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.
Cruelty-free, organic meat alternative delivers filets to prepare “fish” & chips
April 6, 2020
Upton’s Naturals, an ethical vegan company that helped kickstart the jackfruit food trend, is bringing Banana Blossom to market. Mimicking the texture of flaky fish, this 100% vegan, certified organic and Kosher whole-food meat alternative makes creating a plant-based version of the British classic recipe possible.
ColorMaker leads the way with creative custom natural color blends designed to enhance the visual appeal of meat-substitute products
March 26, 2020
Food processors using plant-based proteins are moving beyond beef. Several different companies are testing plant-based chicken nuggets, plant-based fish filets, plant-based salmon patties, and plant-based pork ribs.
Calyxt launches new website showcasing the power and possibilities of plants
March 26, 2020
Calyxt, pronounced [kay-lixt] is derived from the Latin term calyx, the sepals that surround, protect and support a plant bud and flower. The added “T” signifies how Calyxt is leveraging advanced technologies (like TALEN® technology) to bring healthier, more sustainable products to market.
Kalsec offers a clean label, natural beet powder for coloring meat analogues
March 20, 2020
More consumers are embracing vegetarian, vegan or flexitarian diets. For plant-based meat analogs, manufacturers are attempting to achieve the appearance of real meat to make the product more appetizing.
Fuchs creates “Next Level Vegan Collection” of seasonings, bases and flavors
March 19, 2020
Fuchs North America, a leading maker of seasonings, flavor systems and taste solutions for the food industry, introduces the “Next Level Vegan Collection,” a new line of flavors to enhance popular plant-based foods. The collection’s four seasonings bring craveable flavors to vegan favorites, elevating them to a whole new level.
Plant-based and free-from will remain major growth drivers at Hydrosol
March 16, 2020
Every two years, this specialist for stabilizing and texturing systems invites its worldwide employees and sales partners to a Sales Network Meeting. One of the goals is to present the current trends and expectations in the different markets, along with innovative product concepts to address them.
Caulipower riced cauliflower contains 35-60 calories and 3-5g of net carbohydrates per serving
March 13, 2020
The product is vegan and keto-certified, low in total and saturated fat, and an excellent source of Vitamin C. These on-trend flavors could serve as the perfect, low-carb side or base to a filling dish.
Merit’s pea and canola ingredient portfolio offers unmatched purity, exceptional taste, and excellent solubility
March 12, 2020
Merit Functional Foods is committed to exceeding expectations for plant-based protein, providing the market with disruptive protein ingredient solutions that offer unmatched purity, exceptional taste, and excellent solubility.
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.