As demand for non-meat products continues to rise, Northamptonshire-based frozen food distributor, Central Foods has introduced two new plant-based burgers.
The two newcomers are the KaterVeg! Beetroot, Quinoa and Seed Burger and the KaterVeg! Flamin’ Inferno Burger – and are designed to appeal to the increasing number of consumers’ opting for vegan, vegetarian or flexitarian diets.
The first option features a purple beetroot patty combined with quinoa, red peppers, spring onions and mixed seeds with a hint of chili and dusted with polenta. As for the second option, it’s a spicy bean burger with extra chili, peppers, and paprika, all coated with crushed nacho chips.
The plant-based burgers both ship in a pack of 24 and can be oven cooked or deep-fried in just 4-5 minutes from frozen.
“These two new KaterVeg! burgers offer a good bun filling – they don’t shrink when cooked, unlike some meat burgers – and they will appeal to customers who fancy a plant-based meal that’s a bit different,” said Gordon Lauder, managing director of Central Foods.
Additionally, Central Foods introduced the KaterVeg! vegan-friendly unbaked six-inch sausage roll. The products comes ready-glazed with a herby, textured soya filling wrapped in flaky puff pastry. With a recipe specially developed to be below the government’s 2017 salt reduction targets and weighing approximately 100g each, the sausage roll represents Central Foods’ latest hand-held snack option for vegetarians and vegans.