Parts of the Hemp Plant Used:
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Hemp tofu is known for its delicious nutty and crumbly taste and is a great high-protein addition to a nutritious vegan meal.
How it’s Made:
Hemp tofu is made entirely the same way as traditional tofu only that it is made from hemp instead of soy.(1)
Hemp tofu delivers all of the essential amino acids and is high in omega-3s.(2)
Hemp tofu costs more compared to soy or wheat gluten tofu.(3)
First traces of hemp seeds are found in Asia. Hemp seeds found in Europe, Africa and South America used for oil, pottery and food has been dated back in 8000BC.(4)
Looking to the Future:
In the coming years the demand for hemp in food and health sector is forecasted to increase. Sufficient clinical research should be encouraged to determine further the pros and cons of hemp products.(5)