Kingma’s Market

Kingma’s Market
Kingma’s Market is a local family-owned grocery store serving the community for over 80 years – offers many vegan products. Kingma’s is located in the Creston Neighborhood of Grand Rapids.
Vegan Grand Rapids Review

There are two Kingma’s Market locations in West Michigan. Our guide only covers the Plainfield location. The other location, in Ada, carries many of the same products and is also a great place to shop.

Kingma’s has been part of the Grand Rapids community for more than 80(!) years. After other area locations closed over the years, the Plainfield store in the Creston neighborhood was the only store remaining. After a change in ownership, changes took place at Kingma’s and many of them benefitted plant-based shoppers. Owner Alan Hartline has brought in items from many local and statewide producers of vegan items.

  • The Brinery – The Brinery based in Ann Arbor specializes in fermented foods. Kingma’s carries the sauerkraut.
  • Veggie burgers – You can find veggie burgers from Qrunch and the Redheads, both in the frozen food section.
  • Nutcase Vegan Meats – Made in Grand Rapids, Nutcase focuses on “creating flavorful products to make eating vegan a great experience for all.” Some a preformed patties and others come so you can make it your way. Nutty burgers and breakfast sausage, hot Italian sausage, chorizo, and sweet Italian sausage. All the products can be found in the freezer section.
  • Daiya cheese shreds.
  • Earth Balance – Both tubs and sticks of butter.
  • El Cardenal – Kingma’s carries asparagus tamales made in Hart, Michigan using Michigan asparagus as well as the El Cardenal salsa.
  • Field Roast – A large selection of Field Roast products.
  • Vegan Magic – this unique smoky coconut based cooking oil is very good, and Kingma’s is the only place carrying it in the entire state.

These are the items we’ve seen for sale recently at Kingma’s Plainfield location. We do our best to keep it up to date, but it’s possible that items available have changed since our last visit. If you are looking for something specific it’s always best to call ahead.

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Kingma's Market has a large raw nut selection.
Lots of varieties of hummus can be found next to the vegan cheese!
Kingma's Market carries a large selection of vegan cheese, incuding all 3 varieties of Daiya Cheese shreds.
Both of these are excellent for tacos!
You can find a large variety of faux meats from Field Roast Grain Meat. These breakfast links are delicious!
Vegan cheese has come a long way in the last couple of years. These slices from Follow Your Heart make great grilled cheese sandwiches.
Along with Follow Your Heart's cheese slices, Kingma's Market carries Vegenaise.
Both of these cook up great on a grill. The frankfurters from Field Roast Grain Meat are a favorite of ours in the summer.
The Brinery has been fermenting foods out of Ann Arbor for a few years now. Kingma's Market carries a ton of their products. The tempeh can be found in the freezer section.
This sauerkraut made in Ann Arbor by The Brinery is some of the best around (and great for your gut!).
Love Culture is a fairly new fermentation operation out of Zeeland. Has anyone tried either of these yet?
The Redheads makes these veggie burgers with organic, whole food infredients. Find them in the freezer section at Kingma's Market.
Nutcase Vegan Meats is new on the retail scene but they've spent a lot of time perfecting their recipes. These are also gluten-free!
Vegan tamales made with locally grown asparagus from Oceana County. El Cardenal also sells salsa that is also carried by Kingma's Market.
The other two varieties from Nutcase Vegan Meats. These are a winner if you are dairy and gluten-free!
Kingma's Market carries a huge selection of soup from Amy's Kitchen.
You can find every kind of non-dairy milk under the sun at Kingma's Market.
Dairy-free chocolate chips. Check.
There is a huge selection of products from Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods at Kingma's Market, incuding nutritional yeast.
More Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods.
The usual suspects from Nasoya.
Kingma's Market has a great selection of fresh produce.
These beans are grown in Michigan by Carlson-Arbogast Farms. An excellent source of protein for your vegan diet!
One of the newer products from Kingma's Market is this coconut oil.
The only place in the entire state of Michigan to carry Vegan Magic's bacon grease! If you haven't tried this as a cooking oil, you're missing out.
El Cardenal salsas, both mild and hot.

Items are always subject to change. We do our best to keep these albums up-to-date, but if you are looking for something specific, it’s always best to call ahead.

**We post items that are known to be vegan, and we have vetted to the best of our ability. Items may have been produced on shared equipment, which is an issue for some, especially for those will allergies. It is absolutely recommended that you always read your own labels.

2225 Plainfield Ave
(616) 363-7575