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Vegan luncheon meat, anyone?

The world’s first plant-based luncheon meat is coming to the Philippines soon. 

Vegan luncheon meat, anyone?
PLANT-BASED. OmniFoods launches the world’s first vegan luncheon meat made from non-GMO soy, wheat, beetroot, and coconut oil.
OmniPork, a line of vegan pork products by OmniFoods, launches the world’s first plant-based luncheon meat and pork strip.

According to the company, OmniPork Luncheon was created in a bid to provide the Asian market—which is a heavy consumer of luncheon meat—with a healthier alternative. 

Industry forecasts expect annual sales of the processed meat product to exceed 400 million cans in the Asia Pacific region this year, notwithstanding the adverse health effects such as increasing cancer risk by about 18 percent according to the World Health Organization. 

The cruelty-free OmniPork Luncheon, on the other hand, is made from non-GMO soy protein, wheat, coconut oil, and beetroot. Its maker adds that the vegan luncheon meat has no added hormones, preservatives, antibiotics, and MSG. 

When compared to traditional canned pork meat, OmniFoods says the plant-based variant has 49 percent less fat, 40 percent less calories, and 62 percent less sodium content. 

Meanwhile the protein-rich alternative to regular pork shoulder, OmniPork Strip is made from soy, wheat, beetroot, and sunflower oil, and boasts the same cruelty-free, non-GMO, and no added hormones tags. 

Vegan luncheon meat, anyone?
OmniPork Strip is a protein-rich, plant-based alternative to regular pork shoulder. It is made from soy, wheat, beetroot, and sunflower oil.
First launched in Hong Kong, the two new products will be coming to the country soon through local food distributor Prime Pacific Foods. 

Topics: plant-based , luncheon meat , OmniFoods , OmniPork , vegan pork products
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