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Roquette is a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a pioneer of new vegetal proteins. In collaboration with its customers and partners, the Group addresses current and future societal challenges by unlocking the potential of Nature to offer the best ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets. Each of these ingredients responds to unique and essential needs, and they enable healthier lifestyles. Thanks to a constant drive for innovation and a long-term vision, the Group is committed to improving the well-being of millions of people all over the world while taking care of resources and territories. Roquette currently operates in over 100 countries, has a turnover of around 3.5 billion euros and employs 8,600 people worldwide.Products / Markets
Consumers seek optimum nutrition in their food - without having to sacrifice taste and convenience. An invisible, safe, stable, non-GMO and gluten-free prebiotic soluble fiber, NUTRIOSE® meets this global demand.
NUTRIOSE® is a plant-based soluble dietary fiber. NUTRIOSE®'s high soluble fiber content and outstanding digestive tolerance ensure that fiber enrichment can be to the optimum recommended levels required to obtain a beneficial effect on gut health and general well-being. Clinical studies suggest benefits on digestive health, blood glucose management and sustained energy release.
It's simple to use, whether to supplement nutrition in existing formulations or to replace sugars and fats. Suitable for both food and beverage applications, it's a key to innovation and can be used in virtually any process.
25 May 2023 --- Studies increasingly show that a healthy gut microbiome supports a healthy immune system. Consumption of fibers and prebiotics helps gut and immune health, but despite a growing... Read More
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02 May 2023 --- What once began as an alternative to “the real thing,” vegan chocolate is blazing its own path with consumers seeking mindful F&B choices. From “alternate... Read More
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21 Apr 2023 --- This week in industry news, Azelis opened a new application laboratory in India. New York-based snack brand KIND pledged to source all its almonds from farms leveraging regenerative... Read More
30 Jan 2023 --- After raising US$150 million in a Series C funding round, US-based Meati Foods is opening a new industrial-scale facility in Colorado to expand the production of its mycelium-based... Read More
24 Jan 2023 --- In a move highlighting the continued popularity of pea protein, Roquette has invested in Daiz, a Japanese start-up that has developed the means of using plant seed germination and... Read More
23 Jan 2017 --- At HiE 2016, Roquette highlighted the versatility of its plant based solutions by showcasing a selection of exciting new food concepts at its “CREATILICIOUS BAR.” Visitors could taste a menu of new food concepts specifically created by the company’s food application experts and see first-hand how they address the need for healthier lifestyles. Xavier Lescieux at Roquette says: “Trends in the food industry are shifting towards healthier lifestyles and this is especially true for Millennials. This year we decided to address those trends at our Creatlicious Bar, where we want to showcase readymade concepts for our customers.”
12 May 2015 --- Roquette presented a highly innovative concept for as healthier salty snack: “for an indulgent moment.” The high protein, gluten free product features a combination of microalgae (16.7%) and pea protein (20.5%). The synergy helps to benefit extrusion and lead to a highly palatable umami flavor for this high protein snack concept. Also available for sampling was an on-the-go chlorella jelly “for a tasty nutrient boost” that features an attractive texture that is easy to take for a nutrient boost.
17 Jun 2014 --- By diversifying its range with microalgae products, the Roquette Group answers the needs of customers and consolidates its position as a global player in Food, Nutrition and Health. “The reason for entering this space relates to the fact that the nutrition, food & health segments are at the core of our activity,” Sergio Neves, Global Director Microalgae Business Line, told FoodIngredientsFirst. “We have expertise in using renewable raw materials of plant origin. So diversification from the existing raw materials of maize, wheat, potato and pea into microalgae came naturally for a group like Roquette. We think that we have the right insights into the market and the experience of taking raw materials and exploring them. We have this conviction that microalgae has this huge potential for improving nutritional profiles,” he added.
19 Nov 2021 --- This week, Kerry launched an acacia gum-derived ingredient that overcomes sensory issues in white bread. Meanwhile, Roquette unveiled the world’s largest pea protein factory and Redefine Meat premiered the world’s first whole cuts of 3D-printed steak in new culinary concepts.
09 Oct 2020 --- This week, FoodIngredientsFirst spoke with key plant-based players who gave their thoughts on the meat and dairy alternatives labeling ban. Roquette revealed it is on track to open the world’s largest pea protein plant in Canada before the end of the year and Friend of the Sea certification program is to be rolled out for the plant-based seafood category.
01 Jun 2023 --- Consumers globally are increasingly concerned about their personal health after the COVID-19 pandemic. While consumers know that fiber goes beyond digestive health, +80% of them say that fiber is important for achieving immune health, and high percentages acknowledge the importance of prebiotics for immunity. Our marketing, technical and R&D teams will talk about the importance of fiber and the gap versus recommendations, prebiotic markets, strategies for gut health and immunity through nutrition, and innovative food concepts addressing this need. From non-GMO corn or wheat, NUTRIOSE® is a range of soluble fibers with an outstanding digestive tolerance, excellent process stability, and backed with clinically proven health benefits, including prebiotic effects.