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The evolution of a plant-based alternative to meat. From niche markets to widely accepted meat alternatives

@article{Wild2014TheEO,
  title={The evolution of a plant-based alternative to meat. From niche markets to widely accepted meat alternatives},
  author={F. Wild and M. Czerny and A. Janssen and A. Kole and M. Žunabovi{\'c} and K. Domig},
  journal={Agro Food Industry Hi-tech},
  year={2014},
  volume={25},
  pages={45-49}
}
alternatives to meat are a growing market segment. The European LikeMeat project investigated consumers’ motivation for shifting their diets towards meat alternatives and developed a meat alternative product that resembles the fibrous structure, bite and juicy mouth-feel of meat. In a high moisture cooking extrusion process, plant proteins are converted to a base product that has a meat-like structure. Various protein sources and their combinations with further food ingredients were tested to… Expand
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