Next Gen Foods plans 2022 US market entry with TiNDLE plant-based chicken

While the plant-based meat category is not short of startups promising to fix the broken food system, this is not the first rodeo for Andre Menezes and Timo Recker, who founded Next Gen Foods​ ​in April 2020 and have already launched products in multiple countries.

German native Recker, whose family business made schnitzel for three generations, had previously founded a successful meat alternatives business called LikeMeat in Germany (which he sold early last year), while Menezes – an engineer who hails from Brazil – was running Country Foods, one of the biggest food importers, distributors and processors in Singapore, when the two met in Singapore and hit it off.  

Lipi… tastes like chicken

Although it’s not quite as crowded as the plant-based beef market, the US plant-based chicken market is heating up rapidly, with legacy brands from Lightlife to Tofurky and Quorn now jostling for space with

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Cozy fall comfort foods you’ll want to cook up ASAP




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45 Comfort Foods for a Cozy Fall Meal

Comforting Fall Dishes

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Fall is the prime time for cooking comfort foods. As the weather gets colder, hearty soups, stews, and recipes that simmer for hours are finally welcome. Meals that are eaten out of a steaming bowl make everyone feel cozy, and fall produce such as pumpkin, squash, apples, and Brussels sprouts are all popular, cool weather eats. When you want an easy, comforting meal this fall, try any of these simple casseroles, baked goods, hot beverages, and snacks.

Related: 28 Fall Recipes That Showcase Seasonal Fruits and Veggies.

Chicken Divan

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Who doesn’t love the combination of chicken, broccoli, and cheese? Top it off with plenty of creamy sauce and bake until bubbly, and you’ve got chicken divan. Use a store-bought rotisserie chicken to save time.

Recipe: Spend with Pennies

Tater Tot Hotdish

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For those not from the upper Midwest, tater tot hotdish is a casserole baked with tater tots on top.

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The Best Fried Foods Around the World

Gulab Jamun

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Few cooking techniques can transform ingredients as magically as frying. Fried food is half the reason most of us go to state fairs (let’s be honest — no one goes for livestock contests) and people have waited in line for hours in the U.S. (and even gotten into fistfights) for sublime fried chicken sandwiches. From falafel to karintō, here are 18 of the best fried dishes from around the world.

Related: 24 Weird, Surprising, an Over-the-Top Foods on a Stick

Churros

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The exact origins of the churro are debated, but many consider this centuries-old fried dessert to be a Spanish invention. Both creamy and crunchy, churros are tubes of dough (flour, water, salt) that are deep fried and topped with sugar. In Spain, churros are almost always made by pushing dough through a spiral-shaped funnel before frying, putting a unique spin on the churro’s French-fry-esque shape.

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