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Last weekend, I got an email from plant-based diet advocate Fr. Anton Pascual, executive director of Caritas Manila, of a copy of the Biz Buzz piece written by business features editor Tina Arceo-Dumlao, juicy with the news that San Miguel Corp. (SMC) has gone vegetarian with a new label called Veega.

So of course I rushed to try it right away.

I tried five products: the meat-free burger, meat-free sausage, meat-free “giniling,” meat-free nuggets and meat-free meatballs.

I have to say, these are fascinating and pretty impressive even if they had no real meat in them.

When I was in college and until 10 years later, way before I became a food writer, I was pescata…

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The Philippine Daily Inquirer, popularly known as the Inquirer, is an English-language newspaper in the Philippines. Founded in 1985, it is often regarded as the Philippines' newspaper of record.

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