COYO Paleo Vegan Yogurt

COYO Paleo Vegan Yogurt tastes so wickedly good, you’ll barely believe its ingredients are not in the slightest bit naughty. We’re foodies from way back, so we get that flavor has to come first — and that goes for health food products too. With COYO, eating well no longer means depriving yourself of the epicurean delights that make life a little sweeter. Our divine dairy free coconut yogurt alternatives have a melt-in-the-mouth creaminess unlike anything else.

COYO Paleo Vegan Yogurt contains no dairy, no soy, no honey, no gluten, no egg, no sesame. Our team handcrafts our products in small batches in our custom-made ‘coconut only’ commercial kitchens. That means zero possibility of cross-contamination from dairy or wheat products.

COYO Paleo Vegan Yogurt is nothing artificial, no colorings, no preservatives, no added sugar. Our coconuts are harvested by hand on islands free of mechanical machinery and industrial pollutants. We support the local farmers and their families in the use of sustainable farming practices.

COYO Paleo Vegan Yogurt uses consciously sourced, minimal ingredients of premium quality. We don’t use any unnecessary ingredients or fillers. Every carefully selected ingredient has an important function. We use minimal packaging and as we make our products on our own premises, we have a minimal carbon footprint.

All COYO Paleo Vegan Yogurt products contain probiotics. We have sourced vegan plant-based probiotics and active live cultures for their outstanding vibrancy and vitality. The gut is the seat of all health. Probiotics introduce good bacteria to the gut.

COYO Certified Paleo Vegan Yogurt uses Fresh coconut milk and cream are infused with real fruits and organic cacao to create our mouthwatering bespoke blends. Our dairy free yogurt alternatives have a silky-smooth consistency and a rich, full-bodied flavor with a touch of tang typical of a good, healthy yogurt.

 


COYO Paleo Vegan Yogurt Products

Mango, Mixed Berry, Chocolate, and Natural Coconut Yogurt


COYO Paleo Vegan Yogurt is “Heaven in a Mouthful”

 

COYO founder Henry Gosling was born and raised in Fiji, the grandson of an island shipwrecked mariner from England, Captain Harry Gosling. He grew up in Suva and spent his school holidays wandering the coconut plantations of Savu Savu, surrounded by sprouting coconut saplings. As the eldest son of six children, his job was to collect coconuts for dinner, scrape out the succulent white flesh, grate it and squeeze it into milk for the family’s evening meal — usually a coconut curry. While kids in the United States shelled peas, Henry scraped coconuts. There was an implicit understanding amongst the Fijian people that coconuts were not only delicious, but very nourishing. Coconut milk, water, oil and flesh had sustained them for generations, but it would take many years before the science caught up with what the Fijians already knew.

In June 2009, Henry was living a semi-retired life with his wife Sandra on Australia’s Sunshine Coast, their seven children all grown up. Henry had been searching for a new way to bring the benefits of coconut to the world – something that hadn’t been done before. That’s when his lightbulb moment struck. At around 3am on a Sunday morning he sat up in bed and thought: I’m going to make yogurt out of coconuts. He went straight to the computer, eager to find out if anyone else was making coconut yogurt – real yogurt containing probiotic cultures, but made from coconut milk instead of dairy – on a commercial scale. No one was.

Henry’s entrepreneurial brain went into overdrive. He imagined a coconut yogurt that was so smooth and creamy that people would fall in love with the taste first, then be impressed by its health benefits. But could it be done? Henry had no idea. He was propelled by a passion that stemmed from his idyllic childhood. He’d never made yogurt in his life, but working with coconuts was second nature to him.

It took six months of daily testing, handcrafting batch after batch, for Henry to perfect Australia’s first coconut yogurt alternative: COYO. Sandra was hesitant to embark on a new business venture at their stage in life. But she was also excited by the new world of dietary decadence they could offer people living with dairy, lactose and gluten intolerances. She knew first-hand how hard it could be. Sandra had developed severe asthma after having her first child and as a trained naturopath, had traced it back to an imbalance in her gut. She discovered she was allergic to gluten and intolerant to dairy, and her health improved dramatically when she ate fermented foods and probiotics to build up her gut flora.

In November 2009, Sandra took a sample to her yoga class and the feedback she received was right on the mark: “Mmm, heaven in a mouthful”. Upon trialling the product, the manager of a local health food store said if they could make the product commercially, every health food store in Australia would buy it. It was that good.

At the beginning of 2010, Henry and Sandra were about to put every cent they had into making the first commercial batch of COYO and doubt began to creep in. Were they doing the right thing? Sandra secretly wondered if Henry hadn’t gone a little crazy in the coconut...

To clear their heads before making the final commitment, Henry and Sandra took a long walk along a Sunshine Coast beach on a blustery day. As if by magic, a wave rolled in and deposited a coconut right at their feet. Covered in barnacles it looked as though it had floated all the way from Fiji, the sign was clear. It was a green light. COYO was about to win over the hearts and tastebuds of the world.

Since originally launching in 2010, demand for COYO has grown and with help from friends we have been able to share COYO with world. COYO is now made in the United States of America under the watchful eye of food legends Chuck and Ian. Foodies with a passionate eye for purity, integrity and ethical food production. Through Chuck and Ian COYO has been able to make it's mission come true, helping to make life easier and tastier for those living with dietary intolerances. We hope that through COYO’s addictively delicious charms, we will inspire you to eat well, live well and be happy.

 

Is COYO dairy free?

Answer: Absolutely yes. Our coconut yogurt alternatives are produced in a coconut only facility right here in the United States making them 100% dairy free and vegan. We also have the Kosher (KA) certification which guarantees dairy free.

Is COYO good for me?

Answer: Yes it is! Made with nature’s superfood, the coconut; our products are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, and are also a great source of medium-chain fatty acids which are easily digested, absorbed and put to use nourishing the body! Our yogurt is also full of probiotics which help to restore the beneficial bacteria in the gut and aid digestion.

Does COYO use any artificial colors, flavors or preservatives?

Answer: No, we don’t use any of these types of ingredients in our yogurt or fruit.

Do you have sugar in your yogurt?

Answer: Absolutely no!

Is COYO gluten free?

Answer: Yes our yogurt is gluten free.

Where can I buy COYO from?

Answer: To find a retailer near you, click on the “Locator” section of this website then enter your details. A list of your nearest retailers will come up. Alternatively you can call us on 505 247 0012 between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday or e-mail info@coyo.us

How long will a tub of yogurt last once I’ve opened it?

Answer: This is going to depend on how well you treat it. It should last for 3-4 days normally but if you use common sense and don’t expose it to high temperatures on the bench for too long and don’t double dip then you could get a few more days out of it.

Can I bake with COYO yogurt?

Answer: Yes, there are many wonderful ways you can bake with COYO but just remember that all those wonderful probiotics will not survive heating above 40 degrees.The advantage of baking with COYO is that it makes a fabulous dairy replacement and leaves baking beautifully moist

Can I freeze COYO yogurt?

Answer: Yes, COYO can be frozen but it will not be the same creamy texture when you thaw it. It’s still good for smoothies though.

Where is COYO made?

Answer: COYO is 100% made right here at home in the United States of America

I am interested in stocking/selling COYO. Who can I speak to?

Answer: Our office can help you with these inquiries. Contact us on 505 247 0012 between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday or email info@coyo.us.

Is COYO good for a Paleo diet?

Answer: Yes. COYO is Paleo Certified

What probiotics are in a tub of COYO?

Answer: Bifidobacterium bifidum Bifidobacterium lactis Lactobacilus acidophilus Lactobacilus casei Lactobacilus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus Lactobacilus rhamnosus Streptococcus thermophilus

Contact COYO

Whether you have a concern, something to ask, or you just want to say hi and share love for our products, we’d love to hear from you.

Email info@coyo.us
Phone +1 505 247 0012

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Established in 2010, The Paleo Foundation was first organized for the purpose of helping Paleo Diet Adherents easily identify products that met the basic tenets of the diet.  Since then, thousands of products have been certified through the Certified Paleo, Paleo Approved, Paleo Vegan, and Paleo Friendly Certification Programs.


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Paleo Approved, Certified Paleo, Paleo Friendly, and PaleoVegan Certification Programs:

Each Paleo Certification Program has a different set of standards. For the absolute strictest standards, Paleo Approved certifies farms, ranches, and single-ingredient products. Certified Paleo, the most popular of the Paleo Certification programs certifies products that contain Paleo Diet ingredients, but have some 21st century processing methods allowing for shelf stability. The Paleo Friendly Program allows for products that are generally regarded as gray-area products such as kombucha, dark chocolate, and even grass-fed dairy.

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