Can I have Quorn? What is it made of? (Also known as Mycoprotein)

“Myco” is the Greek word for “Fungi”, so Mycoprotein is effectively a fungus based protein. Immediately we can say that this is not good for anyone suffering from Candida. QuornTM is just the brand name for Mycoprotein. Mycoprotein is made in fermenters similar to those used in a brewery. It is made by adding oxygen, nitrogen, glucose and minerals to a fungus called Fusarium venenatum.

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