QExtend Pork PF12

Application: Ground meat products, Dried and fermented sausage, Emulsified products

Function: Extend

Origin: Pork

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
  • Frankfurters
  • (Beef) Salami
  • Su├žuk
  • 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
  • Patented


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.

Mr. Arjan van Waes


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