Forbes: This Holy Grail Of Plant-Based Meat Is Coming To A Plate Near You

Brian Kateman

Apr 4, 2022

This Holy Grail Of Plant-Based Meat Is Coming To A Plate Near You

Full article HERE. ...Consider Japanese company Next Meats, which recently debuted their plant-based skirt steak and short rib at a handful of stores and restaurants in California. It makes dishes like plant-based fajitas more true to their original form than they would be with most pre-existing plant-based meat products, which is exactly how Michelin-Starred Chef Josef Centeno of Bar Ama in Downtown Los Angeles and Chef Reina in San Francisco are putting them to use. The skirt steaks and short ribs are among the first whole cut-style meat simulacrums to hit the American market. But the company is just getting started. “The next evolution of Next will be a premium plant-based meat, launching August 1st, 2022, produced in California,” says Koki Terui, Chief Executive Officer of Next Meats USA. “It is a product that has identical texture and mouthfeel to an animal-derived protein.”