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Well and Good, gluten free dry ingredients manufacturer, has launched a plant-based meat mix. Suitable for pie makers, cafes, restaurant owners, and businesses wanting to offer their customers vegan meat menu items, this meat alternative will shake up the traditional approach to meat-based recipes.

The new plant-based meat mix can be combined with water and oil to make delicious plant-based mincemeat. It is suitable for making burger patties, sausage rolls, meatballs, meatloaf, and many more recipes.

Managing director Sam Barak said: “We are excited to expand on our existing vegan range by introducing this meat mix. Our focus has been on developing a competitively priced, versatile product with amazing flavour that the end-user loves.

“It fits well with our existing baked burger buns and cheese mix which are also vegan items. As demand for vegan products continues to grow in Australia, foodservice operators have the opportunity to capitalise on this trend.

“Providing meat-free options for customers is becoming a basic requirement, in much the same way gluten-free options are now expected on menus in Australia.”

For the foodservice operator, using a dry mix has its benefits. Besides the lower price point, it can be stored at ambient temperature and made up as required, in minutes. This results in zero waste and any leftover meat can be stored frozen until required.

The Well and Good meat mix is also gluten, nut, and dairy free.

Well and Good is an Australian-owned and operated company that has been producing dry ingredients for the foodservice industry since 2005. Based in Melbourne, the factory was purpose-built and is an allergen-free facility; gluten, nuts, egg, and dairy are not permitted.

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