Is tempeh safe for children to eat? What is your packaging made of? Why is it sustainable to eat less meat? Can I freeze fresh tempeh?
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Is tempeh safe for children to eat?
Yes, tempeh is suitable for anyone who can handle solid food. Especially for growing children, getting sufficient protein is important.
What is a starter culture?
A starter culture is a combination of fungi and bacteria used in the production of food. In addition to tempeh, coffee, cheese, yoghurt, beer, and tea are also made with a starter culture.
What is in your tempeh?
The basic ingredient of tempeh is soy or another legume. Here we add a starter culture. The starter culture comes from the Netherlands and is the only ingredient we do not buy locally. We also add vinegar and enrich all our tempeh with iron and vitamin B12.
How do you guarantee quality in all the different locations?
We have a fixed tempeh production procedure that applies to all locations. We also have an entry and exit control: we select raw materials on entry and check the finished product before it leaves our SFU. In addition to on-site checks, we also monitor the process from the Netherlands.
Where does your soy come from?
All the soy we use for our products is grown locally.
I don’t want to eat meat any more. How do I do this in a responsible and healthy way?
In any case, make sure you get enough iron and vitamin B12 in addition to protein. These are often the nutrients that you lack when you eat vegetarian or vegan. The tempeh of Tempeh Today is enriched with iron and B12 vitamins.
Why is it sustainable to eat less meat?
Eating protein directly from the plant and not ‘via an animal’ has several environmental advantages. For example, less land and water are needed. In addition, it reduces waste as well as CO2 and nitrogen emissions.
Is your soy sustainable?
Yes, the soy is grown in a sustainable way – with minimal use of pesticides and without genetic modification.
Why is tempeh healthy?
Can I freeze fresh tempeh?
Yes, you can freeze fresh tempeh. It will then keep for a year.
What is a probiotic?
Tempeh is a probiotic. It has a beneficial effect on digestion and intestinal flora.
Why is soy protein good for the human body?
A protein is made up of amino acids. Many amino acids can be produced by humans. But certain amino acids have to be obtained from food. These amino acids are called essential amino acids. The essential amino acids from soy are similar to those from meat. The human body can therefore make good use of these amino acids.