Shukran Foods launches vegan eggs to ‘revolutionize the market’ in Spain – vegconomist

Shukran Foods, a Spain-based food company specializing in hummus and spreads, has announced the launch of a 100% vegan alternative to eggs for its foodservice and hospitality sector (canal HORECA).

“This is a versatile product that will revolutionize the market.

According to the company, egg substitutes offer a complete solution to the challenges faced by the plant-based egg market. Wide range of uses, great taste, great nutritional profile and low environmental impact.

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vegan egg Functional properties

The company said its research and development department has developed a product featuring the functional properties of poultry eggs, such as foaming, binding and gelling.

Shukran egg replacer stands out for its nutritional value, the food company says. Contains 17.1g of protein, 2.3g of fat, 0.4g of saturated fat and 11.5g of dietary fiber per 100g.Furthermore, it cholesterol free Low in saturated fat and sugar. The main ingredient in this product is chickpeas, a superfood rich in protein content and amino acids,” said Marcos Carvajal, Head of R&D at Shukran Foods.

The product can be used not only as an ingredient in food manufacturing, but also in the formulation of sweeteners and flavors, including baking and cooking.

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Best Growth in Category

Shukran Foods says it aims to innovate its manufacturing processes to provide quality products where ingredients are the star. The company started commercializing hummus products for retail in 2019. Since then, we have expanded our hummus line by adding innovative products to our portfolio. According to Nielsen data, the brand will see the highest growth in the hypermarket hummus and Mutabal categories through his June 2021.

Commenting on the launch of Vegan Eggs, CEO Patricia Gallego said: The numbers show that veganism is no longer a fad, it’s an exercise and a lifestyle. Its health benefits and positive environmental impacts currently drive $14 billion, according to Research and Markets. , is also an incentive for an industry that will reach $1.4 trillion by 2050. We are confident that the chicken egg substitute will be a huge success in the market. “

Shukran Foods products are sold in major Spanish supermarket chains such as Carrefour, Alcampo, Froiz, Alimerka, Makro, El Corte Inglés, Hiper Manacor and Sabeco.