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meat substitutes

Non-animal protein food products, derived from soya beans, wheat gluten, yeast or other sources, and usually flavoured and textured to resemble natural muscle protein. These products are a reasonably effective substitute for animal protein but may not contain all the essential AMINO ACIDS.
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HIsolate is a distinctive line of ingredients that contains up to 73% protein, making it ideal for increasing the protein content of foods such as bars, vegetarian meat analogue products, cereals and snacks.
However, the effect of MDCM hydrolysates in crab meat analogue on its bioactivities is relatively unknown.
It is often used as a meat analogue or meat extender.
Meat analogue produced with soy protein isolate and vital gluten by thermoplastic extrusion: technological, physicochemical and nutritional characteristics.
These high-moisture protein products have a taste and 'whole muscle' texture that will add a new dimension to the development of meat analogue products.
5%, can be used as a functional food product or as a new type of meat analogue which can he incorporated into various dishes, says the company.
Although the vegetarian market continues to grow year after year, most of that growth is being driven short-term by branded meat analogue products due to a lack of innovation in the branded sector.
Finnprotex can be used as a functional food product, or as a new form of meat analogue.
Sales of veggie burgers and other meat analogue products totaled $300 million in 1997, according to Data-monitor, a New York-based research firm, and volume is expected to reach $450 million by 2002.
Both Archer Daniels Midland and Garden Protein International have upped the meat analogue ante, introducing new lines of soybased products with flavors and textures that better simulate full muscle texture.