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Is Tofu Vegan? 

by Fabian Jackson

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Whether you’re frying, scrambling, marinating,  pressing, grilling or baking, there are so many versatile and exciting ways to cook tofu – but is it vegan? 

Whether you’re asking for a plant-based friend or wanting to recreate a favourite dish, keeping reading to discover all about tofu.


Tofu, sometimes referred to as beancurd, is made by curdling, setting, cooling and then pressing soya milk. It has an ancient history, with first recorded records in China over 2000 years ago during the Han Dynasty. Want to know more about how tofu is made? Read this for the scoop.

It’s acted as a vegetarian staple in the UK for decades, but is it also vegan?

Is tofu vegan? 

Yes, tofu is suitable for vegans. At its core, it’s simply soybeans, and beyond that, water and salt. So yes, tofu is completely vegan friendly. 

Send more vegan related questions our way in the comments and we’ll be sure to get them answered for you.


By Fabian Jackson
Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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