such as gluten, dairy, eggs, nuts, and more. All the Gluten Free Food Co foods are made from whole flours, seed meals, organic and 100% plant-based ingredients.
One of their bestselling meat alternative products is their Protein Patty mixes, which are high in protein, low in carbs and hyper versatile and easy to use. It is available in several flavours like ‘Original’, ‘Fresh Thai’, and ‘Mexican Fiesta’. They have many other fun, plant-based and gluten-free options, so make sure to check them out if you are in Australia or New Zealand.
Plant-based products: burger mixes, roast mixes, mince and more
vEEF is an Australian business dedicated to revolutionising “the way we look at protein one plant-based meal at a time”. Since the launch of vEEF in 2018, they’ve been focused on producing the best, most delicious and innovative products for both the plant-based and meat-lover communities.
One of their main goals is to support, inspire and educate communities around the world about a more ethical and sustainable way to consume and eat. Have a go and try their super-tasty vEEF Classic Burger Patties for your next barbeque or burger party, or try out their vEEF Mince in your pasta bolognese or lasagna.
Plant-based products: beef and chicken burgers, bacon bits, mince, meatballs, tenders, meatloaf, pulled pork and more
Fry’s origin story takes us back to 1991 with a highly passionate, determined and tight-knit family who followed a plant-based diet and wanted to develop fully vegan products that could taste like meat with just plants. After years of development, the Fry Family Food company now feeds thousands of people with juicy and tasty plant-based meat substitutes that taste better than the originals.
Their diverse range of products includes vegan burger patties, schnitzels, chick’n pieces, popcorn chick’n, and more. Be part of the fam at Fry’s and try out their vegan product alternatives!
Plant-based products: burgers, nuggets, schnitzels, sausages, popcorn chicken, pies, and more
LA Food Production
LA Food Production, established in 2015, is already one of the top plant-based companies in Melbourne, Australia. They’ve developed two major vegan brands that you might have seen at your local supermarket in either Melbourne, Sydney or Adelaide.
Their first brand is called Hoshay, which already boasts 11 products under its belt, and the other one is Vegabites, with 9 tasty products. Some of their vegan products include plant-based tomato mushroom meatballs, plant-based teriyaki unagi, mushroom patties, plant-based crispy fried chick’n, plant-based meat chunks, with many more options to choose from.
Plant-based Products: meatballs, chicken, meat chunks, patties, and more
Sensory Mill produces plant-based meats that are hyper-nutritious, good for the body and soul, and good for our planet. All of their products are all natural, soy-free, gluten-free, with no nasties (free of GMOs and preservatives) and most importantly, they’re super tasty!
Some of their products include Burger Mix, Ch*cken, B*ef, and P*rk. And all of their products are very convenient to use: you’ll just need to add water or oil and follow some of the exciting recipe ideas they have on their website. Plant-based eating has never been so tasty!
Plant-based products: burger, chicken, beef and pork mixes
Plantein is the result of many years of research and creative, culinary craftsmanship culminating in a delicious variety of plant-based foods. Plantain aims to provide you with a nutritious and alternative source of protein that’s not only good for you, but also for the planet.
This Australian-made and owned company has developed a range of plant based products including Plant-Based Schnitzels, Plant-Based Nuggets, Plant-Based Burgers, Plant-Based Garlic Kievs, and Plant-Based Sweet Chilli Tenders. If you’re looking for a second helping of these scrumptious vegan and vegetarian options, you can get them at select stores across Australia including IGA, Soul Origin, Grill’d and YoMG.
Plant-based products: burgers, schnitzel, nuggets, garlic kievs, tenders
PlantAsia produces a range of protein-rich foods for vegans and anyone looking to reduce their meat consumption. Made mostly of Chinese traditional plants, their range is inspired by the aromas and flavors of Malaysian food.
PlantAsia makes it easy for anyone to cook up a culinary Asian-inspired delight in the comfort of your own home, as their products are available from Woolworths stores across Australia. Choose from plant-based roast duck, roast chicken, chicken skewers with satay sauce and other tasty meat alternatives and spice up your vegan meal planning.
Plant-based products: chicken skewers, roast duck, roast chicken
Beyond Meat makes plant-based meats that contain no GMOs, cholesterol, antibiotics, or hormones and are also a great source of protein. They aim to make food that’s healthy and also reduces your environmental impact – using fewer resources like water and energy, and creating fewer greenhouse gasses to produce their plant-based foods in comparison with meat alternatives.
Try the Beyond Meat range of steak, chicken, sausage, ground beef, burgers, meatballs, and jerky. Some of the most popular products include their Chicken Nuggets, Classic Patties, Hot Italian Sausages, Beyond Burgers, and their Original Jerky.
Plant-based products: burgers, sausages, nuggets, and more
Naturli’ makes 100% plant-based food using high-quality, non-GMO ingredients. Naturali’ has a range of meat free products including Beef Style Strips, Naturli’ Chicken Minced, The Burger, and Naturali Chick Free.
These meat-free products make cooking simple.
It’s time to impress your vegan and vegan skeptics friends with your new culinary skills!
Plant-based products: minces, burgers, strips, chicken bites
Impossible makes meat made from plants a reality. They aim to reduce the environmental impact of food, by creating alternatives to animal-based products that also taste great. Impossible foods are kosher, halal, gluten-free certified, a good source of iron and protein and they don’t contain animal hormones or antibiotics.
Impossible Beef has endless possibilities of what it can be used to make – from vegan burgers, and vegan cottage pie, to vegan meat and cheese quesadillas. And their Impossible Pork and juicy Impossible Chicken Nuggets will leave your mouth watering for more.
Plant-based products: beef burgers, minces, chicken nuggets, sausages