A food tech start-up firm Novameat discloses that their plant-based steak is all set to hit the market. Steak is generally a slice of meat but this firm developed a new plant-based steak that is made up of pea, seaweed and beetroot juice and is equally rich in fibre with the perfect firmness.
The firm is still working on its taste and the real look of the steak and they said that their new formation will be launched in Spain and Italy in 2021.
The firm has high hopes from their new creation. The company developed this steak by using its micro-extrusion technology that makes fibres of 100 and 500 microns in diameter. Giuseppe Scionti, founder of Novameat said that it costs equal to supermarket steak earlier but when we gauge up the procedure, the prices of the steak will dropdown.
Various companies in the market are hitting their various new creations but Novameat is only one of many firms that are manufacturing and taking advantage of plant-based meats. The company is all busy to re-create the final looks using its 3D printing so that they can give high-quality fibres from plant-based steak to generate muscle tissue and fat.
Where ground meats used in hamburgers are easy to create, creating cuts of meats requires more efforts and is a complicated task. In recent years, plant-made meats have gained much momentum and it is also seen as a wholesome and eco-friendly alternative to real meat.
Let’s take a look at various health benefits of plant-based steak
Whether you wanting to switch to eating less meat or give it up entirely, the paybacks are great. Your risks of heart diseases will decrease and it will add up to your overall health and well-being. Plant-based meals decrease the risk of:
- Heart disease
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Type 2 diabetes
- Certain types of cancers
Worry about protein? The green protein is one of the best
If you are switching to plant-based steak then there is nothing to worry about the consumption of protein. Plant-based steaks are rich in various types of nutrients including different types of Vitamins and minerals, fibers and antioxidants. Still, if you are concerned about your consumption of protein then there plenty of plant-based foods that you can add in your diet to meet the daily requirements like tofu, quinoa, lentils, chickpeas, nuts, beans and legumes.
Though meat steaks are highly rich in protein, still it can give you high cholesterol and saturated fat, which can devote to poor heart health and deprived overall health. Various types of processed meats like deli meat, bacon and sausages are also packed with too much sodium which can destroy your health further. So, if you are thinking of switching to plant-based meals or steaks then go ahead and keep waiting for this new creation of plant-based steaks that are equally healthy, tasty and fulfilling.
Let’s wait for this trend to hit the Indian Market.