QExtend Pork PF12
Application: Ground meat products, Dried and fermented sausage, Emulsified products
Benefits / Quality aspects: Unflavored / Neutral taste, 1-on-1 meat replacer, Collagen and/or calcium free, Behaves the same as meat
QExtend PF12 can replace meat/vegetable proteins up to 30% in various meat applications. It can be processed as regular frozen meat or meat trimmings.
- Hamburgers (fresh and precooked)
- Grill sausages
- (Beef) Salami
- Ready to eat meats
- Reducing cost-price
- Reducing fat
- Improving juiciness
- No influence on taste
- Clean labelling
- Pork origin
- Unique fiber-like structured protein
- Replaces meat 1-to-1 without loss of quality
- No fat
- No hydroxyproline
- Frozen product
Figure 1. Cooking yield in grilled pork sausages with QExtend PF12
In grilled pork sausages, no significant yield differences were found when using QExtend PF12.
Figure 2. Cooked salamis. left: reference, right: 15% meat replaced with QExtend PF12)
In either cooked or dried pork salamis, no significant difference was noticed in taste and texture when 15% of meat was replaced with 15% QExtend PF12. The slightly lighter color can be covered with addition of Harimix PP.