First studied in the 1960s as a protein source with a low environmental impact, mycoprotein
is high in fiber and protein, low in saturated fat and cholesterol, and contains all of the essential amino acids.
Also, some people have reported allergic reactions to mycoprotein
, although this is rare.
is a meat-free form of high quality protein which is made by adding oxygen, nitrogen, glucose and minerals to a natural fungus called Fusarium venenatum.
shores, is a 'mycoprotein
.' Translation: It's made from a fungus...but a darn good-tasting one.
in Quorn-brand foods is derived from the mold Fusarium venenatum.
Quorn is made from "mycoprotein
," a unique fungus called Fusarium gramineurum.
market in January, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPL) filed a complaint with the FDA to enforce proper labeling of Quorn products, to ensure that consumers know that the products are not derived from mushrooms, but rather mycoprotein
, which is considered a fungus.
But one new ingredient, mycoprotein
, is about to be introduced into the U.S.
In its quarterly special report, Developing Foods.com, Food Technology describes mycoprotein
as a derivative of mushroom-like fungi native to western Europe, where research and development teams have produced it as an ingredient high in protein, low in fat and containing no cholesterol.
The "Alternative Protein Market by Stage/Type (Insect, Algae, Duckweed, Lab Meat, Pea, Rice, Potato, Corn, Soy, Wheat, Corn, Mycoprotein
, Mushrooms), Application, and Geography - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
Summary: The research report provides analysis and information according to mycoprotein
market segments such as geographies, nutrients type, nature and end use application.