Forst- und Lebensmittelwissenschaften HAFL, 3052 Zollikofen

Vegetable protein as an alternative to meat: an assessment for Switzerland

If self-sufficiency in vegetable protein for the human diet is to be increased, the issue should be considered as comprehensively as possible. This study presents a systemic analysis of the situation in Switzerland, showing which protein-rich crops are most suited to sustainable and organic farming, highlighting their nutritional potential, and indicating the necessary steps for processing them into protein concentrates and isolates suitable for the production of meat alternatives.

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