Walnuts are a versatile ingredient with applications throughout food and beverage categories, ranging from plant-based meat alternatives to snack bars. Recent developments in health, food science and flavor research have caused product developers around the world to examine how walnuts can be used in new product formulations.
Plant-based is here to stay. In fact, it likely will be even more of a wave in the future, due to the growing desire among consumers to cut down on, or completely eliminate meat consumption for health and/or out of concern for the environment.
Oatly’s founders will reinvest in the company’s growth by providing additional capital
July 17, 2020
As minority shareholders, the new investors will join the company’s existing partners, including Verlinvest-CR JV and the company’s founders, on Oatly’s dynamic journey. As part of this transaction, Oatly’s founders will also be reinvesting in the company’s growth by providing additional capital.
Home Chef will offer recipes for customers to exchange traditional animal-based proteins for the plant-based Impossible Burger
July 17, 2020
Home Chef, one of the leading meal kit delivery companies with 3.5 million meals delivered each month, announces a new collaboration with Impossible Foods. Each week, Home Chef will offer several recipes where customers can choose to swap out traditional animal-based proteins for the award-winning, plant-based Impossible Burger as part of its "Customize It" feature.
DSM and Avril form Olatein joint venture to produce canola (rapeseed) proteins for global food market
July 16, 2020
Protein is a crucial part of a healthy diet. As the world’s population heads towards 10 billion by 2050, more protein will be needed that is produced within planetary boundaries. To help meet the growing demand for proteins, DSM and Avril have established a partnership (75/25) and formed Olatein.
The Sweet Earth Awesome Bacon Burger is a smoky plant-based burger infused with vegan bacon bits
July 15, 2020
The Sweet Earth® Awesome Bacon Burger is a smoky plant-based burger infused with vegan bacon bits. Made of textured pea protein, this plant-based burger contains 26g of protein per serving (27% DV) and is non-GMO project certified.
Butter Buds showcases dairy, non-dairy, organic and clean label ingredients at IFT20
July 14, 2020
Butter Buds® Inc. used the 2020 Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo (IFT20) virtual event to showcase its on-trend, better-for-you flavor ingredients. Virtual attendees can discover new solutions made possible with Butter Buds plant-based dairy-alternative ingredients. Other non-dairy, certified organic and clean-label ingredients will also be on show.
AAK USA highlights virtual, on-trend tastes for IFT20
July 14, 2020
AAK USA Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of value-adding specialty vegetable fats and oils, featured a wide range of specialty fats and oils solutions for the 2020 Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo (IFT20) virtual event.
New meals and snacks include products inspired by trends including plant-based meals, keto-friendly diets and more
July 10, 2020
Conagra Brands, Inc. is celebrating the summer with the debut of more than two dozen new products. More people are cooking and eating at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Birds Eye®, Marie Callender's®, Healthy Choice® and Snack Pack® are among the brands bringing new items to market to satisfy evolving consumer needs. The new items from Conagra Brands will be hitting store shelves this summer.
New study provides insight for retailers when merchandising plant-based meat products
July 10, 2020
The Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA), the trade association representing 170 plant-based food companies, and Kroger, the largest grocery retailer in America, found that plant-based meat sales increased by 23% when those items were sold in the meat department.