24 Sep 2021 --- The Good Food Institute (GFI) is awarding US$5 million to boost research into alternative proteins – a “powerful and scalable climate solution” that lacks critical funding. New data from the non-profit reveals that public expenditures on alt protein R&D in 2020 totaled a meager US$55 million. By comparison, public expenditure on clean energy R&D was US$27...
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21 Sep 2021 --- Social media is influencing consumer trends within the hot beverage category giving rise to cozy, “comfort” flavors that signal autumnal weather. FoodIngredientsFirst takes a closer look at the space, where among staple fall flavors, dessert and alcohol-inspired mashups, as well as functional benefits, are making a splash in tea and coffee NPD. “Social...
16 Sep 2021 --- As global coffee-growing regions face climate hits and a barrage of difficulties, cultivating one of the most beloved drinks is becoming more challenging. The Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) has successfully produced coffee cells in a bioreactor through cellular agriculture – an innovation that can help make coffee production more sustainable.
The dairy category continues to evolve with a variety of innovations ranging from flavor to health and well-being. A noteworthy rise in dairy with a no added sugar claim is observed globally (+24% CAGR 2016-2020). Meanwhile, dairy innovation continues to cater to consumer convenience, playing with packaging and new marketing opportunities.
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In this edition you will learn more about:
- Synthetic vs. Natural Colors, Tea & Coffee during COVID-19, Snacks Bar Trends, Sustainable Proteins, Snacking NPD, Sustainable Botanicals
- Non-Alcoholic Beverages, “Mood” Flavors in Beverages, WUR’s ReThink Protein Challenge, Plant-Based Nutrition
- Ayurvedic Ingredient Regulation, Alt-Protein in China & Asian Markets, GMOs in the EU & US, Clinical Nutrition, Immunity Ingredients, Personalized Sports Nutrition
- View from the Top: Angel Yeast, Xiong Tao, Chairman
Weekly Roundup: Arla pledges to cut climate impact, Ingredion & Batory Foods ink distribution agreement
24 Sep 2021 --- This week in industry news, Arla signed a global declaration to reduce the overall climate impact from dairy farming, while Ingredion and Batory Foods revealed they would expand the geographic reach of their current relationship.... Read More
24 Sep 2021 --- Dutch producer Duplaco is scaling up its chlorella capacity with sights set on becoming Europe’s largest algae producer. Increased production comes amid a barrage of supply and quality challenges from Southeast Asia, where much... Read More
24 Sep 2021 --- GoodMills Innovation is launching texturates made from wheat, soy and peas, as part of its Vitatex brand. The texturates are ideal for the production of fish alternatives, as well as meat substitutes. From a sensory point of... Read More
24 Sep 2021 --- AAK is on track to purchase BIC Ingredients, the lecithin arm of BIC International Holding, significantly increasing its footprint in the European lecithin market and furthering its strategy of becoming a key supplier of specialty... Read More
Ingredient Focus : Hot Beverages
Coffee launches are gaining ground among hot beverages, while Tea remains a top category. The fastest-growing tea & coffee ingredients tracked in hot beverages (Global, CAGR 2016-2020) include fermented tea (+117%), peppermint (+41%), English breakfast tea (+32%) and cinnamon tea (+19%).
Analysis Feature Meat Alternatives innovation
The total amount of meat substitute launches is increasing globally, featuring a +39% year-over-year growth when comparing 2019 and 2020 launches. In 2020, the top flavors of global meat substitute launches tracked are smoked (6%), jackfruit (5%), and spinach (4%). In 2020, pea protein (34%), pea protein isolate (7%), and pea protein rehydrated (5%) are the top three leading pea protein...View Analysis