Whole Soy & Co: I’m in Love!

Though I love tofu, I’ve never been a big fan of soy milk. At least not of Silk, or the unsweetened kind from Trader Joe’s. Just not my thing. I’ve tried a few different soy frozen yogurts, and found them to have that same funky taste I think soy milk has. Until I discovered the perfection that is Whole Soy & Co. frozen yogurt.

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I was first drawn in by their Chocolate Hazelnut flavor, and OMG, this stuff is good. It has an absolutely amazing flavor and only 120 calories and 2.5 grams of fat per serving. I have a container of their Swiss Dark Chocolate at home right now, taunting me as I try to cut a little bit back on sugar this week. We’ll see how that goes. πŸ˜‰ I had some the other night and it seriously was better than some full-fat ice creams I’ve had. A few weeks ago, I had some of the Mocha Fudge, and later that night, I was literally so happy that I wasn’t sure if I could sleep. I don’t know if it was the caffeine or what, but seriously, I was giddy. I had a small scoop in my coffee the next morning (hey, people put cream and sugar in their coffee, right?) and I was totally in love with life that day, too. I don’t know if I can account it all to the frozen yogurt, but I think I will so I can eat it more often. πŸ™‚ They have a few other delicious-sounding flavors – Vanilla Bean, CrΓ¨me Caramel and Black Cherry – and their products are certified vegan, Kosher and dairy-, casein- and gluten-free. I have yet to try their soy yogurts, but I definitely plan to in the near future, especially after learning more about the company.

Whole Soy & Co. is locally based here in SF, but that’s not the only that makes them pretty green. Check out their Sustainability Statement for some amazing facts about what they’re doing!

Some highlights:
* They are independently-owned
* Their products are certified organic
* They source their fruit locally
* They pay livable wages
* They encourage their employees to take public transit (and almost all of them do!)
* They give back to the community
* They source their sugar and cocoa from socially and economically responsible cooperatives
* They participate in a CSA
*They got rid of their plastic lids to keep them out of the waste stream, but will send you one if you want to reuse your yogurt cup (which I recommend you do!)

There are too many wonderful things to list here, so please take a look at their website, and definitely try their products if you see them in stores!

A socially and environmentally responsible company that makes an outstanding product? I’m in love!

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13 responses to “Whole Soy & Co: I’m in Love!

  1. Their yogurt is my favorite soy yogurt ever! I tried the frozen yogurt for the first time last weekend and it’s so delicious. The Creme de Caramel is amazing! Have you tried the Purely Decadent Coconut Milk Ice Cream yet?

  2. janeterin

    I have not, but I will soon! I’m just so addicted to WS&Co!

    Glad you found it and liked it!!

  3. I really like their yogurt!! I especially love that they have an unsweetened flavor that tastes good, and that they don’t have the little tops!! I must try their ice cream ,after your rave review! Glad to know more about the company as well-thanks!

  4. mocha fudge?! holy cow (soy??) ! that sounds delicious. I’ll be keeping my eye out for these!

  5. Hmm I will have to look out for that! I tried soy yogurt one time and was NOT a fan, but maybe this will be better? I do however love the So Delicious (I think that’s the brand) mint-chocolate “ice cream” sandwhiches…and now I want ice cream at 9:53 in the morning πŸ™‚

  6. janeterin

    Elizabeth, I know, I gotta try their reg. soy yogurt, too! My Mom just tried it yesterday morning with granola and berries and really liked it. And you def. have to try the fro-yo!

    RHYD, hope you can find it! It’s so good and makes me so happy!

    Hallie, I totally want ice cream now, too. I’m telling you, a small scoop in coffee… πŸ˜‰

  7. Sadness. I am allergic to soy. But I am glad that it has brought you happiness. πŸ™‚ Ice cream and coffee? A dangerous Janet combo- watch out!!! πŸ™‚

  8. I didn’t know they were locally produced. Good find!

    Have you tried the frozen or regular yogurts from Fraiche in Palo Alto? Their stuff is made with dairy from Peninsula Creamery. I’m a huge fan of Fraiche but would like to try this brand as well.

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  10. nikislosingit

    Swiss Dark Chocolate! That sounds divine! Yum!!!

  11. nikislosingit

    And I’ve linked to your contest post! πŸ™‚

  12. nikislosingit

    And you are now on my blogroll! Glad to have found your site!

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