Social media hashtags like #meatfree or #vegetarian belong to the most frequent searches on Instagram, Twitter and Co. The rise in the demand for plant-based meat substitutes is a clear indicator of shift in diets. With Bühler Extrusion solution, plant proteins can be restructured into meat-like textures.
Some of the popularly used ingredients are proteins from pea or soy. But also upcycling opportunities from oilseed’s expeller cakes and side-streams can be valorized and transformed into tasty and sustainable meat substitutes.
Bühler is a solution provider along the protein value chain. With its holistic process knowledge, reliable machines and large scale capacity (up to 500 kg/h for high moisture meat analogues), Bühler can be seen as the market leader from the bean to the burger.