Crespel & Deiters wheat protein

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Meat- and Fish Alternatives

Crespel & Deiters Creates Wheat-Based Ingredients for a Meat-Free Thanksgiving

With the American Thanksgiving holiday approaching, Crespel & Deiters presents itself as a valuable resource for food manufacturers seeking to address the demand for meat-free alternatives to Thanksgiving classics.  The company, a leading producer of wheat-based solutions in Germany, recently expanded into the United States with a subsidiary in Chicago, Illinois, known as Crespel & Deiters Food USA LP. It offers a range of wheat texturates under the brand name Loryma, designed to provide an authentic meat-like texture to plant-based products and allow manufacturers room for formulation and design. In recent years, Thanksgiving in the United States has seen a significant shift towards meat-free alternatives. With one of the most developed markets for vegan and vegetarian meat substitutes, American food manufacturers are uniquely positioned to …


Prime Roots Turkey

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Food & Beverage

Tofurky Unable to Keep Up With Demand, New Plant-Based Turkeys Emerge

Tofurky has reported a huge spike in sales orders amounting to the company’s largest annual increase since 2015, stating to CNN Business that demand is so high that it needs to increase production but is limited this year due to staffing. Meanwhile new vegan turkeys are on the 2020 pre-holiday market including Prime Roots and Whole Foods.


Presidents Choice Mushroom and Chickenless Chicken Wellington featuring PC Plant-Based Chickenless Breasts

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Food & Beverage

President’s Choice Launched New Vegan Options in Time for Canadian Thanksgiving

Today is Thanksgiving in Canada, and more and more Canadians are interested in plantbased alternatives. As we reported last month, interest in plantbased products are at an all-time high in Canada, with 95% of consumers now familiar with meat alternatives. As such, supermarket chain Loblaws is now stocking a new line of vegan options made by President’s Choice.