Protein Power Up: Vega Launches New Vega Sport Performance Protein

BURNABY, BC–(Marketwired – November 17, 2015) – New Vega Sport Performance Protein helps you find your competitive edge by reducing recovery time so you can train again sooner and perform better. With an additional 5 grams of protein and added performance ingredients like turmeric, tart cherry, and probiotics, Vega Sport Performance Protein now offers 30 grams of multisource plant-based protein, 6 grams BCAAs, and 6 grams glutamine, to help athletes build and repair strong muscles and reduce recovery time post-workout.

Vega Sport Performance Protein is an Informed Choice certified plant-based protein shake that is Non-GMO Project verified, certified vegan, gluten-free and made without dairy or soy ingredients, artificial flavors, colors or sweeteners. Each clean protein serving contains:

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  • 30 grams of premium and complete, plant-based protein
  • 6 grams of each BCAAs and glutamine
  • Performance ingredients turmeric, tart cherry, and probiotics (1 billion CFUs)
  • Bromelain, a source of natural enzymes made from pineapple to help support digestion

“Eating clean, plant-based protein post-workout helps reduce recovery time between training, so you can train again sooner,” said Brendan Brazier, Co-Founder and Formulator at Vega, former professional Ironman, and bestselling author of the Thrive book series. “More protein was what our consumers were demanding, so new Vega Sport Performance Protein contains 20% more, as well as performance ingredients like turmeric to even further aid in athletic recovery.”

Vega Sport Performance Protein is made from pea, pumpkin seed, organic sunflower seed, and alfalfa protein for a complementary amino acid profile that tastes great. Best consumed 45 to 90 minutes after a workout, Vega Sport Performance Protein can be enjoyed shaken with water or non-dairy beverage or blended in a smoothie. Vega Sport Performance Protein is a key component of the Vega Sport Nutrition System, a three-stage system made for before, during, and after training.

Vega Sport Performance Protein is now available on shelves across North America in Vanilla, Chocolate, Mocha, and Berry flavors. Find Vega Sport Performance Protein at local stores with Vega’s store locator or online at

About Vega: Since 2001, Vega (previously Sequel Naturals) has established itself as the leader in the plant-based natural health and performance products industry. Formulated by Brendan Brazier, vegan former professional Ironman triathlete and bestselling author on plant-based nutrition, the Vega brand of nutritional products is internationally recognized. Good for your body and the planet, Vega is the clean, plant-based choice to fuel your healthy, active lifestyle-without compromise. For more information, please visit, join Vega on Facebook at, on Twitter @VegaTeam, and Instagram @Vega_Team.

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