food analog

food analog

[′füd ‚an·ə‚läg]
(food engineering)
A manufactured food product designed to imitate a given food and frequently possessing characteristics equal or superior to that food. Also known as fabricated food; structured food; texturized food.
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* "I despair that more & more bakeries have stopped using butter in their products & use that awful food analog, margarine.

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