Quorn mince

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Quorn mince
Carbon Footprint
GHG Emissions Facts
Per retail, frozen, 300g
Total:1.6 kg CO₂e
1,600 gCO₂e
Material Use
mycoproteinegg white
caramelized sugarcalcium chloride
calcium acetatebarley malt extract
Source: Quorn[1]

Quorn mince is a mycoprotein based meat alternative. This article is an overview of the environmental impact of the product throughout its life cycle. Unless otherwise specified, data on this page refers to one 300 gram frozen retail package of the product. The product has average life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of 1.6 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e). The GHG emissions for the product sold in the Nordic region, South Africa, and the UK are 1.35 kg CO2e, 1.95 kg CO2e, and 1.5 kg CO2e respectively.[1]


The 300 gram package of the product is composed of mycoprotein (279 g), egg white, caramelized sugar, calcium chloride, calcium acetate, and barley malt extract. GHG emission information specific to materials was not available.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Quorn Sustainable Development Report 2014. Quorn, 2014. Web. 14 Jan. 2017. Archived
  2. Quorn meat free mince. Quorn. Web. Accessed 15 Jan. 2017.