The Dairy-Free Chickpea Water Product You Won’t Believe Is Not Butter

Author: Source: Forbes

Unsatisfied with the buttery spreads and other subpar dairy-free alternatives on the market, young entrepreneurs Aidan Altman (25) and Andrew McClure (26) launched Fora, a plant-based food company, in 2017. Their first product, available at Eataly locations nationwide, is FabaButter: a plant-based, dairy-free butter. Aquafaba, the protein- and starch-enriched water that’s left over after cooking chickpeas, acts as an emulsifier and enhances the flavor and mouthfeel of the product.