Vegetarian pepperoni

Vegetarian pepperoni

American consumers, even vegetarians, want to eat dishes that taste like meat. That’s why there’s a vibrant market for products that simulate meat flavors, some of which are now being engineered with the support of giant names in America’s technology sector. Acclaimed food writer Corby Kummer joins Kojo to explore what’s going into the development of the newest protein alternatives – and whether they’ll be close enough to the real thing to appeal to meat-eaters and vegetarians alike.


  • Corby Kummer Senior Editor, The Atlantic; Author, "The Joy of Coffee: The Essential Guide to Buying, Brewing and Enjoying" (Houghton Mifflin, 1997)

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