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US natural foods company Upton’s Naturals is bringing its vegan meal kits to Australian shores. The Thai-inspired dishes are made from whole-food ingredients and are ready in minutes in the microwave.

Each pack includes pre-cooked noodles, fresh vegetables and spices, and offers a convenient lunch solution while being 100 per cent vegan, free of trans fat, cholesterol, GMOs and preservatives.

“The inspiration for our meal kits came during our travels to Thailand where we source and manufacture our pre-seasoned, ready-to-eat jackfruit,” said Upton’s Natural co-founder Dan Staakmann.

“They’ve been a hit in the States, and with more Aussies following a meat-free diet, we’re very excited for this audience to give our convenient, heat-and-serve Meal Kits a try.”

The products are not dehydrated and are packaged in a retort pouch to maintain freshness.

Upton’s Naturals meal kits are available in four varieties – Pad See Ew, Massaman Curry, Thai Spaghetti and Thai Curry Noodle – and can be found in health food shops and supermarkets nationwide.

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