10 MARCH 2022

Burgers made from fungi, nuggets made without chicken, have you come across these products yet? They have actually been around for a long time. This article will provide some insight into the so-called “50-year overnight success” of mycoprotein as a food ingredient.

We are living in times where humanity is racing to reach sustainability goals to combat climate change. The food industry has a major responsibility when it comes to finding sustainable alternatives and influencing our current diets. Finding smart and efficient solutions to feeding the world's fast-growing population has been a focus of food technology for many years now. Reducing emissions of food production, which is responsible for roughly 30% of the global greenhouse gas emissions, has become a global challenge. Our food production processes need a sustainable solution, and mycoprotein plays an important role in achieving that.