OAKVILLE, ONT. — CK Ingredients has introduced Fermotein, a fermented food ingredient with 48 grams of crude protein and 35 grams of fiber per 100 grams. The ingredient may be produced from a variety of non-allergenic, gluten-free sources, including potatoes, corn and sugar beets.
Fermotein, available as a dry powder, has the same essential amino acid profile as meat as well as water-binding properties. Colorless, odorless and tasteless, the ingredient contributes to a gratifying mouthfeel. Potential applications include snack foods, baked foods, protein bars, pasta, noodles, breakfast cereal and meat alternatives.