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Wakao Foods exports India’s biggest plant-based meat consignment to the USA

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Wakao Foods, a Goa-based plant-based meat company has exported its largest ever consignment of jackfruit plant-based meat to the United States.

The consignment weighed 13 tonnes and consisted of a variety of products, including nuggets, sausages, and burgers. This is a significant milestone for Wakao Foods, as it is the first time that an Indian plant-based meat company has exported such a large consignment to the US.

The shipment includes Raw Jack, BBQ Jack, Indian Gravy, Continental Jack burger patties, Jack Supreme burger patties, American Herbs sausages, Hot and Spicy sausages, and Teriyaki Jack.

The export of plant-based meat from India is a growing trend, as the country is home to a large and growing vegan and vegetarian population. In 2021, the plant-based meat market in India was valued at $200 million, and it is expected to grow to $1 billion by 2025. The export of plant-based meat from India is als seen as a way to promote the country’s food processing industry. The plant-based meat industry is a high growth sector., and it is seen as a potential driver of economic growth in India.

Wakao Foods is one of a number of Indian plant-based meat companies that are exporting their products to international markets.

  • The consignment was shipped from Kochi Port in Kerala.
  • The products were made from jackfruit, which is a high-fiber, low-fat fruit that is native to India.
  • Wakao Foods is working with a distributor in the US to sell its products.
  • The company is also planning to export its products to other countries, including the UK, Canada, and Australia.

The flag-off ceremony took place on June 22nd at Kochi Port

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