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Both are natural forms of starch, used for texture and to absorb moisture for succulence. Corn starch is pure starch powder that is extracted from corn kernels, whilst potato starch is a larger grain which is released when potatoes are crushed. These grains are then dried into a powder and add a silky texture to foods.
One of the oldest food seasonings, and a type of electrolyte, salt forms one of the basic human tastes. Salt is used to enhance the taste of foods and to bring out natural flavours in other foods, whilst being an essential mineral component of a healthy diet, helping the body perform vital functions.
Our Rapeseed oil is from UK farms and is a lighter alternative to other cooking oils. It is from the bright yellow Rapeseed plant which grows bountifully across the UK fields. It is low in saturated fats and rich in Omegas 3, 6 and 9.
Red beetroot juice concentrate used for colour. It is made from dehydrated beetroots and contains essential vitamins, plant compounds and minerals.
Low saturated fats and high in Vitamin E, our unique blend gives the product the taste and flavour that you love. Read below for more spices and flavours.
Tea extract is used for colour and is a great source of antioxidants.
This herb has an aromatic, earthy character. It is a source of magnesium, zinc, copper, and Vitamins A,C, E and K.
This peppery herb brightens flavours and adds balance to savoury dishes. It is rich in vitamins A, C and K and is a concentrated source of nutrients.
A prized spice since ancient times which comes from the ripe berries of the pepper plant, which are then sundried. Black pepper stimulates taste buds while adding depth and spice. It is vibrant and more powerful then pre-ground pepper. Whilst providing anti- inflammatory properties, antibacterial effects and being an antioxidant. Black pepper also aids digestion by stimulating enzymes and juices.
Picked at a less mature stage than black pepper, white pepper promotes a healthy gut, is an anti-inflammatory, and is lighter in spice than black pepper. It is one of the worlds most popular spices. Both white and black peppercorns are berries from the piper nigrum plant.
Is the herb that is part of the Lily Oralium family. Containting antioxidants, B6, Magnesium, Vitamin C and minerals including Iron and Calcium. Garlic complements savory dishes and adds tangy flavour.
Is a fragrant, citrusy herb rich in immune-boosting antioxidants that comes from the Coriandrum Sativum plant. It is rich in Vitamins C, K and is known to lower bad cholesterol (LDLs).
Smoked Paprika comes in many different varities of heat levels and gives a warm, smoked flavour. It is a source of vitamin A which is from the betacarotene and iron.
A very popular spice in a variety of different cuisines due to its colour and amazing deep flavour. It is made from ground chilli peppers, bell peppers and dried peppers. It contains a good portion of Vitamin E and helps produce red blood cells in the body.
Is the spice from the seed of the Myristica Fragrans tree and it has a woody bittersweet flavour, used to add a warm, aromatic sweetness to foods.
A fruit, (Solanum Lycopersicum), the sweet juicy tomato contains the antioxidant Lycopene, Vitamin C, Potassium, Vitamin K1, Fiber, Folate (Vitamin B9)
A powerful antioxidant compound, chlorogenic acid may lower blood pressure in people with elevated levels.
Main source of protein but also gives texture. Protein is an essential nutrient, responsible for multiple functions in your body, including building tissue, cells and muscle, as well as making hormones and anti-bodies.
Vitamin C used as an antioxidant to prevents food reacting with oxygen when exposed to air.
Used to create the umami taste sensation which is one of the 5 basic tastes. Rich in B vitamins which is important to vegans and vegetarians who do not get their B vitamins from meat sources.
This root vegtable is full of fiber, Vitamin K1, Potassium, and antioxidants. They also contain Beta Carotene which the human body converts into Vitamin A. Pectin is the main form of soluble fiber in carrot fibre.
Coconut oil comes from the meat of coconuts which contains healthy fatty acids which help the body absorb fat-soluble vitamins such as K, A, D and E. Coconut oils’ medium chain fatty acids in the form of lauric acid, are more likely to used as a source for energy then being stored as fat in the body. As opposed to some oils, Coconut Oil maintains a lighter, fruitier taste composition in cooking.
A source of protein and fibre; it is made by extracting protein from dried green and yellow split peas. It is rich in iron and is an easily digested protein while being naturally free from fats and cholesterol. Amino acids allow your body to carry out essential functions inclduing muscle building and nutrient processing. Pea protein contains 9 essential amino acids.
Onion is a member of the Allium genus of flowering plants. Onion is a nutrient dense food which is particularly high in Vitamin C.
Made from cellulose, thickener and prevents separation of ingredients. This is a really important ingredient we use to produce that distinctive meat-like texture.
Vitamin C is used as an antioxidant to prevents food reacting with oxygen when exposed to air. It is a natural water-soluble Vitamin C which has several benefits for keeping the body healthy, including cells, skin, blood vessels and bones. Vitamin C is also used as an antioxidant to prevent foods reacting with oxygen when exposed to air.
This is made with natural combination of ingredients to give it the meaty taste, whilst remaining 100% vegetarian.
Our sausage skin is all vegan, primarily made from seaweed.
Acetic acid is the main component of vinegar and it is a clear colourless liquid. In food it is used as a preservative.
Is the name of a simple sugar which is made from corn. It is used in foods as a sweetener and the body can use it for energy.
Is naturally found in citrus fruits to give a sour taste and act as a preservative whist being an antioxident.
An antioxidant that often gives foods a yellow or orange hue, beta carotene is converted into vitamin A in your body.
At Herbivore, we care about the environment and that is why we take extra care when sourcing our packaging. We use as little as possible whilst keeping the product safe and secure. Our boxes are made from sustainable forests. We currently do not use any plastic packaging, and if this changes in the future, our aim to only use 100% recyclable materials.