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A cost-effective choice, offering impressive functionality, Drinde™ is a range of functional animal proteins made from 100 % pork skin, and suitable for various meat products. Drinde™ is produced in the UK and available in BQAP format to meet Red Tractor requirements.

The range consists of a number of product versions, each with different levels of functionality and particle size. Which one you use, depends on the specific application and the functionality you require.

The series consists of:

  • Drinde™ 1015/10
  • Drinde™ 1015/1
  • Drinde™ 1015/F
  • Drinde™ 1015/SF
  • Drinde™ 1015/SF Leg
  • Drinde™ 1020/2
  • Drinde™ 1020/4

Drinde™ 1015 / 1020 is a cost-effective choice for meat products. Using these proteins to substitute part of the production meat in your recipe can help reduce formulation costs and at the same time improve the eating experience and the appearance, and ensure consistent product quality.

It is processed using advanced technology which concentrates the porcine protein through thermal and mechanical treatment, producing a clean label ingredient.

When added to meat products, the specific gelling properties of the products add to the texture and the elasticity.

Drinde™ protein ingredient


  • Improved appearance and enhanced eating experience
  • Improved texture and consistency
  • Increased yield
  • Reduced purge
  • Improved juiciness
  • Improved cost-in-use
  • Reduced formulation cost
  • Reduced drying time
  • Less waste due to improved sliceability
Clean-label ingredient
  • 100 % natural origin
  • No GMO
  • No known allergens
  • No E–numbers
  • Reduced fat content
Other benefits
  • Easy to use
  • Long shelf life
  • Microbiologically stable
  • Storage at ambient temperature

Disclaimer: The products promoted under the trademark DrindeTM are exclusively produced, marketed and sold in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Please, refer to our general disclaimer and your local Essentia sales representative for more information.

Product details and sample ordering

Explore the product details and the typical applications they go into. Or fill in the order form, if you want to test one of these ingredients in your own facility.



Protein Nx6.25

Water binding
Particle size


82-90 % 1:8 Superfine powder


82-90 % 1:7 Fine powder


82-88 % 1:5 95 % < 1 mm


80-85 % 1:3 95 % < 3 mm
1015/SF Leg 84-87 % 1:8 Superfine powder
Drinde™ 1020/2 81-85 % 1:4 Max. 2 mm
Drinde™ 1020/4 81-85 % 1:3 Max. 4 mm
  • Emulsified products
  • Ground products
  • Fresh and comminuted products
  • Dried and fermented products
  • Reformed products
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