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Cargill Debuts ‘Juicier’ Plant-Based Burger Made with Cubiq Foods’ Fat Technology at Expo West

Cargill, the world’s third-largest meat producer, unveiled the first product of its collaboration with Spanish startup Cubiq Foods at Expo West last week. The company sampled new plant-based burgers made with Cubiq’s Go!Drop fat replacement technology, which is said to reduce the fat content and calories of alt-meats. In light of these and its other plant-based advancements, Cargill told Food Navigator-USA it now aims to become an “inclusive protein provider.” At Expo West, Cargill offered two versions of pea protein burgers – one made with Cubiq’s novel fat solution Go!Drop, and another made with common fats like coconut and canola oil. According to the agribusiness giant, by using the Go!Drop fat emulsion, it was able to reduce the saturated fat content by 30% and the …