6 Vegan Bakery Success Stories [2023]

Updated: January 18th, 2023
Start A Vegan Bakery

More people are becoming aware of the benefits that vegan food products offer to their health. Therefore, vegan food establishments and vegan bakeries are increasing at an unprecedented rate.

Vegan bakeries use plant-based ingredients to produce and sell sweet and savory products made in compliance with the strict requirements of a vegan diet.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a vegan bakery:

1. Siren Snacks ($2.4M/year)

Elizabeth Giannuzzi (from Sonoma, CA, USA) started Siren Snacks about 6 years ago.

$200K / month
2 founders / 4 employees

Case Study

Hello, I’m Elizabeth Giannuzzi, co-founder and CEO of Siren Snacks. Siren is a snack company focused on re-imagining the protein bar aisle and creating convenient snacks using simple, plant-based ingredients.

Our products are sold online and in over 7,000 stores across the US including Whole Foods, Target, CVS, and more.


2. Pastreez ($300K/year)

Anthony Rosemond (from Phelan, CA, USA) started Pastreez over 6 years ago.

$25K / month
2 founders / 2 employees

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Bonjour! My name is Anthony Rosemond. I'm a Parisian chef & founder of Pastreez, an online French bakery.

We’ve sold over 1 million macarons to this date, with only a team of two.


Learn more about starting a vegan bakery:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a vegan bakery?
-> Pros and cons of a vegan bakery

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established vegan bakery
-> Marketing ideas for a vegan bakery

Other resources

4. Dollop Gourmet ($360K/year)

Heather Saffer (from Rochester, New York, USA) started Dollop Gourmet almost 9 years ago.

$30K / month
1 founders / 1 employees
Rochester, New York, USA

Case Study

Hey guys! I’m Heather Saffer, Founder and CEO of Dollop Gourmet. We make better-for-you gourmet frostings that contain half as much sugar as conventional frostings and twice as much flavor!

I’ve been fortunate enough to be featured as a winner on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, Shark Tank, QVC, in Forbes, Oprah.com, Huffington Post, among others. As a business, we’re currently doing about $30,000 a month.


5. Lil Buff Protein ($960K/year)

Christine Moore (from Cleveland, Ohio, USA) started Lil Buff Protein over 7 years ago.

$80K / month
1 founders / 10 employees
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Case Study

My name is Christine Moore and I’m the owner of Lil Buff Protein, where you can eat cake & get buff!

We focus on giving back to the community and our employees. We purchased a new set of tires for one of our employees last year and this year we purchased a car for a family in need in our city.


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