An Introduction to Textured Vegetable Protein
What is Textured Vegetable Protein? It is made from vegetable protein, most commonly from soybeans. Our textured soy protein has a high protein content which makes it a wonderful vegetarian meat substitute. Because Textured Vegetable Protein is made from plants it makes it an inexpensive source of protein. Because of this, it is sometimes added to meat as an extender. Many restaurants use textured vegetable protein as a money saver. Textured vegetable protein has been added to meals in public schools in the United States since the 1970s. Plain textured vegetable protein chunks have very little flavor, but with seasonings, it can mimic the taste of several meats. Browse our selection of Textured Vegetable Protein online below.