About Mexicana® Vegan

NEW from the producers of multi award winning Applewood® Vegan.

Mexicana® Vegan uses the secret Mexicana® recipe of the UK’s #1 Spicy cheese in this delicious, spicy flavoured vegan cheeze alternative.

With the perfect texture to slice, grate or melt, it adds an exciting spicy twist to any recipe. Pizzas, toasties and jacket potatoes will be spiced up with the super melting capability of Mexicana® Vegan.

 

   

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#FlexiFriday

Mexicana® Vegan Block with real bell and jalapeño peppers and a fiery Mexican spice blend.

Ingredients:

Water, Coconut Oil, Potato Starch, Rehydrated Peppers 3% (Water, Red & Green Peppers, Red & Green Jalapeño Peppers), Modified Maize Starch, Reduced Sodium Sea Salt, Mexican Style Seasoning (Paprika, Chilli, Cumin, Sugar, Salt, Black Pepper, Garlic Powder, Tomato Powder, Onion, Paprika Extract, Bell Peppers, Tomato Granules, Parsley, Acidity Regulator: Citric Acid), Dried Yeast, Thickener: Carrageenan, Natural Flavouring, Calcium Phosphate, Yeast Extract, Calcium Chloride, Vitamin B12.

 

STORAGE: Keep Refrigerated

Nutritional Info

Typical Values per 100g
Energy 1269kJ/305kcal
Fat 24.6g
of which saturates 20.9g
Carbohydrate 19.4g
of which sugars 0.2g
Fibre 0.5g
Protein 1.5g
Salt 1.8g
Calcium 282mg (35% of NRV)
Vitamin B12 2.7üg (108% of NRV)

 

Mexicana® Vegan recipes

Celebrate #FlexiFriday with lots of delicious cheezy recipes. See them all on our recipe page.

Mexicana® Vegan Store Locations

Mexicana® Vegan 200g block is available now from 300 ASDA stores
nationwide as well as at ASDA online.

Mexicana® Vegan FAQs

Where can I buy Mexicana® Vegan?

Mexicana® Vegan 200g block is available now from 300 ASDA stores nationwide and online.

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Abbey Park
Aberdeen Beach
Accrington
Aintree
Alloa
Altrincham Broadheath
Andover
Antrim
Arbroath
Ardrossan
Arnold
Ashford
Ashington Lintonville Ter
Ashton
Ayr
B
Ballyclare
Barking New
Barnes Hill
Barnsley
Barrhead
Barrow
Barry
Basingstoke
Bearsden
Beckton
Bedminster
Benton
Bexley Heath
Bideford
Birchwood
Birkenhead
Blackburn
Blackpool
Blackwood
Blantyre
Bloxwich
Blyth
Boldon
Bolton
Bootle
Boston
Bournemouth
Bradford
Bridge Of Dee
Bridgend
Brighton
Bristol
Broadstairs
Bromsgrove
Burgh Heath
Burnley
Byker
C
Caerphilly (New)
Cambridge
Cannock
Canterbury (New)
Capehill
Carcroft
Cardiff
Cardiff Bay
Carlisle
Castlepoint
Chadderton
Chadwell Heath
Chapeltown
Charlton
Chatham
Chelmsley Wood
Chesser
Chester Greyhound Rp
Chorley
Clacton-On-Sea
Clapham Junction
Clayton Green
Clydebank (New)
Colchester
Colindale
Colne
Cookstown
Corby
Coventry
Crawley
Crewe
Cumbernauld (New)
Cwmbran (New)
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Dagenham
Dartford
Datford- Home Shopping
Derby
Doncaster
Donnington Wood
Downpatrick
Dumbarton
Dunfermline
Dyce
E
Eastbourne
Eastgate
Eastlands
Eastleigh
Edinburgh
Edmonton
Elgin
Ellesmere Port (New)
Enniskillen (New)
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Falmouth
Fareham
Farnborough
Farnworth
Feltham
Ferring
Folkestone
Frome
G
Galashiels
Gateshead (New)
Gillingham Pier
Glasshoughton
Glenrothes (New)
Gloucester
Gorseinon
Gosforth
Govan
Grangemouth
Grantham
Gravesend
Great Bridge
Great Yarmouth
Greenhithe
Grimsby
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Halifax
Hamilton
Harlow
Harpurhey
Harrogate
Hartlepool (New)
Hatfield (New)
Havant
Hayes
Hereford
Hessle
Heston
Heston- Home Shopping
Highbridge
Hinckley
Horwich
Hounslow
Huddersfield
Hulme
Hunts Cross
Huyton (New)
Hyson Green
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Inverness (Slackbuie)
Ipswich
Isle Of Dogs
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Kendal
Kettering
Killingbeck
Kilmarnock
Kingston Upon Thames
Kingswood
Kirkcaldy
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Lancaster
Larkhall
Leamington
Leckwith Road
Leeds- Home Shopping
Leicester
Leicester Abbey Lane
Leyton
Lincoln (New)
Linwood
Liscard
Livingston (New)
Llandudno (New)
Llanelli
London Deptford High Stre
Long Eaton
Longsight
Longwell Green
Lower Earley
Luton

 

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Marina (Brighton)
Marple
Maryhill
Merthyr Tydfil
Middleton Park
Milton Keynes
Milton Of Craigie
Minworth
Morley
Motherwell
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Newport
Newport Iow
Newport Pillgwenlly
Newquay
Newton Abbot
Newton Mearns
Newtownards
Norwich
Norwich Hall Road
Nuneaton
O
Oadby
Old Kent Road
Oldbury
Omagh

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Park Royal New
Parkhead
Patchway
Pentwyn
Perry Barr
Perth
Peterborough
Pilsworth
Plymouth
Poole
Portadown
Portlethen
Portsmouth
Preston Fulwood
Pudsey
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Queensferry
Queslet
R
Radcliffe
Rawtenstall
Reddish
Redditch
Rhyl
Robroyston
Rochdale
Roehampton
Romford
Rotherham
Runcorn
Rushden
S
Scunthorpe
Sedgley
Sefton
Shaw
Sheffield (New)
Sheffield Queens Road
Shirley
Shoeburyness
Sinfin (New)
Sittingbourne
Skelmersdale
Slough
Small Heath
South Gate Circus
South Ruislip
South Woodham Ferrers
St Leonards On Sea
St Matthews
St.Austell
Stafford
Stevenage
Stockport
Strabane (New)
Straiton Edinburgh
Sunderland
Sutton
Sutton Ashfield
Swanley
Swansea (New)
Swindon Haydon
Swinton
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Tamworth
Taunton
Thornaby
Thurmaston
Tilehurst
Toryglen
Totton (Southampton)
Trafford Park
Trowbridge
Tunstall
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Uttoxeter
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Wakefield Durkar
Wallington
Watford
Wembley
West Bradford
West Bridgford
West Dundee
Westbrook
Weston-Super-Mare
Westwood Belfast
Weymouth
Wheatley
Whitehaven
Wigan
Winsford
Wisbech
Woking Sheerwater
Wolstanton
Wolverhampton
Worcester
Wrexham
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Yeovil
York (New)
Ystalyfera
What is Mexicana® Vegan?

Mexicana® Vegan is a delicious spicy-flavoured vegan cheese alternative, made from coconut, with added calcium and vitamin B12. It has the Mexican spice blend with real bell and jalapeño peppers.

Is Mexicana® Vegan suitable for vegetarians and vegans?

Yes, Mexicana® Vegan is made from plant-based ingredients so suitable for everyone, including vegetarians and vegans. As well as being free from meat, egg and dairy, Mexicana® Vegan is free from lactose, casein, cholesterol, hydrogenated fats, artificial colours and GMOs.

Is Mexicana® Vegan produced on an animal-free site?

Yes, it is produced at a 100% vegan factory, so there is no risk of cross-contamination.

Is Mexicana® Vegan approved by The Vegan Society?

Yes, Mexicana® Vegan is registered with The Vegan Society and the packaging carries their logo.

Is Mexicana® Vegan suitable for people on special diets?

Because they are free from animal ingredients, Mexicana® Vegan is suitable for vegetarians and vegans as well as people who are intolerant to dairy, lactose and casein.

Can Mexicana® Vegan be eaten straight from the packet does it need to be cooked first?

Mexicana® Vegan can be eaten straight from the packet. It can also be sliced or grated and then melted onto pizza, in toasties, or on top of jacket potatoes or added to dishes like lasagne or enchiladas. Look at our recipe section or check out our social media for inspiration!

Is Mexicana® Vegan free from artificial colours and flavours?

Yes, all of our foods are free from artificial colours and flavours.

Is Mexicana® Vegan free from lactose/casein?

Yes, all of our foods are free from lactose/casein.

Is Mexicana® Vegan nut-free?

Yes and our manufacturing plant is a nut-free site so there is no risk of cross-contamination.

What format is Mexicana® Vegan available in and how much does it cost?

Mexicana® Vegan 200g block has a recommended retail price of £2.30

What is Mexicana® Vegan made from?

The ingredients in Mexicana® Vegan are:
Water, Coconut oil, Potato Starch, Rehydrated Peppers 3% (Water, Red & Green Peppers, Red & Green Jalapeno Peppers), Modified Maize starch, Reduced Sodium Sea Salt, Mexican Style Seasoning (Paprika, Chilli, Cumin, Sugar, Salt, Black Pepper, Garlic Powder, Tomato Powder, Onion, Paprika Extract, Bell Peppers, Tomato Granules, Parsley, Acidity Regulator: Citric acid), Dried Yeast, Thickener: Carrageenan, Natural Flavouring, Calcium Phosphate, Yeast Extract, Calcium Chloride, Vitamin B12.

Per typical 100g (as sold) Mexicana® Vegan
SUITABLE FOR VEGETERIANS & VEGANS yes
FLAVOURING Mexican spicy blend with real bell and jalapeño peppers
KJ 1269
KCAL 305
FAT 24.6g
SATURATES 20.9g
CARBOHYDRATES 19.4g
SUGARS 0.2g
FIBRE 0.5g
PROTEIN 1.5g
SALT 1.8g
EXTRA 282mg calcium
2.7μg vitamin B

 

How should I store Mexicana® Vegan?

Keep refrigerated. Remove from refrigerator 5 minutes before use. Best consumed within 5 days of opening and by Use By Date. For Use By Date, see front of pack.

How do I contact your customer service team?
Why is a dairy company launching a vegan cheese alternative?

We have developed Mexicana® Vegan for our loyal consumers and fans who follow a flexitarian or vegan diet and miss the taste of Mexicana® cheese.

Why is calcium and B12 added to Mexicana® Vegan?

People who follow a Vegan diet don’t consume Vitamin B12 as it naturally occurs in animal products. Calcium had been added to Mexicana® Vegan as it naturally occurs in cheese.

Does Mexicana® Vegan use the same flavouring as original Mexicana®?

Yes, Mexicana® Vegan uses the same unique spicy flavouring as Mexicana® cheese.

Is Mexicana® Vegan produced in United Kingdom?

Yes, it is produced in the UK.

Does Mexicana® Vegan contain any allergens?

No. Mexicana® Vegan is free from Dairy, Soya, Lactose and Gluten.

Can I freeze Mexicana® Vegan?

It is not recommended to freeze Mexicana® Vegan as the freezing process can change its texture.

Is Mexicana® Vegan Kosher certified?

Mexicana® Vegan is not currently Kosher certified.

What is FlexiFriday?

FlexiFriday was created in 2019, 10 years after the renowned Meat-Free Monday campaign. We believe that due to the acceleration of climate change crisis within the last 10 years it is no longer enough for us to follow a climate-friendly diet on just one day a week and we hope that our FlexiFriday initiative will help to encourage and raise further awareness of this cause.

   
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