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. The company offers a variety of wheat texturates, under the brand Loryma. These are designed to give plant-based foods an authentic meat-like feel and to allow for product formulation and design.
Thanksgiving has been a meat-free holiday in the United States for several years now. American food producers are in a unique position to develop meat-free dishes that match holiday classics. They have one of the most developed vegan and vegetarian meat replacement markets.
Crespel & Deiters provides a combination of wheat-based components that aim to mimic the appearance and texture of meats like turkey or chicken thighs. A specially developed coating system ensures crispy skin, while Lory® Tex wheat texturates, combined with the thickening agent Lory® Bind, imitate…