Heme is the iron-rich compound found in meat that provides a deep color and a rich, umami flavor. The reason the Impossible Burger tastes so real is due to the addition of the company’s proprietary plant-based heme. And now, thanks to a Belgium-based company called Paleo, we might be able to get burgers infused with Wooly Mammoth heme (news from VegNews). “How outlandish!” you must … Continue reading Would You Like Woolly Mammoth Heme on Your Burger?
The future of food is upon us, and news in this space arises at lightning speed. It can be tricky to keep up with new products and emerging trends, and this is why we created a weekly round-up sharing a few important things you might have missed this week. Evo Foods unveiled a heat stable, vegan boiled egg made from a base of mung bean. … Continue reading Future Food Round-Up: Hemp News, Vegan Eggs, & Cultivated Chicken
This week, researchers from the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland announced that they have developed an egg white product made from fungi. The egg was developed using precision fermentation, a process that allows for the programming of micro-organisms (like fungi or bacteria) to produce complex organic molecules (like protein or fat). The food-tech scientists used a fungus called Trichoderma reesei to produce ovalbumin, the … Continue reading Vegan Egg Whites…Made From Fungi?