Customer Questions

Customer Questions

Often when we go vegan we look for alternatives or replacers to foods we are used to eating, to help us on our journey. For many this is a great way to ease the vegan transition without things being too much of a shock to the system.

A regular question we often hear from new vegetarians or...

Posted by in Customer Questions on September 20, 2013 .

Questions about Vegan Cheese Crisps.

UPDATE 11 10 2013. Since we put this blog together we have now found Vegan Cheese Crisps.
Please visit this NEW BLOG for full info.

Hunky Dory Vegan Crisps? Barrow Boys Vegan Cheese Crisps? Alternative Stores selling vegan cheese crisps?
It seems the...

Posted by in Customer Questions, Health on June 24, 2013 .

Recently we have had many questions about how breathable vegetarian shoes are and if there are any foot health issues, compared to leather shoes.
Often non vegetarians claim vegetarian or vegan shoes are not healthy, usually as another excuse not to switch to a cruelty free lifestyle.

We seem to be getting an increasing number of questions about    

Xylitol, especially as it's being used as a sweetener for sugar free or no added sugar foods, sweets, chocolats and chewing gum.
Xylitol can be found naturally in fruits, vegetables and other sources such as tree bark.

This is a typical email we get on a regular basis from customers about supermarket toothpastes:

Hi Alternative Stores,
I have just noticed on your website that you sell toothpaste listed as suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

I thought all toothpastes would be vegetarian and vegan...

Posted by in Customer Questions on February 17, 2013 .

Another question we get alot at this time of year is "are there are natural ways to keep ants out of your home"?

Yes there are and this is something we have alot of personal experience with in the last few years.
When we moved home, some years back, we were very shocked to suddenly encounter...

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