• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

The Quorn(TM) product range is a delicious healthy alternative to meat found in a range of meals and food products

Extracts from this document...


The Quorn(tm) product range is a delicious healthy alternative to meat found in a range of meals and food products. The unique ingredient in all Quorn(tm) foods is derived from the edible fungi family, as are mushrooms, truffles and morels, and provides the taste and texture of a full range of meat products and ready meals but is entirely meat free. Whether you are a meat eater or a vegetarian, if you are looking to eat more healthily, you are bound to find something to suit the whole family, that won't compromise on taste. ...read more.


We hope that you will make contact and let us have your comments. Marlow Foods Limited are based in North Yorkshire in the UK where they produce the Quorn(tm) product range for international distribution. To match consumer needs, there is a wide range of Quorn(tm) products. These have been developed primarily to give the maximum choice possible to consumers. Here is a small sample: Quorn(tm) burgers, sausages and fillets are easy to cook and ideal for family lunches or dinners. ...read more.


As well as matching healthy eating recommendations, Quorn(tm) products have the additional benefits that cooking times are short, they do not shrink on cooking and the ingredient range readily absorbs flavours from any sauces used. Quorn is a fungus (mycoprotein) which grows in a glucose mixture. The mycoprotein is separated into a solid and liquid. The solid is heated and mixed with flavours to make it taste like meat. Main advantages: High in protein and fibre. Low in fat. Can be sliced into many different shapes to look like meat. Examples of Quorn products include: fillets, burgers, sweet and sour, pieces and mince. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Food Technology section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Food Technology essays

  1. Food Technology - Healthy School Meals

    School meals, in 1947, were paid for fully by the Government. An example of a school lunch, in 1948, was beef stew, potatoes and cabbage with fish on Fridays and hot tapioca or jam sponge with custard. In 1956, school meals cost 5p.

  2. A healthy diet when Pregnant.

    Avoid raw eggs and foods containing them (e.g. mousses and homemade mayonnaise). Commercially prepared foods, made with pasteurised eggs (e.g. bottled mayonnaise) are safe to eat. Meat: Cook meat until it is well done. All meat products, e.g. sausages and burgers, should also be cooked thoroughly so that the juices run clear.

  1. Design and make a special diet product, which could be sold in a major ...

    NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS Total Nutrient content Energy (kJ) Energy (kcal) Protein Carbohydrate Fat (g) EVALUATION Chocolate biscotti look very nice and taste good too, but the protein content is low unless you eat a lot of them but then you will also eat a lot of fat. Energy content is not what I'm looking for as it is very low, so will be no good for my diet.

  2. I have been asked to produce an A4 booklet describing the components of a ...

    In the last month he has felt tired and lethargic and despite lots of sleep felt he wasn't recovering from training sessions and as his sessions were getting longer as he increases the mileage this isn't a good sign. He decided as he felt like this he would seek a

  1. Food Technology - Product for a young child.

    Questionnaire Example Questionnaire * Do you look for healthy or appealing foods when you shop for your child? Appealing * Do you think the meal has to be appealing to the child? Yes * Do you buy food based on their appearance?

  2. I will look at six existing products which are already available and evaluate how ...

    Outside Packaging The outside packaging is made from cardboard which is thin and also has a wax coating which creates a moisture barrier over the card. The method allows a fold to be heat-sealed on the wax surfacing. The packaging is protective as it prevents moisture and heat from getting

  1. Globalisation and regulation of food risks. A theoretical overview.

    Agriculture is less and less identified with place and country (McMichael, 1994), but at the same time place (in the sense of the space of places as defined by Castells) still exists, because the overwhelming majority of people still lives in specific places and perceive their space as place-based.

  2. There has become an increasing demand for single portion food products - I will ...

    Batch production is an example of a system. It is not physically possible for me to produce my single portion food product using batch production by myself. Therefore it is important for me to set up a system, this will reduce the strain of meeting the orders and make the

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work