What Is Vegan Tuna Made From?
If you’re keen to know what vegan tuna is and how it's made, then you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to have your questions answered.
Vegan tuna – the latest plant-based alternative that’s taking the food industry by storm. It’s available in chunks, bites and even as a pate, but what is it made from?
What is vegan tuna made from?
Recipes seem to vary from brand to brand, however, the majority of products have a general composition of soy protein, with pea protein and chickpea popping up as popular ingredients too.
Textured soy protein, which you’ll also find in lots of vegan ‘meat’ alternatives like mince, gives these products structure and consistency. So where does the flavour come from? A few seem to be flavoured with algal oil which is also a natural plant-based source of some Omega-3 fats.
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By Fabian Jackson
Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.