2019-01-30 Product news
Maple Leaf Foods Launches Meatless Burger
A large Canadian manufacturer has thrown its experience and large-scale production resources at the plant-based burgers trend.
This article is related to the Canadian food manufacturing industry. Alfa Laval's food grade sanitary equipment (Pumps, Valves, Tanks, Heat Transfer and Separation systems) are used in dairy, food and pharma plants across Canada.
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“…January 30, 2019 - Lightlife Foods, the brand behind Gimme Lean meatless "beef," Tofu Pups hot dogs, Organic Fakin' Bacon Tempeh Strips and other vegetarian staples, is joining the looks-like, cooks-like, smells-like, tastes-like-the-real-thing veggie burger fray. The new patties are expected to reach food service clients in February and will begin shipping to U.S. and Canadian retailers by the end of March, the company said…
…In supermarkets, sales of meat alternatives are up 19.2%, reaching $878 million for the year ended Jan. 5, 2019, according to data from Nielsen. Meat alternative patties—known colloquially as veggie burgers—represent about 24% of that market…
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