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PLNT Showcases Vegan Crab Cakes That “Smell and Taste Like Real Thing” at Gulfood

Dutch plant-based meat and seafood producer PLNT, part of the Future Food Group, is showcasing a vegan crabcake product at Gulfood, the world’s largest food exhibition, which says this year the event is 30 times larger than the previous year with over 5,000 exhibitors. The crabcakes are based on wheat protein along with spices and enhancers such as nori for a seafood flavour and “smell and taste like the real thing”, according to Khaleej Times. Plant meat born from meat Future Food Group debuted PLNT back in 2020, from parent company Jan Zandbergen Group which originated as a traditional butcher in the 1950s. Speaking at the time of the launch, Jos Havekotte, Innovation Manager at Future Food Group, commented: “Meat eaters are our target group. …

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Products & Launches

PLNT Introduces 100% Plant-Based Salmon, Launches Two New Chicken Products

Dutch plant-based meat and fish producer PLNT announces the launch of three products — Salmon Fillets, Chicken Nuggets, and Chicken Tenders. The company says the new plant-based salmon and chicken developments are part of its ongoing effort to respond to the most critical trends in food: a healthier life and a healthier planet. PLNT’s plant-based salmon is made with pea proteins and is allergen-free, while the new chicken items contain 39 % wheat protein. The brand claims its meats are nutritious — high in proteins and containing vitamins and minerals — and better for the environment. “We source our ingredients as close to home as possible, with wheat from Denmark and the Netherlands and soy from Austria, which are just two examples,” Marleen Kolijn, senior brand …

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Interviews

PLNT: “We Believe That a Healthier Life and a Healthier Planet Are the Foundation For Our Future”

Developed and prepared by butchers in the Netherlands, PLNT is creating plant-based products especially for lovers of meat and fish. “Our butchers know exactly what we like in a good cut of meat or fish,” says the young brand, part of the Future Food Group. We caught up with the founders of PLNT, headed by Anton Bal, an experienced butcher and commercial director in the world of alt protein. Who is PLNT and what does the company stand for? PLNT is a relatively new brand with origin in the Netherlands. We offer delicious 100% plant-based successors for (future) flexitarians, who like meat & fish but consciously choose a day without it. Made of natural ingredients, full of the daily required nutrients, healthier and more sustainable. …

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Products & Launches

PLNT Releases “First Ever” Ready-Made Vegan Beef Wellington in the Netherlands 

PLNT, the Dutch plant-based producer, has developed what it claims is the first ready-to-eat vegan Beef Wellington in the Netherlands. The plant-based Beef Wellington is now available at Dutch online supermarket Crisp with a wider retail rollout planned for later this year. PLNT is part of the Future Food Group, offering products such as plant-based chicken and beef burgers, sausages, kebabs, and strips, available in both bulk and unit packs. The company recently announced an expansion of its product development to focus on a greater variety of products, including a plant-based fish burger and a cheese alternative. Plant-Based in the Netherlands  The brand highlights that the meat substitutes market is developing strongly and grew by 8% in 2021 in the Netherlands. According to the company’s …

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Products & Launches

Future Food Group Expands Product Development to Include Vegan Fish and Cheese

The Future Food Group (FFG) has expanded its product development as part of its vision of “protein-rich foods of the future”. To achieve this, the company is investing in new technologies and focusing on developing a greater variety of end products. While FFG has so far specialised in the production of meat substitutes, the company is now taking a broader approach. For example, the company recently presented a new plant-based fish burger and a cheese alternative. The Future Food Group says it is constantly moving to develop really good and affordable alternatives while keeping healthy nutritional values in mind. To this end, FFG has also acquired and further developed a new technology. The product innovation team, which includes (former) butchers, now has its own FFG …

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