Expanding plant-based offerings with chickpea and wheat ingredients

 16 Nov 2018

At this years’ SIAL trade show in Paris, Epi & Co presented their plant-based concepts which are making waves across France. As the demand for plant-based core meal solutions heats up across Europe, Epi & Co, part of the French cooperative group, Tereos, is offering new wheat and chickpea based gourmet specialties made from ingredients that have been sourced locally in France and Germany. Speaking to FoodIngredientsFirst, David Cygler noted that while the company started at the end of 2015, the whole range only came into existence a few months ago. “The idea behind our products was to use wheat and chickpea ingredients to develop meat alternatives, for the growing population of flexitarians in Europe. The range is vegan-friendly, kosher and halal as well,” he says.  

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