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Hormel introduces new Hormel Plant-Based Chili with Bean

    Hormel plant-based chili grilled cheese sandwich

    Plant-curious and plant-committed consumers looking to add chili to their meals can look no further than America’s No. 1 selling chili brand. The makers of Hormel chili have announced their latest innovation – Hormel plant-based chili with beans, a product that promises to appeal to plant lovers and chili enthusiasts alike.

    Packed with 22 grams of plant protein per can, Hormel‘s plant-based chili with beans is dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free and BPA free, and contains no artificial flavors.

    Hormel plant-based chili dogs

    “With the plant-based category growing at double the rate of food overall and the fact that roughly two-thirds of plant-curious consumers are eager for plant-based canned chili, we wanted to provide a convenient and delicious solution. Now plant-curious and plant-committed consumers can enjoy America’s No. 1 selling chili brand,” said Sarah Johnson, senior brand manager for Hormel chili. “Hormel® plant-based chili with beans, made with textured vegetable protein and soy-based crumble, delivers the taste, texture and appearance our loyal consumers expect.”

    Where did chili originate from? If you guessed Mexico or Texas, you would be wrong. An old legend holds that immigrants from the Canary Islands brought a recipe for chili with them when they settled in San Antonio in the early 1700s. Historians do know that chili was a popular meal amongst cowboys and pioneers on the Western frontier.