CP Kelco’s new nature-based offerings meet demands for improved taste, texture and clean labels
March 18, 2022
CP Kelco, a global leader of nature-based ingredient solutions, is pleased to announce a new portfolio of offerings to support product development in the dynamic, fast-growing market of plant-based meat alternatives. The new range of solutions includes nature-based, cleaner label-friendly ingredient options for formulating plant-based burger and sausage alternatives and helping deliver a meat-like eating experience.
FrieslandCampina Ingredients reveals five key adult nutrition trends for 2022
February 2, 2022
FrieslandCampina Ingredients released a new report revealing five trends and developments set to drive the evolution of the food, drinks and supplement industries in 2022. The report, “Shaping the future of nutrition,” offers expert insight into the latest market and consumer research to help brands pinpoint areas for innovation and NPD in the active, performance and medical nutrition markets.
Among flexitarians, trust in the safety of plant-based products is high, but concerns remain over cost and limited choice
November 9, 2021
Among flexitarians (those who usually but not exclusively follow vegetarian or vegan diets), trust in the safety of plant-based products is high, but concerns remain over cost and limited choice. Innova’s research does, however, show a widespread desire among European consumers of all types to sample more plant-based alternatives across a range of products.
Planteneers ingredients bring new potential for bakers
September 28, 2021
The plant-based community is growing steadily. More and more consumers want more choices in plant-based foods. According to a Europe-wide consumer survey by ProVeg International, there is still great potential for plant-based foods in many categories.
New capital could supercharge the plant-based food movement in the United States
July 27, 2021
Wicked Kitchen, the renowned plant-based food brand and UK market leader in plant-based meals, is pleased to announce that it has completed a $14 million Series A funding round. The round was co-led by pioneering plant-based foods venture fund Unovis Asset Management and Thailand-based NRF Nove Foods.
Although most of today’s new plant-based dairy alternatives are cold—displayed in the dairy case or the freezercase—they constitute one of the supermarket’s hottest and fastest growing segments. And it’s no surprise market observers are scrutinizing every element behind who’s purchasing these products—along with what’s selling, when, where and why.
ON DEMAND: Plant-based foods sales have grown 43% in the past two years, which is nine times faster than total food sales. Where are white space opportunities for new plant-based products? What technologies also present opportunities and challenges ahead? To address these questions, Prepared Foods brings food formulators an exclusive one-hour thought leadership webinar.
ON DEMAND: Many desserts today continue to be produced using animal-based ingredients (E.g. Gelatine). However, consumer insights show that vegan and plant based products continue to be on the rise. In this webinar, we examine the properties and impact of various hydrocolloids and how they are used to create two different desserts– A gel dessert and a coconut based dessert.