While plant-based meat and dairy markets are saturated with options, vegan egg substitutes have been somewhat limited – until now.

Growth of plant-based eggs

According to a report by The Plant-Based Foods Association, U.S. plant-based egg consumption rose 168 percent in 2020 and saw $27 million in sales. By 2022 the market is projected to grow into a $1.15 billion industry.

Despite the growing market, there are still relatively few players as producers look to develop vegan eggs that function like chicken eggs, with the ability to thicken, leaven, bind, and aerate, while maintaining a similar taste and texture.


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Transilvania European Food Store owner Dorina Holban doesn’t mind going in the red for her customers, especially if it means it’ll bring a “sparkle in their eyes.”

There are no vampires lurking inside this market. But there isa vast spread of spices, dairy products and salami from the Balkans, a region of eastern Europe. The biggest hits are products that customers remember from their childhood, said Holban, who came to the United States from Romania more than two decades ago and has lived in the Coachella Valley for 10 years.

There’s Smoki, which is a puffed peanut snack,

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It’s Friday. We have five big bites of food and drink news to catch you up on the week’s events. Here comes your recap

Here Comes the Third Ingo’s Tasty Food

LGO Hospitality is now opening a third location of Ingo’s Tasty Food in addition to the second one coming to downtown Phoenix (101 East Washington Street, #110) this summer. The third spot will be in north Scottsdale at Scottsdale Road and Mayo Boulevard near the new Buck &

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ALBANY, N.Y., June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The preference for fast food and processed food has increased substantially over the years. The emergence of a hectic work schedule and untimely eating time has triggered the demand for fast foods exponentially. The growing use of monosodium glutamate in fast foods due to their taste-enhancing properties will have a profound impact on the growth trajectory across the assessment period of 2021-2031.

Monosodium glutamate or MSG is a blend of 78 percent glutamate, 10 percent bound water and 12 percent sodium. Glutamate is a type of amino acid that offers an Umami

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As risk managers at the European Commission and in EU Member States consider appropriate regulatory action, the FDA told FoodNavigator-USA that it is now reviewing EFSA’s evaluation “to better understand the data and findings of the studies included in their review” ​in order to “determine what the implications may be for FDA’s safety assessment of titanium dioxide” ​in the US, where it is currently approved as a color additive exempt from certification ​(see box below).  

Suppliers of food colors, meanwhile, have seen a sharp uptick in inquiries about how best to replace the

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LAS VEGAS — A street food market coming to The Strip this summer will put on display dishes made with recipes imported straight from Asia’s bustling culinary scene.

Famous Foods Street Eats will open at Resorts World Las Vegas in late June or early July and offer guests a wide selection of authentic cuisines from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and beyond.

Inspired by the hawker-style food centers of Singapore, this 24,000-square-foot hall will have dishes at 16 stalls from top chefs and restaurateurs.

Here’s a look at the stalls guests can expect when Resorts World opens:

The traditional Hainanese chicken rice at Boon Tong Kee.

The traditional Hainanese chicken rice

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