Beyond Meat announced two new products Tuesday , spicy and plain-flavored breakfast sausage meatloaf, according tomedia. Beyond Breakfast Sausage will be available on the shelves of stores at ACME, Albertsons, Vons, Whole Foods and other stores at the end of March, so people will be able to cook this frozen sausage meat pie at home.
Beyond Breakfast Sausage will offer both classic and spicy flavours. Both flavors use spices such as sage and black pepper to produce a flavor similar to pork breakfast sausage meat pie. The meat loaf changes from frozen to cooked in 5 minutes.
Beyond Meat has previously launched other plant-based “artificial meat” products, including “beef” and artificial meat sausages. The company’s biggest rival, Impossible Foods, debuted artificial pork at the 2020 International Consumer Electronics Show, but people can’t buy it at the grocery store.
CNET reporter Caroline Roberts visited Beyond Meat’s research and development headquarters in Los Angeles to sample the new product and learn how to make it. The company has equipment and separate test rooms that measure odors. One notable aspect of Beyond Breakfast Sausage’s breakfast sausage pies is the list of ingredients – it contains no GMO, soy, gluten, nitrates, nitrites, antibiotics or hormones. Beyond avoids using these ingredients to distinguish it from competitors that use gmos and soybeans.
A spokesman for Beyond Meat admits that it’s hard to imitate the flavor, texture and taste of meat without GMO, but they have designed a futuristic lab to help them overcome these obstacles.
Beyond Meat has been trying to replicate the taste of real meat to avoid the crispy skin and dry texture of old-fashioned vegetarian burgers.
Caroline also discovered the company’s “electronic mouth”. It’s a large metal cylinder with freshly cooked Beyond meatloaf between the two plates. The two plates are squeezed by varying degrees of force to measure the extent to which the meat pie is pushed back. Beyond Meat scientists wear white lab coats and goggles in the hope of gaining the precise strength needed to chew a burger.
There is also a machine designed to test the aroma of cooked Beyond beef patties. One laboratory scientist says people actually have more aroma sensory nodes than taste detection instruments, so copying the unique smell of meat is essential. The device heats the meat and separates the resulting aroma cloud. These levels are then measured to ensure that they have the correct number of correct comments.
Of course, Beyond Meat also recognizes the need for subjective human taste testing. They have a pure white room with an independent test room where they taste blind to see how close they are to a real beef burger.
After visiting the Innovation Lab, Caroline sat down to enjoy an impressive meal of Beyond Meat products prepared for her by the company’s chef. There are Two new variants of Beyond Burger, Sausage Brat, meat-filled rolls with Beyond Beef and Beyond Breakfast Sausage. Sausages have a realistic “bite” feel for pork sausages, while classic sausages are particularly delicious in two mini pancakes.
What’s next for Beyond Meat?
Beyond Meat’s vision is not only to offer stylish and lovely alternative breakfast sandwiches, but also to have a more ambitious goal. The research and development headquarters was named the Manhattan Beach Project Innovation Center, a tribute to the nearby town of Manhattan Beach, California. A Beyond Meat spokesman said the name was designed to evoke a global sense of urgency to resolve the Manhattan Project during World War II and to resolve the global crisis.
Eating meat is thought to have a significant impact on the environment – some reports estimate that nearly 30 per cent of the world’s total human water use comes from livestock, while livestock use is 30 per cent of the world’s ice-free land. However, it is tricky to define the actual environmental impact of plant meat in comparison, and scientists are divided over whether a plant diet should be considered as all the solutions to our environmental disaster.
Having said that, Beyond Burger burgers have a number of benefits from an environmental perspective. A study by the University of Michigan found that Beyond Burger produced 90 percent less greenhouse gas emissions, a 46 percent reduction in energy consumption, a 99 percent reduction in the impact on water shortages, and a 93 percent reduction in land use compared to a quarter of a pound of U.S. beef.