Exploring the state of nutrition today to help food developers deliver on plant-based demand while juggling consumer preferences for taste and texture. Calling on insights from industry experts, we examine what it really means to eat healthy, and what role plant-based proteins play in the future of health and nutrition.
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FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS
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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS
29 Feb 2024 --- Leading food and beverage manufacturers in the UK dispute the outcomes of a report published by the youth activist movement Bite Back, which concludes that “the majority of global food manufacturers are... Read More
05 Mar 2024 --- Antje Räuscher, programme & innovation manager, and Albrecht Wolfmeyer, international director, say the ProVeg Incubator program is focusing on start-up strategies for the Asia Pacific market, aligning with the rising demand for plant-based diets. Start-ups address cultural and dietary shifts, with governmental support providing regulatory frameworks and financial incentives. Anticipated innovations will combine with advanced technology in the industry.
04 Mar 2024 --- Discover Springer® Proteissimo™ 102, our new yeast-based protein derived from natural fermentation. Our sustainable ingredient is a high-quality (PDCAAS value 1 = good digestibility), well-balanced (9 essential amino acids), gluten-free, non-GMO and vegan protein source which can be easily formulated without undesirable off-notes and limited color impact.
28 Feb 2024 --- German animal rights activist and influencer Peter Hübner was at Biofach 2024, exhibiting the Vegan Pete range of plant-based meat alternatives. Prior to his years of activism, Hübner worked on his grandfather’s livestock farm. His inherent familiarity with meaty flavors inspired the authentic taste profiles of Vegan Pete products made with banana blossom and jackfruit, which emulate pulled pork.
27 Feb 2024 --- Florian Schattenmann, head of R&D and innovation at Cargill, explains why innovation is crucial to overcoming some of the world’s biggest problems, including climate change and food security. In this wide-ranging interview, Schattenmann provides insights on alternative proteins, sustainable animal agriculture, AI systems and pet nutrition.
21 Feb 2024 --- Raisio was exhibiting at the recent Biofach organic trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany. The supplier exhibited its range of gluten-free organic oats, which are a versatile ingredient applicable to a variety of bakery, snacking and plant-based products. Petteri Toivonen, customer marketing manager, comments on the sustained demand for meat alternatives intersecting with gluten-free diets.
08 Feb 2024 --- Join The World of Food Ingredients’ editor, Missy Green, for a recap of the confectionery edition, which delves into chocolate design and sweet treat offerings. We take a look at how high sugar and cocoa prices are impacting the sector and how plant-based brands are stepping up their game. We will also spotlight the sustainability of confectionery hydrocolloids—like pectin and gelatin—and see some of the latest launches in indulgent supplements and premium desserts.
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09 Nov 2023 --- Join The World of Food Ingredients’ editor, Missy Green, for a rundown of this flagship edition, focusing on dairy and alternatives innovation. She’ll flip through the key takeaways from articles covering AI in R&D, the proliferation of diverse “milk” NPD, food safety obstacles for plant-based proteins and recent moves in precision fermentation. She’ll also examine the dairy industry’s strides in sustainability and ingredients for sleep and mental health.
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