Textured Wheat Protein | BeneoPro W-Tex As Meat Alternative

The first application of textured wheat protein can be traced back to ancient China. Even then, it was already used as a vegetarian alternative. After hydration textured wheat protein offers a meat-like texture and is therefore used for partial or complete meat replacement. One part of textured wheat protein allows for a 1:1 replacement of meat.

Nutritional benefits:

Neutral taste and meaty mouthfeel

Textured wheat protein has a nice neutral taste and a good bite after hydration which makes it suitable for a wide range of applications for total and partial meat replacement without negatively impacting taste and texture. On the contrary, it benefits juiciness in particular meat analogues and ready meals. Other than soy protein, the taste of textured wheat protein is neutral, eliminating the need of masking flavours.

Easy handling

BeneoPro W-Tex hydrate quickly and is easy to include in the production process. Our textured wheat protein absorbs 2 or 3 times (depending on the type) its weight in water and keeps its texture while hydrated even after a long hydration time.

The BeneoPro W-Tex range

Type
Ingredients
W.H.C.
% protein
Texture
Av.Part.
size
Structure
Advised applications
Type
BeneoPro W-Tex
WF 65-7001
Ingredients
Wheat protein, wheat flour
W.H.C.
1,75
% protein
min. 65%
Texture
+++
Av. Part size
7 mm
Structure
Granular, coarse
Advised applications
Burgers, country sausage, ready meals, savoury fillings
Type
BeneoPro W-Tex
WF 65-5001
Ingredients
Wheat protein, wheat flour
W.H.C.
2,5
% protein
min. 65%
Texture
++
Av. Part size
5 mm
Structure
Granular, small
Advised applications
Burgers, ready meals, country and emulsified sausages
Type
BeneoPro W-Tex
WF 60-5001
Ingredients
Wheat protein, wheat flour
W.H.C.
3
% protein
min. 60%
Texture
+
Av. Part size
5 mm
Structure
Granular, small
Advised applications
Chicken nuggets and strips/filets, emulsified sausage, …
Type
BeneoPro W-Tex
WG 75-4001
Ingredients
Wheat protein
W.H.C.
1,5
% protein
min. 75%
Texture
+++
Av. Part size
4 mm
Structure
Granular, small
Advised applications
Ready meals, fillings

Above values are indicative and may vary per specific application and process.
W.H.K.

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