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Quorn

the trade name for a type of MYCOPROTEIN used as human food. Quorn constitutes the fungus Fusarium graminearum. It has a fibrous texture and comprises 12% PROTEIN, with no animal FAT or CHOLESTEROL.
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Looking to take advantage of the scorching temperatures, on winning the toss, Quorn captain, Matt Blackwell chose to bat.
"We've developed a core range of five frozen Quorn products specifically for the convenience channel," says Quorn Foods UK marketing director Alex Glen.
Quorn has posted a 7% rise in sales to PS220m for 2018 as it continued to benefit from the rising trend for veganism and alternatives to meat.
Elsewhere internationally, Quorn said sales in Australia raced 38% higher.
Meanwhile Quorn's new and improved PS3 ready meals include cottage pie, lasagne and tikka masala.
Stokesley-based Quorn has just had its "strongest ever year" - up 16% with sales of PS205m.
With its spot-on taste and texture that replicates that of real meat, Quorn has convinced even the likes of noted chef, restaurateur and hardcore carnivore Florabel Co-Yatco, who 'couldn't tell the difference' between Quorn's crispy chicken nuggets and the real deal.
"The relaunch is really good news for retailers looking to unlock the potential of the meat free category, as we're going to drive shoppers to purchase Quorn from the chilled and frozen meat free fixture in record numbers," says Julian Cooked, Head of UK Category Management.
Antony Hopkins, 31, of Harnall Lane West, Foleshill, admitted stealing meat and cheese worth PS58.59 from One Stop, chocolate and confectionary worth PS38 from Martins Newsagents, biscuits and groceries worth PS60 from One Stop in Quorn Way, meat and cheese worth PS90 from One Stop in Quorn Way, washing detergent and groceries worth PS183 from One Stop in Quorn Way, meat and cheese worth PS56 from One Stop in Quorn Way, three bottles of wine worth PS29.33 from Tates Spar in Hay Lane, a Santander bank card, a hammer drill worth PS49.99 from Wilkos, alcohol worth PS64 from M&S.
Monde Nissin beat competition from some global food giants to clinch the deal for Quorn, which had sales of 150.3 million pounds in 2014.
Teesside's meat free alternative specialists Quorn Foods have been sold to a new owner for an enterprise value of [pounds sterling]550m.