Posted by earthville at 05/04/15 22:15:07Hello Ron,
Thanks for posting here. It's nice that you are including at least one vegan product in your product line.
In response, here are a few things to consider:
1. The definition of "vegan" is "not using or consuming (or causing to be consumed) any animal products or products that have been tested on animals." Since honey is an animal product (insects are animals, not vegetables or minerals), it is redundant to say "vegans who do not eat honey." By definition, a vegan does not eat honey. (There do exist in the world some people who eat honey and still call themselves vegans, but only because they don't understand the meaning of the word, e.g. they take it to mean only non-dairy vegetarian, which is not the case.)
2. Most vegans do not follow a strictly raw food diet. It's a very small minority (and varies a lot by region). There are, however, many vegans who are making an active effort to include more raw food in their diets, so there is a certain appeal for raw.
3. Be advised that a significant proportion of vegans (sometimes referred to as "ethical vegans" or "compassionate vegans") make efforts to buy products only from companies that do no trade in animal products at all, so as not to contribute in any way to an economy that profits from the suffering of animals. In other words, while some vegans will be happy to buy a vegan product from a non-vegan company, others will tend to buy only from vegan companies (those that do not use or sell any animal products).