Tastes like Chicken, Made of Soy

Soy meat alternatives, like the soy burger, are consumed across North America. But as delicious as soy burgers might be, they don’t feel and look like burgers. Fu-Hung Hsieh, a professor of biological engineering and food science at the University of Missouri, created a soy substitute for chicken much like the real thing – simulating the fibrous qualities of a chicken breast.

“It looks like chicken, feels like chicken and tastes like chicken” – Professor Fu-hung Hsieh on developing a soy-based food product that is sold in grocery stores across the US.

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