Visually, they are indistinguishable from real sausage instead of the meat they contain soy and Egg: Veggie-meat products are popular and suitable for people who want to eat hearty and vegetarian. Almost one out of every ten citizens of the Federal Republic often resorts to the products. The pioneer is a manufacturer of a Sausage: the Rügenwalder Mühle in Bad Zwischenahn. You brought 2014 to a vegetarian ham picker on the market and helped the former niche product to the final breakthrough. Since then, the supermarket shelves are full of Veggie-meat products, which are similar to Mortadella or Salami. However, the products are also good?
Stiftung Warentest has taken 20 much sold Veggie-meats – including vegetarian and vegan products. The products do not contain pollutants or germs? And taste the meat-free Alternative to sausage? After all, twelve of the 20 cuts obtain the test verdict “good”. Six cut satisfactory. Two sausage-Alternatives in the case of the testers, but by “deficient”.
The winner of the test is the “Rügenwalder Mühle Vegetarian ham Spicker” for 1,66 Euro per 100 grams. The product highlight “sensor”, stresses were test. Of the 13 other cooked sausage-like products in the Test (remember to Lyon and Mortadella) get a good test result. “Most of the taste perfectly and more or less according to sausage.” Many also have the classic sausage bite, writes.
In the case of the meat products with the word “Salami” or “Chorizo” in the name, however, there is more to complain about. Almost all of the cuts have to do with the classic model of “only a little,” writes. Two of the seven products tested received a “good”: the “Rügenwalder Mühle vegetarian grinder salami classic” (1.68 Euro) and the “Heirler like Salami vegan” (2,39 Euro).
The conclusion of the lights in the Test
In two of the Veggie-meat products, the testers found germs, cut, therefore, “deficient”. Is affected the vegetarian Mortadella from Wiesenhof: the Tester Listeria according to meadows, which may be Immuno-compromised and Unborn life-threatening. Wiesenhof has specified in the demand of goods test, to have the production already set. Consumers can no longer purchase the item. Second tail light in the Test is the vegan Salami of Veggy Friends. In the your an increased number of lactic acid bacteria and a Verderbniskeims found. The packages were inflated at the time of testing is already strong, writes.
Veggie-meat products are generally less fat than the Original, judge. No cold meats in the Test was free of additives. Almost all of the meat products thickening contained in the medium to be cut. Are often added dyes. Good news, there are nevertheless, Most products come without flavor enhancers. Only a cold meats in the Test contained the flavor enhancer monosodium glutamate (E 621).
The complete test results are available for a fee here.