Dutch company launches vegan cod
Dutch model Vegan ZeaStar is about to launch its latest product: a plant-based model of cod (or “Lekkerbek” in Dutch). The brand new vegan fish was developed with the identical flake texture as its animal counterpart with out having to exhaust the world’s oceans within the identify of fish and chips. To enrich its vegan cod, the corporate has additionally developed a vegan tartar sauce much like the standard “De lekkerbek” – a Dutch model of fish and chips.
Vegan ZeaStar is a model of the guardian firm Vegan Finest Foods BV (a collaboration between consulting companies Vegan XL and fashionable Dutch restaurant chain Vegan junk food bar). The corporate additionally makes “No Tuna” (a tuna different) and “Zalmon” (a salmon different), which can be found from retailers throughout the UK and on choose restaurant menus. “Our mission is to get frequent fish eaters enthusiastic about vegan fish,” mentioned Rody van Kuijen, co-founder of Vegan Best Meals. “The most important problem in creating sustainable fish substitutes is discovering the correct texture. We spent plenty of time creating the standard fishy and flaky texture. The primary reactions are very optimistic and now everybody can attempt our first vegan cod. ”
The brand new vegan cod might be out there at De Beren restaurant chain and Vegan Junk Meals Bar in early October earlier than increasing to different eating places within the Netherlands and internationally to the UK. Vegan Effective Meals plans to launch further plant-based seafood merchandise inside the subsequent six months to assist its mission to save lots of the world’s oceans.