After soy protein, potato protein. The Dutch company KMC has just created a textured potato protein, intended to be used in the production of meat alternatives. According to the company, this would be a world first.
Originally, the cooperative specializing in the production of ingredients had developed this vegetable protein in powder form. Problem: In this form, it offered no significant advantage over other existing products. KMC finally developed a protein with improved texture and nutritional value, with a view to: “revolution of the meat alternatives market”† “Potato proteins are especially interesting to replace meat, because they contain all essential amino acids”the company said in a statement.
KMC plans to produce this innovative protein on a large scale, with 300 tons planned for 2022.