July 19, 2018 - Washington Post
It’s called Just Egg, and the company wants consumers to think it tastes just like one — even performing taste tests in a promotional company video in which surprised people ask, “Are you kidding? It’s not egg?” Nope, it’s not.
The scrambled-egg substitute is made from the mung bean, a legume cultivated in Asia. Mung beans are “loaded with nutrients such as folic acid, potassium, magnesium, zinc and vitamins A, C, D, E, K and the B’s,” Casey Seidenberg wrote for The Washington Post.