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What is Libre Foods?
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We are a biotech company commercializing a platform of high-quality fungi-based products, starting with Libre Bacon and introducing our latest innovation: mycelium-based Libre Chicken.

Why do you do it?
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Our mission is to reinvent meat with the power of fungi to empower consumers to make conscious choices for a healthier future.

Why fungi?
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Why not fungi, you ask? Fungi offer nutritional benefits such as fiber, protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They also provide unique textures and umami flavors. By using fungi, we significantly reduce land, water, and energy usage.

What is mycelium?
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Mycelium is the root system of fungi. It has a filamentous structure that resembles the texture of animal meat, and we transform it into delicious mycoprotein.

Are your products suitable for vegetarians and vegans?
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Yes. Libre Foods’ products are suitable for vegetarians and vegans. All our offerings are made from fungi, free from any animal ingredients, added animal products, additives, or byproducts.

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What type of fermentation do you use?
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We use biomass fermentation.

What sets Libre Foods apart in terms of R&D?
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We leverage research methodologies to create innovative, sustainable, and delicious alternatives to traditional meat. For our production processes, we use fermentation techniques to ensure the consistency and high quality of our products.

Is your fungi strain approved in the EU?
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Yes, the strain we use is EU-approved.

How do you approach the development of new products?
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Our R&D process involves a multidisciplinary approach, combining biology, food science, and technology. We meticulously analyze and optimize fungi strains, exploring their potential to create unique and flavorful products like Libre Bacon and mycelium-based Libre Chicken.

Is Libre Foods exploring additional technologies for future product development?
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Yes, we are continuously exploring new technologies to enhance our product line. Our commitment to innovation means we stay at the forefront of emerging technologies, ensuring our offerings remain delicious, sustainable, and aligned with evolving consumer preferences.

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What is the Libre Bacon made of?
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Water, oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) 15%, tapioca starch, pea protein, virgin olive oil, salt, gelling agents (carrageenan and konjac gum), natural flavorings, smoked flavoring, preservative (vinegar), colorings (radish, carrot, and paprika concentrate) and acidity regulator (calcium hydroxide).

Are there allergens in Libre Bacon?
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No, Libre Bacon is allergen-free.

Does the Libre Bacon contain gluten?
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Not a trace! Our production facility does not work with it, so we're proudly gluten-free.

Does our Libre Bacon have the same nutritional value as the pork one?
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Libre Bacon is a healthier choice, with 73% less fat and around 52% fewer calories compared to traditional pork bacon.

Do you have any recipes for Libre Bacon?
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Oh, absolutely! Libre Bacon is your culinary sidekick. You can replace regular animal bacon in your all-time favorite recipes such as sandwiches, carbonara, quiches, salads, pizza, and more. Explore creative recipes on our Instagram.

What's the best way to cook Libre Bacon?
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Pan-fry for 6-8 minutes or bake at 180 degrees for 5-7 minutes for crispy perfection. Pre-cook for dishes like pizzas and pasta.

Where to taste Libre Bacon?
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Find it at various restaurants in Spain. Check our Libre Bacon Map.

I am a restaurant interested in Libre Bacon.
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Send an email to sales@librefoods.co to order and get a free sample.

I am a distributor interested in Libre Bacon.
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Send an email to sales@librefoods.co for details.

I am another company interested in Libre Bacon.
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Send an email to sales@librefoods.co, and let’s talk!

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