The Trader Joe's Quinoa Cowboy with Black Beans & roasted Corn is part of the Veggie burger
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Veggie burger
models like the Quinoa Cowboy with Black Beans & roasted Corn are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Nutrition score: The Nutrition Ratings is based on values for energy density (calories per gram of food), total fat, saturated fat, trans fat, sodium, sugars, iron, calcium and dietary fiber per serving. Nutrient values are based on federal dietary guidelines. In determining the overall score, extra weighting may be given to nutrients which are influential, either positive or negative, to the food category.
Sensory score: Sensory score is based on flavor and texture attributes measured by trained tasters.