Planted's Pea-based Chicken, a Meatless Alternative, Was Inspired by Hagfish Slime
This vegetarian chicken may be a-pea-ling, since its made out of pea protein, pea fiber, water and sunflower oil, but its structure was based on something many find totally unpalatable: hagfish slime.
Planted, a Swiss company that formed earlier this year, released its planted.chicken animal-free meat alternative that, in many dishes, cooks up the same as the real thing.
According to TechCrunch, hagfish had properties that drew the attention of Lukas Böni and professor Erich Windhab at the ETH Zurich food sciences labs...
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