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Frequently asked ASKED QUESTIONS

Quorn is a brand name of frozen foods. Quorn products' main ingredient is Mycoprotein - a nutritionally healthy protein source that is naturally low in saturated fat and high in fiber. Quorn products have the taste, appearance, and texture of meat, perfect if you want meat free meals or are thinking of creating healthier versions of your favorite everyday meals.
You may have noticed a few US newspaper reports related to a recent Clear Food consumer guide “The Hotdog report”. The report used a DNA sequencing workflow to identify that “4 of the 21 vegetarian samples we tested had hygienic issues” and that “10% of vegetarian products contained meat”. At no point was Quorn mentioned in this report, and as we have not been contacted by Clear Food, we have no reason to believe that Quorn was implicated in the report findings. Quorn is a Meat Free and Soy Free brand. The main ingredient in all Quorn products is Mycoprotein which is a healthy source of protein derived from fungi through a fermentation process.
Quorn products' main ingredient is Mycoprotein which is a nutritionally healthy protein source from the fungi family like a truffle or morel. Mycoprotein is made naturally through fermentation in a similar way to the fermentation of yeast in bread. Unlike other meat alternatives, there's no strong aftertaste, and Quorn products are great at absorbing the flavors used in cooking, making for great tasting meals.
Yes! Quorn is a great addition to any healthy diet and lifestyle. Quorn products are low in fat, high in fiber, and a healthy source of protein. Quorn helps reduce meat consumption, supports heart health, aids weight management, and is easy on the environment. Our products replicate the taste and texture of meat but with fewer calories, fat, and cholesterol.

Quorn products can be found nationally in most retailers like Whole Foods Market, Kroger, Walmart, Target, Publix, and Albertsons, as well as in various independent natural retailers in your area.

One of the main reasons that Quorn was developed was to be part of the solution to a growing global population's increasing demand for protein. Livestock is a very inefficient source of protein which is why eating Quorn products instead of meat is a more sustainable option. For example, the carbon footprint of Quorn Meatless & Soy Free Grounds is up to 90% less than that of beef, so Quorn products are better for you and better for the planet.

Cases of allergic reactions to Quorn products are extremely rare, however it is difficult to speak to your individual situation. The protein ingredient in Quorn products, Mycoprotein, is a member of the fungi family, like a truffle or morel and is high in protein and fiber, which may cause intolerance in some people.

All Quorn products meet vegetarian dietary standards. The Quorn Vegan Burger is currently our only product suitable for a vegan diet since most Quorn products contain a small amount of egg white. We are working on an extended range of vegan products and will be sure to tell you as soon as they are perfected

The use of eggs helps deliver the great texture of Quorn products. Egg helps bind the mycoprotein and other natural ingredients together.
All Quorn products are completely vegetarian and we're proud to say we do not use any animal rennet.

Quorn product's unique protein base, Mycoprotein, is natural and non-GMO. As a brand of vegetarian products, Quorn's mission is to not include any genetically-modified ingredients in our products. We work diligently withour ingredient suppliers to ensure this is the case.

Quorn products are all natural but are not certified organic. In the US, we meet Whole Foods Market's natural certification standards.
Quorn Chik'n Tenders, Grounds, Turk'y Roast, and Naked Chik'n Cutlets are suitable for a gluten-free diet. All allergens are clearly marked on the back of each package within the ingredient declaration and allergy advice section.
All allergens are clearly marked on the back of each package within the ingredient declaration and allergy advice section. It's important to know that Quorn products can contain allergens like egg, milk, and wheat. The main ingredient in Quorn products Mycoprotein is not an allergen, as defined by the FDA. However being high in protein and fiber, it may cause intolerance in some people.
At Quorn, our aim is to keep Palm Oil use to a minimum. Currently three of our products do contain palm oil - it is our aim to use only 100% segregated, sustainable palm oil by the end of 2015. We are members of the Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and therefore committed to working closely with our suppliers to use only sustainable sources.
We are working hard to become a nut-free manufacturer, however at present some Quorn products are manufactured on sites which may contain nuts.
The main protein ingredient in Quorn products, Mycoprotein, is a low cholesterol food and suitable for a heart-healthy diet.
Mycoprotein, the main protein found in Quorn is a complete protein, a great source of all the 8 essential amino acids.
Most of our products do not contain milk or lactose ingredients however they are manufactured in facilities which process milk and lactose ingredeints. All allergens are clearly marked on the back of each pack within the ingredient declaration and allergy advice section.
Quorn has been on the market in the US since 2002 and in Europe since 1985.  It is supported as a safe food by the major regulatory bodies across the world, including the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA), and the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA), who are among the world's most stringent food safety regulators.