Plant proteins innovation

Jun 2019
INNOVA MARKET INSIGHTS COMMENTARY
The use of plant proteins in food & beverage launches has increased globally, featuring a +16% year-over-year growth when comparing 2018 and 2017 launches. In 2018, the top categories of global product launches tracked with a plant protein were meat, fish & eggs, which includes meat substitutes... More rightarrow
TOP 3 SUB-CATEGORIES
  1. Sports Bars
  2. Meat Products
  3. Cereal & Energy Bars
INGREDIENTS ANALYZED
Food & beverage launches only;
Soy Protein
KEY TAKEOUTS
GROWTH/DECLINE IN TRACKED PRODUCT LAUNCHES
+16% (2018 vs 2017)

TOP COMPANY
Nestle

TOP CATEGORY
Meat, Fish & Eggs

TOP INGREDIENTS
Soy Protein

REGION ANALYZED
Global

DATE ANALYZED
2018 vs 2017

Source: Innova Market Insights

Previous Ingredient Analysis on FoodIngredientsFirst.com

The use of hydrocolloids in food & beverage launches has increased globally, featuring a +7% year-over-year growth when comparing 2018 and 2017 launches. In 2018, the top categories of global product launches tracked with hydrocolloids were bakery (21%), dairy (10%) and confectionery (10%) with maltodextrin being the leading ingredient among the hydrocolloids tracked. The top positionings of global product launches tracked with hydrocolloids in 2018 were no additives/preservatives (17%), gluten free (16%) and vegetarian (9%).
The use of nuts & seeds in food & beverage launches has increased globally, featuring a +7% year-over-year growth when comparing 2018 and 2017 launches. In 2018, the top categories of global product launches tracked with nuts & seeds were bakery (19%), snacks (19%) and confectionery (17%), with almond being the leading ingredient among the ingredients tracked. The top positionings of global product launches tracked with nuts & seeds in 2018 were gluten free (19%), no additives/preservatives (16%) and vegan (13%).
The use of fats and oils in food & beverage launches has increased globally, featuring a +6% year-over-year growth when comparing 2018 and 2017 launches. In 2018, the top categories of global product launches tracked with fats and oils were Bakery (24%), Snacks (14%), and Ready Meals & Side Dishes (11%), with Vegetable Oil being the leading ingredient among the ingredients tracked. The top positionings of global product launches tracked with fats and oils in 2018 were No Additives/Preservatives (16%), Gluten Free (14%), and Vegetarian (11%).
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