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PTT ready to bring plant-based meat treats to its gas stations

Thai oil company challenges country's food majors with soy nuggets and gyoza

PTT expects Thai consumers to be uniquely open to vegan meat products. (Photo by Kosuke Inoue)

BANGKOK -- Pui, a company worker, was surprised late last month when she tried chicken-like soy nuggets for the first time at a Bangkok shop specializing in plant-derived foods.

Even though the nuggets do not contain chicken, they "perfectly re-create the juicy feel and flavor" of the chicken-based counterparts, the 32-year-old said.

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