Plant-based alternatives to meat
Plant-based meat alternatives are among the hottest categories within the entire food & beverage industry right now. This trend is largely driven by growing demand from “flexitarian” consumers who are seeking out great tasting alternatives for health, animal welfare, and environmental reasons. Responding to consumers’ growing appetite for plant-based products that deliver a “meat-like” experience, Cargill is helping our customers offer a new generation of plant-based meat alternative products that truly mirror the sensory experiences of traditional animal-based counterparts. As Cargill, is a “one solution provider” with a wide range of solutions from oils & fats to plant proteins, texturizers etc., we can take a holistic approach to address specific challenges.
Oil solutions that enable plant-based goodness
Vegetable oils & fats are essential in plant-based meat alternatives. Finding the optimal mix is key to enabling an optimal texture and organoleptic properties, and an improved nutritional profile. The perfect combination of different plant-based oils and fats will let you to get as close as possible to the visual and melting aspects of animal-based fat. Cargill is the trusted partner to help you succeed within the plant-based meat alternatives marketplace. We have the right portfolio to meet all your needs:
The applications knowhow to succeed
As well as having access to a broad portfolio of excellent oils & fats, equally crucial is having the technical knowhow to build tailor-made solutions from it. This is where our applications teams are so important in matching the best oils & fats blend (whether liquid or powder) for each individual application. Whether you are creating a plant-based patty, hot dog, or even cold cut, we’ll support you all the way!
The right solutions for your next winner
Let’s help you create next generation plant-based meat alternatives that truly mirror the sensory experiences of traditional meat. Connect with our oils & fats experts today!