Please tell us what your organization/company does or does?
JJ’s Sweets, makers of Cocomels, creates and produces delicious, innovative and mindfully-crafted sweets. Cocomels are The Original Coconut Milk Caramels. They are award-winningly delicious, vegan, organic, non-GMO, and gluten-free. Stop by our booth and sample our chocolate-covered or ‘naked’ varieties of Cocomels.
Why did you start your organization or company?
JJ ‘s Sweets and Cocomels with a desire to bring delicious, blissful moments to people in the form of new types of candy that are better for our consumers, people and the environment than existing candies.
What is the best selling product?
The Sea Salt flavors of our chocolate-covered and naked Cocomels are our best sellers.
Why was it important to you to produce a plant based product?
It was important for JJ to prove that plant based products can taste as good as, or even better than, their existing counterparts due to the benefits to our bodies and the planet. The real challenge was to produce a candy because taste is the main driver for purchase, not its health attributes. Now that we have won high- profile awards for our products, I think we'’ve achieved that goal!
Why should people come to SoCal Vegfest?
To try new things, support small vendors leading the charge with plant based foods, to learn more about all the plant based options and build the community.