There is a growing demand for plant-based alternatives to animal-based foods due to growing concerns about health and the environmental consequences of animal agriculture. However, plant-based alternatives often may not completely recreate the taste and texture profile of their meat-based counterparts.
A foodtech startup has developed plant-based meat that is designed and created to look like, taste like, and cook like conventional meat. Unlike vegetarian mock meat products, this plant-based pork substitute satisfies like meat in terms of texture, flavour and aroma.
This product is designed to mimic the taste and texture of pork, and is made from ingredients, including shiitake mushrooms, chickpeas, soy, peas and rice.
Besides being vegan (free from meat, dairy, and egg), this plant-based meat has no alliums in it, such as garlic, onion, scallion, shallot, leek and chives. In addition, the product is also Halal certified.
The company is considering offering a kosher certification, as well as chicken and lamb substitutes.
This minced pork alternative fits into the following daily cooking applications:
The company is looking to partnering with food manufacturers, chefs, aspiring F&B owners who would like to recreate new plant-based pork recipes to progress on this innovation journey with them.
This plant-based meat offers these benefits: