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Jul 21, 2019

Dr. Praeger's Wades Into Meat-Alternative Burger Patties with New "Perfect Burger"

Dr. Praeger's Sensible Foods joins Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods in offering up their own meat-alternative burger patty--the "Perfect Burger."

The brand describes the new patty as a "a tasty, vegan burger that contains a short and simple ingredient list."

The Perfect Burger is meant to look, taste, and cook like meat but is made with plant-based ingredients, including sweet potato, butternut squash, beet, and carrot.

Each Perfect Burger patty is soy-free, gluten-free, and vegan, while containing 20g of non-GMO plant protein. Positioning the patty as a healthier option versus competitors, the brand claims their patty contains 15% less sodium and 22% less fat per serving than the leading meat-alternative veggie burger.

The ingredient list for the Perfect Burger is as follows: "Hydrated Pea Protein Blend (Water, Pea Protein), Sunflower Oil, Beet, Natural Flavors, Sweet Potato Puree, Butternut Squash Puree, Carrot Puree, Methyl Cellulose, Oat Fiber, Fruit & Vegetable Juice For Color, Sea Salt, Onion Powder."

D.r Praeger's Perfect Burger is not currently available in grocery stores but is instead available for restaurants and other foodservice operations.

Photo via Dr. Praeger's.


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