What are Quorn products made from?
All Quorn products are made with Mycoprotein. Mycoprotein is a healthy protein source that is meat free and is also a good source of dietary fibre. It is naturally low in fat and saturated fat.
How is the Quorn ingredient made?
The main ingredient in Quorn products is Mycoprotein, a nutritious member of the fungi family that is grown by fermentation similar to the process used in the production of bread, yoghurt and beer.
How do I prepare Quorn products?
Quorn products are so easy to cook. They can be cooked using an oven, grill, combi or microwave and can be prepared similarly to meat or poultry, but often much more quickly.
Can I cook from frozen?
Yes, Quorn products are food safe and can be cooked from frozen. Ensure that the core temperature is 72°C for six seconds before serving.
Are Quorn products healthy?
Absolutely. Quorn products are made from Mycoprotein, which is a great source of healthy protein and dietary fibre, has zero cholesterol and is low in fat, especially saturated fat.
Do Quorn products contain genetically modified ingredients?
The main component of all Quorn products is Mycoprotein, which is not soya- based but a member of the mushroom family. We can assure you that the Quorn ingredient is not a product of genetic manipulation. All other ingredients used are purchased to specifications which require that they are not genetically modified.
Are Quorn products suitable for Halal diet?
Content TBC as moving across from HMC to HFA accreditaton.
Are Quorn products suitable for a vegan diet?
No. Since all Quorn products contain a small amount of egg white, they are not suitable for vegans.
Are Quorn products suitable for a Kosher diet?
At present, we cannot claim Kosher status for any Quorn product.
Will using Quorn products help achieve the Food for Life Catering Mark?
Yes. As part of our commitment to helping you create delicious meals that are healthy and sustainable, we have joined the Food for Life Catering Mark Supplier Scheme. Our range of Quorn products meets specific requirements for the Catering Mark Bronze standard and can also help you upgrade to Silver and Gold under the Making Health Eating Easier section. Discover how we can help you achieve and maintain the Catering Marks.
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