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Excerpts from the story:
“Beyond Meat’s new vegan steak won Time’s praise for being a healthier alternative to its animal-derived counterpart. ‘Beyond Steak is easy to imagine in burritos and stir-fries, or as a salad topping,’ Time said of the innovation. ‘The fibrous texture of real steak is there.’
“Meati’s animal-free Classic Cutlet and Crispy Cutlet made the list for looking and tasting ‘remarkably like actual chicken’. The products are made with at least 95% mushroom root. The offerings avoid the fat and cholesterol of conventional animal meat while providing 15g protein, 9g dietary fiber, and a host of micronutrients, such as Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate, Vitamin B12, and Iron. The honor comes just after Meati Foods’ Series C funding, and on the same day as the debut of their Carne Asada Steak and Meati Bundle offerings.
“Lastly, MyForest Foods’ new product MyBacon—the first-ever whole-cut mycelium-based bacon—was recognized for its flavor, texture, minimal ingredients, and shorter production time in comparison to real bacon. The start-up’s nearly 100% mushroom product delivers a flesh-like texture and gristle bacon lovers expect.
“Many vegan innovations have been featured in Time’s Best Inventions list in recent years. Last year, the magazine spotlighted plant-based seafood innovator Current Foods ( formerly called Kuleana) for its 100% plant-based, sushi-grade, ready-to-eat tuna made from algae, koji, radish, bamboo, and potato. Impossible Foods’ Impossible Pork made the list in 2020 whereas Beyond Meat’s Beyond Sausage made it in 2018.” (Mohsina Dodhiya, totallyveganbuzz.com)
Read the full story here: https://www.totallyveganbuzz.com/food/three-vegan-meat-inventions-times-2022-best-list/