Vegan Food Factory - Atlas Obscura
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Chatsworth, California

Vegan Food Factory

Discover how vegan mayonnaise is made on this exclusive factory tour of Follow Your Heart Market & Restaurant.

For over four decades, Follow Your Heart has been an innovative force in the world of vegan food. What began as a simple sandwich shop in Canoga Park has grown into a health-food empire of vegan mayonnaise, cheeses, and salad dressings with a corporate commitment to sustainability and healthy living.

Join Atlas Obscura Field Agent Adam Papagan for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Follow Your Heart's meat-free factory and restaurant. We'll start with a tour of their environmentally friendly, zero-waste production facility (normally not open to the public) to see how vegan mayonnaise is made. Then we'll head over to their vegetarian market and cafe to learn the history of the establishment and its role in shaping the neighborhood. And of course, there will be samples along the way! Follow your heart.


  • Photography is NOT allowed on the production line but okay in the market and restaurant.
  • Family friendly! All ages welcome. 
  • Please wear closed-toed shoes. High heels, sandals, and flip flops are not allowed.
  • A signed liability waiver will be required from all confirmed attendees.


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