He had seen previous efforts to create vegetarian beef products and had not been impressed by the texture or the composition, but mostly he had not much cared for the taste when it was cooked. “I was unsure about the quality,” he says.
Good Catch is swimming into deeper waters this week with the launch of its first frozen plant-based seafood offerings, more than a year after the brand waded into retail with shelf-stable vegan tuna products.
Plant-based is all the rage in specialty food. Specializing in turkey, beef, and pork jerky, Perky Jerky recently entered a new partnership to compete with other plant-based brands in the snacking aisle.
Today, Starbucks is introducing the new Impossible Rendang Pie to stores across Singapore, part of the company’s continued expansion of plant-based choices and global aspiration to be a resource-positive company. The Impossible Rendang Pie will be available for a limited time at Starbucks stores and through delivery, with more plant-based food choices to be announced later this summer in partnership with Impossible Foods.
Working with leading butchers, chefs, food technologists and the close collaboration of taste expert, Givaudan, Redefine Meat has digitally mapped more than 70 sensorial parameters into its Alt-Steak products, including premium beef cuts' texture, juiciness, fat distribution and mouthfeel.
KFC Hong Kong has introduced a burger and nuggets featuring plant-based meat at select outlets from today, following a successful trial run in the United States. The New Era Nuggets and the New Era Burger will feed the appetite for plant-based meats and are available after 11:00am.
Combining pea protein with a proprietary form of chickpea flour could pave the way for a new generation of plant-based meat products with a meatier texture and a cleaner label, claim the makers of Artesa textured pulse protein (TPP).
Starbucks said Tuesday it will begin selling a plant-based breakfast sandwich made with Impossible sausage as part of its summer menu. In addition to the plant-based sausage substitute, the sandwich will contain a cage-free fried egg and aged cheddar cheese and will be served on ciabatta bread.