Emily Metz to take on role as president and chief executive officer
May 15, 2020
The American Egg Board (AEB) announced that, effective in June, Emily Metz will assume the role of president and chief executive officer, leading a strong staff and collaborating with the American egg industry to build demand for US eggs and egg products both domestically and abroad. An agriculture industry veteran and passionate strategist, Metz fills the role vacated by previous CEO Anne Alonzo last month.
The nuggets, tested through a partnership with Cargill, include high-quality protein such as soy, wheat, and special pea
April 28, 2020
Kentucky Fried Chicken ("KFC") China, operated by Yum China Holdings, Inc., became one of the first national Western QSR (quick service restaurant) brands to introduce a plant-based meat product to China. For a limited test period between April 28-30, KFC Plant-Based Chicken Nuggets will debut at three participating stores in three Tier 1 cities across China.
Sustainable food systems company commits to net-zero emissions across its supply chain by leveraging plans for pilot plant
April 27, 2020
Aleph Farms, Ltd., announced its new sustainability strategy: to eliminate emissions associated with its meat production by 2025 and reach the same net-zero emissions across its entire supply chain by 2030.
ADM shares seven plant-based protein trends to watch in 2020
April 20, 2020
Plant-based proteins dominated the food and beverage landscape in 2019 — driving new product introductions and overall industry buzz. As food companies look for ways to keep pace with the rapidly expanding and evolving market, ADM has identified key trends that will drive innovation and growth in the plant-based protein space in 2020 and beyond.
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MGP offers new gluten-free pea option joins proven textured wheat proteins
April 9, 2020
MGP Ingredients (Nasdaq MGPI), a leading maker of plant-based proteins and starches, announces the ProTerra™ line of textured proteins. ProTerra expands MGP’s offerings with a new textured pea option that joins its proven textured wheat series (formerly known as TruTex®), giving food formulators a range of choices ideal for almost any application.
Organic high-protein plant-based cereal are soy-free, grain-free, dairy-free, gluten-free
April 9, 2020
SunflowerFamily USA, a company dedicated to creating textured sunflower protein-based foods, launched a high-protein plant-based cereal. Organic Sunflower Protein Crisps is a breakfast option made from organic sunflower seeds.
American Egg Board’s new eight-lesson online course helps food scientists, research chefs learn more about egg functionalities and contributions to taste, texture and sensory properties
April 8, 2020
To broaden the understanding and benefits of egg functionality in food matrices, the American Egg Board (AEB) has developed a one-of-a-kind, online Egg Functionality curriculum in collaboration with premier online culinary school, Rouxbe Global Food Group.
Check out the May 2020 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on sweetener blends and sugar reduction, the increasing reliance on natural gums and fibers, new fruit and vegetable offerings, and much more.