CHICAGO – The Higher Meat Co. introduced on Dec. 20 a joint growth settlement with Maple Leaf Meals subsidiary, Greenleaf Meals SPC, the dad or mum firm of Lightlife and Subject Roast manufacturers.
The businesses plan to work collectively on different proteins utilizing The Higher Meat Co.’s Rhiza mycoprotein ingredient.
“Rhiza mycoprotein is a flexible ingredient to be used each as a meat enhancer and meat replacer,” stated Doni Curkendall, govt vp of operations at The Higher Meat Co. “Greenleaf Meals’ experience in all issues protein makes them a stellar companion to showcase this highly effective ingredient that can assist construct an much more sustainable protein business.”
Manufacturing of the protein happens with fermentation on the Higher Meat headquarters. The corporate stated when Rhiza mycoprotein is utilized in plant-based meat analogs together with typical animal protein, it will probably assist improve texture, improve yields and enhance dietary advantages whereas boosting sustainability targets.
“We’re wanting ahead to working with The Higher Meat Co. as we proceed exploring different protein components to permit us to additional diversify our portfolio of scrumptious, sustainably produced plant-based meals,” stated Jitendra Sagili, chief R&D and meals expertise officer at Greenleaf Meals.
Mr. Sagili added that the Greenleaf lineup consists of 50 plant-based gadgets with extra alternatives to innovate with The Higher Meat Co.