Vegan Mayo Guide

By KD Angle-Traegner on January 5, 2018

Mayonnaise. It’s a key component in creamy dishes like potato salad, macaroni salad, and coleslaw. It makes a terrific sandwich spread, and it’s perfect for dipping french fries into. Getting that creamy taste you love has never been easier. Let me show you how.

Shopping Guide

Vegan Mayo Brands

There are a variety of vegan mayo products on the market to choose from. According to US law, products labeled ‘mayonnaise’ must contain egg yolks, so vegan products will be labeled as simply “mayo.” Some vegan mayo is kept on the shelves near other shelf-stable salad dressings, while others must be kept cold so you’ll find them in the refrigerated section of the grocery store.

A Guide to Vegan Mayo | Your Daily Vegan

Buyers Note: Hellman’s, owned by Unilever, also makes a non-dairy and vegan mayo. I’m not linking to it because of their frivolous almost lawsuit and behind-the-scenes conspiracy to thwart the success of “vegan mayo” made by Hampton Creek Foods. If I were stranded on a desert island (it happens to vegans all the time) and the only vegan mayo available was Hellman’s, I would eat it. But, if I were at the market where other choices of vegan mayo were available to me, I’d select a different brand. This is not to say that I’m unhappy about Hellman’s making a vegan mayo, I’m not. (If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em right Unilever?) I’m actually quite happy that more people will be exposed to vegan food. Having options is important if veganism is going to go mainstream. All that said, there are other options from better companies that are also widely available.


Vegan Mayo Recipes

Do you have a vegan mayo or recipe that I should know about? Please contact me.

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Photo Credit

Homemade Mayo | Isha Foundation

This guide is authored by KD Angle-Traegner. Last update January 2018


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One Comment

  1. Becky January 19, 2018 at 9:39 am - Reply

    I want to THANK YOU for everything you do and continue doing with your amazing website!!!
    I have the same feelings about hellmanns vegan may, but I need to confess I did buy once because it was on sale plus I had a coupon making it very cheap. I thought, ok I’ll give it try since it was my favorite mayo before being plant based. It was the nastiest tasting vegan mayo I’d ever tried!!! That’s what I get for even giving them a chance! Looking forward to exploring more of your amazing website!!! ☺👼

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